After wrapping up his 350th NASCAR XFINITY Series start at the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway, Mike Bliss is ready for a change of pace this weekend as the series rolls in to "Thunder Valley".
Mike Bliss has had a yeoman-like performance in the No. 32 this year. He has not been overly strong with no top-30 finishes, but most of his results were in the low- to mid-30s range.
Mike Bliss finishes 24th in Friday night's NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks have produced one high and one low finish for Mike Bliss. He qualified the No. 32 Frank Stoddard Ford 27th at Atlanta and finished 31st, but failed to make the show at Vegas.
Over the past 20-years Mike Bliss has racked up 725 starts across NASCAR's three premier series'. Earning one Championship, 15 wins, 91 top-five, 192 top-10 finishes, the driver coined "the Hammer" has seen it all.
Mike Bliss is another driver who has been an occasionally strong contender this year. He failed to qualify at Vegas, but finished in the low- to mid-30s in three of the four races he made.
If Mike Bliss qualifies for the STP 500 this week he will have to count that as a minor success after failing to make his last three attempts at Martinsville.
Mike Bliss finishes 26th in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Auto Club Speedway.
Mike Bliss is two for three in regard to qualifying this season. He missed the show at Las Vegas, but started at Atlanta and Phoenix.
With one top-10 and 12 top-20 finishes in his 15 starts at the 2-mile track in Fontana, California, Mike Bliss and the No. 19 team are ready to build on last week's momentum.
Mike Bliss finishes 20th in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
Mike Bliss could be a little rusty this week at Phoenix. His last three starts on this track all ended before the 40-lap mark.
This weekend will mark Mike Bliss' 348th Career XFINITY Series start, which has stretched across 16-years.
Mike Bliss has two priorities at Las Vegas this week. First he wants to make the show and primarily he hopes to be around when the checkers wave.