Tommy Baldwin Racing

Tommy Baldwin Racing is a NASCAR team that is owned by former crew chief Tommy Baldwin Jr., son of late modified driver Tom Baldwin and former Diamond Ridge Motorsports owner Gary Bechtel. The team currently fields the #36 Wave Energy Drink Chevy Impala in the Sprint Cup Series with Casey Mears as the primary driver. TBR made its official debut in 2002 at Michigan. The team fielded the #6 Pepsi Dodge driven by Wally Dallenbach. Dallenbach would start 26th and finish 14th in the team's first race. Dallenbach scored two top tens at Charlotte and Phoenix. Damon Lusk would take over the #6 car starting at Richmond but crashed out of the 14th lap. Despite the rocky start, Lusk and TBR would make a run for Rookie of the Year in 2003, with sponsorship from Sta-Rite Pumps. Lusk had a consistent season with only 2 DNFs but would lose out on ROTY to David Stremme and Coy Gibbs. The following year, Unilever backed TBR, and subsequently announced its Hungry Drivers program. Unilever would select four drivers and run each of them in three Busch Series races. The chosen drivers were Mark McFarland, Tracy Hines, Scott Lynch, and Paul Wolfe. Wolfe was eventually chosen after scoring two top-20...
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