Found November 09, 2013 on
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With all due respect, the brass at NTS Motorsports need to have their heads examined. Literally ten minutes before Friday’s Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix, the team informed Ron Hornaday Jr. that they were parting ways with the winningest driver in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series history at the conclusion of the race.
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Hornaday insists that he and the team have parted ways on good terms, but you sense some bitterness in his take on what happened.
“We left on good terms,” Hornaday said. “If you don’t want me there I don’t want to be there. We shook hands. We’ll go on.”
The move to go on without Hornaday is baffling. The four-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion has helped the team, which was running only it’s second season in the Camping World Truck Series, grow tremendously in the short time he had been on the roster.
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