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Brent Marks hard charges to a top-ten during opening weekend with World of Outlaws
By Fully Injected Motorsports:
MYERSTOWN, Pa. (February 12, 2018) – Kicking-off his second, full season on the road with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series, the “Myerstown Missile” Brent Marks joined the Greatest Show On Dirt at Volusia (Fla.) Speedway Park for the 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals on February 9-11.
During three nights of competition, Marks accumulated one top-ten finish, hard charging 15 positions from the inside of row 13 to finish tenth, officially. The other two nights of competition resulted in a 14th place finish and an unfortunate DNF; the result of a hard crash during Sunday night’s Last Chance Showdown. Marks walked away unharmed.
Before beginning his second World of Outlaws season, Marks joined the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 at Volusia Speedway Park, also during the 47th running of the DIRTcar Nationals. In two All Star starts, Marks finished eighth and 15th.
“Not the ideal way to start the season, but we’ll take these results and move forward,” Brent Marks said, who pilots the Brent Marks Racing/M&M Painting & Construction/BAPS Auto Paint & Supply/Eagle Hotel/No. 19. “We showed everyone our ability to pass cars on several occasions last year, so it’s nice to back that up this year and get a hard charge during our first weekend out. All we need to do now and capitalize and earn some starting positions closer to the front. We have a long season ahead of us. We’ll use the DIRTcar Nationals as a shake-down weekend and move forward.”
Brent Marks will continue his sophomore season with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series with a pair of events in Texas. The Myerstown, Pa., native will invade the Cotton Bowl Speedway near Paige, Texas, on Friday, February 23, followed by a stop at the LoneStar Speedway in Kilgore, Texas, on Saturday, February 24.
Brent Marks and ‘BMR’ would like to thank all of their marketing partners including – Primary Sponsors: M&M Painting & Construction, BAPS Auto Paint & Supply, A. Murray Family Investments, LLC., Fredericksburg Eagle Hotel, Russell Heller Builders, Memtec Services. Associate Sponsors: Wolfrun Landscapes, Buckwalter Trucking, Cajun Kennels, Road Runner Race Fuels. Product Sponsors: FK Shocks, HP Engines, Kistler Engines, Bruce’s Speed Shop, Maxim Chassis, Wings Unlimited, DMI, Walker Performance Filtration, High Performance Lubricants, Driven Racing Oil, K1 Race Gear, Bell Helmets, CR Graphics, RRi, Fully Injected Motorsports, Stevie Smith Titanium, Wilwood Brakes, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions.
Fans are 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. 2018 Brent Marks Racing apparel is now available and will be available for purchase at each and every World of Outlaws event.
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) 2017 WoO Top-10s: 23 2017 WoO Top-5s: 1
2018 Wins: N/A 2018 WoO Top-Tens: 1 2018 Highlights: Earned one top-ten finish with the All Stars, as well as one top-ten with the World of Outlaws, each during DIRTcar Nationals action at Volusia (Fla.) Speedway Park.
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