Found September 04, 2012 on Start 'N' Park Blog:
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HAMPTON, Ga. — Shell-Pennzoil Dodge driver Sam Hornish Jr. started 15th and finished 11th in tonight’s ADVOCARE 500 here at Atlanta Motor Speedway.  Hornish ran as high as fifth in the running order, but had to settle for the spot just outside the top 10 after getting caught up in a late-race incident. “Too bad that we got caught up in that wreck,” Hornish said of the incident that occurred on Lap 270 of the scheduled 325 laps.   “We had a good car from the start of the race and had to fight through some adversity late in the race. We had good pit strategy and rebounded from the tough deal with the 48 (Jimmie Johnson) and 39 (Ryan Newman).  We had a car that we could run about anywhere on the track and that was huge for the Shell-Pennzoil Dodge here tonight.” Hornish started 15th in today’s battle, based on his Friday qualifying effort of 30.031 seconds (184.609 mph).  He had climbed to 10th on Lap 12 and remained a fixture among the top 10 for the majority of the race. With the ext...
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