Richmond II: Mike Bliss preview

BEHIND THE WHEEL -- With Scott Wimmer stepping out to drive the No. 5 this weekend, Mike Bliss will get behind the wheel of the No. 40 at Richmond International Raceway. The Oregon native has made ten NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts for...

BEHIND THE WHEEL -- With Scott Wimmer stepping out to drive the No. 5 this weekend, Mike Bliss will get behind the wheel of the No. 40 at Richmond International Raceway. The Oregon native has made ten NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts for Key Motorsports in the last three seasons, but this will be his first NASCAR Nationwide Series race with the team.

RICHMOND BOUND -- Mike Bliss has nine previous starts at Richmond International Raceway. The former NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion has one top-5, four top-10's, and an average finish of 17.7 at the 0.75-mile oval.

CHASSIS INFO -- Mike Bliss will hit the track at Richmond International Raceway in chassis #003. Key Motorsports last raced #003 at Bristol Motor Speedway last month, where Scott Wimmer scored a 21st place finish after a late race spin. This chassis was also utilized at Richmond this spring, with Wimmer finishing 16th.

POINTS UPDATE -- Curtis Key's No. 40 remains 23rd in the NNS owner standings after Scott Wimmer's 18th place finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The Key Motorsports Chevrolet is now 263 points ahead of 31st place.

-credit: km

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Scott Wimmer , Mike Bliss