Sam Hornish, Jr. will once again pilot the yellow, No. 12 Penske Truck Rental Ford Mustang in the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 race at the Richmond International Raceway. Hornish and the No. 12 Penske Truck Rental Ford Mustang team are once again holding down the top spot in the NASCAR Nationwide Series standings. He has been on-point for nearly half the season, occupying the number one position for 11 of the 24 races run to date.
Over the last seven races, Hornish has five top-three finishes and he has been the top finishing Nationwide Series regular in those events. This season is building toward a NASCAR career best year for the three-time IndyCar champion as he has made steady gains in speed and consistency. Though 24 races, he has accumulated 11 top-five finishes and 18, top-10 finishes.
The race takes place Friday, September 6, 2013 at 7:30 pm ET on ESPN 2.
Photo Courtesy of Penske Racing.
"Move Ahead" Staff