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Sam Hornish Jr.: The Pressure To Perform Comes From Within

For Sam Hornish Jr., former Indy 500 winner and three-time IndyCar Series Champion, there has been nothing but pressure since making the switch to NASCAR stock car racing.  Although Hornish acknowledges that he feels the pressure to perform from his team, owner, and sponsors, he also admits that the most intense pressure actually comes from within. "I feel pressure to perform," Hornish said.  "But probably more so from myself than anyone else, to be honest with you." This race weekend, Hornish entered the pressure cooker short track called Bristol Motor Speedway, affectionately dubbed "Thunder Valley" for the extreme noise level from the cars in such close proximity. "Bristol is like mini-track almost out there a lot of times," Ho...

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