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NSCS: LaJoie to Make Sprint Cup Debut at New Hampshire

JOPLIN, Mo.— Corey LaJoie is set to make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut this weekend at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. LaJoie is currently a developmental driver for the Richard Petty Motorsports team and will drive the No. 77 Humphrey Ford. He becomes the fourth driver, joining Dave Blaney, Joe Nemechek and Nelson Piquet Jr. to have driven this car in 2014. LaJoie has made...
Via Sicknissified
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Ryan Blaney Feels Motivation after Mosport Win

EASTON, Pa. — If you could put the 2014 year into one word for Ryan Blaney — the son of long-time NASCAR racer Dave Blaney — that word would be progress, and lots of it. From making his first Sprint Cup Series start at Kansas Speedway back in May, being announced as the newest driver for the infamous Wood Brothers Racing No. 21 for 2015, to beating out Kyle Busch for the Nationwide...
Via Sicknissified
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Blaney riding high into truck series race in Canada

To be certain, these are good times for Ryan Blaney. Two weeks ago, the 20-year-old son of Sprint Cup veteran Dave Blaney was named the part-time driver of the Wood Brothers' fabled No. 21 car for the 2015 Sprint Cup season. Last weekend, Blaney challenged and beat Kyle Busch in the final laps of the Nationwide Series race at Bristol -- a track where Busch, the all-time Nationwide...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Blaney Has Successful First Outing in Famed Wood Brothers Ford

Two three-generation racing families officially went to work together on Friday at Michigan International Speedway as Ryan Blaney took his first laps in the Wood Brothers’ No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion. Blaney, the son of veteran NASCAR and sprint car racer Dave Blaney, nephew of sprint car standout Dale Blaney, and grandson of the late short track legend Lou Blaney...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Humphrey Racing taking break from Cup Series, returning at Indy

The No. 77 Ford Fusion which had been driven by Dave Blaney at times this season will not be running at Kentucky Speedway this weekend. Instead the team is taking some time off as they attempt to get things pointed in the right direction. “It has nothing to do with financials, it’s really more about people and people issues,” owner Randy Humphrey said via NASCAR.com. “We...
Via Tireball.com
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Blaney withdraws from Daytona 500 contention

Dave Blaney now has one reason to stay at Daytona International Speedway: his son, Ryan, is racing in the Truck Series. When Ryan's season opener is over Friday, dad will be hitting the road, too. Dave Blaney withdrew from the Daytona 500 on Thursday, one day after he totaled his only car in the first full practice for ''The Great American Race.'' Blaney posted...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Dave Blaney involved in wreck, will miss Daytona 500

Dave Blaney will miss this year’s season-opening Daytona 500 after his No. 77 Ford Fusion was involved in a wreck during Wednesday’s Sprint Cup series practice. The incident started when Matt Kenseth attempted to move around in the middle grove, Joey Logano was then hit from behind by Trevor Bayne and the result collected the cars of Paul Menard, Brian Vickers, Parker Kligerman...
Via Tireball.com
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Part 7: 2014 Sprint Cup driver Previews

 77--Dave Blaney--Randy Humphrey Racing?? This is supposed to be a full time car with Dave Blaney behind the wheel.  No word on sponsor yet.  If this car does go the full season it will not get more than 30th place in the points with no top tens. 78--Martin Truex Jr.--Furniture Row Racing He picked up one win last season with 15 top tens to finish 16th place in the...
Via The Pit Stop
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Dave Blaney gets Sprint Cup ride for 2014 season

Veteran NASCAR race car driver Dave Blaney will be back in the Sprint Cup Series this season, driving the No. 77 Ford Fusion for Randy Humphrey, according to FOXSports.com Blaney lost his ride with Tommy Baldwin Racing at the end of the 2013 season when the team hired Michael Annett who brought sponsorship from Pilot/Flying J to the team. According to the report, Peter Sospenzo will...
Via Tireball.com
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dave Blaney Latches On To Full-Time Sprint Cup Ride

It’s being reported by FoxSports’ Lee Spencer that Dave Blaney, who lost his ride when Michael Annett took his Pilot sponsorship to Tommy Baldwin Racing,…
Via Sicknissified
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 Season Recap: Dave Blaney

The champagne has dried and we have a champion for the 2013 Sprint Cup Series. Start ‘N’ Park Blog is taking a look back at the season that was by reviewing the top-35 finishing drivers. Today’s entry is Dave Blaney who came home 30th in points. Stat Line Points Position:[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Dave Blaney unsure of 2014 plans

Dave Blaney wants to race in one of NASCAR’s top three series in 2014 but the 14 year veteran is still in search of a ride. One thing Blaney knows is that he will be at the track in some capacity watching his son Ryan race in the Truck Series. “That’s the way things go,” Blaney said via HPE “I want to be out with Ryan, watching him race, and I’ll be doing that a lot...
Via Tireball.com
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Blaney's NASCAR future in doubt

Dave Blaney understood Tommy Baldwin's need to make a move. So when Michael Annett offered to bring the Pilot Flying J sponsorship to the No. 7 Chevy, it was an offer Baldwin couldn't refuse. While Blaney understood the addition of Annett would be beneficial to Tommy Baldwin Racing, it came at the expense of his job. "I really don't know what I'm going to...
Via Fox Sports
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Blaney riding high into Vegas

Car or truck, it doesn't seem to matter much for Ryan Blaney these days. Put the youngster in a fast vehicle, and there's a darn good chance he's going to get to Victory Lane. That's what Blaney, a third-generation racer and fulltime Camping World Truck Series driver, did last weekend in a Nationwide Series race at Kentucky Speedway. Making only his second Nationwide...
Via Fox Sports
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Blaney wins Kentucky Nationwide race

Rookie Ryan Blaney earned his first Nationwide Series victory and another win for Penske Racing's No. 22 Ford, holding off Austin Dillon and surviving several late cautions to win Saturday night's 300-mile race at Kentucky Speedway. Blaney, who drives for Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski in the Camping World Truck Series, used his second start in the Mustang to claim...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Blaney wins truck race at Pocono, full results for Pocono Mountains 125

Ryan Blaney found victory lane on Saturday for his second career win in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Blaney, son of Sprint Cup driver Dave Blaney, guided his No. 29 Ford F-150 to the win in the Pocono Mountains 125. The pass for the lead came on lap 53 of a 50 lap race around the 2.5 mile triangle track in Long Pond, PA. Blaney would withstand a second green white checkered...
Via Tireball.com
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Blaney rules tricky trucks at triangle

Ryan Blaney survived two green-white-checkered finishes before making a last-lap pass of German Quiroga to win a wild Pocono Mountains 125 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Pocono Raceway. Blaney outfoxed the field on the final restart to win his second career Truck Series race in 20 starts, bringing home his Brad Keselowski Racing Ford F-150 ahead of Miguel Paludo's...
Via Fox Sports
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Blaney sums up driver view of crashes

Dave Blaney was racing at Bridgeport Speedway on Wednesday night when Jason Leffler suffered fatal injuries in a sprint-car race crash. While he didn't see what triggered the accident, Blaney did witness the end of it. "From where I was standing -- which was a long ways away -- it looked like any other sprint car wreck," Blaney said. "But you don't know....
Via Fox Sports
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Dave Blaney FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks Race Preview

Mooresville, NC – Dave Blaney and the No. 7 Tommy Baldwin Racing team head to Dover International Speedway for 400 miles of “Monster Mile” action. This weekend Blaney, driver of the SANY America Chevy SS, is participating in several different events at the track. Honoring those who are affected by Autism, Dave will be racing with a puzzle piece logo on the side of his car....
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
June 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Dave Blaney Aaron’s 499 Race Recap

Talladega, AL - Dave Blaney and the No. 7 SANY America team prepared to race the high banks of Talladega Superspeedway.    Qualifying was rained out on Saturday morning, NASCAR set the field by Friday’s practice speeds, putting Blaney and the No. 7 team back in 40th position to start the race.   Fighting from the beginning to gain positions on the track, Blaney had one mission...
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Dave Blaney Aaron’s 499 Race Preview

Mooresville, NC – Coming off of another Top-25 finish this season, Dave Blaney and the No. 7 SANY America team head to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend for some good ole plate racing. Blaney’s history at Talladega: Blaney has 22 starts at the 2.66 mile Superspeedway. He’s finished 3rd twice in 2007 and 2011, with an average finish of 26th. Blaney on Talladega: “I am looking...
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Dave Blaney Toyota Owners 400 Race Recap

Richmond, VA – Tommy Baldwin Racing headed north to Richmond International Raceway for some short track racing under the lights Saturday night. Starting off the weekend, the No. 7 SANY America Chevy SS team prepared for a full day of practice and qualifying on Friday. After making several changes to the car during the two practice sessions, Blaney was ready for qualifying. Starting...
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Dave Blaney Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview

Mooresville, NC  - Coming off of a tough finish at Kansas Speedway, Dave Blaney and the entire Tommy Baldwin Racing team are looking forward to heading north to Richmond International Raceway (RIR), in Virginia. RIR’s D-shaped oval under the lights Saturday night brings even more excitement to both the fans and drivers. With only two practice sessions on Friday, followed by qualifying...
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Dave Blaney STP 400 Race Recap

Kansas City, KS – Leaving Kansas, Dave Blaney and the No. 7 SANY America team are definitely saying “there’s no place like home,” after an eventful weekend. An engine change on Saturday sent Blaney to the rear of the field, presenting a challenge for 267 laps of racing at Kansas Speedway. The new Earnhardt Ganassi Racing engine was ready as the green flag flew for Sunday’s...
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Dave Blaney NRA 500 Race Recap

Fort Worth, TX – Tommy Baldwin Racing and the No. 7 SANY America Chevy SS arrived at Texas Motor Speedway Thursday morning. As soon as the crew unloaded the car, they got ready for a full day of testing. Coming into the weekend with an Earnhardt Childress Racing (ECR) engine, the team was confident but knew they had work ahead of them. After hours of testing, and two practice sessions...
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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