CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Turner Scott Motorsports has shut down the Truck Series team driven by Ron Hornaday Jr., a move that forced the layoff of 18 employees.
"The decision to lay off any employee is painful and we realize the affects it has on their lives," team co-owner Harry Scott Jr. said Tuesday. "However, the decisions made by TSM today are necessary and the responsible steps for all of TSM to ensure our commitment to our employees, partners and fans to be as competitive as possible."
Hornaday was fourth in the Truck Series standings when Scott announced last week that entry would not race Sunday at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. Ben Kennedy and Cameron Hayley did compete for Turner Scott on Sunday. Hayley finished 10th, Kennedy was 15th.
Kyle Larson and Dylan Kwasniewski raced Saturday at Atlanta in the Nationwide Series race for Turner Scott.
Scott and co-owner Steve Turner are at odds over the management of the race team, and each has filed legal action against each other. Turner has filed a lawsuit against Scott in a Texas court, while Scott has filed a notice of complaint in a North Carolina court.
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