Ron Hornday NCWTS Preview: Eldora Speedway
Dirt Racin'...The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) heads to Eldora Speedway for its second year of dirt racing. Four-time champion Ron Hornaday Jr. has one start at the 0.5-mile-oval, coming home 28th in last year's inaugural showdown.
This Week's Silverado...The No. 30 Exide Technologies team will unload chassis TSM-021 for Wednesday night's race at Eldora Speedway. TSM-021 was last on the track last year in Eldora where Ryan Newman drove it to a third-place finish after an exciting last-lap battle.
Excited About Exide...This week in Eldora, Exide Technologies will be on the No. 30 Chevrolet Silverado. Exide Technologies has a rich history spanning more than 125 years in the battery business. Their strengths demonstrate Exide's position as a forerunner of industrial advancement around the world. With countless contributions to the growth of technology, their story reflects the spirit of innovation and resilience at its best.
Previous Race Recap...Hornaday was off to a strong start in the American Ethanol 200 at Iowa Speedway, running in and around the top five for the first quarter of the 200-lap race and demonstrating he was a candidate for the win. However, an incident on lap 63 with another competitor caused serious damage to the No. 30 Rheem Comfort Products Chevrolet, relegating him to a 21st-place finish at Iowa.
Watch and Listen...The 1-800-CarCash Mudsummer Classic can be seen live on Wednesday, July 23 on FOX Sports 1. Heat coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. EDT, followed by race coverage at 8:30 p.m. EDT. The event can also be heard live on MRN Radio as well as SiriusXM Satellite Radio, channel 90.
Ron Hornaday Jr. on Racing at Eldora Speedway
"I'm looking forward to returning to Eldora Speedway and racing on Wednesday night in the dirt. Our teams went out and tested a few weeks ago and I think we learned a lot that we can take with us this week. Eldora is so different from anything we do, but I really enjoy it and I think the fans do as well. Hopefully we can stay out of trouble and be there at the end; you just never know in a race like this."