(Photo: Brent Marks during prior start – Devin Mayo Photography)
Brent Marks looks forward to Placerville and Calistoga
By Fully Injected Motorsports:
MYERSTOWN, Pa. (September 10, 2018) – Although Brent Marks’ recent stretch of World of Outlaws competition has been frustrating, highlighting his last three starts with a 12th place finish at Willamette Speedway on Wednesday, September 5, the ‘Myerstown Missile’ did show some some promise, ultimately ending the weekend with his own version of alphabet soup at Silver Dollar Speedway.
After his visit to Willamette Speedway in Lebanon, Ore., on Wednesday, Marks, driver of the Brent Marks Racing/M&M Painting & Construction/BAPS Auto Paint & Supply/Eagle Hotel/Buckwalter Trucking/No. 19, joined the Greatest Show On Dirt during Gold Cup Race of Champions competition at Silver Dollar Speedway on Friday and Saturday, September 7 & 8. Despite finishing 25th on Friday after utilizing a World of Outlaws provisional, Brent Marks rebounded in a big way on Saturday and showed his fans the true definition of perseverance.
Failing to transfer through his respective heat race, Marks was forced to battle through the evening’s C-main and eventually finished second. Marks then rallied from 12th to finish third during the evening’s Last Chance Showdown, capping off his Gold Cup Race of Champions effort by finishing 17th during the weekend finale.
“It was just one of those weeks for us. We learn from these and move forward. That’s all you can do,” Brent Marks said, who is nearing the end of his second, full season with the World of Outlaws. “Times like these can be frustrating, but luckily for me I have a lot of great people who stand behind this team and support everything we do. All we can do now is move forward and keep working hard.”
Up next on the schedule, Brent Marks will follow the World of Outlaws to Placerville Speedway for a visit on Wednesday, September 12, followed by a doubleheader at Calistoga Speedway on Friday and Saturday, September 14 & 15. The 49er Gold Rush Classic at Placerville will award a $20,000 top prize.
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 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_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.
|2018 Brent Marks Racing WoO Statistics: (thru September 10 2018)|
|WoO Top-5s: 6|
|WoO Top-10s: 24|
|WoO Wins: 2 (Wilmot [Wis.] Raceway – 6/2) (Weedsport [N.Y.] Speedway – 7/29)|
|Non-Sanctioned Wins: 0|
2018 Highlights: Earned one top-ten finish with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1, as well as one top-ten finish with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series, each during DIRTcar Nationals action at Volusia (Fla.) Speedway Park. Charged from 25th to finish ninth at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas with the World of Outlaws on February 28 – KSE Hard Charger Award. Finished tenth with the World of Outlaws at Arizona (Ariz.) Speedway on April 7. Finished tenth with World of Outlaws at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on Saturday, April 21. I-55 finish earned Marks KSE Hard Charger Award (+12 positions). Advanced from 13th to finish ninth during Texas Outlaw Nationals finale at Devil’s Bowl Speedway (Texas). Finished seventh at Salina Highbanks Speedway in Salina, Okla., on Saturday, May 5. Earned KSE Hard Charger Award at The Dirt Track at Charlotte on Friday, May 25 – charged from 20th to finish 12th. Earned pair of top-ten finishes (eighth and ninth, respectively) during Weikert Memorial programs at Port Royal Speedway. Earns back-to-back World of Outlaws top-five finishes during action at I-96 (Mich.) Speedway and Wilmot (Wis.) Raceway on June 1-2; won at Wilmot Raceway for first-ever WoO victory. Earned third consecutive WoO top-ten during action at Fairbury (Ill.) American Legion Speedway on Tuesday, June 5. Earned back-to-back eighth place finishes during action at River Cities Speedway and Nodak Speedway in North Dakota on June 15 & 17. Rallied from 17th to ninth during WoO action at Beaver Dam Raceway (Wis.). Charged from 24th to finish ninth at Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway on Saturday, June 30. Finished third at Cedar Lake (Wis.) Speedway on Friday, July 6. Hard Charged from 20th to finish fifth at Eldora Speedway during Jokers Wild on Thursday, July 12. Earned back-to-back KSE Hard Charger Awards during World of Outlaws action at Lincoln Speedway and Williams Grove Speedway on Thursday and Friday, July 19 & 20. Earned his second World of Outlaws victory of the season during action at Weedsport (N.Y.) Speedway on Sunday, July 29. Earned back-to-back top-ten finishes during Ironman 55 action in Pevely, Missouri, one also resulting in hard charger honors. Finished tenth during Knoxville Nationals ‘Hard Knocks’ program. Charged from 16th to eighth during Knoxville Nationals B-main on Saturday, August 11. Finished tenth during Knoxville Nationals “Hard Knox” night on Friday, August 10. Finished eighth at River Cities (N.D.) Speedway on August 17 after starting 21st. Finished ninth during visits to Black Hills (S.D.) Speedway and Big Sky (Mont.) Speedway on Friday and Saturday, August 24 & 25. Finished sixth during action at Skagit (Wash.) Speedway on Saturday, September 1.
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