“Tricky Triangle” Pre-Race News and Notes

Mooresville, NC (August 1, 2013) - Heading back to the “Tricky Triangle” of Pocono Raceway, Tommy Baldwin Racing is looking to have better luck then they did in June.

Both JJ Yeley and Dave Blaney have struggled at Pocono in the past, but are looking to change up the stats a bit. Coming off a rough weekend in Indy, the team at Tommy Baldwin Racing has gone back to the shop and worked hard to get ready for the upcoming GoBowling.com 400.

Known as the “Tricky Triangle,” Pocono Raceway has three distinct turns. With speeds reaching close to 200 mph and three wide racing, Pocono Raceway is always an excitement in the NASCAR circuit.

At the track: JJ Yeley will be joining Miss Sprint Cup on Sunday at the Sprint Chalet from 10-10:30 am to answer questions that fans may have, and sign autographs.

Blaney on racing at Pocono: “Pocono has never been a strong track for me. We finished 32nd in June, and are looking to bring the No. 7 Chevy out and finish better than we have in the past.”

Yeley on racing at Pocono: “Heading back to Pocono, we are looking to have a little bit more luck then we had in June. Our No. 36 Chevy has had some trouble the past couple weekends, but we are looking to get a Top 20 finish, that will show everyone that TBR is still capable of finishing in the Top 20.

Blaney by the numbers: With 26 career starts at Pocono, Blaney’s average finish at the “Tricky Triangle” is 26.2.

Yeley by the numbers: Yeley has 12 starts at Pocono Raceway with an average finish of 32.7.

Did you know?: Tommy Baldwin got his start in 1997 with Junie Donlavey. In the years following, Tommy has worked with NASCAR greats such as Ward Burton, Elliott Sadler, Kasey Kahne and Jimmy Spencer.

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