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Hornish finally back in a car in 1st race with JGR

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Talladega, AL - After spending the first three months of the season on the sidelines, Sam Hornish Jr. finally gets a chance to get back in a car.
    
His seven-race Nationwide Series deal with Joe Gibbs Racing starts Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway, where Hornish will drive the No. 54 Toyota typically piloted by Kyle Busch.
    
That's right: After falling just three points short of winning last year's Nationwide championship, Hornish was rewarded with a seven-race deal.
    
But Hornish isn't complaining. He insists the JGR offer was the best one for him, and the only one that gave him both a chance to win races and potentially expand his role. He was also sold on the limited schedule after speaking to owner Joe Gibbs.

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