Race Weekend Central

Beyond the Cockpit: Dave Blaney on Going the Distance, Driver Development, More

Frontstretch caught up with Dave Blaney at Bristol to discuss his fundraising initiatives, short-track racing and the season so far for the longtime veteran.

Bryan Davis Keith: *You’ve dealt with a tire situation throughout the weekend. Were they as bad as they were made out to be?*

Dave Blaney: They feel fine on the car, they just wear out too quick. So they’re going to take… preventive measures. There’s no issue with them, I don’t think. I really don’t know how they missed it. Goodyear usually does a good job coming with the right stuff where you don’t have to do this [changing tires over the course of a race weekend]. We’re going to throw a new set on for this final practice and hope that it doesn’t change anything too much. Slight bump in the road, that’s all.