Sam Hornish Jr. to run seven races for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2014

Following a second place finish in points last season with Penske Racing, Sam Hornish Jr. was left without a ride due to lack of sponsorship. However, the past Indianapolis 500 champion has landed his feet as announced today.

Joe Gibbs Racing announced that Sam Hornish Jr. will drive the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota in seven NASCAR Nationwide Series races in 2014. Hornish’s first race of the season with in April at Talladega Superspeedway.

Kyle Busch will be running the other 26 races on the schedule while Adams Stevens once again will be calling the shots from the pit box for the No. 54 Monster Energy team.

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