Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) will race at the team’s home track, Charlotte Motor Speedway, this weekend. David Reutimann will pilot the No. 10 TBR/TMone.com Chevrolet in Saturday’s Bank of America 500.
TBR AT CHARLOTTE – TBR will make its sixth start at the 1.5-mile track. Blaney posted the team’s best Charlotte Motor Speedway finish of 29th in the Coca-Cola 600 last season. In the May 2010 event, Johnny Sauter started from the 22nd spot, the team’s best start.
REUTIMANN AT CHARLOTTE – The Zephryhills, Fla., native will make his 11th Charlotte Motor Speedway start this weekend. Reutimann took home the checkered flag in the 2009 Coca-Cola 600. He also tallied two top-five and five top-10 finishes at the 1.5-mile speedway.
CHASSIS NO. 356 – Reutimann will pilot chassis No. 356, purchased from Richard Childress Racing in the off-season. Reutimann last drove this chassis at Richmond International Raceway. Reutimann drove the chassis at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Auto Club Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway, Kansas Speedway, Dover International Speedway, Kentucky Speedway, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Pocono Raceway and Michigan International Speedway this season. He had his best showing in the chassis at Michigan International Speedway where he drove from the 39th starting spot to a 21st-place finish. His best qualifying effort of 16th was at Kansas Speedway.
IN THE POINTS – The No. 10 Chevrolet is currently in the 33rd position in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Owner Points and locked into the top-35 by 171 points. The team is 15 points ahead of the No. 32 and trails the No. 83 by 47 points. Reutimann is in the 34th position in NSCS Driver Points. He is 30 points behind teammate Blaney and 124 points ahead of Brian Vickers.
DAVID REUTIMANN ON RACING THIS WEEKEND – “I’m thrilled to race again at Charlotte this weekend. Unfortunately, it wasn’t on my schedule in the spring. I have found some success there and am excited to see what we can do this weekend.”