Dave Blaney, 53, is from Hartford , Ohio . He was the 1983 All Star Circuit of Champions rookie of the year and won USAC’s Silver Crown Series championship in 1984. Blaney won his first World of Outlaws race at Tri-City Speedway in 1985 and won the Championship in 1995. He also made his NASCAR Winston Cup debut.
He won the Gold Cup in 1997, the Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway in 1993 and 1995 and the Historical Big One in 1997, and the Knoxville Nationals in 1997. He is 8th on the World of Outlaws all time win list with 70 victories. He is seventh in all-time wins with the All Star Circuit of Champions with 47 victories
Blaney, known as the Buckeye Bullet, has 10 career wins at Fremont Speedway of which 7 were All Star Circuit of Champion victories. His first All Star win at the track came on Aug. 17, 1983 and his last on Sept. 8, 1990.
Blaney was inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in 2014.
He is part owner of Sharon Speedway in Hartford , Ohio .
Blaney’s son, Ryan, is having a very successful rookie season on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driving for the famed Wood Brothers.