(Photo: Brent Marks during a recent WoO start at Lernerville Speedway – Rick Rarer / SprintCarNews.com Photo Credit)
Brent Marks ready for National Open Homecoming
By Fully Injected Motorsports Contact: Anthony Corini
MYERSTOWN, PA (September 28, 2017)– For a third consecutive time at the famed Eldora Speedway, the “Myerstown Missile” Brent Marks was the KSE Hard Charger with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series, this time advancing from 22nd to eighth in the 30-lap Feature. It was Marks’ 19th top-ten finish in his rookie campaign with the World of Outlaws.
The following night at Lernerville (PA) Speedway, Marks was on track for another strong outing before catching the wrong end of a tricky cushion while running seventh. Marks rejoined the field and was scored 14th.
After nearly two months on the West Coast racing at new tracks night in and night out, Brent Marks and his two-man team will finally return ‘home’ this weekend and enter the Champion Racing Oil National Open at Williams Grove Speedway. “It’s nice to spend a couple days at home and have some familiarities back in my life a little bit,” Marks, pilot of the Brent Marks Racing/M&M Painting & Construction/BAPS Auto Paint & Supply/ Eagle Hotel/No. 19, said with a smile. “Hopefully we can capitalize on the car speed we have and come away with a top-five finish”
The Champion Racing Oil National Open is one of sprint car racing’s crown jewels and pays a hefty $50,000 to win and attracts one of the toughest fields in sprint car racing combining the stiff Pennsylvania Posse regulars, the 16 World of Outlaws full-timers, and a handful of top-tier invaders. It all gets started at Williams Grove later this evening (September 28), which will also feature the Summer Nationals Feature which was postponed due to rain. Marks will start 18th in that $20,000 to win event.
Upcoming: 9/28 – Williams Grove National Open 9/29 – Williams Grove National Open 9/30 – Williams Grove National Open
Quick Results: 9/22 – Eldora Speedway – 8th 9/23 – Lernerville Speedway – 14th
To view the entire World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series schedule, visit the Greatest Show On Dirt live on the Web at www.woosprint.com.
Fans are also encouraged to ‘follow’ Brent Marks on all of the available social media networks including Twitter: https://twitter.com/brent_marks, https://twitter.com/brentmarks19?lang=en and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brentmarksracing
New Brent Marks Racing merchandise is now available and can be found online via www.brentmarksracing.com. Apparel is also available on the road and can be found in the David Gravel/Muddy merchandise trailer.
2016 Highlights: Earned back-to-back victories at Port Royal Speedway and Path Valley Speedway Park on Saturday/Sunday, August 27-28. Earned Hard Charger award with Arctic Cat All Stars at Atomic Speedway on October 22.
2017 Highlights: Qualified for first World of Outlaws main event as a full-time traveler during DIRTcar Nationals on Friday, February 17. Finished eighth during World of Outlaws A-main at Volusia Speedway Park (FL) on Sunday afternoon, February 19. Finished ninth with WoO in Stockton, California, on Saturday, March 25. Earned pair of World of Outlaws top-ten finishes at Devil’s Bowl (TX) Speedway on Friday/Saturday, April 14-15. Earned unsanctioned Port Royal win on Saturday, April 22. Finished sixth against WoO at Plymouth Speedway in Plymouth, Indiana. Finished tenth at 81 Speedway near Wichita, Kansas, on Saturday, May 6. KSE Hard Charger Award winner at Eldora Speedway on Saturday, May 13, by charging 20th to 12th. Finished 10th at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, May 19, during Morgan Cup preliminary main event. Tenth during New Egypt (NJ) Speedway appearance on Wednesday, May 24. Finished 11th at Knoxville (IA) Raceway on Friday, June 9. Finished eighth at River Cities (ND) Speedway on Friday, June 16. Drove from 15th to eighth at West Liberty Raceway in Iowa on Friday, June 23; KSE Hard Charger Award. Finished 10th at Dakota State Fair (SD) Speedway on Saturday, July 1. Finished sixth during Brad Doty Classic at Attica Raceway Park on July 11. Earned pair of KSE Hard Charger awards at Eldora Speedway during Kings Royal weekend (July 13,14). Finished 23rd during $50,000-to-win Kings Royal A-Main on July 15. Finished fourth after starting 15th at Hartford (MI) Speedway on Friday, July 28. Finished tenth at Wilmot Raceway on Saturday, July 29. Qualified for the 2017 Knoxville Nationals B-main. Scored 15th top-ten finish of the season Sunday, August 20, at the Nodak (ND) Speedway. KSE Hard Charger at the Black Hills Speedway (SD) on August 25. Moved forward from 23rd to finish 8th at Calistoga (CA) Speedway on Friday, September 15. Charged from 22nd to finish eighth at Eldora Speedway during Four Crown Nationals weekend (September 22).
2015 Wins: 3 2016 Wins: 4 (Port Royal Speedway x2, Trail-Way Speedway, Path Valley Speedway Park) 2017: Wins: 1 (Port Royal Speedway, non-sanctioned) WoO Wins: N/A WoO Top-10s: 19 WoO Top-5s: 1
Brent Marks and ‘BMR’ would like to thank all of their marketing partners including – Primary Sponsors: M&M Painting & Construction, BAPS Auto Paint & Supply. Secondary Sponsors: Fredericksburg Eagle Hotel, Russell Heller Builders, Wolfrun Landscapes, KC Automotive, A. Murray Family Investments, LLC. Product Sponsors: Maxim Chassis, Rider Racing Engines, Walker Performance Filtration, Diversified Machine Inc, Smith Precision Products, TQ Fiberglass, Highlands Powersports, Wings Unlimited, PAC Springs, Roadrunner Racing Fuels – VP, KSE Racing Products, ERK Steering, TiLube, and Classic Ink USA.
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