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|Starks Preparing for First Trip to Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 This Weekend
Inside Line Promotions - JACKSON, Minn. (May 18, 2020) - Trey Starks will make his debut at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 this weekend during a World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series event.
The Gobrecht Motorsports competitor invades the oval in Pevely, Mo., on Friday and Saturday, marking his first time racing in the state of Missouri as well.
"It's a place I've always wanted to go to that I haven't quite made it to," he said of the high-banked track. "It's pretty exciting for me. The anticipation is there and it will be with a great field of cars. I've watched some videos of races around there and it looks like a really fast and fun place to race."
Starks will cap this weekend by tackling a Sprint Invaders show on Sunday at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa, where he made his debut last summer.
"It was a fun track," he said. "We were fast, but got into a couple of incidents. That was a 410 race last year so I'm excited to see how it is during a 360 event."
Starks is looking forward to building on last weekend's result at the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing hosted by Jackson Motorplex.
Starks qualified 18th quickest in his group before finishing where he started - sixth - in a heat race. That relegated him to the seventh starting position in a B Main.
"We just weren't up to speed when we needed to be," he said. "When we got everything figured out in the B Main it was too late. We were right there and close to a transfer spot, but it was too late. We learned some valuable things."
Starks gained a trio of positions and in the closing laps was within striking distance of a transfer position, but ultimately missed moving onto the main event by one spot.
QUICK RESULTS -
May 15 - Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn. - Qualifying: 18; Heat race: 6 (6); B Main: 4 (7).
SEASON STATS -
6 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 1 top 10, 1 top 15, 4 top 20s
UP NEXT -
Friday and Saturday at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo., with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series and Sunday at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa, with the Sprint Invaders
MEDIA LINKS -
Starks has t-shirts and hoodies for sale at http://www.TreyStarksRacing.com .
SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Brown & Miller Racing Solutions
Brown & Miller Racing Solutions is a leader in lightweight hoses and fittings within the motor sports industry. For more information, visit http://www.BMRS.net.
"Brown & Miller Racing Solutions has worked with members of our team for a long time," Starks said. "They are a trusted company that produces top-notch products so we are thrilled to have them support our team."
Gobrecht Motorsports would also like to thank E-Z-GO, Champion Brands, FK Rod Ends, Golf Cart Services, J&J Auto Racing, Fibreworks Composites, Beer Hill Gang, Gettysburg Rental Center, Gardy's Enterprises, Baker Door Company, Moose Lodge 720, 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, Kinsler Fuel Injection, All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads, Ultra Lite Brakes & Components, Rider Automotive, BAPS Motor Speedway and Saldana Racing Products for their continued support.
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