NASCAR & Auto Racing

Hornish has voice in new production

Sprint Cup Series driver Sam Hornish Jr. will be the voice of "Roary the Racing Car" in an animated series that is aimed at preschoolers and is scheduled to begin Oct. 13 on PBS Kids Sprout, an on-demand and online product.

Hornish, a former Indianapolis 500 and IndyCar Series champion, is in his first full season of competition in NASCAR's Cup series.