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|Posted: Thursday Aug 31st, 2017 12:08 AM||
|Starks Sets Quick Time and Advances for Top Five During Rare Race at Home
Inside Line Promotions - ELMA, Wash. (Aug. 30, 2017) - Trey Starks produced his 12th top-five finish of the season last Saturday at Grays Harbor Raceway during a rare race in his home state.
Starks ventured west to drive his family owned No. 55 at the 3/8-mile oval, where he set quick time during qualifying to start the action. He then advanced from fourth to third place in a heat race to qualify for the feature inversion, which was the No. 8.
"It was nice to have speed and pick up where we left off in the family car," he said. "We were ok in our heat race. Drawing the eight put us pretty far back there for the main event. We took a big swing at the setup. It wasn't the best, but we knew we had to be really good coming from eighth."
Starks quickly worked into the top five before gaining one more position to finish fourth.
"We were off by a little bit, but we were better toward the end," he said. "We needed more laps or a caution. The race didn't play out in our favor, but it was nice to have speed all night and move forward."
Starks will return to Gobrecht Motorsports this weekend for races on Friday at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa., and Saturday at Selinsgrove Speedway in Selinsgrove, Pa., with the Patriot Sprint Tour and URC and on Sunday at Williams Grove Speedway during a 410ci winged sprint car show.
QUICK RESULTS -
Aug. 26 - Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma, Wash. - Qualifying: 1; Heat race: 3 (4); Feature: 4 (8).
SEASON STATS -
46 races, 2 wins, 12 top fives, 18 top 10s, 28 top 15s, 37 top 20s
UP NEXT -
Friday at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa., and Saturday at Selinsgrove Speedway in Selinsgrove, Pa., with the Patriot Sprint Tour and URC and Sunday at Williams Grove Speedway
MEDIA LINKS -
Starks has t-shirts and hoodies for sale at http://www.TreyStarksRacing.com .
SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Starks Timber Processing
Starks Timber Processing is a logging business owned by Trey's father, John, who is a third-generation logger. It has been based out of Washington for more than 15 years.
"Starks Timber Processing is what provides me the opportunity to race," Trey said. "It has played a huge role in my life, both on the track and away from it."
Gobrecht Motorsports would also like to thank Champion Brands, Golf Cart Services, ServiceMaster Clean, J&J Auto Racing, Textron Off Road, Fibreworks Composites, FK Rod Ends, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Gettysburg Rental Center, Gardy's Enterprises, Kleffel's, Moose Blocks, Beer Hill Gang, Baker Door Company, Moose Lodge 720, Pancho's Racing Products, Pro Shocks, Auto Meter, KSE Racing Products, Fel-Pro, Taylor Ignition Wires, Miller Welders, K&N Filters, Mettec, Bell Helmets, AL Driveline, DMI, Champion Spark Plugs, ISC Racers Tape, Schroth Racing, HMS Motorsports, King Racing Products, Kinsler Fuel Injection, All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads, Ultra Lite Brakes & Components and Security Race Products for their continued support.
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