Found September 17, 2012 on Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News:
Shell-Pennzoil Dodge driver Sam Hornish Jr. overcame an early speeding penalty that put him a lap down in today’s Geico 400 here at Chicagoland Speedway to finish 11th. It marked his third consecutive 11th-place finish in NASCAR Sprint Cup competition. “Another solid day for the Shell-Pennzoil Dodge,” Hornish said after the race. “We had a fast race car all day. I messed up coming to pit road early in the race and got caught speeding which set us back a bit. We hung in there and battled. We caught a break when the caution came out and we hadn’t pitted yet. We gained a bunch of spots back and got on the lead lap. I thought before the race that we had a top-five car and race day was no different. We just got too tight on our last run when we opted to put on two tires. I’d like to get top 10s and we’re stuck a bit around that 10-11-12 spot. A good day for us, though.” Hornish started today’s race from the 16th spot, which he earned in Saturday’s qualifying session where he turned in a ...
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