(Photo: Brent Marks during a prior WoO start – Jason Brown Motorsports Photography Credit)
Marks Sixth at Fulton; Looks Forward to Port Royal Speedway
By Fully Injected Motorsports Contact: Anthony Corini
MYERSTOWN, PA (October 11, 2017) – In typical Brent Marks fashion, the Brent Marks Racing/M&M Painting & Construction/BAPS Auto Paint & Supply/ Eagle Hotel/No. 19 came forward in the Feature on Saturday night at Fulton (NY) Speedway, this time to a strong sixth place finish. Marks qualified well and ran third in his heat race, lining him up ninth for the 25-lap Feature.
Marks was strong on multiple restarts in the Feature and spent the majority of the final ten laps battling with the “Wild Child” Jac Haudenschild for the fifth position. Marks ended up finishing behind the Ohio Hall of Famer by less than a car length.
Marks has moved up to 11th in the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series point standings in his inaugural season with The Greatest Show on Dirt, as his team prepares for a race they’ve had circled all year long – a return to the Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pennsylvania.
Marks, a nearby Myerstown native, has a victory at Port Royal this year during unsanctioned competition and will be looking to score a first career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series win this weekend in front of his hometown crowd. Following the trip to Port Royal, Marks and the rest of the World of Outlaws will head north to New York to compete in a pair of rain-date events at the Weedsport Speedway and Ransomville Speedway on Sunday and Monday the 16th and 17th of October, respectively.
“I’m thrilled to have earned a solid run on Saturday at Fulton,” Brent Marks explained. “We really needed that finish. Now we can head to Port Royal with some momentum on our side. I’m definitely ready to get back there. Our goal is to put ourselves in a position to contend for the win. We did it once this year, but now we get to try with the World of Outlaws.”
Upcoming: 10/14 – Port Royal Speedway 10/15 – Weedsport Speedway 10/16 – Ransomville Speedway
Quick Results: 10/7 – Fulton Speedway – 6th
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 eighth at Calistoga (CA) Speedway on Friday, September 15. Charged from 22nd to finish eighth at Eldora Speedway during Four Crown Nationals weekend (September 22). Finished sixth at Fulton (NY) Speedway on Saturday, October 7; Marks’ 20th top-ten finish of the season.
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: 20 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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