Ryan Blaney (born on 31st December 1993) is a popular professional American stock car racing driver. He drives the no. 12 Ford Mustang for Team Penske in the NASCAR Cup Series and part-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. His best finish in NASCAR Series is 7th in 2019. He has run over one hundred ninety races in seven years of his career in NASCAR cup series and over seventy races in NASCAR Xfinity Series.
Ryan Blaney Biography
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|Name||Ryan Michael Blaney|
|Profession||Stock Car Racing Driver|
|Height||5’9” or 1.75 m or 175 cm|
|Weight||75 Kg or 165 lbs|
|Body Measurements||Chest: 42 inchesWaist: 32 inchesBicep: 13 inches|
|Date of Birth||31st December, 1993 (27 years old in 2020)|
|Birthplace||Hartford Township, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA|
|Hometown||Hartford Township, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA|
|Educational Qualifications||Not known|
|Paternal Grandfather||Lou Blaney|
|Eye colour||Dark Brown|
|Relatives||Cale Conley, Dale Blaney|
|Net Worth||$5 Million (approx.)|
Early life and Background
Ryan Blaney was born in Hartford Township, Trumbull County, Ohio, the USA to father, Dave Blaney and mother, Lisa Blaney. He is of Irish descent, holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He has two sisters, Emma and Erin Blaney. His sister, Emma is married to Cale Conley and his other sister, Erin is dating NASCAR Cup Series driver William Byron. Ryan’s Father, Dave is a former professional sprint and NASCAR driver. Ryan’s uncle, Dale Blaney was also a sprint car driver. His grandfather, Lou Blaney was a modified dirt track legend. Ryan completed from IHM while watching his father and uncle race and succeed in their career. He got his inspiration to face from his family and described it as his ‘family sport’. He started his racing career in quarter midget racing and won his first race when he was just nine years old.
Quotes by the artist
- I don’t need talking every lap. I can see him. Got enough to worry about in here right now.
- It definitely was a good weekend after the start of the year we had, a good day, the day we needed. We’ve been poised to have days like this and contend for wins and it just hasn’t happened this year. This is what we deserve.
Ryan Blaney is currently in a love relationship with the hooters model, Gianna Tulio. The couple share their pictures on their Instagram accounts. It’s been a few years since they started dating. Their relationship looks healthy and strong.
|Destination||Los Angeles, California|
Ryan Blaney’s career started when he competed quarter midget racing. He won his first race at the age of nine. He won the Lowe’s Motor Speedway Young Lion’s Winter Heat Point Championship in quarter midgets at the age of twelve. When he turned fourteen, he made his debut in late model racing at orange county speedway. In 2009, he began competing in the Pro All Stars Series and won the ‘Rookie of the Year Award’. In the following years he competed in various competitions like Dillon Motor Speedway, Champion Racing Association, etc. At the age of seventeen, he got his first Career win in the PASS SOUTH SUPER LATE MODEL Series.
He joined NASCAR in 2012, he was also awarded as the CRA Southern Six-Pack Champion that year. The next year he won the Rookie of the Year the next year at NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and he was voted the competitions ‘Most Popular Driver’ in 2014. Ryan has stats of 4 wins, 5 pole positions, and 40 top-ten finishes in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. While in Wood Brothers Racing on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, he has stats of 15 top ten finishes and 1 pole position. And finally, in NASCAR Xfinity series where he races part-time, he has stats of 4 wins for Team Penske and 43 top-ten finishes. In 2020, he won the GEICO 500.
- CRA Southern Six-Pack Champion in 2012
- PASS Champion in 2011
- Can-Am Duel Winner in 2018
- GEICO 500 Winner in 2020
- NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rookie of the Year in 2013
- NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Most Popular Driver in 2014
Lesser known Facts
- Ryan’s father, Dave bought him a go-kart when he was eight years old which he used for his training.
- He had been featured in moves like Logan Lucky, Cars 3, and Taken.
- He posts a lot of pictures with his family, friends and girlfriend on his social media accounts.
- He likes to do adventurous activities.
- He loves to party after his wins.