K-LOVE Crisis Response Training will be on Board the
No. 44 Toyota Camry at Richmond International Raceway
Mooresville, NC (April 23, 2014) - TriStar Motorsports is proud to announce that the K-LOVE Crisis Response Training logo will adorn the hood of the No. 44 Toyota Camry piloted by Blake Koch this weekend at Richmond International Raceway.
The K-LOVE Crisis Response Training program is about impacting the community through Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training and by helping create a network of first responders within the community that will be on hand during disasters or times of need.
"For over 15 years MRO and our team of chaplains have seen and experienced the value and importance of this type of training in helping people deal with trauma of all types," exclaimed the Motor Racing Outreach President and CEO, Billy Mauldin. "We highly recommend those interested to take advantage of this opportunity presented by K-LOVE to better equip yourself to help others in need. I am extremely excited to see a driver like Blake Koch representing this cause this weekend at Richmond." (complete release)
Toyota Care 250 Pre-Race Report
Richmond International Raceway
Mooresville, NC (April 22, 2014) - The NASCAR Nationwide Series is coming off its second off weekend of the 2014 season this weekend for the Toyota Care 250 at Richmond International Raceway. Friday's race will mark the eighth race of the 2014 Nationwide Series season and the third night race this season.
Eric McClure, No. 14 Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® Toyota Camry
Virginia native, Eric McClure will make his 234th-career Nationwide Series start and his 13th start at Richmond International Raceway. The Virginia native driver has an average finish 31.4 and has completed 83.1% of the total laps across his 12 starts. The No. 14 Camry will be sporting a different look this weekend with Reynolds Wrap® adorning the hood and Hefty® on the TV panel.
Mike Bliss, No. 19 TriStar Motorsports Toyota Camry
Mike Bliss will make his 19th Nationwide Series start at Richmond International Raceway this Friday night. Bliss has one top-5 and four top-10's over his 18 starts at the raceway. (complete release)
Will Friday Night's Toyota Care 250 at RIR be Lucky No. 13 for McClure?
Toyota Care 250: Richmond Int'l Raceway
Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® Racing NOTES:
Darlington Rewind: Eric McClure earned a track-best finish of 21st at Darlington Raceway despite battling tire and rear-end issues through the middle stages and end of the race. With this finish, the driver and team advanced one spot in their respective point standings.
Lucky 13: This weekend's event at Richmond Int'l Raceway will mark McClure's 234th-career Nationwide Series start and his 13th at the raceway. In 12 starts, the Virginia driver has completed 83.1% of the total laps attempted and has an average finish of 31.4. McClure's best finish of 26th came during the fall event in 2012 and was backed up during the spring event in 2013.
New Look for the No. 14 Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® Camry: The No. 14 Camry will sport a different look this weekend at Richmond Int'l Raceway with the Reynolds Wrap® logo adorning the hood. The car will be primarily Reynolds Wrap® blue and silver with a touch of Hefty® orange on the TV panel. This scheme will be on the No. 14 Camry approximately 40% of the remaining races in the 2014 season. (complete release)