Source: Hornaday to attempt Daytona 500 for The Motorsports Group
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Ron Hornaday Jr. climbs into his race truck at Dover International Speedway. Hornaday will attempt the Daytona 500 with The Motorsports Group, The Racing Experts  have learned.

January 21, 2014



NASCAR veteran Ron Hornaday Jr. is expected to be named the driver for The Motorsports Group’s Sprint Cup operation, a source had told The Racing Experts.

The source, who is close to the situation and spoke on the terms of anonymity, said Hornaday will attempt to make the Daytona 500 in the team’s No. 30 Chevrolet.

The team has yet to make an official statement on their driver or driver lineup for 2015, with no timetable announced for a formal announcement.

The Motorsports Group will make their first attempt at a Sprint Cup race at next month’s Daytona 500. Owner Curtis Key has fielded cars in NASCAR’s Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series in the past.

Hornaday, a four-time champion of the Camping World Truck Series, has run in 45 Sprint Cup races, with his last start in November 2003 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

No word if Hornaday will drive the car past Daytona.

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Ron Hornaday Jr. sits in his truck at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in October 2011.
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