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|Trey Starks 4.19.18|| Rating:
|Posted: Thursday Apr 19th, 2018 03:37 PM||
|Starks Progresses Throughout All Star Weekend Before Flat Tire at Port Royal
Inside Line Promotions - PORT ROYAL, Pa. (April 18, 2018) - Trey Starks progressed throughout a pair of Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions races in Central Pennsylvania last weekend.
The Gobrecht Motorsports pilot opened the weekend on Friday at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, where he timed in second quickest in his group, placed fifth in a heat race and won the B Main to transfer into the back of the main event.
"I got a bad start and lost a few spots so I had to get those back plus the additional ones we got," he said. "We ran really good laps in the A Main and we had good speed."
Starks officially picked up a half-dozen positions in the main event to end 15th.
The team continued to improve on Saturday at Port Royal Speedway, where Starks qualified fourth quickest in his group before he won a heat race to make a dash. A fourth-place result in a dash lined him up on the inside of the fourth row for the A Main.
"We made some changes for the feature and were rolling really good," he said. "I was running really hard against the wall. I guess I hit it one too many times and we got a flat right rear. It also broke the Jacob's Ladder so we didn't get back out.
"We had nice speed at both places. I think we're getting things figured out so I'm looking forward to the weeks to come."
Last Sunday's event at Bedford Speedway in Bedford, Pa., rained out.
Starks will compete in both the 410ci and 360ci winged sprint car classes on Saturday at Port Royal Speedway before wrapping up the weekend on Sunday at Selinsgrove Speedway in Selinsgrove, Pa.
QUICK RESULTS -
April 13 - Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa. - Qualifying: 2; Heat race: 5 (3); B Main: 1 (1); Feature: 15 (21).
April 14 - Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pa. - Qualifying: 4; Heat race: 1 (1); Dash: 4 (2); Feature: DNF (7).
SEASON STATS -
14 races, 0 wins, 1 top five, 2 top 10s, 5 top 15s, 6 top 20s
UP NEXT -
Saturday at Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pa., and Sunday at Selinsgrove Speedway in Selinsgrove, Pa.
MEDIA LINKS -
Starks has t-shirts and hoodies for sale at http://www.TreyStarksRacing.com .
SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Beer Hill Gang
The Beer Hill Gang, which is made up of diehard sprint car fans in Central Pennsylvania, has participated in the "Adopt-A-Highway Program," organizes trash clean ups and sponsors various race teams, Hard Charger Awards and laps at the Tuscarora 50. The group is also a strong supporter of the Jeff Gordon's Kick-It Foundation that helps aid children's cancer research. For more information, visit http://www.BeerHillGang.net.
"The Beer Hill Gang is a big supporter of the Gobrecht Motorsports team," Starks said. "The way they've welcomed me into the state of Pennsylvania has been much appreciated."
Gobrecht Motorsports would also like to thank Textron Off Road, Golf Cart Services, J&J Auto Racing, Starks Timber Processing, FK Rod Ends, Champion Brands, Moose Blocks, Fibreworks Composites, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Gettysburg Rental Center, Gardy's Enterprises, 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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