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Toy State and Tommy Baldwin Racing to Host Clinic for Children with Mobility Issues

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WHO:
  • Team owner Tommy Baldwin
  • Regan Smith, Driver of the No. 7 Nikko RC/Toy State Chevrolet
  • Kasey Kahne, Driver of the No. 5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet
  • Paul Menard, Driver of the No. 27 Menard’s Chevrolet
  • David Ragan, Driver of the No. 23 Dr Pepper Toyota
  • Michael McDowell, Driver of the No. 95 Thrivent Financial Chevrolet
  • Ryan Ellis, Driver of the No. 93 ScienceLogic Toyota
  • Ryan Preece, Driver of the No. 01 G&K Services Chevrolet
  • Ray Black Jr, Driver of the No. 07 ScubaLife.com Chevrolet
Please note:  All driver appearances are tentative and subject to change.
 
WHAT: Area doctors, nurses and volunteers work under the direction of Go Baby Go to build custom ride-on vehicles for children with limited mobility.
The program began in 2012 with founder Cole Galloway at the University of Delaware. Integrating assistive technology, families, clinicians and industry partners, the program provides children with disabilities the opportunity for movement, mobility and socialization. This is the second year that TBR and Toy State will host the clinic at the team shop.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 25th from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m. NASCAR drivers and the Go Baby Go recipient families will be available during the play period for photos and interviews.
WHERE: The Go Baby Go clinic will be held at the Tommy Baldwin Racing Shop, 296 Cayuga Drive in Mooresville, NC 28117.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
University of Delaware Go Baby Go website
Oregon State University Go Baby Go website
To attend the Go Baby Go event at Tommy Baldwin Racing, please contact Amanda Ebersole (140 BUZZ) to RSVP at 704.816.0707.Tommy Baldwin 2

David Ragan Scores Top-20 at Dover

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (May 16, 2016) – David Ragan, driver of the No. 23 Dr Pepper Toyota Camry, scored a top-20 following the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway.
“I’m proud of the work that our BK Racing team did today,” Ragan said. “We worked hard all day and learned a lot that we will be able to use when we come back here in the fall. I’d like to say a huge thank you to Dr Pepper for their continued support of our team.”
After starting in the 27th position, Ragan reported to crew chief Patrick Donahue that his car was very tight and a plan was formulated for the first pit stop to adjust the handling.
The “big one” occurred at Lap 356 and swept up 18 cars in the melee. Ragan sustained mild damage to the nose and rear of the No. 23 Dr Pepper Camry. Quick action by the pit crew allowed him to stay in contention for the closing laps of the AAA 400. One final caution slowed the race and allowed Ragan and team to continue to work on the car. As the checkered flag flew, Ragan brought home a 17th place finish for the No.23 BK Racing team.
Ragan’s finish at Dover adds to BK Racing’s top-25 tally, which now stands at six for the season, marked improvement over previous seasons.
Ragan and the No. 23 team have two weeks off from travel as racing heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway next weekend in which they will race Friday night in the Sprint Showdown in hopes to advance into the Sprint All-Star on Saturday night.

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Dover

This Weekends Dover Broadcast Schedule

 

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Next Race: AAA 400 Drive For Autism

The Place: Dover International Speedway

The Date: Sunday, May 15

The Time: 1 p.m. ET

TV: FS1, 11:30 a.m. ET

Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 400 miles (400 laps)

 

NASCAR XFINITY Series

Next Race: Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 200

The Place: Dover International Speedway

The Date: Saturday, May 14

The Time: 2 p.m. ET

TV: FOX, 2 p.m. ET

Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: Two Heat Races – 40 miles (40 laps) | Main – 120 miles (120 laps)

 

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

Next Race: JACOB Companies 200

The Place: Dover International Speedway

The Date: Friday, May 13

The Time: 5:30 p.m. ET

TV: FS1, 5 p.m. ET

Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 200 miles (200 laps)

 

NASCAR Programming

“NASCAR: The Rise of American Speed” – Sunday, May 15 at 9 p.m. ET on CMT