NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) four-time champion, Ron Hornaday Jr., will climb back into the No. 9 NO FEAR Chevrolet Silverado under the direction of NTS Motorsports Director of Competition, Bruce Cook.
Sponsor Spotlight: The No. 9 Chevrolet Silverado of Ron Hornaday Jr. will sport a new look in Martinsville as the black NO FEAR Silverado makes its first trip around the famed half-mile oval.
Silverado Spotlight: The NTS Motorsports team built a brand new truck over the break for the past champion to bring to Martinsville. This weekend they will unveil Chassis NTS015.
Ron Hornaday, Jr. on Martinsville: “It’s Martinsville and tempers will flare. I’m fortunate enough to come in here with great equipment surrounded by hard working people and get back to racing. I can’t wait for the green flag to drop but know I’ve got to be patient to make it to the checkers.”
“Every morning I hear my grandfather clock chime and it makes me hungry to get back racing to get another one. The first one came from a cool race where I passed Kevin (Harvick) and then battled Kyle (Busch) for the win. It’s time to get another one of those clocks especially for this NTS Motorsports team and Joe Denette.”
Bruce Cook on Martinsville: “As a new team I’m as excited as anyone to get back racing because I want to see exactly where we stack up with all of our competitors in the truck series. We’ve worked hard over the last few weeks to build two new trucks, so it’ll be fun to see just how far we’ve come with this NTS organization.”
“Ron and I’ve had a lot of success together. I’m looking forward to truck racing again and seeing if we can re-kindle some of that success and build momentum from where we left off in 2011.”
Quest for the Clock: Hornaday has an impressive background at Martinsville. He not only leads the field in number of total laps led at Martinsville, but also has 57 Top 5s and 76 Top 10s at NCWTS’ short tracks.
Catch the Race: Coverage of the Kroger 250 can be seen live on SPEED, Saturday, April 6, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. ET. MRN and Sirius Satellite radio (Channel 90) will broadcast from green to checkered flag.