For the 11th race of the 2013 season, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) headed north to Pocono Raceway for the Pocono Mountains 125. With Mother Nature forcing NASCAR to cancel qualifying, the starting line up was set by the first practice session, lining Ron Hornaday and the No. 9 Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff team up in the 21st position.
As the race got under way for 50 laps around the 2.5-mile raceway, it was immediately slowed for the first caution of the race for a spin on lap one. Settling back into the 21st position, the race restarted on lap three and with a strong restart, Hornaday passed four competitors on the restart to move into the 17th position on lap five.
Patiently making his moves on competitors, Hornaday moved into the top 15 on lap eight and set his eyes on the leaders.
With the race continuing under a long green-flag run, teams began to make green-flag pit stops on lap 21 with Hornaday scored in the 12th position. Crew chief Bruce Cook call...