Tommy Baldwin Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Advance: Homestead-Miami Speedway
by Official Release On Fri, Nov. 16, 2012
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: 36 of 36
Track: Homestead-Miami Speedway
Track Length: 1.5 mile
Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) will compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) season finale this weekend. Dave Blaney will pilot the No. 36 Florida Lottery Chevrolet at Homestead-Miami Speedway (HMS). David Reutimann will drive the No. 10 TMone in Iowa City, IA – Spearfish, SD Chevrolet in the 400-mile race.
TBR AT MIAMI – TBR made four starts at HMS since 2009. The team’s best start was 18th in the 2009 race with Michael McDowell behind the wheel. TBR’s best finish came in last season’s event when Blaney finished in 28th place.
RACE FOR SANDY – Long Island, N.Y., native, Tommy Baldwin will team with fellow Long Island native and NASCAR.com Cameraman/Analyst Matthew Dillner, Feed the Children and Motor Racing Outreach (MRO) as they Race for Sandy this weekend. Utilizing donations through feedthechildren.org/raceforsandy, Feed the Children will send much needed food and supplies to the Long Island area hit by Hurricane Sandy. Tommy Baldwin Racing will promote the effort in Sunday’s 267-lap race.
KEEPING UP WITH TBR – Keep up with TBR by following twitter.com/TBR_Racing and facebook.com/TBR.HBR.
Dave Blaney – No. 36 Florida Lottery Chevrolet BLANEY AT MIAMI – The Buckeye Bullet made 11 starts at HMS since his debut in 1999. He finished in the top-10 three times, with his best finish of sixth in 2005 and 2001. The Hartford, Ohio native’s best start was fourth in his track debut.
CHASSIS NO. 304 – Blaney will drive chassis No. 304. The chassis was recently purchased from Richard Childress Racing. Blaney drove the chassis in its TBR debut at Chicagoland Speedway this season.
FLORIDA LOTTERY – The Florida Lottery will team up with TBR this weekend to celebrate the 25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE RAFFLE. The Florida Lottery will have weekly drawings for the 25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE RAFFLE beginning Monday, November 19, following the race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, and continuing through Sunday, December 30. The 25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE RAFFLE will produce more than $10 million in total prizes, including a $2 million Grand Prize. With only one million tickets available, be sure to get yours soon at any authorized Florida Lottery retailer.
IN THE POINTS – The No. 36 Chevrolet held onto the 35th spot in the NSCS Owner Points. The team is 71 points behind the No. 32 and 90 points ahead of the No. 21. Blaney also held onto the 33rd position in the NSCS Driver Points. He is 42 points ahead of teammate Reutimann and 48 points behind A.J. Allmendinger.
Dave Blaney Quotes: ON RACING THIS WEEKEND – “I like the track at Miami. I have seen some success there, and we had a pretty good race last year with TBR. I’m thrilled to have the Florida Lottery on our car this weekend. I think I may have to go buy a lottery ticket while I’m there!”
David Reutimann – No. 10 TMone in Iowa City, IA – Spearfish, SD Chevrolet REUTIMANN AT MIAMI – The Florida native made five starts at the South Florida track. He won the pole in 2008 and tallied a best finish of 15th in 2009.
CHASSIS NO. 356 – Reutimann will pilot chassis No. 356, purchased from Richard Childress Racing in the off-season. He had his best showing in the chassis at Michigan International Speedway where he drove from the 39th starting spot to a 21st-place finish. His best qualifying effort of 16th was at Kansas Speedway.
TMONE – TMone will promote the company’s hiring of 200 more employees this weekend. The No. 10 Chevrolet will have a custom paint scheme this weekend that includes images of Mount Rushmore, corn, grass, The Old Capital of Iowa and both the Iowa and South Dakota state flags. The paint scheme signifies just some of what Iowa City, Iowa and Spearfish, S.D., where both TMone offices are located, have to offer residents.
IN THE POINTS – The No. 10 Chevrolet is in the 33rd spot in the NSCS Owner Points. The team is 72 points behind the No. 83 and 23 points ahead of the No. 32. Reutimann is in the 34th position in the NSCS Driver Points. He is 42 points behind of teammate Blaney and 113 points ahead of Brian Vickers.
David Reutimann Quotes: ON RACING THIS WEEKEND – “I love racing in my home state of Florida. Miami is a great place to end the season. I’m thrilled to end the season with TMone on the car. They have been a great support for our team throughout this season.”
About Florida Lottery: The Florida Lottery reinvests nearly 98 percent of its revenue into the state’s economy through prize payouts, contributions to education, and money paid to Florida retailers. In 2011, playing Florida Lottery games made 79 people millionaires. Since its beginning in 1988, the Florida Lottery has transferred billions of dollars to the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund, investing in Florida’s future leaders through school construction, K-12 classroom support and more than 600,000 Bright Futures scholarships. The games of the Florida Lottery are designed to fuel excitement while funding tomorrow. For more information, visit www.flalottery.com.
About TMone: TMone (pronounced T-M-one) is a leading in the USA call center business process outsourcing firm specializing in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Technology Integration, Inside Sales and Customer Service Selling (CSS). When it comes to business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) customer interactions, TMone is unsurpassed in its ability to provide best in class results in performance, cost containment, quality and client satisfaction. This approach has made it one of Corridor Business Journal’s Fast Growing Companies 4 years in row and one of Inc. Magazine’s Fastest Growing Private Companies in America six years in a row. Headquartered in Iowa City, Iowa with additional service delivery facilities in Des Moines, Iowa, Dakota Dunes and Spearfish, South Dakota TMone is now hiring.
To learn more about TMone, visit http://TMone.com, @TMone’s Twitter http://Twitter.com/TMone, The TMone Racing NASCAR Racing Facebook http://www.facebook.com/TMoneRacing page or simply e-mail our Sr. Leadership team at CVP@TMone.com.
About Feed the Children: Founded in 1979, Feed The Children is consistently ranked as one of the largest international charities in the U.S., based on private, non-government support. Feed The Children is an international, nonprofit relief organization with headquarters in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, that delivers food, medicine, clothing and other necessities to individuals, children and families who lack these essentials due to famine, war, poverty or natural disasters. In FY 2011, Feed The Children distributed more than 104 million pounds of food and other essentials to children and their families in all 50 states and internationally.
For more information, visit feedthechildren.org.
About Tommy Baldwin Racing: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Crew Chief Tommy Baldwin formed Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) in 2009. Baldwin utilized a declining economy to open a NSCS team with a stringent budget. The team worked to build to full-time competition, and by the 2011 season, the team’s third season, TBR competed in every race and locked the No. 36 Chevrolet in the top-35 in NSCS Owner Points. Dave Blaney drove the No. 36 Chevrolet to TBR’s highest finish of third in the October 2011 event at Talladega Superspeedway. TBR also fielded a second car for select races in the past two seasons with multiple drivers.
Based in Mooresville, N.C., TBR will compete in the NSCS in 2012 with NASCAR veterans David Reutimann and Dave Blaney. The team will also compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series with Ryan Blaney, Bobby Santos and Ryan Truex.
For more information on Tommy Baldwin Racing, visit tommybaldwinracing.com or follow us on Facebook, facebook.com/TBR.HBR, and Twitter, twitter.com/TBR_Racing.