Hornish wins pole for Nationwide race at Mid-Ohio
AUG 16, 2014 11:55a ET
LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) Sam Hornish Jr. has won the pole for the second annual NASCAR Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Hornish, an Ohio native, had a lap speed of 95.873 around the 2.258-mile road course located midway between Columbus and Cleveland.
The 90-lap race is set for the afternoon.
Defending champ AJ Allmendinger is not competing, choosing instead to race at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in Michigan.