The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) garage embraced many milestones in Saturday night's American Ethanol 225 but one of those reigns true to four time champion, Ron Hornaday. At lap 73 of the 150-lap event, Hornaday completed 50,000 miles of competition in one of NASCAR's premiere divisions, the NCWTS.
Making his 310th series start, Hornaday battled a loose-handling Chevrolet Silverado throughout the event to claim the checkered flag while spinning sideways down the front stretch in the seventh position in just his fourth start at Chicagoland Speedway.
After posting the 19th and 10th fastest times, respectively, in both NCWTS practice sessions on Friday evening, Hornaday set his sights on qualifying Saturday afternoon. The No. 9 Anderson's Maple Syrup Chevrolet paced the mid-western track in 31.423 seconds (171.849mph), lining him up 14th for the American Ethanol 225.
In the opening laps of the 150-lap event, Hornaday gained five positions ...