FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2012 file photo, AJ Allmendinger prepares for practice for a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race in Concord, N.C. Allmendinger has a new part-time job with a familiar team. On Friday, March 8, 2013, Roger Penske hired the former open-wheel racer to drive two IndyCar races this season including the Indianapolis 500 on May 26. Allmendinger also will compete April 7 in Birmingham, Ala. It's a big move for Allmendinger's career. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2012 file photo, AJ Allmendinger prepares for practice for a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race in Concord, N.C. Allmendinger has a new part-time job with a familiar team. On Friday, March 8, 2013,  Roger Penske hired the former open-wheel racer to drive two IndyCar races this season including the Indianapolis 500 on May 26. Allmendinger also will compete April 7 in Birmingham, Ala. It's a big move for Allmendinger's career. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2012 file photo, AJ Allmendinger prepares for practice for a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race in Concord, N.C. Allmendinger has a new part-time job with a familiar team. On Friday, March 8, 2013, Roger Penske hired the former open-wheel racer to drive two IndyCar races this season including the Indianapolis 500 on May 26. Allmendinger also will compete April 7 in Birmingham, Ala. It's a big move for Allmendinger's career. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
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