Trevor Bayne Dover Advance

TREVOR BAYNE
Dover Nationwide Race Advance

Team:           No. 6 Ford EcoBoost Mustang
Crew Chief:   Mike Kelley
Chassis:       RK-741
Twitter:         @Tbayne21; @RFR6PR

ADVANCE NOTES


American Muscle

·       Bayne in Dover

o   This Saturday Trevor Bayne will try to continue his streak of top-10 finishes at Dover International Speedway (DIS).  During his last two NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) races at the Monster Mile, Bayne locked up sixth-place finishes.

o   Bayne and the No. 6 team are also coming off a top-10 finish in Charlotte last week.  Despite the car running tight through most of the race, a chassis adjustment with less than 50 laps to go gave Bayne the control he needed to fight his way up to sixth place in the History 300.

·       The Car

o   Chassis RK-741 ran two times during the No. 6 team’s 2012 Championship season.  Last October, the team won the Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway, then the same chassis came in sixth in Homestead.

o   The chassis will feature the Ford EcoBoost paint scheme.

·       Local Connections

o   Front tire changer Cory Baldwin is from Severn MD, just a short drive across Chesapeake Bay from DIS.

QUOTE WORTHY

Bayne on Racing in Dover:

“I like Dover.  It’s a tough race track because the transitions on the exits of the corners are really rough; it unloads the car and you have to predict it a little bit.  You’ve got to have your car dialed in there.  It’s one of the toughest tracks we go to, but I love it.”

Bayne on his history in Dover:

“We’ve always run well there.  The big thing there is to stay out of trouble and keep your tires under you, and hopefully (crew chief) Mike Kelley has a good strategy at that place and we’ll be up front the whole time.”

2013 No. 6 Ford Ecoboost Team

Name                               Duties                           Hometown

Michael Kelley

Crew Chief

Clearwater, FL

Casey Povelones

Engineer

Danville, IL

Brett Ragan

Car Chief

Unadilla, GA

Kenny Deguisto

Plate Assistant

Garland, TX

EC Nichols

Shock Specialist

Woodland, TX

Cesar Villanueva

Underneath mechanic

Parsippany, NJ

Edgar Aleman

Engine Tuner

Bayamon, P.R.

Tyler Paxton

Tire Specialist

St. Charles, MO

Jay Maybry

Truck Driver

Campobello, SC

Larry Lally

Back up Truck. Driver

Westchester, CA

Mike Calinoff

Spotter

Hauppauge, NY

Jon Dhein

Pit support

Chilton, WI

Richie Williams

Jackman

Camden SC

Josh Shipplett

Rear Carrier

Winder, GA

Tesfa Lee

Front Carrier

Brooklyn, NY

Cory Baldwin

Front Changer

Severn, MD

Josh Peck

Gasman

Mooresville, NC

Thomas Parker

Rear Changer

Newman, GA

Tony Price

Shop foreman

Ashburton, NZ

Andi Lumbi

Mech. Front Suspension

Norwalk, CT

Dale Hoffman

Mech. Rear Suspension

Allentown, PA


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