Brent Marks earns historic National Open victory worth $65,000

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

MYERSTOWN, Pa. (October 7, 2019) – Despite having to wait over a year to find his way back to World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory lane since his last appearance during a stop at Eldora Speedway on September 21, 2018, the ‘Myerstown Missile’ Brent Marks ended his victory drought in spectacular fashion, etching his name in sprint car racing record books firmly by winning the 2019 National Open at Williams Grove Speedway. 

The largest paying program in Williams Grove history, the Myerstown, Pennsylvania-native collected $65,000 for his National Open triumph, also the largest payday of his career.

Marks, driver of the Brent Marks Racing/M&M Painting & Construction/BAPS Auto Paint & Supply/Eagle Hotel/No. 19 sprint car, earned his colossal victory from the outside of row one, jumping ahead of pole-sitter Brian Brown to lead the first two circuits. Although ‘Blackjack’ was able to battle back by the local Outlaw on lap three, Marks returned the favor on lap 13, sliding by Brown through turns one and two. From that point forward, it was all Brent Marks, even surviving a last lap caution that ultimately resulted in a green/white/checkered finish.

“I’m not so sure it even sunk in yet,” Brent Marks said. “This is unbelievable. I owe this all to my family, friends, crew, and of course, all of my great partners. I grew up in the Williams Grove Speedway infield, so to win this race really hits close to home. I really don’t know what to say.”

With little time to waste celebrating, Brent Marks and Brent Marks Racing will continue their 2019 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series campaign with a two-race stay in the Hoosier State, first visiting Terre Haute Action Track on Saturday, October 12, followed by a visit to Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt on Sunday, October 13. Marks will enter the Indiana doubleheader tenth in the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series championship standings padded by 21 top-ten finishes.  

SPECIAL THANKS:
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, Wicked Cushion, Russell Heller Builders, Memtec Services. Associate Sponsors: Wolfrun Landscapes, Cajun Kennels, Road Runner Race Fuels. Product Sponsors: FK Shocks, HP Engines, Kistler Engines, Saldana Racing Products, Maxim Chassis, Wings Unlimited, DMI, High Performance Lubricants, K1 Race Gear, Bell Helmets, CR Graphics, RRi, Fully Injected Motorsports, Stevie Smith Titanium, Wilwood Brakes, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions. 

SOCIAL MEDIA:
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 encouraged to ‘follow’ Brent Marks on all of the available social media networks including Twitter: https://twitter.com/brent_markshttps://twitter.com/brentmarks19?lang=en and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brentmarksracing

2019 Brent Marks Racing apparel is now available and will be available for purchase at each and every World of Outlaws event. 

STATS:

2019 Brent Marks Racing WoO Statistics:
WoO Top-5s: 7
WoO Top-10s: 21
WoO Wins: 1
Non-Sanctioned Wins: 0


2019 Highlights: Advanced from 26th to finish 11th at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas on Wednesday, February 27. Bounced ahead from 17th to finish 12th at Silver Dollar Speedway on March 15. Finished sixth at USA Raceway in Tucson, Arizona, on Friday, April 5. Finished 11th at Lake Ozark (Mo.) Speedway on Friday, April 26. Finished eighth during Morgan Cup finale at Williams Grove Speedway on Saturday, May 18. Rallied from 14th to finish seventh at Lawrenceburg Speedway on Monday, May 27. Scored back-to-back top-five finishes [4th & 2nd] during Music City Outlaw Nationals at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway on May 31 & June 1. Earned pair of top-ten finishes during three race stretch; eighth at Fairbury Speedway on June 4 and fifth at Granite City on Saturday, June 8. Finished ninth at Beaver Dam Raceway on Saturday, June 22. Finished 14th in Jackson Nationals finale at Jackson Motorplex on Saturday, June 29. Finished fourth at Brown County Speedway on July 3. Finished fourth at Cedar Lake Speedway on Friday, July 5. Finished tenth from 13th at Wilmot Raceway on Saturday, July 13. Finished eighth during #LetsRaceTwo make-up at Eldora Speedway on July 17. Hard charged from 16th to finish third during 2019 Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway on July 20. Finished ninth during Summer Nationals opener at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, July 26. Rallied from 15th to finish eighth during opening night of Ironman weekend on Friday, August 2. Finished sixth during Knoxville Nationals preliminary A-main. Finished 17th in Knoxville Nationals finale A-Main. Finished ninth at Black Hill Speedway on Friday, August 23. Finished sixth at Skagit Speedway on Saturday, August 31. Finished tenth at Willamette Speedway on Wednesday, September 4. Finished tenth during Silver Dollar Speedway’s Gold Cup on Saturday, September 7. Highlights three-race weekend with 12th place finish at Stockton Dirt Track on Friday, September 13. Finished ninth at Dodge City Raceway Park on Saturday, September 21. Scored Williams Grove Speedway National Open victory worth $65,000; largest victory of career and largest payday in Williams Grove Speedway history. 

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