(Photo: Brent Marks during action at Devil’s Bowl (TX) Speedway – Vince Vellella Photo Credit)
Brent Marks earns pair of WoO top-ten finishes at Devil’s Bowl Speedway
By Fully Injected Motorsports:
MESQUITE, TX (April 17, 2017) – Myerstown, Pennsylvania’s Brent Marks doubled his World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series top-ten count in just one weekend, scoring back-to-back top-ten finishes at the Devil’s Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, on Friday and Saturday, April 14-15. The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Rookie of the Year contender now has four top-ten finishes on the season with the Greatest Show On Dirt, currently 12th in the 2017 World of Outlaws championship standings, as well as second in the current Rookie of the Year title chase.
Marks, pilot of the Brent Marks Racing/M&M Painting & Construction/BAPS Auto Paint & Supply/Fredericksburg Eagle Hotel/No. 19, finished ninth and seventh, respectively, during his visit to Devil’s Bowl Speedway, qualifying for main event competition through each of his heat races.
“We had a great weekend in Texas. Earning back-to-back solid finishes like that was perfect for our program,” Brent Marks explained. “We had a tough weekend in Arizona two weeks back, so obviously, we were a little down after that. But to come out here and rebound with great finishes says a lot about our potential. I can’t thank everyone enough for making all of this possible. My guys have been busting their butts all spring out here on the road. They deserve nights like we had at Devil’s Bowl. We’re on a top-ten streak now, so the obvious plan is to keep that going.”
Before making the trek to Mesquite, Texas, Brent Marks joined the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series at the Gator Motorplex in Willis, Texas, on Thursday, April 13. Marks’ night ended one spot shy of a top-ten finish; 11th at the final checkers after starting on the outside of row six.
With his final Texas visit of 2017 in the books, Brent Marks will move north and continue his first-ever World of Outlaws campaign with a pair of programs in the Mississippi River Valley, this time visiting areas of Arkansas and Missouri. The Bull Ring Outlaw Blitz at Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Arkansas, will kick-off the upcoming weekend on Friday night, April 21, followed by the Spring Classic at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri, on Saturday, April 22.
Although Riverside International Speedway will be new to Marks’ racing resume, the former “Pennsylvania Posse” representative has made prior starts at I-55, finishing 20th against the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series during the 2016 edition of the Ironman 55.
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.
2015 Wins: 3
2016 Wins: 4 (Port Royal Speedway x2, Trail-Way Speedway, Path Valley Speedway Park)
2017 WoO Stats: Top-10s – 4
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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