(Photo: Brent Marks during prior start – Paul Arch Photo Credit)
Brent Marks shows speed in Kansas; Port Royal return ahead
By Fully Injected Motorsports:
MYERSTOWN, Pa. (OCTOBER 22, 2018) – Two Kansas starts equaled back-to-back top-ten finishes for Brent Marks, now with 29 on the World of Outlaws trail in 2018.
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 visits to Lakeside Speedway and Dodge City Raceway Park on Friday and Saturday, October 19 & 20, respectively. Starting no worse than 13th on the weekend, the ‘Myerstown Missile’ jumped ahead from 13th to finish tenth at Lakeside, all before maintaining a top-ten run on Saturday at Dodge City by finishing seventh after starting fifth.
Adding some extra glamour to the weekend, Marks won his respective heat race at Dodge City just after setting the third fastest time during qualifying time trials.
“We just kept plugging away all weekend and it worked out,” Brent Marks said, who owns three World of Outlaws victories in 2018. “Now we get to travel home and race in our own backyard, again. It’s exciting to have the opportunity to be a part of the Tuscarora 50 in 2018. We know what it takes to win at Port Royal Speedway so we plan to put those notes to good use this Friday and Saturday and make the best of our weekend close to home.”
The 51st running of the Tuscarora 50 at Port Royal Speedway sits ahead for Brent Marks and Brent Marks Racing. The two-day spectacle will award a total winner’s share equaling $59,000 on Friday and Saturday, October 26 & 27, all headlined with the 50-lap, $51,000-to-win finale on Saturday evening.
Marks is certainly no stranger to competition at Port Royal Speedway, nor the famous Tuscarora 50. In fact, before hopping on the Outlaw trail full-time, Marks made his presence known at the Port Royal ‘Speed Palace’ permanently by sweeping Tuscarora weekend in 2015; winning the Night Before The 50 and the Tuscarora 50. The All Star Circuit of Champions sanctioned event awarded a $12,000+ payday during the two-day finale.
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 October 22 2018)|
|WoO Top-5s: 7|
|WoO Top-10s: 29|
|WoO Wins: 3 (Wilmot [Wis.] Raceway – 6/2) (Weedsport [N.Y.] Speedway – 7/29) (Eldora [Ohio] Speedway – 9/21)|
|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. Finished eighth at Calistoga (Calif.) Speedway on Friday, September 14. Victorious at Eldora Speedway during 4-Crown Nationals weekend. Rallied from 23rd to 12th during National Open preliminary at Williams Grove Speedway. Rallied from 12th to sixth during #LastCallForThemAll A-Main at Eldora Speedway on Sunday, October 14. Finished 10th at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., followed by a seventh place finish at Dodge City Raceway Park (Oct. 19 & 20).
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