Dave Blaney to qualify on speed at Homestead

Tommy Baldwin Racing press release

Dave Blaney, Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet
Dave Blaney, Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet

Photo by: Ted Rossino

Dave Blaney will attempt to qualify the No. 35 Golden Corral Chevrolet for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) season finale Ford 400. This will mark Tommy Baldwin Racing’s (TBR) third start at Homestead-Miami Speedway (HMS).

CHASSIS NO. 297 – TBR debuted chassis No. 297 with Blaney at Texas Motor Speedway. Blaney made the show and will look to repeat his success at HMS this weekend. TBR purchased the chassis from Richard Childress Racing this season. Paul Menard drove the chassis prior to TBR.

In The Points | Blaney is still 32nd in NSCS Driver Points. He is 94 points ahead of Andy Lally and trailing Casey Mears by 31 points.

Qualify for the Show | The No. 35 Golden Corral Chevrolet will have to qualify for the Ford 400. There are 48 entries for the event. Blaney will compete against Trevor Bayne, Mike Bliss, Grant Enfinger, Michael McDowell, Joe Nemechek, Scott Riggs, Mike Skinner, Reed Sorenson, Scott Speed, David Stremme, Cole Witt and J.J. Yeley for the eight available starting positions.

Dave Blaney Quotes: On Racing at Miami: “It is always exciting to race in Miami for the end of the season. Being the final race, there is added excitement from everyone. We hope we can make the show and complete the season with a good finish."

Tommy Baldwin Quotes: On This Season: “I am very proud of this team. They have worked really hard all year. It shows in that we have met and exceeded all of our goals for this season. We made the top-35 for most of the year and even scored a top-five finish. All of our success is thanks to the support from Accell Construction, Big Red, Golden Corral, Luke and Associates, and Pepsi Max.”

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Mike Skinner , Joe Nemechek , Casey Mears , Scott Riggs , Andy Lally , Trevor Bayne , Michael McDowell , Scott Speed , J.J. Yeley , Mike Bliss , Paul Menard , David Stremme , Reed Sorenson , Dave Blaney , Tommy Baldwin
Teams Richard Childress Racing , Tommy Baldwin Racing
Tags baldwin, blaney, chevrolet, miami