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Roger Penske On AJ Allmendinger Suspension: 'It's A Big Speed Bump For Us'

Roger Penske was interviewed on Sunday night's edition of SPEED Center on SPEED and had the following comments about the failed drug test for Penske Racing driver AJ Allmendinger:

Robin Miller: RP, you flew in from Europe last night and got some unfortunate news ...

Roger Penske: Well, yes it's unfortunate, obviously, when you come back ... and we're having such a good season ... to have a disappointment like that with AJ.

You know, there's still some time. He's got another test they have to look at this next week and then we'll make a decision. Obviously, we support the NASCAR program of drug-free drivers, mechanics and crew members and we need to abide by that.

To me, it's a big speed bump for us, but at the end of the day, we've had situations before that we've had to deal with and we're going to be professional, we are going to support the sport and we don't want to let our sponsors down. At this point, we'll just wait and see.