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Brent Marks turns valuable laps at Knoxville; Ready for visits to Eagle, River Cities and Red River Valley

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Brent Marks turns valuable laps at Knoxville; Ready for visits to Eagle, River Cities and Red River Valley

 


(Photo: Brent Marks during action at Knoxville Raceway - Chuck Stowe Images Photo Credit)

 

Brent Marks turns valuable laps at Knoxville; Ready for visits to Eagle, River Cities and Red River Valley

 

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

 

KNOXVILLE, IA (June 12, 2017) - Brent Marks followed the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series trail to the famed Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, during the recent weekend, registering back-to-back main event starts, highlighted with an 11th place finish on Friday evening, June 9. Marks qualified for the Friday evening program by qualifying second fastest in his time trials group, followed by a third place finish during heat race competition.

 

On Saturday, June 10, the “Myerstown Missile” worked his way forward from row 12 to finish 16th, just two positions shy of clinching the evening’s KSE Hard Charger Award.

 

For Marks, the two-day visit to the Sprint Car Capital of the World served as a valuable test session, already looking forward to revisiting the Marion County Fairgrounds in mid-August for the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores.

 

“Any time you have the opportunity to turn laps at Knoxville Raceway, you have to take full advantage of it,” Brent Marks explained following the Brownells Big Guns Bash. “I feel like we made some progress throughout the weekend. We’ll put our notes to good use when we come back in August to race for $150,000.”

 

Brent Marks, pilot of the Brent Marks Racing/M&M Painting & Construction/BAPS Auto Paint & Supply/Eagle Hotel/No. 19, will continue his 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Rookie of the Year campaign with three events in five days beginning with the Eagle Nationals at Eagle (NE) Raceway on Tuesday, June 13.

 

Action will swing north once competition in The Cornhusker State is complete, making two separate appearances in North Dakota on Friday and Saturday, June 16-17. River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks will host the Greatest Show On Dirt on Friday evening to kick-off the two-day North Dakota road trip, followed by a stop at the Red River Valley Speedway in West Fargo.

 

Brent Marks will enter the week currently 13th in the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series championship standings on the strength of eight top-ten finishes.

 

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 can keep up with Brent Marks during his entire campaign right here at www.fullyinjected.com. Be sure to also visit the official online home of Brent Marks Racing at www.brentmarksracing.com. Fans are also encouraged to ‘follow’ Brent Marks on all of the available social media networks including Twitter: https://twitter.com/brent_marks and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brentmarksracing

 

New Brent Marks Racing merchandise is now available and can be found online via www.brentmarksracing.com, soon to be available on the road in the Shark Racing apparel 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.

 

2015 Wins: 3
2016 Wins: 4 (Port Royal Speedway x2, Trail-Way Speedway, Path Valley Speedway Park)
2017 WoO Stats:
Wins: 1 (Port Royal Speedway - Unsanctioned)
WoO Wins: N/A
WoO Top-10s: 8

 

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

 

About Fully Injected Motorsports: Headquartered in Western Pennsylvania, Fully Injected Motorsports provides professional grade press releases to multiple short track teams from all areas of the country.

Contact: altmeyer119@gmail.com / corini.anthony@yahoo.com / info@fullyinjected.com / www.fullyinjected.com
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Tyler Altmeyer
Public Relations/Marketing
Classic Ink USA, LLC
Fully Injected Motorsports
All Star Circuit of Champions

    

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