With so many exciting finishes at Kansas Speedway, it is only fitting that moment #9 involves one of them.
In 2010, Johnny Sauter was looking for his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win at Kansas Speedway, while Ron Hornaday Jr. was looking to become the first driver to win two races in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at the facility. As the two traded the lead over the last 43 laps, it was with 13 laps remaining that almost dashed both of their efforts.
Hornaday tapped the back bumper of Sauter as he was trying to avoid lap traffic. The contact caused both to turn sideways but they were both able to regain control without hitting the wall and Sauter went on to claim his only Kansas Speedway victory.
“You can’t tell me that wasn’t exciting for Kansas,” said Hornaday as he walked through the post-race press conference. “I don’t know how we did it.”
Don’t miss any of the moments at Kansas Speedway as racing returns this October with the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season finale on Oct. 16, the NASCAR XFINITY Series (Kansas Lottery 300) on Oct. 17, and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (Hollywood Casino 400, the fifth race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup) on Oct. 18, and tickets are currently on sale.
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