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|Starks Earns Top-Five Finish at Jackson Motorplex as Knoxville Finale Nears
Inside Line Promotions - JACKSON, Minn. (Aug. 20, 2019) - Trey Starks scored his third top five of the season at Jackson Motorplex last Saturday to remain in the hunt for the track championship.
The Gobrecht Motorsports driver was efficient every time he hit the 4/10-mile oval, which hosted a Midwest Power Series and Midwest Sprint Touring Series event.
Starks maneuvered from fourth to second place in a heat race and from third to second in the dash. That lined him up on the inside of the second row for the A Main.
"We did a good job of moving forward early in the night to set ourselves up for a great starting position in the main event," he said. "We battled a tight race car, which a lot of drivers did in the feature. That hurt us as far as moving forward, but we had a great race with a couple of drivers between third and fifth."
Starks capped the night with a fourth-place result, which was his fifth overall top five of the season and third in five 360ci winged sprint car starts at Jackson Motorplex this season. He ranks fourth in the championship standings - only 12 points out of the lead with three races remaining.
"We're confident every time we head to Jackson so we're looking forward to the three races at the end of this month," he said. "Now our focus is on wrapping up the season with a strong result at Knoxville this weekend."
The team heads to Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, this Saturday for the track's season finale. Starks enters the event ranked eighth in the championship standings. He is atop the Rookie of the Year standings.
QUICK RESULTS -
Aug. 17 - Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn. - Heat race: 2 (4); Dash: 2 (3); Feature: 4 (3).
SEASON STATS -
30 races, 1 win, 5 top fives, 11 top 10s, 14 top 15s, 19 top 20s
UP NEXT -
Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa
MEDIA LINKS -
Starks has t-shirts and hoodies for sale at http://www.TreyStarksRacing.com .
SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Moose Blocks
Steven "Moose" Brokenshire founded Moose Blocks, Inc., in 2002, in York, Pa. Moose Blocks has developed into is a stable, profitable business offering precision machining and excellent customer service. The company has evolved into a full-service custom machine shop that supplies sprint car parts to dealers all across the United States, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit http://www.MooseBlocks.com.
"Moose Blocks is the leading manufacturer of sprint car components and has been helping the Gobrecht team out for years," Starks said. "We're very appreciative of their support and look forward to representing them in Victory Lane many times."
Gobrecht Motorsports would also like to thank E-Z-GO, FK Rod Ends, Champion Brands, Golf Cart Services, J&J Auto Racing, Fibreworks Composites, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Beer Hill Gang, 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, Security Race Products, Benner's Butcher Shoppe and Darwin L. Martin Trucking for their continued support.
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