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Blankenship Will Drive Four NWide Races For TBR

Tommy Baldwin Racing announced that 2009 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Rookie of the Year John Blankenship will drive the team’s No. 36 Chevy in four Nationwide Series events this season.

Blankenship will drive in the US Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway in August. He will also drive in the final three Nationwide races, the O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway, the Great Clips 200 at Phoenix International Raceway, and the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

The No. 36 will be sponsored Coal America’s Energy and will use engines from Earnhardt-Childress Racing and chassis from Richard Childress Racing.