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

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Mike Bliss finishes 23rd in Saturday night's NASCAR Nationwide Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
He started the No. 19 Tweaker Energy Shot Toyota 18th on the grid for the Ford EcoBoost 300. He closed out the season 14th in the 2014 Nationwide Series championship standings. Nov 17 - 9:46 PM

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Mike Bliss will make his 345th career Nationwide Series start this weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

With nine previous starts at the 1.5-mile speedway, Bliss has an average starting position of 23.2 and an average finishing position of 21.2. After logging over 1,600 laps at the palm tree lined track in Southern Florida, Bliss is ready to tackle HMS to conclude his 20th year in NASCAR competition. Bliss will pull double-duty this weekend by racing in the NNS race on Saturday and the NSCS race on Sunday.-TriStar Motorsports NC
Nov 12 - 7:33 PM

Mike Bliss finishes 16th in Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.

He started the No. 19 Specialty Coatings LLC Toyota 20th on the grid for the DAV 200 Honoring America's Veterans. He is currently 14th in the 2014 Nationwide Series championship standings after the event.
Nov 9 - 10:25 AM

Mike Bliss was the only driver who did not practice in the Saturday morning session for the Quicken Loans 500k at Phoenix International Raceway.

This is a strong indication that he will start-and-park the No. 37, so he should not be on anyone’s roster.
Nov 8 - 12:28 PM

At Phoenix this week, Mike Bliss will make his first attempt to qualify for a Cup race since he finished 43rd at Kansas five races ago.

There is a little good fantasy news, however; his last attempt on a short, flat track came at Richmond and he finished 35th in the Federated Auto Parts 400. That placed him above 18 percent of the competition.
Nov 6 - 10:03 AM

A new sponsor will dawn the hood of Mike Bliss' No. 19 Camry this weekend.

In his 19th career NNS start at Phoenix International Raceway, Bliss will seek success in the No. 19 Number 5 Specialty Coatings Camry this weekend. With an average starting position of 18.8 and an average finishing position of 18.1, Bliss has turned over 3,300 laps at the one-mile raceway.-TriStar Motorsports NC
Nov 5 - 8:59 PM

Mike Bliss finishes 18th in Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, TX.

He started the No. 19 Tweaker Energy Shot Toyota 21st on the grid for the O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge. He completed 199 laps of the 200 lap race. He is currently 14th in the 2014 Nationwide Series championship standings after the event.
Nov 3 - 11:13 PM

Making his 19th Nationwide Series start at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend, Mike Bliss is ready to get back to the track after two weekends off.

With an average starting position of 16.8 and an average finishing position of 21.0, Bliss has turned over 3,000 laps at the 1.5-mile speedway. After his 32nd place finish in the spring race at TMS, Bliss is ready to get back on track this weekend.-TriStar Motorsports NC
Oct 30 - 7:40 PM

TriStar Motorsports is excited to announce that Tweaker Energy Shots will be back on board Mike Bliss' No. 19 Camry this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway.

The No. 19 Camry will feature a new paint scheme during the O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge on November 1st. Tweaker Energy Shots new flavor, Extra Strength Green Apple, will adorn Bliss's Camry. This new flavor can be found at most convenient stores and grocery stores.-TriStar Motorsports NC
Oct 29 - 1:48 PM

Mike Bliss finishes 18th in Friday night's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC.

He started the No. 19 TriStar Motorsports Toyota 15th on the grid for the Drive for the Cure 300. He is currently 14th in the 2014 Nationwide Series championship standings after the event.
Oct 12 - 12:22 PM

Coming off of a 14th place finish last weekend at Kansas Speedway, Mike Bliss is ready to make his 20th Nationwide Series start at Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend.

With an average start of 18.1 and an average finishing position of 16.5, Bliss has won two NNS races at the fast 1.5-mile quad-oval, his last in 2009. He has turned over 3,500 laps led 43, at the track where he's seen most of his NNS success.-TriStar Motorsports NC
Oct 9 - 1:28 PM

Mike Bliss finishes 14th in Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, KS.

He started the No. 19 TriStar Motorsports Toyota Camry 19th on the grid for the Kansas Lottery 300. He completed 199 (of 200) laps and is currently 14th in the 2014 Nationwide Series championship standings after the event.
Oct 4 - 10:24 PM

Mike Bliss has started four previous races in the No. 37 Tommy Baldwin Racing car. While the other entries for this organization for Reed Sorenson and Michael Annett have consistently been running at the end of the day, however, Bliss has parked early on two occasions.

Bliss’ uncertain status in regard to starting and parking makes him a risky proposition and he should be avoided this week, but on the two occasions when he ran until the checkers waved, he finished respectably in the mid-30s.
Oct 4 - 10:20 AM

After a disappointing finish last weekend at the "Monster Mile", Mike Bliss and the No. 19 Camry team are looking for redemption this weekend in Kansas.

With an average starting position of 20.3 and an average finishing position of 20.8, he has seen previous success at the 1.5-mile tri-oval speedway. In the past two NNS seasons he has consecutively brought home 13th place finishes at Kansas. This weekend's NNS race will mark Bliss' 341st career start in the NASCAR Nationwide Series.-TriStar Motorsports NC
Oct 1 - 11:12 AM

Mike Bliss was credited with a 29th place DNF in Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Dover (DE) International Speedway.

He started the No. 19 SupportMilitary.org Toyota 15th on the grid for the Dover 200. He made it to lap 28 of the 200 lap event before exiting the race (Suspension). He is currently 14th in the 2014 Nationwide Series championship standings after this event.
Sep 27 - 8:10 PM