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|Trey Starks 9.7.17|| Rate Topic
|Posted: Friday Sep 8th, 2017 12:22 AM||
|Starks Races on East Coast and West Coast During Busy Weekend
Inside Line Promotions - ELMA, Wash. (Sept. 6, 2017) - Trey Starks earned a fifth-place result during his 360ci winged sprint car debut at Williams Grove Speedway last Friday to kick off a busy weekend.
Starks and the Gobrecht Motorsports team won a Patriot Sprint Tour and URC Series heat race to lock into the feature redraw at the half-mile oval in Mechanicsburg, Pa. The team drew the No. 2 during the random redraw to start the A Main on the outside of the front row.
"We ran good in the heat and led a couple of laps in the main," he said. "I lost the lead running the wrong spot on the track. I watched the 410 race and they ran the bottom. I committed to the bottom and a couple of guys got around me on the top. Then we got shuffled back on double-file restarts. We'll take a top five though."
Starks returned to the track on Sunday for a 410ci winged sprint car show. He finished where he started - third - in a heat race and lined up on the outside of the sixth row for the main event, which was handicapped.
"The track was pretty heavy and tough to pass on," he said. "We worked around a little bit, but when the dust settled we ended up 11th.
"I had to jump on a flight and get home Monday in time to get to Elma. We were scrambling pretty good so we weren't as prepared as we should have been."
Starks headed west to drive his family owned No. 55 sprint car during the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series event on Monday at Grays Harbor Raceway. He qualified 20th quickest, placed eighth in a heat race and ended fifth in the Last Chance Showdown to transfer into the back of the main event.
"I just tried to take what I could get in the A Main," he said. "We were able to make some decent progress."
Starks rallied from 23rd to a 17th-place result.
He will pilot his family car on Wednesday at Willamette Speedway in Lebanon, Ore., with the World of Outlaws before venturing east to drive for Gobrecht Motorsports on Friday and Saturday at Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pa., for the Tuscarora 50 with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions.
QUICK RESULTS -
Sept. 1 - Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa. - Heat race: 1 (2); Feature: 5 (2).
Sept. 3 - Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa. - Heat race: 3 (3); Feature: 11 (12).
Sept. 4 - Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma, Wash. - Qualifying: 20; Heat race: 8 (7); B Main: 5 (3); Feature: 17 (23).
SEASON STATS -
49 races, 2 wins, 13 top fives, 19 top 10s, 30 top 15s, 40 top 20s
UP NEXT -
Wednesday at Willamette Speedway in Lebanon, Ore., with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series and Friday and Saturday at Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pa., for the Tuscarora 50 with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions
MEDIA LINKS -
Starks has t-shirts and hoodies for sale at http://www.TreyStarksRacing.com .
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Gobrecht Motorsports would also like to thank Champion Brands, Starks Timber Processing, Golf Cart Services, 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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