Homestead: Sam Hornish Jr qualifying report

Hornish to Start 29th in Season-Finale Race at Homestead HOMESTEAD, Fla. (November 20, 2009) - Sam Hornish Jr., driver of the Penske Racing No. 77 Mobil 1 Dodge Charger, will start the season-finale Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway from the...

Hornish to Start 29th in Season-Finale Race at Homestead

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (November 20, 2009) - Sam Hornish Jr., driver of the Penske Racing No. 77 Mobil 1 Dodge Charger, will start the season-finale Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway from the 29th starting position on Sunday.

The 34th competitor to make a qualifying attempt, Hornish posted a fast-lap time of 31.617 seconds at a speed of 170.794 miles per hour capturing the 29th starting spot for the No. 77 team.

"The Mobil 1 Dodge was pretty good in practice today but was really tight during qualifying," said Hornish. "This is the second year in a row that we have felt good following practice and ended up way too tight during qualifying. Luckily, we have two practice sessions tomorrow to work on the Mobil 1 Dodge and prepare for the race. We'll just put this behind us and focus on Sunday."

-credit: pr

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Series NASCAR Sprint Cup
Drivers Sam Hornish Jr. , Sam Hornis