Today, Friday August 24th 2012, the #44 BanditChippers.com Toyotatakes back to the Bristol Motor Speedway with Mike Bliss behind the wheel for someshort track racing under the lights. TheBlack & Yellow Chipper paint scheme adorned the #44 at Bristol earlier thisyear, where Mike finished 15th. Bliss had 14th and 13thplace finishes on the back to back NNS road races and currently sits firmly in8th position in the NNS standings.
“The TriStar Motorsports Team and Mike continue to produce and Bandit as a companyis excited to have the #44 BanditChippers.com back on track competing in the NNSthis weekend at Bristol," said Bandit's Travis Lint. "We were proudto be a part of the quality program the #44 Team and Mike put out each raceweekend. We anticipate an exciting,action packed race under the lights tonight and look forward to another strongrun by the #44BanditChippers.com Toyota.”
"Bristol is the Super Bowl of short tracks," said driver Mike Bliss."Our first race here earlier in the 2012 NNS was decent, but we arelooking for more tonight. The #44 BanditChippers.comToyota Team is proud to be brandishing the Black & Yellow scheme of Banditunder the lights. I am honored to represent Bandit Industries, aleader in their industry and a great group of people."
Nationwide Series at Bristol Motor Speedway - Back in Prime Time: TheNASCAR Nationwide Series will race under the lights at the high-banked andhigh-speed Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway this weekend with all trackactivities taking place on Friday Aug. 24. NNS practice coverage will be airedon SPEED at 10am and Qualifying will be live on SPEED at 3:30pm ET. Fridaynight's NASCAR Nationwide Series race airs on ESPN, with NASCAR Countdown at 7p.m. and the green flag at 7:43 p.m.