Runs a limited schedule in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS), driving the No. 12 Alliance Truck Parts Dodge. Earns his first points-paying victory in NASCAR by winning at the newly re-configured Phoenix International Raceway. In just 13 NNS starts, qualifies on the front row twice, and posts two top-five and six top-10 finishes. After conclusion of the season, Hornish is named to drive the No. 12 car for a full-season campaign in 2012 with sponsorship from alliance Truck Part and new Penske Racing partner WURTH.