Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) will compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) season finale this weekend. Dave Blaney will pilot the No. 36 Florida Lottery Chevrolet at Homestead-Miami Speedway (HMS). David Reutimann will drive the No. 10 TMone in Iowa City, IA – Spearfish, SD Chevrolet in the 400-mile race.
TBR AT MIAMI – TBR made four starts at HMS since 2009. The team’s best start was 18th in the 2009 race with Michael McDowell behind the wheel. TBR’s best finish came in last season’s event when Blaney finished in 28th place.
RACE FOR SANDY – Long Island, N.Y., native, Tommy Baldwin will team with fellow Long Island native and NASCAR.com Cameraman/Analyst Matthew Dillner, Feed the Children and Motor Racing Outreach (MRO) as they Race for Sandy this weekend. Utilizing donations through feedthechildren.org/raceforsandy, Feed the Children will send much needed food and supplies to the Long Island area hit by Hurricane Sandy. Tommy Baldwin Racing will promote the effort in Sunday’s 267-lap race.
Dave Blaney – No. 36 Florida Lottery Chevrolet
BLANEY AT MIAMI – The Buckeye Bullet made 11 starts at HMS since his debut in 1999. He finished in the top-10 three times, with his best finish of sixth in 2005 and 2001. The Hartford, Ohio native’s best start was fourth in his track debut.
CHASSIS NO. 304 – Blaney will drive chassis No. 304. The chassis was recently purchased from Richard Childress Racing. Blaney drove the chassis in its TBR debut at Chicagoland Speedway this season.
IN THE POINTS – The No. 36 Chevrolet held onto the 35th spot in the NSCS Owner Points. The team is 71 points behind the No. 32 and 90 points ahead of the No. 21. Blaney also held onto the 33rd position in the NSCS Driver Points. He is 42 points ahead of teammate Reutimann and 48 points behind A.J. Allmendinger.
DAVE BLANEY ON RACING THIS WEEKEND – “I like the track at Miami. I have seen some success there, and we had a pretty good race last year with TBR. I’m thrilled to have the Florida Lottery on our car this weekend. I think I may have to go buy a lottery ticket while I’m there!”
David Reutimann – No. 10 TMone in Iowa City, IA – Spearfish, SD Chevrolet
REUTIMANN AT MIAMI – The Florida native made five starts at the South Florida track. He won the pole in 2008 and tallied a best finish of 15th in 2009.
CHASSIS NO. 356 – Reutimann will pilot chassis No. 356, purchased from Richard Childress Racing in the off-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 in the 33rd spot in the NSCS Owner Points. The team is 72 points behind the No. 83 and 23 points ahead of the No. 32. Reutimann is in the 34th position in the NSCS Driver Points. He is 42 points behind of teammate Blaney and 113 points ahead of Brian Vickers.
DAVID REUTIMANN ON RACING THIS WEEKEND – “I love racing in my home state of Florida. Miami is a great place to end the season. I’m thrilled to end the season with TMone on the car. They have been a great support for our team throughout this season.”