Tim Bainey Jr. and the Aaron’s Dream Team Have Impressive 7th Place Run at Mansfield Motorsports Park

 

Tim Bainey Jr. and #00 Aaron’s Dream Team had another great run this weekend at Mansfield Motorsports Park in the Greased Lightning 250.

 

“It was a great night for the Aaron’s Dream Team,” said Tim Jr. “I think we had a car that could win right up until the last 40 or 50 laps when a suspension mount broke.”

 

Tim Jr. looked strong all day in the #00 Aaron’s Dream Machine. The team was 4th on the practice charts for the first hour and forty-five minutes of practice. They backed that up with a very solid qualifying run, less than a tenth of a second from being inside the top-5.

 

“We really have this Dream Machine dialed in,” said crew chief Dan Bainey. “Both of our cars ran great tonight, with 60 to go I was pretty sure we had everyone but the 73 car covered. The top 5 or 6 were bumper to bumper and you could see how much better our car was working than the others.”


It was pretty clear to see the #00 Aaron’s Dream Machine was one of the best cars in the field from the drop of the green flag. After pitting early with a lot of the leaders, Tim Jr. would quickly work his way up inside the top-10.

 

As he was working his way up through the field, his teammate Brett Butler in the #99 Verve Energy Drink car – was busy leading the race.

 

“Brett was really strong,” added crew chief Dan Bainey. “He took the lead and really ran great, it’s too bad his clutch went because we definitely had 2 top-10 cars.”

 

As the race moved on, so did the Aaron’s Dream Machine. Tim Jr. continued working through the field and soon was inside the top-5, where he decided to fall in line with the lead pack.

 

“The Dream Machine was awesome all night,” said Tim Jr. “We got inside the top-5 with 75 laps left and I could tell we were better than the guys in front of us – except maybe the 73 car.”

 

“They were all racing really hard, but I could pull right up on them at anytime - so we just decided to let them have at it for awhile and was going to save our stuff until the end.”

 

“Things were going great,” said Crew Chief Dan Bainey. “The other guys were slowing up and Timmy was right there. It’s too bad the mount broke. We were still really good, but not enough to pass the rest of them. But still – he did a great job hanging on to it and we’ll take a 7th place finish.”

 

“It was a tough way to end, but it was another solid run,” said Tim Jr. “The Dream Team is really on top of things right now, and we are looking forward to the next few events.”

 

With their 2nd top-10 run in the last 3 events, Tim Jr. and the Aaron’s Dream Team moved back up to 9th in the Championship Point Standings.

 

You can watch the Greased Lightning 250 next Monday June 23rd at 4:00pm on the Versus Network.

 

Be sure to keep up with Tim Jr. and the #00 Aaron’s Dream Team at

 www.timjr.com.

 

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Aaron's stores offer customers access to high quality furniture, appliances, electronics and computers for sale or on a lease-ownership arrangement. Customers have the option of buying their merchandise for an attractive cash price, or opting to lease their merchandise for even greater payment flexibility. With a lease option, customers make modest monthly payments and have the immediate use of the items they need without waiting for credit checks or other delays. Plus, Aaron's will take care of delivery, set-up, repairs and more for the duration of a customer's lease.

 

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