Tommy Baldwin Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Advance: Darlington Raceway

Race: Bojangles’ Southern 500

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: 11 of 36

Track: Darlington Raceway

Track Length: 1.366 miles

Date: May 12, 2012

 

Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) will head to the Lady in Black this weekend. Dave Blaney will tackle the Track Too Tough to Tame in the No. 36 SealWrap Chevrolet.

 

TBR AT DARLINGTON – TBR made two starts at Darlington Raceway. Last season, Blaney started in the 42nd spot and finished in 24th place. In 2009, Scott Riggs started 37th and finished 39th. He completed 101 laps before a brake issue ended the team’s day early.

 

KEEPING UP WITH TBR – Keep up with TBR by following twitter.com/TBR_Racing and facebook.com/TBR.HBR.

 

BLANEY AT DARLINGTON – Blaney will make his 16th start at the Lady in Black. The Track Too Tough to Tame has been good to the Harford, Ohio native. Blaney compiled one top-five and two top-10s in his 15 starts. He collected his best career finish of third in the 2003 spring race. Blaney finished ninth in 2008 with Tommy Baldwin atop the pit box.

 

CHASSIS NO. 293 – Blaney will drive the No. 293 chassis, which he drove twice this season and five times during the 2011 season. The Harford, Ohio native’s best start with the No. 293 chassis was 17th at Richmond and best finish was 23rd at Phoenix this season. TBR purchased the chassis from Richard Childress Racing, where Jeff Burton drove the chassis prior to its debut with TBR.

 

SEALWRAP – SealWrap Repair Tape will back Blaney this weekend. SealWrap Repair Tape is designed for use in automotive repair, plumbing and electrical. It fixes and protects leaks or penetration from environmental elements. It is great for all those minor, do-it-yourself jobs around the house and garage. For more information, visit www.sealwrap.com.

 

IN THE POINTS – After a disappointing day at Talladega Superspeedway, the No. 36 team fell to 34th in NSCS Owner Points. The team is now ahead of the No. 83 by five points, behind the No. 10 by two points and locked into the top-35 by 35 points. Blaney is in 33rd place in the NSCS Driver Points. He is five points ahead of Landon Cassill and trails Kvapil by eight points.

 

 

Dave Blaney Quotes:

ON RACING AT DARLINGTON – “Darlington is one of my favorite tracks. I especially liked it before the repave. It was so unique, slippery and such a challenge. The repave gave it a different feel, but it is still a very challenging racetrack. There is a lot of tradition there. We have my favorite car this weekend, so I’m excited for that. We have SealWrap back and Ryan will race the Nationwide race, so it is going to be a big weekend.”

 

 

About SealWrap Repair Tape:

SealWrap is a great product that everyone can use. SealWrap is a repair tape that you just stretch-and- wrap around whatever you need- no adhesives or glues are needed!

 

The secret is SealWrap’s ability to fuse to itself. That means there are no bonding agents, adhesives or glues to make it work. It simply fuses to itself and won’t let go! Repairing irregular forms and shapes can now be handled easily. Simply STRETCH-N-WRAP!

 

SealWrap’s tape works in all types of weather conditions – from -55 degrees Fahrenheit to 250 degrees Fahrenheit, water tight and air tight to 100 psi of pressure. This 30 mil. tape will insulate 600 volts per mil. and can be stretched to three times its original length. In addition, the elements of weather will not affect it, allowing it to be a long lasting repair.

 

Visit www.sealwrap.com for more details.

 

About Tommy Baldwin Racing:

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Crew Chief Tommy Baldwin formed Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) in 2009. Baldwin utilized a declining economy to open a NSCS team with a stringent budget. The team worked to build to full-time competition, and by the 2011 season, the team’s third season, TBR competed in every race and locked the No. 36 Chevrolet in the top-35 in NSCS Owner Points. Dave Blaney drove the No. 36 Chevrolet to TBR’s highest finish of third in the October 2011 event at Talladega Superspeedway. TBR also fielded a second car for select races in the past two seasons with multiple drivers.

 

Based in Mooresville, N.C., TBR will compete in the NSCS in 2012 with NASCAR veterans David Reutimann and Dave Blaney. The team will also compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series with Ryan Blaney, Bobby Santos and Ryan Truex.

 

For more information on Tommy Baldwin Racing, visit tommybaldwinracing.com or follow us on Facebook, facebook.com/TBR.HBR, and Twitter, twitter.com/TBR_Racing.

 

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Media Contact:

Heather Lumpp – heather@tommybaldwinracing.com – o: 704.696.0036 – c: 847.302.5509

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