This entry of news and notes for the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 from Charlotte focuses in on Joe Denette Motorsports driver Ron Hornaday, Jr. and his #9 Chevrolet. Hornaday is coming off a 6th place finish at Kansas.
Fast & Fun Facts…
Ron Hornaday is one of five NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) winners at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS)
Hornaday is one of only two active drivers that have been to victory lane at the 1.5-mile quad-oval.
Chevrolet has won six of the nine NCWTS events at CMS
Hornaday will no longer have to qualify his No. 9 Chevrolet into the 36-truck field on time. Starting at Charlotte, the 2012 NCWTS points will take effect and Hornaday, now seventh in points, is locked in.
Home Sweet Home… In seven NCWTS starts at CMS, Hornaday has two wins and five top-five finishes. The four-time series Champion has led 169 laps with an average start of 6.6, average finish of 7.0 and has completed 99.9 percent of laps attempted (945 of 946).
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