BAM RACING ANNOUNCES THE RETURN OF SEVERAL KEY TEAM MEMBERS Dean Johnson, David Hyder and Mike Bliss return; Ken Schrader to drive in Indy CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 25, 2007) - BAM Racing announced the return of Dean Johnson and David Hyder.
BAM RACING ANNOUNCES THE RETURN OF SEVERAL KEY TEAM MEMBERS
Dean Johnson, David Hyder and Mike Bliss return; Ken Schrader to drive in Indy
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 25, 2007) - BAM Racing announced the return of Dean Johnson and David Hyder. Johnson assumes the role of crew chief and Hyder will serve as suspension specialist. Driver Mike Bliss will return to the BAM Racing organization on a full-time basis beginning at Pocono Raceway. Ken Schrader, currently a driver for Wood Brothers Racing, will drive the No. 49 Dodge in the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard in Indianapolis.
Before Bliss returns to driving duties for the team, there will be a nostalgic reunion between BAM Racing and Ken Schrader in the upcoming race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
"We are very grateful to Wood Brothers Racing for allowing Schrader to drive the No. 49 Dodge in Indy. We had great success and great fun with Schrader in the three years that he drove for BAM Racing. We are thrilled to have him join us for the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard," said Ms. Morgenthau.
BAM Racing has two starts at Indianapolis Motor Speedway both with Schrader behind the wheel. The team has a track-best starting position of 11th (08/07/05) and a track-best finish of 18th (08/08/04) at the 2.5-mile oval. In 12 career NEXTEL Cup Series starts, Schrader has an average start of 19.5 and an average finish of 16.6 at the famed motor speedway.
News and Notes
* Schrader has a total of four top-10 and 6 top-15 starts at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with two top-10 and five top-15 finishes.
* The public can pay tribute to the military service of a family member or friend by purchasing a Tribute Star that places the name of the honored service member or veteran on the No. 49 Dodge. To support Paralyzed Veterans through the excitement of NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series racing, visit pvastartribute.org.
Ken Schrader on Indianapolis Motor Speedway
"I look forward to returning to BAM Racing this weekend for the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard. In the two starts I had with the team at Indy, we qualified well and ran a competitive race. It will like old times with Dean Johnson, David Hyder and I. Hopefully we will run just as strong for BAM Racing this weekend as we have in the past."
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