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|Starks PR - 5.20.19|| Rate Topic
|Posted: Tuesday May 21st, 2019 03:34 AM||
|Starks Excited for Doubleheader at Knoxville Raceway This Weekend
Inside Line Promotions - PUYALLUP, Wash. (May 20, 2019) - The rainouts continue to stack up for Trey Starks, who lost both opportunities to race last weekend because of rain.
That makes six of nine scheduled races that have been cancelled or postponed because of wet weather to start the season for Gobrecht Motorsports.
"I think everyone is pretty tired of the continual rain," he said. "You always expect a couple of rainouts early in the year, but to have lost as many as we have so far has been frustrating. We're hoping the weather will turn for the better soon and we can start racing every weekend."
The next opportunity is a doubleheader hosted by Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, this Friday and Saturday.
"We're grateful for Knoxville Raceway to add a show on Friday to make up for how many have been lost," he said. "They didn't have to do that so it shows how committed they are to racing and the teams that support the track."
Starks made a lot of headway between the Knoxville Raceway season opener on April 20 and his second start on May 4, when he scored his first career top 10 in the 410ci winged sprint car division at the 'Sprint Car Capital of the World.'
"We've said this the last couple of weeks and then the races rain out, but we're really looking forward to seeing what race No. 3 has in store for us at Knoxville," he said. "It was such a big improvement from the first to second race that we want to keep moving forward and getting better. The only way we can do that is to get consistent laps there."
Starks enters the weekend ranked 12th in the championship standings.
SEASON STATS -
3 races, 0 wins, 1 top five, 2 top 10s, 2 top 15s, 2 top 20s
UP NEXT -
Friday and Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa
MEDIA LINKS -
Starks has t-shirts and hoodies for sale at http://www.TreyStarksRacing.com .
SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - E-Z-GO
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"E-Z-GO has supported Scott Gobrecht and his business for a long time," Starks said. "We all appreciate their support of our team."
Gobrecht Motorsports would also like to thank Golf Cart Services, Champion Brands, J&J Auto Racing, FK Rod Ends, Fibreworks Composites, Moose Blocks, 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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