RICHMOND, Va. (Saturday, May 2, 2009) Sam Hornish Jr. drove the No. 77 Mobil 1 Dodge Charger to a sixth-place finish Saturday night in the Crown Royal 400 at Richmond International Raceway, a career-best in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition.
Hornish collected his first top 10 in his 44th Sprint Cup start just two weeks earlier at Phoenix, a one-mile oval. Saturday nights effort came on RIRs .75-mile layout. He started 28th but had worked his way to 18th by lap 65 and was in the top 15 by lap 100. He made it into the…Read More