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Team: TriStar Motorsports-19-NNS
Age / DOB:  (49) / 4/5/1965
Ht / Wt:  6'1 / 190

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Mike Bliss will make his ninth NASCAR Nationwide Series start at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend.
With over 190 starts at speedways ranging from one to two miles in length, Bliss has over 45 top 10 finishes at these tracks. After his 17th place finish last weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bliss is looking to return to the 1.54-mile speedway in Atlanta for the Great Clips 300. Crew Chief Paul Clapprood will unload chassis No. 301 for the Great Clips 300. This chassis was last run at Indianapolis Motor Speedway where Bliss finished 22nd.-TriStar Motorsports NC Aug 27 - 8:14 PM

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Mike Bliss finishes 17th in Friday night's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Bristol (TN) Motor Speedway.

He started the No. 10 M&W Logistics Toyota Camry 22nd on the grid for the Food City 300. He is currently 14th in the 2014 Nationwide Series championship standings after this event.
Aug 23 - 3:42 PM

Mike Bliss qualified 20th for his 700th career NASCAR start. Early into the race Bliss was working his way through the field and gaining positions each lap.

By lap 16, Bliss was scored 14th and reporting that his Camry was losing side and rear grip. With 65 laps to go, the No. 19 Camry was running 11th. Bliss was running 12th with 41 laps to go and 14 laps later (Lap 55), he had gained 7 positions and was scored in the 5th position. With 20 laps to go, the No. 19 Camry was scored in the 20th position and would advance nine positions to finish the Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 in the 11th position.-TriStar Motorsports NC
Aug 18 - 10:12 AM

Mike Bliss is looking forward to returning to Mid-Ohio this weekend, where he will make his 700th career NASCAR start.

With over 30 starts on road courses, you can call Bliss a road course warrior. He only has one start at Mid-Ohio (finished 17th). After his 10th place finish at Road America and his 14th place finish at Watkins Glen last weekend, Bliss is ready to take on the 15-turn road course of Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this weekend. (His 700 NASCAR starts include 163 Sprint Cup, 334 Nationwide and 203 Camping World Truck Series races.)-TriStar Motorsports NC
Aug 14 - 9:44 AM

Mike Bliss finishes 14th in Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen (NY) International.

He started the No. 19 Tweaker Energy Shot Toyota 19th on the grid for the Zippo 200 at The Glen. He is currently 14th in the 2014 Nationwide Series championship standings after this event.
Aug 11 - 1:00 PM

After a 16th place finish last weekend in the "American Heartland", Mike Bliss and the No. 19 TriStar Motorsports Camry are ready to take on the meandering 11-turn road course in Watkins Glen, New York.

With seven previous NNS starts at the 3.4-mile course, Bliss has an average starting position of 24.1 and an average finishing position of 23.0. After his 10th place finish at Road America in June, Bliss is ready to battle the left and right turns at Watkins Glen International.-TriStar Motorsports NC
Aug 6 - 8:35 PM

Mike Bliss finishes 16th in Saturday night's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa.

He started the No. 19 Tweaker Energy Shot Toyota 21st on the grid for the U.S. Cellular 250. He moved up one spot to 14th in the 2014 Nationwide Series championship standings after this event.
Aug 5 - 1:42 PM

After finishing 22nd this past weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Mike Bliss is looking forward to returning to Iowa Speedway this weekend.

In his nine previous starts at the speedway, Bliss has one top-10 finish and has an average starting position of 19.4 and an average finishing position of 17.9. Earlier this season when the Nationwide Series visited the .875-mile track, Bliss was unable to finish the race due to front-end damage after making contact with the wall.-TriStar Motorsports NC
Jul 30 - 9:43 PM

Mike Bliss finishes 22nd in Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana.

He started the No. 19 Tweaker Energy Shot/Circle K Toyota 29th on the grid for the Lilly Diabetes 250. He is currently 15th in the 2014 Nationwide Series championship standings.
Jul 27 - 8:54 PM

Mike Bliss has two previous starts at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and has an average starting position of 16.5 and an average finishing position of 23.5.

In 2012, Bliss qualified 12th and finished the race in the 11th position. Coming off a 19th place finish last weekend in Chicago, Bliss is happy to have Tweaker Energy Shots back on board in Indianapolis this weekend.-TriStar Motorsports NC
Jul 23 - 7:24 PM

Mike Bliss finishes 19th in Saturday night's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL.

He started the No. 19 Tweaker Energy Shot Toyota 22nd on the grid for the enjoyillinois.com 300. He is currently 15th in the 2014 Nationwide Series championship standings.
Jul 20 - 8:22 PM

Mike Bliss will make his 330th career NASCAR Nationwide Series start this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway.

In his 11 previous starts at the 1.5-mile speedway, Bliss has captured two top-10 finishes. His average starting position is 16.3 and his average finishing position is 16.8. During the 2013 fall race, Bliss qualified 35th and advanced 12 positions to finish 23rd. After three weekends of misfortune, Bliss is hoping that good luck is on his side this weekend in Chicago.-TriStar Motorsports NC
Jul 15 - 8:12 PM

JJ Yeley withdrew the No. 44 from the Camping World RV Sales 301, so BK Racing rolled out a fourth entry for Mike Bliss to fill the field.

The team did the same thing at Kentucky for the Quaker State 400, but they parked early. Look for them to duplicate that effort in the Camping World RV Sales 301.
Jul 11 - 1:00 PM

Mike Bliss will make his 329th career NNS start this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

With nine starts at NHMS, Bliss has an average starting position of 14.1 and an average finishing position of 18.7. He has one top-5 and two top-10 finishes at the Magic Mile. After qualifying 20th at NHMS in 2013, Bliss brought home a 17th place finish. After two rocky weekends of bad luck, Bliss is looking for redemption in the Granite State.-TriStar Motorsports NC
Jul 10 - 9:06 PM

Mike Bliss and the No. 19 TriStar Motorsports Camry are looking for redemption in Daytona this weekend.

Coming off a 34th place finish last weekend in Kentucky, Bliss is coming to Daytona with 20 starts, one top 5, three top 10's and one pole win. With an average starting position of 22.4 and an average 23.8, Bliss is looking to get his second top five finish at the superspeedway.-TriStar Motorsports NC
Jul 2 - 11:56 AM