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Sam Hornish, Jr.

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Sam Hornish, Jr.
Person

Hometown:  Defiance, Ohio, USA

Race car driver.

His accomplishments include:
2006 Indianapolis 500 Winner
2006 Scott Brayton Driver's Trophy winner

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Racing Record


Photographs

Sam Hornish Jr. 2003 IRL Car 2003
Photo ©2004 Bill Crittenden
2004 Chicago Auto Show
February 6, 2004
View photo of Sam Hornish Jr. 2003 IRL Car - 728KB


Article Index

DateArticleAgency/Author/Speaker
March 3, 2002Auto Racing: Hornish Wins Miami Grand PrixVOA Sports
March 26, 2002Indy Racing League Media ConferenceSam Hornish, Jr.
June 16, 2002Indy Racing League Series: Radisson Indy 225Helio Castroneves
Sam Hornish, Jr.
July 7, 2002Indy Racing League Series: AmeriStar Casino Indy 200Helio Castroneves
Sam Hornish, Jr.
July 20, 2002Indy Racing League Series: Firestone Indy 200Gil de Ferran
Sam Hornish, Jr.
August 11, 2002Indy Racing League Series: Belterra Casino Indy 300Sam Hornish, Jr.
Buddy Lazier
September 8, 2002Indy Racing League Series: Delphi Indy 300John Barnes
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Gary Pedigo
September 12, 2002Indy Racing League Media ConferenceHelio Castroneves
AJ Foyt IV
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Arie Luyendyk, Jr.
September 15, 2002Indy Racing League Series: Chevy 500John Barnes
Kevin Blanch
Doug Boles
Andy Brown
Mike Griffin
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Gary Pedigo
February 3, 2003Indy Racing League Media ConferenceSarah Fisher
Felipe Giaffone
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Vitor Meira
Buddy Rice
Tomas Scheckter
Tora Takagi
Dan Wheldon
July 27, 2003IndyCar Series: Firestone Indy 400Alex Barron
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Mo Nunn
Tomas Scheckter
August 24, 2003IndyCar Series: Firestone Indy 225Helio Castroneves
Bryan Herta
Sam Hornish, Jr.
August 26, 2003Indy Racing League Media ConferenceGil de Ferran
Sam Hornish, Jr.
September 7, 2003IndyCar Series: Delphi Indy 300Scott Dixon
Bryan Herta
Sam Hornish, Jr.
September 21, 2003IndyCar Series: Toyota Indy 400Scott Dixon
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Tony Kanaan
January 20, 2004Indy Racing League Media ConferenceScott Dixon
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Tony Kanaan
January 27, 2004Indy Racing League Media ConferenceHelio Castroneves
Scott Dixon
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Tony Kanaan
February 29, 2004IndyCar Series: Toyota Indy 300Helio Castroneves
Tim Cindric
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Dan Wheldon
April 28, 2004Indy Racing League Media ConferenceHelio Castroneves
Robby Gordon
Sam Hornish, Jr.
July 17, 2004IndyCar Series: Firestone Indy 200Helio Castroneves
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Tony Kanaan
July 25, 2004IndyCar Series: A.J. Foyt Indy 225Michael Andretti
Dario Franchitti
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Buddy Rice
September 28, 2004Indy Racing League Media ConferenceSam Hornish, Jr.
Kathryn Nunn
Lyn St. James
March 6, 2005IndyCar Series: Toyota Indy 300John Anderson
Michael Andretti
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Tony Kanaan
Dan Wheldon
March 19, 2005IndyCar Series: XM Satellite Radio Indy 200Sam Hornish, Jr.
June 11, 2005IndyCar Series: Bombardier Learjet 500Sam Hornish, Jr.
Danica Patrick
July 16, 2005IndyCar Series: Firestone Indy 200Patrick Carpentier
Sam Hornish, Jr.
July 24, 2005IndyCar Series: ABC Supply Company A.J. Foyt 225Sam Hornish, Jr.
August 9, 2005Indy Racing League Media ConferenceSam Hornish, Jr.
Danica Patrick
Jeff Simmons
August 21, 2005IndyCar Series: Honda Indy 225Sam Hornish, Jr.
March 4, 2006Indy Racing League Media ConferenceDario Franchitti
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Tony Kanaan
Scott Sharp
Dan Wheldon
March 26, 2006IndyCar Series: Toyota Indy 300Helio Castroneves
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Dan Wheldon
May 12, 2006IndyCar Series: Indianapolis 500Helio Castroneves
Tim Cindric
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Rick Mears
Roger Penske
May 16, 2006IndyCar Series: Indianapolis 500Nick Bussell
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Tony Kanaan
Scott Sharp
May 20, 2006IndyCar Series: Indianapolis 500Tim Cindric
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Roger Penske
May 23, 2006IndyCar Series: Indianapolis 500Jaime Camara
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Dan Wheldon
May 28, 2006IndyCar Series: Indianapolis 500Tim Cindric
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Roger Penske
May 31, 2006Indy Racing League Media ConferenceSam Hornish, Jr.
Bobby Wilson
June 24, 2006IndyCar Series: SunTrust Indy ChallengeSam Hornish, Jr.
July 2, 2006IndyCar Series: Kansas Lottery Indy 300Sam Hornish, Jr.
July 23, 2006IndyCar Series: ABC Supply Company A.J. Foyt 225Sam Hornish, Jr.
August 13, 2006IndyCar Series: Meijer Indy 300 presented by Coca-Cola and SecretSam Hornish, Jr.
September 6, 2006Indy Racing League Media ConferenceHelio Castroneves
Wade Cunningham
Scott Dixon
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Jay Howard
Jonathan Klein
Dan Wheldon
Bobby Wilson
September 9, 2006IndyCar Series: Peak Antifreeze Indy 300Helio Castroneves
Scott Dixon
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Dan Wheldon
September 11, 2006Indy Racing League Media ConferenceSam Hornish, Jr.
Jay Howard
September 11, 2006IndyCar Series: Peak Antifreeze Indy 300Helio Castroneves
Tim Cindric
Scott Dixon
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Roger Penske
Dan Wheldon
December 6, 2006Grand American Road Racing Association Media ConferenceJeff Gordon
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Jimmie Johnson
Michael Shank
February 21, 2007Indy Racing League Media ConferenceHelio Castroneves
Scott Dixon
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Vitor Meira
Dan Wheldon
March 14, 2007Indy Racing League Media ConferenceA.J. Foyt
Sam Hornish, Jr.
March 22, 2007Indy Racing League Media ConferenceMarco Andretti
A.J. Foyt
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Danica Patrick
Dan Wheldon
March 24, 2007IndyCar Series: XM Satellite Radio Indy 200Scott Dixon
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Dan Wheldon
May 11, 2007IndyCar Series: Indianapolis 500Helio Castroneves
Tim Cindric
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Rick Mears
Roger Penske
June 9, 2007IndyCar Series: Bombardier Learjet 550KSam Hornish, Jr.
June 22, 2007Indy Racing League Media ConferenceMarco Andretti
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Danica Patrick
Dan Wheldon
June 30, 2007IndyCar Series: SunTrust Indy Challenge presented by XM Satellite RadioSam Hornish, Jr.
July 8, 2007IndyCar Series: Camping World Watkins Glen Grand PrixDario Franchitti
Sam Hornish, Jr.
September 8, 2007IndyCar Series: Peak Antifreeze Indy 300 presented by Mr. CleanSam Hornish, Jr.
January 28, 2008NASCAR Media ConferenceSam Hornish, Jr.
March 3, 2008NASCAR Media ConferenceSam Hornish, Jr.
June 2, 2009NASCAR Media ConferenceSam Hornish, Jr.
January 16, 2010NASCAR Preseason Thunder Fan FestSam Hornish, Jr.
July 28, 2012NASCAR Nationwide Series: Indiana 250Austin Dillon
Ty Dillon
Sam Hornish, Jr.
November 13, 2012NASCAR Mid-Ohio AnnouncementSteve Allen
Sam Hornish, Jr.
Matt Jauchius
Steve O'Donnell
Craig Rust
November 14, 2013NASCAR Media ConferenceAustin Dillon
Sam Hornish, Jr.
November 14, 2013NASCAR Media Conference Breakout SessionAustin Dillon
Sam Hornish, Jr.


Racing Record

Click on Racing in the navigation bar to see a list of the series and seasons included in the Library's racing records.

ARCA RE/MAX Series Career Statistics

YearPos.PointsStartsPolesWinsTop 5Top 10Winnings
2007922401011


Busch Series/Nationwide Series Career Statistics

YearPos.PointsStartsPolesWinsTop 5Top 10Winnings
20061178920000$42,679
20076855190000$207,038
20085179980000$165,910
201011410010000$19,255
201123411130126$273,643

Nextel Cup/Sprint Cup Career Statistics

YearPos.PointsStartsPolesWinsTop 5Top 10Winnings
20076212520000$126,325
2008352523340000$4,547,370
2009283203360027$4,136,160
2010293214360001$3,447,550
201170010000$64,875

Craftsman Truck Series Career Statistics

YearPos.PointsStartsPolesWinsTop 5Top 10Winnings
20087413810001$7,860

Win List

DateSeriesRaceTrack
May 16, 2009Sprint CupSprint ShowdownLowe's Motor Speedway
November 12, 2011Nationwide SeriesWypall 200Phoenix International Raceway


Race-by-Race Record

DateSeriesRaceTrackMake#SponsorStartFinishStatusPointsEarnings
February 12, 2009Sprint CupGatorade Duel 1Daytona International SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 12316RunningPE
February 15, 2009Sprint CupDaytona 500Daytona International SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 12932Running67/0$289,933
February 22, 2009Sprint CupAuto Club 500Auto Club SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 12623Running94/0$109,960
March 1, 2009Sprint CupShelby 427Las Vegas Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 11216Running115/0$121,235
March 8, 2009Sprint CupKobalt Tools 500Atlanta Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 13637Out (Accident)52/0$89,530
March 22, 2009Sprint CupFood City 500Bristol Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 12531Running70/0$103,810
March 29, 2009Sprint CupGoody's Fast Pain Relief 500Martinsville SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 13234Running61/0$88,885
April 5, 2009Sprint CupSamsung 500Texas Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 11217Running112/0$136,833
April 18, 2009Sprint CupSubway Fresh Fit 500Phoenix International RacewayDodge77Penske Truck Rental / AAA359Running138/0$106,860
April 26, 2009Sprint CupAaron's 499Talladega SuperspeedwayDodge77Penske Truck Rental / AAA434Out (Accident)66/5$103,685
May 2, 2009Sprint CupCrown Royal presents the Russ Friedman 400Richmond International RacewayDodge77Mobil 1286Running150/0$121,035
May 9, 2009Sprint CupSouthern 500 presented by GoDaddy.comDarlington RacewayDodge77Mobil 1430Running73/0$97,008
May 16, 2009Sprint CupSprint ShowdownLowe's Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 161RunningPE
May 16, 2009Sprint CupSprint All-Star RaceLowe's Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 11916RunningPE
May 25, 2009Sprint CupCoca-Cola 600Lowe's Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 12616Running115/0$121,610
May 31, 2009Sprint CupAutism Speaks 400Dover International SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 11213Running124/0$112,235
June 7, 2009Sprint CupPocono 500Pocono RacewayDodge77Mobil 12610Running134/0$99,660
June 14, 2009Sprint CupLifeLock 400Michigan International SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 13429Running76/0$96,485
June 21, 2009Sprint CupToyota/SaveMart 350Infineon RacewayDodge77Mobil 11838Running49/0$91,943
June 28, 2009Sprint CupLenox Industrial Tools 301New Hampshire Motor SpeedwayDodge77Penske Truck Rental / AAA268Running142/0$113,510
July 4, 2009Sprint CupCoke Zero 400 powered by Coca-ColaDaytona International SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 12532Running67/0$105,760
July 11, 2009Sprint CupLifeLock.com 400Chicagoland SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 1 Advanced Fuel Economy1638Out (Accident)49/0$101,010
July 26, 2009Sprint CupAllstate 400 at the BrickyardIndianapolis Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 11537Running52/0$161,110
August 3, 2009Sprint CupSunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500Pocono RacewayDodge77PPG294Running160/0$130,410
August 10, 2009Sprint CupHeluva Good! at The GlenWatkins Glen InternationalDodge77Mobil 13636Out (Accident)55/0$81,560
August 16, 2009Sprint CupCarfax 400Michigan International SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 1145Running155/0$118,210
August 22, 2009Sprint CupSharpie 500Bristol Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 13835Running58/0$107,210
September 6, 2009Sprint CupPep Boys Auto 500Atlanta Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 13035Running58/0$102,910
September 12, 2009Sprint CupChevy Rock & Roll 400Richmond International RacewayDodge77Mobil 1338Running142/0$104,360
September 20, 2009Sprint CupSylvania 300New Hampshire Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 12437Out (Engine)52/0$91,785
September 27, 2009Sprint CupAAA 400Dover International SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 1926Running85/0$92,835
October 4, 2009Sprint CupPrice Chopper 400 presented by Kraft FoodsKansas SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 13318Running109/0$113,310
October 11, 2009Sprint CupPepsi 500Auto Club SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 12212Running127/0$120,810
October 17, 2009Sprint CupNASCAR Banking 500 only from Bank of AmericaLowe's Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 12240Running43/0$83,910
October 25, 2009Sprint CupTums Fast Relief 500Martinsville SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 13136Out (Accident)55/0$88,010
November 1, 2009Sprint CupAmp Energy 500Talladega SuperspeedwayDodge77Mobil 12740Out (Engine)43/0$91,670
November 8, 2009Sprint CupDickies 500Texas Motor SpeedwayDodge77AAA1140Out (Accident)43/0$116,110
November 15, 2009Sprint CupChecker O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 presented by PennzoilPhoenix International RacewayDodge77Mobil 11217Running112/0$92,510
November 22, 2009Sprint CupFord 400Homestead-Miami SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 12921Running100/0$90,860
February 11, 2010Sprint CupGatorade Duel 2Daytona International SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 1526Running0
February 14, 2010Sprint CupDaytona 500Daytona International SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 13637Running52/0$272,145
February 21, 2010Sprint CupAuto Club 500Auto Club SpeedwayDodge77Auto Club816Running115/0$102,325
February 28, 2010Sprint CupShelby AmericanLas Vegas Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 11428Running79/0$90,150
March 7, 2010Sprint CupKobalt Tools 500Atlanta Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 13628Running79/0$81,025
March 21, 2010Sprint CupFood City 500Bristol Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 12232Running67/0$89,000
March 29, 2010Sprint CupGoody's Fast Pain Relief 500Martinsville SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 13313Running124/0$85,425
April 10, 2010Sprint CupSubway Fresh Fit 600Phoenix International RacewayDodge77Mobil 1318Running109/0$86,350
April 19, 2010Sprint CupSamsung Mobile 500Texas Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 1219Running106/0$118,725
April 25, 2010Sprint CupAaron's 499Talladega SuperspeedwayDodge77Penske Truck Rental/AAA2924Running96/5$93,925
May 1, 2010Sprint CupCrown Royal Presents The Heath Calhoun 400Richmond International RacewayDodge77Mobil 12736Out (Accident)55/0$73,950
May 8, 2010Sprint CupShowtime Southern 500Darlington RacewayDodge77Mobil 12531Running70/0$83,725
May 16, 2010Sprint CupAutism Speaks 400 presented by Hershey's Milk & MilkshakesDover International SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 11034Running61/0$85,025
May 22, 2010Sprint CupSprint ShowdownCharlotte Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 137Running
May 30, 2010Sprint CupCoca-Cola 600Charlotte Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 11417Running112/0$106,860
June 6, 2010Sprint CupGillette Fusion ProGlide 500 presented by TargetPocono RacewayDodge77Mobil 11911Running135/5$85,975
June 13, 2010Sprint CupHeluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400Michigan International SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 11826Running90/5$84,525
June 20, 2010Sprint CupToyota/Save Mart 350Infineon RacewayDodge77Mobil 13936Running55/0$79,710
June 27, 2010Sprint CupLenox Industrial Tools 301New Hampshire Motor SpeedwayDodge77AAA/Go Penske823Running94/0$84,400
July 3, 2010Sprint CupCoke Zero 400 powered by Coca-ColaDaytona International SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 13021Out (Accident)105/5$100,800
July 10, 2010Sprint CupLifeLock.com 400Chicagoland SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 1524Running91/0$96,050
July 25, 2010Sprint CupBrickyard 400Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 12530Running73/0$148,975
August 1, 2010Sprint CupSunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500Pocono RacewayDodge77PPG1511Running135/5$85,900
August 8, 2010Sprint CupHeluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the GlenWatkins Glen InternationalDodge77Mobil 11214Running121/0$79,225
August 15, 2010Sprint CupCarfax 400Michigan International SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 12832Running67/0$79,950
August 21, 2010Sprint CupIrwin Tools Night RaceBristol Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 12525Running88/0$99,675
September 5, 2010Sprint CupEmory Healthcare 500Atlanta Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 12130Running73/0$94,725
September 11, 2010Sprint CupAir Guard 400Richmond International RacewayDodge77Mobil 13328Running79/0$78,925
September 19, 2010Sprint CupSylvania 300New Hampshire Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 11510Running134/0$95,025
September 26, 2010Sprint CupAAA 400Dover International SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 12136Out (Electrical)55/0$75,500
October 3, 2010Sprint CupPrice Chopper 400 presented by Kraft FoodsKansas SpeedwayDodge77AAA1836Running55/0$88,400
October 10, 2010Sprint CupPepsi Max 400Auto Club SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 13715Running118/0$91,925
October 16, 2010Sprint CupBank of America 500Charlotte Motor SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 11940Out (Accident)43/0$70,950
October 24, 2010Sprint CupTums Fast Relief 500Martinsville SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 12425Running88/0$80,200
October 31, 2010Sprint CupAmp Energy Juice 500Talladega SuperspeedwayDodge77Mobil 11015Running123/5$88,200
November 7, 2010Sprint CupAAA Texas 500Texas Motor SpeedwayDodge77AAA2718Running109/0$107,775
November 14, 2010Sprint CupKobalt Tools 500Phoenix International RacewayDodge77Mobil 11632Running67/0$73,400
November 20, 2010Nationwide SeriesFord 300Homestead-Miami SpeedwayDodge26Alliance Parts1221Running100/0$19,255
November 21, 2010Sprint CupFord 400Homestead-Miami SpeedwayDodge77Mobil 12624Running91/0$77,075
February 19, 2011Nationwide SeriesDRIVE4COPD 300Daytona International SpeedwayDodge12392 Dodge Challenger1736Out (Accident)8/0$41,135
April 8, 2011Nationwide SeriesO'Reilly Auto Parts 300Texas Motor SpeedwayDodge12Alliance Truck Parts1616Running28/0$18,070
April 16, 2011Nationwide SeriesAaron's 312Talladega SuperspeedwayDodge12Alliance Truck Parts1213Running32/1$17,775
April 29, 2011Nationwide SeriesBubba Burger 250Richmond International RacewayDodge12Olympic Paint27Running37/0$15,860
May 28, 2011Nationwide SeriesTop Gear 300Charlotte Motor SpeedwayDodge12Alliance Truck Parts712Running33/1$13,450
June 12, 2011Sprint Cup5-Hour Energy 500Pocono RacewayFord38Long John Silver's2635Running0$64,875
June 18, 2011Nationwide SeriesAlliance Truck Parts 250Michigan International SpeedwayDodge12Alliance Truck Parts224Running21/1$12,575
July 23, 2011Nationwide SeriesFederated Auto Parts 300Nashville SuperspeedwayDodge12Alliance Truck Parts86Running38/0$14,700
August 6, 2011Nationwide SeriesU.S. Cellular 250 presented by the Enlist Weed Control SystemIowa SpeedwayDodge22Discount Tire324Running21/1$19,993
September 17, 2011Nationwide SeriesDollar General 300Chicagoland SpeedwayDodge12Alliance Truck Parts75Running39/0$27,100
October 14, 2011Nationwide SeriesDollar General 300 Miles of CourageCharlotte Motor SpeedwayDodge12Alliance Truck Parts712Running32/0$12,775
November 5, 2011Nationwide SeriesO'Reilly Auto Parts ChallengeTexas Motor SpeedwayDodge12Avis97Running37/0$19,235
November 12, 2011Nationwide SeriesWypall 200Phoenix International RacewayDodge12Alliance Truck Parts5WINRunning47/4$39,350
November 19, 2011Nationwide SeriesFord 300Homestead-Miami SpeedwayDodge12Alliance Truck Parts137Running38/1$21,625




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