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Team: Joe Gibbs Racing-54-NNS
Age / DOB:  (35) / 7/2/1979
Ht / Wt:  5'11 / 165

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Sam Hornish Jr. wins the Coors Light Pole Award for the 2nd Annual Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 with a lap of 84.787 seconds, 95.873 mph.
This is the No. 54 Toyota Camry driver's seventh pole in 106 NASCAR Nationwide Series races. This is his second pole and sixth top-10 start in 2014. It is Hornish's first pole in two races at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Aug 16 - 1:55 PM

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Sam Hornish Jr. leads the first practice session for the Nationwide Series Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

The lap of 95.245 mph in the No. 54 Toyota Camry was best of the 33 cars out on the track for this session No. 7 Regan Smith, No. 60 Chris Buescher, No. 22 Alex Tagliani and No. 2 Brian Scott are the rest of the top five on the speed chart. Tim Cowen in the No. 86 Ford Mustang was the slowest.
Aug 15 - 3:03 PM

Sam Hornish Jr. finishes 4th in Saturday night's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa.

He started the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry 7th on the grid for the U.S. Cellular 250. He earned the 3M Lap Leader award for leading the most laps (65 of 250). He is currently 24th in the 2014 Nationwide Series championship standings after this event.
Aug 3 - 10:25 AM

Sam Hornish Jr. has the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in the first practice for the Nationwide Series U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway.

The average speed of 129.356 mph in the No. 54 Toyota Camry was best of the three cars that ran 10 consecutive laps on the track for this session. No. 5 Josh Berry (128.101 mph) and No. 44 Hal Martin (124.582 mph) are the others on this list.
Aug 1 - 7:31 PM

Week 18 in the NASCAR Nationwide Series and the #54 Monster Energy Camry will see Sam Hornish Jr. back in the seat to tackle his fourth of seven scheduled races in the Joe Gibbs Racing winning Toyota.

In addition to this week's Chicagoland Speedway EnjoyIllinois.com 300 event, with the now four-time 2014 series-winning team, Hornish will compete for a second time at Iowa Speedway in Newton, the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington and Kentucky Speedway in Sparta.(Joe Gibbs Racing)-jayski.com
Jul 16 - 7:45 PM

Sam Hornish Jr. is the eligible driver leading the most laps of the Nationwide Series Gardner Denver 200 at Road America earning the 3M Lap Leader award.

He started 4th in the No. 54 Toyota; led 25 of the 53 laps run and finished the race in 12th place. Hornish, who made four of the 14 races so far this season, moved up four spots to 21st in the 2014 NNS point standings.
Jun 21 - 9:18 PM

Sam Hornish Jr. led the only practice session for the Nationwide Series Gardner Denver 200 at Road America.

His lap of 108.189 mph in the No. 54 Toyota Camry was the quickest of the 37 cars running in this session. No. 2 Brian Scott, No. 22 Alex Tagliani, No. 7 Regan Smith and No. 62 Brendan Gaughan were the rest of the top 5 on the speed chart. No. 15 Carl Long was the slowest.
Jun 20 - 4:42 PM

Sam Hornish Jr. finishes 2nd in Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Michigan International Speedway.

He started the No. 20 Toyota Camry 13th on the grid for the Ollie's Bargain Outlet 250. Hornish, who made three of the 13 races so far this season, moved up five spots to 25th in the 2014 NNS point standings.
Jun 16 - 11:18 AM

Sam Hornish Jr. and the No. 54 Toyota Camry Nationwide Series team win two race awards in the Get to Know Newton 250 at Iowa Speedway.

Besides winning the race, Hornish won the 3M Lap Leader award for leading the most laps (167 of 250). Joe Gibbs Racing Engines won the Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race award. Hornish is currently 27th in the 2014 NNS point standings.
May 18 - 6:56 PM

Sam Hornish Jr. wins the 4th Annual Get To Know Newton 250 presented by Sherwin-Williams, his third victory in 101 NASCAR Nationwide Series races.

This is the No. 54 Toyota Camry driver's first victory and second top-10 finish in 2014. This is his first victory and fourth top-10 finish in six races at Iowa Speedway.
May 18 - 5:10 PM

Sam Hornish Jr wins the Coors Light Pole Award for the 23rd Annual Aaron's 312 with a lap of 51.268 seconds, 186.783 mph.

This is the No. 54 Toyota Camry driver's sixth pole in 100 NASCAR Nationwide Series races. This is his first pole and first top-10 start in 2014. His last pole came at Homestead-Miami Speedway in 2013. This is Hornish's first pole in four races at Talladega Superspeedway.
May 2 - 8:24 PM

Sam Hornish Jr. has the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in the first practice for the Nationwide Series Aaron’s 312 at Talladega Superspeedway.

The average speed of 184.494 mph in the No. 54 Toyota Camry was best of the 6 cars that ran 10 consecutive laps on the track for this session. No. 43 Dakoda Armstrong (184.326 mph), No. 98 David Ragan (184.268 mph), No. 60 Chris Buescher (183.466 mph), No. 20 Darrell Wallace Jr. (181.938 mph) and No. 39 Ryan Sieg (168.856 mph) are the rest on this list.
May 1 - 8:16 PM

Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announces today that it has signed driver Sam Hornish Jr. to drive the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota in seven NASCAR Nationwide Series races in 2014.

The No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota will run a full season schedule for JGR with crew chief Adam Stevens returning to call the shots from atop the pit box. Kyle Busch will return to pilot the Camry in 26 races, while Hornish will fill the driver’s seat in the remaining seven races. Hornish’s first race behind the wheel of the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota will be May 3 at Talladega. In addition he will race both Iowa Speedway races, Road America, Chicagoland Speedway on July 19, Mid-Ohio, and Kentucky Speedway on September 20.
Jan 6 - 7:36 PM

Sam Hornish Jr. (No. 12 Ford Mustang) wins the Coors Light Pole Award for the 19th Annual Ford EcoBoost 300 with a lap of 32.561 seconds, 165.843 mph.

This is his fifth pole in 99 NASCAR Nationwide Series races. It is his fourth pole and 27th top-10 start in 2013 and his first pole in six races at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Sat, Nov 16, 2013 02:44:00 PM

Sam Hornish Jr. (No. 12 Ford Mustang) has starts in IndyCar, NASCAR Sprint Cup and NASCAR Nationwide Series at the famed south Florida Homestead-Miami Speedway.

His best Nationwide Series finish came last year with a fourth-place effort. He owns three IndyCar victories at the 1.5-mile track. Trailing the series standings by just eight points, Hornish enters this weekend’s race with a must win mentality.-Penske Racing
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 09:50:00 PM