Hornish Last In His Second Busch Race

Posted by Iannucci | 11/20/2006 | 1 comments »
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Although he was able to pass a few drivers early on, Uncle Sam crashed on Lap 4 and finished last in his second Busch series race. NASCAR may be proving to be more of a challenge than he anticipated.

A couple of hours after qualifying 24th for Saturday's Ford 300 Busch Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Sam Hornish Jr. was advancing through the field when his night ended much sooner than expected.

An incident on lap 4 of the 200-lap race sent Hornish to the 1.5-mile track's garage and eventually relegated the Indianapolis 500 winner to a 43rd-place finish in his second Busch Series event in as many weeks. (MORE)


  1. pressdog // November 20, 2006 2:40 PM  

    I'm telling ya, it's not an easy transition, even for someone as good as Sammy. Stock cars are much heavier, slower, don't have the acceleration or breaking power of an Indy Car and slide around a lot more and you have to deal with banging. You drive stock car with your butt while you drive an Indy Car with your hands.