, In June 2017, Blaney became a member of Fox NASCAR's Cup driver-only broadcast team for the Xfinity Series race at Pocono Raceway, working as a pit reporter alongside Erik Jones and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. He also interviewed race-winner Brad Keselowski; the next day, the roles were reversed as he won his first Cup race with Keselowski, still in his firesuit, interviewing him.
Wood Brothers Racing is the oldest active team and one of the winningest teams in NASCAR history.
 Blaney won his first career Truck Series race on September 15, 2012, at Iowa Speedway; at the time, he was the youngest winner in Truck Series history at 18 years, eight months, and 15 days.
"It's been nice to start off the year good," Blaney said.
Wood Brothers Racing was formed in 1950 in Stuart, Va., by Hall of Famer Glen Wood. The extension with Penske caps an emotional few weeks for Blaney, who finished second at the Daytona 500 in February but was involved in a harrowing accident on the final lap that involved fellow Ford driver Ryan Newman. Ryan Michael Blaney (born December 31, 1993) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He is the son of NASCAR driver Dave Blaney and the grandson of modified dirt track legend Lou Blaney. , In January 2014, Blaney announced that in addition to a full Camping World Truck Series schedule with BKR, he would be running 15 Nationwide Series and two Sprint Cup Series races for Team Penske during the year.
12 Ford in 2018, as has two of his playoff berths.  At the end of the regular season, Blaney entered the playoffs as the ninth seed, courtesy of his win at Pocono and three stage wins. Blaney was trying to push Newman to the win and instead hooked the car, resulting in an airborne, fiery crash. For his tenure at Team Penske, it was announced that Penske would enter a primary sponsorship deal with John Menard Jr. and Menards, which sponsors the team's IndyCar operations.
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"Haven't always had the finishes that we've wanted, but to have been running in the top three pretty much every single race, while working with a new team, that's just great.
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 The driver-only broadcast format returned for the 2018 Xfinity race at Talladega Superspeedway as Blaney returned to his pit duties.
He also went camping in a teepee in the desert between the Las Vegas and Fontana races, which helped ease his mind. “Ryan is a true talent with a long runway ahead of him and we are excited to have him as a part of the future of Team Penske,” Penske said. There are still plenty of talented drivers who are searching for long-term security. He had many Top 10 but failed to win in the spring. “I am proud of what we have accomplished with the No.  During his playoff run, Blaney made it all the way into the Round of 8, highlighted by a third-place finish in the Round of 12 finale at Kansas, despite having to start last and at the rear of the field after his car failed post-qualifying inspection. In 2017, fellow single car team Go Fas Racing announced that they would loan their charter to the No. † In 2012 Blaney switched from Nationwide to Truck Series points at Atlanta Motor Speedway in August. ", Team owner Roger Penske said Blaney has "a long runway ahead of him.". "But yeah, there's a lot of great seats open, lot of things up in the air, whether drivers are retiring or their deals are up.". 21 car. However his year's turning point was at Dover in late May 2014, when he came up short to Kyle Busch who beat him by 0.5 (one car length) seconds for the win. Ryan Michael Blaney (born December 31, 1993) is an American professional stock car racing driver.  At the Charlotte Roval, Blaney finished eighth to advance to the Round of 12.
He recovered from his mishap and finished 12th.  He got his third Top 10 of his career in Sprint Cup, finishing 6th in the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas. To access your subscription or free account.