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Hometown:  Hartford, Ohio, USA
Born: 24 October 1962

A sprint car & NASCAR driver and father of driver Ryan Blaney.

On 29 June 2007, Dave Blaney became the first driver to drive a Toyota to a NASCAR Nextel Cup pole, in his case he qualified his Caterpillar Camry on the pole for the 2007 Lenox Tools 300 at New Hampshire International Speedway.  In 2012, he was leading the Daytona 500 when Juan Pablo Montoya hit a jet dryer and burned the track surface; had the race been unable to resume Blaney would have been credited with winning the Daytona 500 but the race resumed.

His accomplishments include:
First pole position for a Toyota driver in the Nextel Cup

Biography

The following section is an excerpt from Wikipedia's Dave Blaney page on 12 September 2016, text available via the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

David "Dave" Blaney is an American professional stock car racing driver. Blaney was a successful sprint car driver before he started racing in NASCAR, competing in both the Sprint Cup Series and Nationwide Series. For many years, he was a regular in the Syracuse Nationals in Syracuse, New York, although he never won that event. He owns Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio. His son, Ryan Blaney, is also a NASCAR competitor.

Blaney, born in Hartford Township in Trumbull County, Ohio, was awarded the 1983 All-Star Sprint Circuit Rookie-of-the-Year. He raced in the United States Automobile Club (USAC) Silver Crown Series in 1984 and won the national touring series' championship. Blaney won his first World of Outlaws (WoO) race at Tri-City Speedway in 1985 and won the Championship in 1995. He also made his NASCAR Winston Cup debut in the No. 80 Daffron's Body Shop Ford for Hover Motorsports in the 1992 AC Delco 500, finishing 31st. In the 1997 season, he won the Gold Cup, the Eldora Speedway event, and the Knoxville Nationals, which is considered the premiere event in sprint car racing. He was the first driver who did not defend his Knoxville win, when he moved into NASCAR. After moving to NASCAR, he kept his sprint car team going, fielding a car for his brother Dale and the late Kevin Gobrecht.


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Article Index

DateArticleAuthor/Source
18 January 2003NASCAR Winston Cup PreviewDave Blaney
17 February 2007NASCAR Busch Series: Orbitz 300Marcos Ambrose
Dave Blaney
Carl Edwards
17 February 2011NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Gatorade Duel 2Dave Blaney
Brian Keselowski
Joe Nemechek
23 October 2011NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Good Sam Club 500Dave Blaney
Jeff Burton
Carl Edwards
23 February 2012NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Gatorade Duel 2Dave Blaney
Joe Nemechek


Merchandise

Type & Item #NameDetails
Die Cast - Action 104199Dave Blaney #77 Jasper Engines1:24 scale 2003 Ford Taurus, Production 4,008
Collector Card - 2003 Press Pass Optima 2Dave Blaney#77 Jasper Engines & Transmissions
Die Cast - Action 109934Dave Blaney #07 Jack Daniel's / Country Cocktails1:24 scale 2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, ARC Version, Production 5,904; Also 110104
Die Cast - Action 110104Dave Blaney #07 Jack Daniel's / Country Cocktails1:24 scale 2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, QVC Version, Production 504
Also 109934


Racing Record

Click on Racing in the navigation bar to see a list of the series and seasons included in the Library's racing records.

Winston Cup Career Statistics

YearPos.PointsStartsPolesWinsTop 5Top 10Winnings
1992807010000$4,500
19995133250000$212,170
2000312656330002$1,272,690
2001223303360006$1,788,150
2002193670360005$2,677,710
2003283194361014$2,828,690
2004381347160000$1,461,640
2005263289360002$3,342,290
2006263259360012$3,479,640
2007312781331014$3,604,620
2008302851350002$3,456,710
2009411204300000$2,343,060
2010371416290000$2,326,360
201132508350011$3,229,210

Busch Grand National/Busch Series/Nationwide Series Career Statistics

YearPos.PointsStartsPolesWinsTop 5Top 10Winnings
1998291915201003$178,017
1999735823140512$499,660
20004697681024$124,905
2001154010000$9,493
20021146310000$14,590
2003431133100003$146,660
20046049760000$101,600
20055678090000$147,275
20064785470112$179,020
2007222491231036$681,544
200811511210000$16,850
20097935740011$104,970

Craftsman Truck Series Career Statistics

YearPos.PointsStartsPolesWinsTop 5Top 10Winnings
20047415010001$16,275
20078013910001$13,450

Win List

DateSeriesRaceTrack
13 October 2006Busch SeriesDollar General 300Lowe's Motor Speedway

Race-by-Race Record

DateSeriesRaceTrackMake#SponsorStartFinishStatusPointsEarnings
22 February 2009Sprint CupAuto Club 500Auto Club SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports3042Out (Fuel Pump)37/0$82,335
1 March 2009Sprint CupShelby 427Las Vegas Motor SpeedwayToyota66Hyde Park Storage SuitesDNQ
8 March 2009Sprint CupKobalt Tools 500Atlanta Motor SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports2741Out (Electrical)40/0$70,615
22 March 2009Sprint CupFood City 500Bristol Motor SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports843Out (Steering)34/0$82,968
29 March 2009Sprint CupGoody's Fast Pain Relief 500Martinsville SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports3942Out (Rear Gear)42/5$69,665
5 April 2009Sprint CupSamsung 500Texas Motor SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports4343Out (Brakes)34/0$84,717
17 April 2009Nationwide SeriesBashas' Supermarkets 200Phoenix International RacewayChevrolet90MSRP Motorsports3143Out (Brakes)34/0$14,472
18 April 2009Sprint CupSubway Fresh Fit 500Phoenix International RacewayToyota66Prism Motorsports3442Out (Brakes)37/0$65,125
2 May 2009Sprint CupCrown Royal presents the Russ Friedman 400Richmond International RacewayToyota66Prism Motorsports2643Out (Accident)34/0$67,424
9 May 2009Sprint CupSouthern 500 presented by GoDaddy.comDarlington RacewayToyota66Prism Motorsports3341Out (Brakes)40/0$71,725
16 May 2009Sprint CupSprint ShowdownLowe's Motor SpeedwayToyota66Red Rocks Cafe211RunningPE
25 May 2009Sprint CupCoca-Cola 600Lowe's Motor SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports2528Running84/5$91,175
31 May 2009Sprint CupAutism Speaks 400Dover International SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports3939Out (Transmission)46/0$78,030
7 June 2009Sprint CupPocono 500Pocono RacewayToyota66Prism Motorsports4140Out (Vibration)43/0$64,875
14 June 2009Sprint CupLifeLock 400Michigan International SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports3940Out (Engine)43/0$73,700
21 June 2009Sprint CupToyota/SaveMart 350Infineon RacewayToyota66Prism Motorsports1942Out (Rear End)37/0$72,130
28 June 2009Sprint CupLenox Industrial Tools 301New Hampshire Motor SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports4042Out (Overheating)37/0$71,250
4 July 2009Sprint CupCoke Zero 400 powered by Coca-ColaDaytona International SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports4043Out (Over Heating)34/0$85,938
11 July 2009Sprint CupLifeLock.com 400Chicagoland SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports1843Out (Engine)34/0$81,703
26 July 2009Sprint CupAllstate 400 at the BrickyardIndianapolis Motor SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports3442Out (Brakes)37/0$141,825
3 August 2009Sprint CupSunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500Pocono RacewayToyota66Prism Motorsports4040Out (Overheating)43/0$64,875
8 August 2009Nationwide SeriesZippo 200 at The GlenWatkins Glen InternationalChevrolet91SFP2013Running124/0$23,543
10 August 2009Sprint CupHeluva Good! at The GlenWatkins Glen InternationalToyota66Prism Motorsports4142Out (Brakes)37/0$61,955
16 August 2009Sprint CupCarfax 400Michigan International SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports4142Out (Overheating)37/0$73,290
22 August 2009Sprint CupSharpie 500Bristol Motor SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports443Out (Accident)34/0$87,996
5 September 2009Nationwide SeriesDegree V12 300Atlanta Motor SpeedwayChevrolet91MSRP Motorsports1043Out (Electrical)34/0$19,937
6 September 2009Sprint CupPep Boys Auto 500Atlanta Motor SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports3743Out (Electrical)34/0$83,588
12 September 2009Sprint CupChevy Rock & Roll 400Richmond International RacewayToyota66Prism Motorsports3243Out (Brakes)34/0$68,022
20 September 2009Sprint CupSylvania 300New Hampshire Motor SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports1542Out (Electrical)37/0$71,250
27 September 2009Sprint CupAAA 400Dover International SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports3537Out (Transmission)52/0$69,175
4 October 2009Sprint CupPrice Chopper 400 presented by Kraft FoodsKansas SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports2440Out (Engine)43/0$81,850
11 October 2009Sprint CupPepsi 500Auto Club SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports3341Out (Overheating)40/0$88,655
16 October 2009Nationwide SeriesDollar General 300Charlotte Motor SpeedwayToyota87AccuDoc Solutions123Running165/0$47,018
17 October 2009Sprint CupNASCAR Banking 500 only from Bank of AmericaLowe's Motor SpeedwayToyota66The Denny Hamlin FoundationDNQ
25 October 2009Sprint CupTums Fast Relief 500Martinsville SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports3940Out (Overheating)43/0$69,050
1 November 2009Sprint CupAmp Energy 500Talladega SuperspeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports4041Out (Vibration)40/0$72,755
8 November 2009Sprint CupDickies 500Texas Motor SpeedwayToyota66The Denny Hamlin FoundationDNQ
15 November 2009Sprint CupChecker O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 presented by PennzoilPhoenix International RacewayToyota66Prism Motorsports3242Out (Overheating)37/0$65,875
22 November 2009Sprint CupFord 400Homestead-Miami SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports168.94031.964-0.915
11 February 2010Sprint CupGatorade Duel 2Daytona International SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports2324Running0
21 February 2010Sprint CupAuto Club 500Auto Club SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports541Out (Engine)45/5$102,100
28 February 2010Sprint CupShelby AmericanLas Vegas Motor SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports3629Running76/0$82,925
7 March 2010Sprint CupKobalt Tools 500Atlanta Motor SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports2741Out (Brakes)40/0$69,115
21 March 2010Sprint CupFood City 500Bristol Motor SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports4242Out (Accident)37/0$80,715
29 March 2010Sprint CupGoody's Fast Pain Relief 500Martinsville SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports4242Out (Overheating)37/0$67,990
10 April 2010Sprint CupSubway Fresh Fit 600Phoenix International RacewayToyota55Prism Motorsports3142Out (Rear Gear)42/5$70,590
19 April 2010Sprint CupSamsung Mobile 500Texas Motor SpeedwayToyota55Prism Motorsports2443Out (Suspension)34/0$79,920
25 April 2010Sprint CupAaron's 499Talladega SuperspeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports4243Out (Rear Gear)34/0$78,230
1 May 2010Sprint CupCrown Royal Presents The Heath Calhoun 400Richmond International RacewayToyota66Prism MotorsportsDNQ
8 May 2010Sprint CupShowtime Southern 500Darlington RacewayToyota66Prism Motorsports2842Out (Transmission)37/0$70,380
16 May 2010Sprint CupAutism Speaks 400 presented by Hershey's Milk & MilkshakesDover International SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports3541Out (Electrical)40/0$75,970
30 May 2010Sprint CupCoca-Cola 600Charlotte Motor SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports1743Out (Transmission)34/0$83,838
6 June 2010Sprint CupGillette Fusion ProGlide 500 presented by TargetPocono RacewayToyota66Prism Motorsports3440Out (Overheating)43/0$63,200
13 June 2010Sprint CupHeluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400Michigan International SpeedwayToyota66Prism MotorsportsDNQ
20 June 2010Sprint CupToyota/Save Mart 350Infineon RacewayToyota66Prism Motorsports4337Out (Rear Gear)52/0$71,575
27 June 2010Sprint CupLenox Industrial Tools 301New Hampshire Motor SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports3642Out (Power Steering)37/0$68,840
3 July 2010Sprint CupCoke Zero 400 powered by Coca-ColaDaytona International SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports4343Out (Transmission)34/0$83,313
10 July 2010Sprint CupLifeLock.com 400Chicagoland SpeedwayToyota66Prism MotorsportsDNQ
25 July 2010Sprint CupBrickyard 400Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayToyota66Prism Motorsports4041Out (Electrical)40/0$134,225
1 August 2010Sprint CupSunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500Pocono RacewayToyota66Prism Motorsports3842Out (Transmission)37/0$62,890
8 August 2010Sprint CupHeluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the GlenWatkins Glen InternationalToyota66Prism MotorsportsDNQ
21 August 2010Sprint CupIrwin Tools Night RaceBristol Motor SpeedwayChevrolet36Tommy Baldwin RacingDNQ
5 September 2010Sprint CupEmory Healthcare 500Atlanta Motor SpeedwayFord38A&W All American Food3724Running91/0$108,210
11 September 2010Sprint CupAir Guard 400Richmond International RacewayChevrolet36Mohawk Northeast2730Running73/0$72,325
19 September 2010Sprint CupSylvania 300New Hampshire Motor SpeedwayChevrolet36Mohawk Northeast3031Running70/0$73,400
26 September 2010Sprint CupAAA 400Dover International SpeedwayChevrolet36Tommy Baldwin Racing3743Out (Electrical)34/0$66,630
3 October 2010Sprint CupPrice Chopper 400 presented by Kraft FoodsKansas SpeedwayFord38A&W All American Food4331Running70/0$104,185
10 October 2010Sprint CupPepsi Max 400Auto Club SpeedwayFord37A&W All American Food3929Running76/0$90,448
16 October 2010Sprint CupBank of America 500Charlotte Motor SpeedwayFord37"Andy Griffith Show" 50th Anniversary4132Running67/0$78,598
24 October 2010Sprint CupTums Fast Relief 500Martinsville SpeedwayChevrolet36Tommy Baldwin Racing3436Out (Brakes)55/0$67,700
31 October 2010Sprint CupAmp Energy Juice 500Talladega SuperspeedwayChevrolet36Tommy Baldwin Racing742Out (Transmission)37/0$70,075
7 November 2010Sprint CupAAA Texas 500Texas Motor SpeedwayFord37A&W All American Food4242Out (Overheating)37/0$102,593
14 November 2010Sprint CupKobalt Tools 500Phoenix International RacewayChevrolet36Tommy Baldwin Racing3237Running52/0$64,750
21 November 2010Sprint CupFord 400Homestead-Miami SpeedwayFord38A&W All American Food3636Out (Accident)55/0$81,635
17 February 2011Sprint CupGatorade Duel 1Daytona International SpeedwayChevrolet36Tommy Baldwin Racing1520Running
20 February 2011Sprint CupDaytona 500Daytona International SpeedwayChevrolet36Golden Corral4226Out (Accident)19/1$289,485
27 February 2011Sprint CupSubway Fresh Fit 500Phoenix International RacewayChevrolet36Accell Construction4342Out (Electrical)2/0$64,225
6 March 2011Sprint CupKobalt Tools 400Las Vegas Motor SpeedwayChevrolet36Accell Construction3434Running11/1$81,500
20 March 2011Sprint CupJeff Byrd 500Bristol Motor SpeedwayChevrolet36Accell Construction3725Running19/0$100,933
27 March 2011Sprint CupAuto Club 400Auto Club SpeedwayChevrolet36Accell Construction3137Out (Engine)7/0$76,225
3 April 2011Sprint CupGoody's Fast Relief 500Martinsville SpeedwayChevrolet36All Sport Body Quencher2930Running14/0$83,572
9 April 2011Sprint CupSamsung Mobile 500Texas Motor SpeedwayChevrolet36Accell Construction3830Running15/1$105,833
17 April 2011Sprint CupAaron's 499Talladega SuperspeedwayChevrolet36Golden Corral3527Running18/1$99,333
30 April 2011Sprint CupCrown Royal presents the Matthew and Daniel Hansen 400Richmond International RacewayChevrolet36Golden Corral2913Running31/0$93,933
7 May 2011Sprint CupShowtime Southern 500Darlington RacewayChevrolet36Golden Corral4124Running20/0$99,258
15 May 2011Sprint CupFedEx 400 benefiting Autism SpeaksDover International SpeedwayChevrolet36Golden Corral3526Running18/0$95,033
29 May 2011Sprint CupCoca-Cola 600Charlotte Motor SpeedwayChevrolet36Disabled American Veterans / Golden Corral4227Running17/0$101,483
5 June 2011Sprint CupSTP 400Kansas SpeedwayChevrolet36Accell Construction4232Running12/0$82,708
12 June 2011Sprint Cup5-Hour Energy 500Pocono RacewayChevrolet36Golden Corral4026Running18/0$83,633
19 June 2011Sprint CupHeluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400Michigan International SpeedwayChevrolet36Tommy Baldwin Racing4234Running10/0$73,675
26 June 2011Sprint CupToyota/Save Mart 350Infineon RacewayChevrolet36Big Red3631Running13/0$73,800
2 July 2011Sprint CupCoke Zero 400Daytona International SpeedwayChevrolet36Big Red4039Out (Accident)5/0$84,175
9 July 2011Sprint CupQuaker State 400Kentucky SpeedwayChevrolet36Big Red3233Running11/0$71,225
31 July 2011Sprint CupBrickyard 400 presented by BigMachineRecords.comIndianapolis Motor SpeedwayChevrolet36Big Red3331Running14/1$149,183
7 August 2011Sprint CupGood Sam RV Insurance 500Pocono RacewayChevrolet36Golden Corral2130Running14/0$79,297
15 August 2011Sprint CupHeluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the GlenWatkins Glen InternationalChevrolet35Tommy Baldwin RacingDNQ
21 August 2011Sprint CupPure Michigan 400Michigan International SpeedwayChevrolet36Accell Construction3433Running11/0$73,525
27 August 2011Sprint CupIrwin Tools Night RaceBristol Motor SpeedwayChevrolet36Golden Corral3535Out (Engine)9/0$86,575
6 September 2011Sprint CupAdvoCare 500Atlanta Motor SpeedwayToyota60Big Red3943Out (Vibration)1/0$82,641
10 September 2011Sprint CupWonderful Pistachios 400Richmond International RacewayChevrolet35Pepsi Max3419Running25/0$69,700
19 September 2011Sprint CupGeico 400Chicagoland SpeedwayChevrolet36Big Red3933Running11/0$91,097
25 September 2011Sprint CupSylvania 300New Hampshire Motor SpeedwayChevrolet36Golden Corral / Richie Evans NASCAR Hall of Fame2235Out (Oil Leak)9/0$70,600
2 October 2011Sprint CupAAA 400Dover International SpeedwayChevrolet36Golden Corral4132Running12/0$78,172
9 October 2011Sprint CupHollywood Casino 400Kansas SpeedwayChevrolet36Big Red3831Running13/0$84,000
15 October 2011Sprint CupBank of America 500Charlotte Motor SpeedwayChevrolet36Golden Corral3535Out (Engine)9/0$64,275
23 October 2011Sprint CupGood Sam Club 500Talladega SuperspeedwayChevrolet36Golden Corral413Running42/1$160,833
30 October 2011Sprint CupTums Fast Relief 500Martinsville SpeedwayChevrolet36Golden Corral3223Running21/0$86,183
6 November 2011Sprint CupAAA Texas 500Texas Motor SpeedwayChevrolet35Big Red3635Running9/0$90,725
13 November 2011Sprint CupKobalt Tools 500Phoenix International RacewayChevrolet35Big Red4327Running17/0$67,925
20 November 2011Sprint CupFord 400Homestead-Miami SpeedwayChevrolet35Big Red3428Running16/0$65,125




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