Ron Hornaday Jr. Tag

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service HAMPTON, Ga. – As darkness enveloped Atlanta Motor Speedway, and rain pelted the windshield of his No. 51 Toyota, Kyle Busch patiently waited for word he had sole possession of the all-time victory lead in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. The record-setting win wouldn’t be quite that easy. After the red flag for rain, NASCAR restarted the race, rather than calling it. Five laps later, after parrying a determined charge from former series champion Johnny Sauter, Busch took the checkered Saturday’s Ultimate Tailgating 200,Read More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The 24th season of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has concluded, and it’ll go down as one of more storytelling seasons. From emerging drivers to heartbreaking losses, 2018 had its share of moments, and we’ll tackle 10 of them as the year winds down. Today, we conclude our look at the best moments of the season in the Truck Series. 51 Is The Magic Number: Kyle Busch Equals Ron Hornaday in All-Time Wins One more crack to get to victory No. 51, in truck No.Read More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Busch is just one NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory away from tying NASCAR Hall of Famer Ron Hornaday, Jr. Busch once again will pilot the No. 51 Cessna Toyota Tundra for his team, Kyle Busch Motorsports. Hornaday earned 51 victories in 360 Truck Series starts spread across 17 years of competition. Busch has scored 50 victories in 144 Truck Series starts to date, spread across 16 years of competition. This weekend, the Truck Series returns to PoconoRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The distinguished NASCAR Hall of Fame class of 2018 includes a formidable array of eclectic talent: NASCAR’s first champion, arguably the sport’s most innovative crew chief, racing’s most recognizable voice, the Camping World Truck Series’ all-time leading winner and a revered engine-builder-turned car owner. The first member of the 2018 class inducted on Friday night at the NASCAR Hall of Fame, Red Byron, was a man of many “firsts.” He won NASCAR’s first sanctioned race on the Daytona Beach Road CourseRead More
By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service Note: This is the fourth in a five-part series of features detailing the careers of each of the five inductees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018. The inductees, who will be officially enshrined on Jan. 19 (8 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), are Red Byron, Ray Evernham, Ron Hornaday Jr., Ken Squier and Robert Yates. For tickets to the Induction Ceremony, visit nascarhall.com/inductees/induction-ceremony.  The genuine excitement and gratitude for earning a place in the NASCAR Hall of FameRead More
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 24, 2017) – NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018. The five-person group – the ninth since the inception of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2010 – consists of Red Byron, Ray Evernham, Ron Hornaday Jr., Ken Squier and Robert Yates. In addition, NASCAR announced that Jim France earned the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR. The NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Panel met today in a closed session at the Charlotte Convention Center toRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor As a part of Charlotte race weeks, the NASCAR Hall of Fame voting committee will gather on Wednesday, May 24 to induct five new names into the shrine of the sport’s legends. This year’s class will be the ninth in the history of the Hall of Fame and all 20 of the nominees have one reason or another that they should be inducted. With 20 nominees, the voting panel has a tough task to condense this year’s class down to five, so like the votingRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Despite the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series being NASCAR’s third tier series, there are times that the Trucks put on one of the best races of the weekend. The 2010 O’Reilly Auto Parts 250 at Kansas Speedway was one of those instances and as such, will be the focus of this week’s edition of “Throwback Thursday Theater.” Much like this weekend’s race on the 1.5-mile track, the Trucks entered Kansas after a month off from racing and the drivers were ready to get back toRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Contributor As a part of Charlotte race weeks, the NASCAR Hall of Fame voting committee will gather on Wednesday, May 25 to induct five new names into the shrine of the sport’s legends. This year’s class will be the eighth in the history of the Hall of Fame and all 20 of the nominees have one reason or another that they should be inducted. With 20 nominees, the voting panel has a tough task to condense this year’s class down to five, so like the votingRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Writer For all of those who participate in NASCAR, from drivers to car owners, crew chiefs, and media members, the upper echelon of the sport is earning a place in the NASCAR Hall of Fame. On Wednesday, the nominating committee for the Hall of Fame announced the 20 names of those who will get their chance to be enshrined among the legends of the sport. Fifteen of the nominees are those who were carried over from last season, but there were also five new nominees looking toRead More