TriStar Motorsports – NNS – #44 Bandit Toyota Camry Preview

by Official Release On Fri, Aug. 24, 2012

#44 Toyota Camry Back as Primary with Bliss & TriStar Motorsports for Bristol Motor Speedway Night Race

Bristol, TN – Today, Friday August 24th 2012, the #44 Toyota takes back to the Bristol Motor Speedway with Mike Bliss behind the wheel for some short track racing under the lights. The Black & Yellow Chipper paint scheme adorned the #44 at Bristol earlier this year, where Mike finished 15th. Bliss had 14th and 13th place finishes on the back to back NNS road races and currently sits firmly in 8th position in the NNS standings.

“The TriStar Motorsports Team and Mike continue to produce and Bandit as a company is excited to have the #44 back on track competing in the NNS this weekend at Bristol,” said Bandit’s Travis Lint. “We were proud to be a part of the quality program the #44 Team and Mike put out each race weekend. We anticipate an exciting, action packed race under the lights tonight and look forward to another strong run by the Toyota.”

“Bristol is the Super Bowl of short tracks,” said driver Mike Bliss. “Our first race here earlier in the 2012 NNS was decent, but we are looking for more tonight. The #44 Toyota Team is proud to be brandishing the Black & Yellow scheme of Bandit under the lights. I am honored to represent Bandit Industries, a leader in their industry and a great group of people.”

Nationwide Series at Bristol Motor Speedway – Back in Prime Time: The NASCAR Nationwide Series will race under the lights at the high-banked and high-speed Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway this weekend with all track activities taking place on Friday Aug. 24. NNS practice coverage will be aired on SPEED at 10am and Qualifying will be live on SPEED at 3:30pm ET. Friday night’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race airs on ESPN, with NASCAR Countdown at 7 p.m. and the green flag at 7:43 p.m.

About Bandit Industries Inc. Bandit Industries Inc. manufactures a complete line of hand-fed wood chippers, stump grinders, forestry mowers, whole tree chippers, and horizontal grinders, all designed and built at the company headquarters in Remus, Michigan.

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