Ron Hornaday did not lose the NASCAR Truck Series championship as a result of Kyle Busch. Sure it will be a contributing factor but so will the huge hole the four-time champion dug himself into as the season started.
Hornaday had climbed back into the reach of his fifth championship as a result of winning three of the four races leading up to Texas and finishing second in the other. Once counted out he had reemerged and then as a result of Kyle Busch’s actions it was gone.
The two trucks of Hornday and Busch bumped and banged with Hornaday sending Busch to the wall. Under caution Busch retalied by riding Hornaday’s bumper and made an attempt to turn his competitor. He was unsuccessful the first time but hooked the #33 truck of Hornaday on his second attempt ending the 53 year old’s night and earning himself a timeout for the remainder of the race.
Following the accident Hornaday went from title hopeful to a guy with one race left before he is out of a job. Hornaday’s current team Ke...