Articles tagged ‘Sam Hornish Jr’

Mar 24

Hornish Hopes Historic Petty Past Leads to Success at Martinsville

2015 NSCS Driver Sam Hornish Jr., on track in the No. 9 Mercury Marine/Medallion Bank Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Harry How/Getty Images No. 9 Team Earned Top-Five Finish at Half-Mile Track in Spring of Last Year Throughout the years, there hasn't been an organization that has dominated at Martinsville Speedway like the Pettys. From 1949-2008, Petty Enterprises accumulated 19 wins, 53 top-five and 75 top-10 finishes in 158 starts. What's even more impressive? Richard Petty, himself, was accountable for 15 of the 19 wins during that time, the most wins of any driver at the track. These stats, coupled with the two Top-Five and six Top-10 finishes earned by Richard Petty Motorsports from 2009-present, take the Petty name above any of its competitors at the half-mile track. Sam Hornish Jr. and the No. 9 Medallion Bank team hope the success the Pettys had at ... FULL STORY »

Fast Two-Mile Track Gives Hornish California State-of-mind

2015 NSCS No. 9 Mercury Marine/Medallion Bank Ford Fusion Rendition Hornish Set IndyCar Record at Auto Club in 2003 Win Auto Club Speedway is close to the top when it comes to Sam Hornish Jr.'s list of favorite tracks. Like Phoenix, it's a track where he's found success in both stock ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS 500 Q&A with Sam Hornish Jr

2015 NSCS Driver Sam Hornish Jr., on track at Phoenix international Raceway in the No. 9 Camping World/Medallion Bank Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images Sam Hornish Jr. has enjoyed great success over the years at Phoenix International Raceway in several forms of racing. The Richard Petty Motorsports driver returns to the Valley of the Sun looking to build on that success, and talked about ... FULL STORY »

Hornish Returns Medallion Bank and Camping World Colors at Phoenix

2015 NSCS Driver Sam Hornish Jr. on track in the No. 9 Camping World/Medallion Bank Ford Fusion, - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Hornish Boasts a Winning Resume at Track, Only Driver to Accomplish "Unique" Feat Sam Hornish Jr. is no stranger to Phoenix International Raceway. In fact, he's had great success at the one-mile track. In 2011, he became the first-ever driver to ... FULL STORY »

Hornish Returns to Las Vegas After Victory in Last Appearance

2015 NSCS Driver Sam Hornish Jr - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Camping World Makes Debut on No. 9 This Weekend The last time Sam Hornish Jr. visited Las Vegas Motor Speedway, he celebrated in Victory Lane. Hornish won the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at the 1.5-mile track in 2013. This weekend, he ... FULL STORY »

Medallion Bank to Sponsor No. 9 Richard Petty Motorsports Team in 2015

2015 NSCS No. 9 Camping World Ford Fusion Bank to Partner with Select Recreational and Home Improvement Companies; Camping World to Partner with No. 9 Team at Las Vegas and Phoenix MOORESVILLE, N.C. (February 26, 2015) - Medallion Bank announced today a strategic partnership with Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) to ... FULL STORY »

Aric Almirola and Sam Hornish Jr. to Race XFINITY Races with Biagi-DenBeste Racing

Biagi-DenBeste Racing Logo Richard Petty Motorsports Drivers to Race Biagi-DenBeste No. 98 MOORESVILLE, N.C. (February 26, 2015) - Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) and Biagi-DenBenste Racing announced today they will extend their partnership to enter both Aric Almirola and Sam Hornish Jr. in three ... FULL STORY »

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Underdogs Still Shine In Daytona 500
Posted 02.22.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida – Even though a core of veteran drivers made up the top-five of the 57th annual Daytona 500, there were still a host of drivers and teams that deserve some credit for their efforts in the “Great American Race.” Truth be told, while the top-three finishers were ...FULL STORY »
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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Leads First Daytona 500 Practice
Posted 02.14.15
In the opening practice for next Sunday’s Daytona 500, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. posted the quickest time of 48 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars that took time at the "World Center of Racing." Stenhouse Jr. led the way with a time of 44.413 seconds at 202.64 miles per hour, edging Richard ...FULL STORY »
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Nature Blast and SafeZorb Join Richard Petty Motorsports at Daytona 500
Posted 02.06.15
Two More Companies Sign with Sam Hornish and No. 9 Ford Team for Historical Attempt MOORESVILLE, N.C. (February 6, 2015) - Two more national brands announced today they will join Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM), Sam Hornish, Jr. and the No. 9 Ford Performance team for the Daytona 500. Nature Blast and ...FULL STORY »
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2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Media Tour: Richard Petty Motorsports Q&A
Posted 01.28.15
Richard Petty Motorsports has a new driver this season as Sam Hornish Jr. replaces Marcos Ambrose while Aric Almirola looks to build on his best season that resulted in his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory and a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.  Both drivers were ...FULL STORY »
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Twisted Tea to Make 2015 Debut at Daytona 500 with Richard Petty Motorsports
Posted 01.28.15
Will Return to Daytona in July to Compliment Full Season Associate Sponsorship of No. 9 Ford MOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 28, 2015) - It has been just over one year when Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced that Twisted Tea Brewing Company partnered with the organization in its first NASCAR sponsorship. Today, RPM announced ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Petty Motorsports Signs Sam Hornish, Jr.
Posted 10.08.14
Former Indianapolis 500 Champion and NASCAR Winner to Drive No. 9 Ford CONCORD, N.C. (October 8, 2014) - Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced today that three-time IndyCar Series Champion turned NASCAR winner, Sam Hornish, Jr. will join the storied organization to drive the No. 9 Ford in the NASCAR Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Sam Hornish Jr (Monster) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Sam Hornish Jr. and Monster Energy 30th at Kentucky Speedway
Posted 09.21.14
Late-Race Accident Sidelines Joe Gibbs Racing No. 54 Team Date: September 20, 2014 Event: 300, Race 27 of 33 Series: NASCAR Nationwide Series Location: Kentucky Speedway in Sparta (1.5-mile oval) Start ...FULL STORY »
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Sam Hornish Jr. Pilots No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota in Final Scheduled Race of 2014
Posted 09.16.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (September 16, 2014) – This week the No. 54 Monster Energy seat will again see 35-year-old driver Sam Hornish Jr. in the Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) Camry. Hornish, a familiar face this year at JGR, along with the now five-time 2014 winners, looks forward to week 27 running ...FULL STORY »
INDYCAR News and Notes – Aug. 21, 2014
Posted 08.21.14
Today's Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy headlines: 1. Power hopes to solidify title hopes at Sonoma  2. No. 12 Verizon Team Penske crew earns performance award 3. Hornish joins NBCSN booth at Sonoma 4. Of note 1. Power hopes to solidify title hopes at Sonoma: Will Power arrives at Sonoma Raceway boasting three ...FULL STORY »

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