Mike Bliss, No. 19 TriStar Motorsports Camry Pre-Race Report Kentucky Speedway


Bliss Ready to Tackle his 339th NNS Race: Mike Bliss is ready to take on the 1.5-mile Tri-Oval of Kentucky Speedway. After a mechanical issue regulated Bliss to a 34th place finish earlier this season, he is ready for redemption in the Bluegrass State. With an average starting position of 16.6 and an average finishing position of 20.1, it is no surprise that Bliss has seen success at this track in his past 12 starts at the Speedway.


Bliss’ thoughts on Kentucky Speedway: “I was really disappointed with the outcome from the spring race at Kentucky,” said Bliss. “Ultimately there’s nothing you can do but look forward, so I am excited for this weekends do-over and hopefully we’ll have better luck.”

No. 19 Toyota Camry: Crew Chief Paul Clapprood will unload chassis No. 301 for the VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300. This chassis was run at Chicagoland Speedway last weekend.


Additional Notes:

      –      The VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 will mark Mike Bliss’ 339th career start in the NASCAR Nationwide             Series.

–       Bliss will be at the NASCAR Nationwide Series Driver Autograph session on Saturday,

September 20th from 2:30PM-3:30PM

Career Stats at Kentucky Speedway

NNS: Starts: 12 Laps: 2229 Avg Start: 16.6 Avg Finish: 20.1


Driver Points After: 26 of 33 Races

Points: 13th Wins: 0 Poles: 0 Top 5: 0 Top 10: 1