Hornish Qualifies 13th For Saturday's Sam's Town 300

March 10, 2012


Las Vegas, Nev. (March 10, 2012) - Sam Hornish, Jr., driver of the No. 12 Alliance Truck Parts Dodge Challenger qualified 13th for Saturday’s Sam’s Town 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Hornish turned a lap of 30.126 seconds around the fast mile-and-a-half track at an average speed of 179.247 miles per hour. Penske Racing teammate, Brad Keselowski qualified fifth in the No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge.

“Obviously that wasn’t quite as good as we would have liked it to be, but we made some good changes on our Alliance Truck Parts Dodge. We know what we need from the car and we should be in good shape going into the race.”

The Sam’s Town 300 coverage will begin at 5:00 p.m. ET on ESPN2 on Saturday, March 10. Race coverage will also be broadcast live on the Motor Racing Network and Sirius Satellite Radio Channel 90.