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Mark Burch Motorsports and Lasoski Claim Inaugural Short Track Nationals Open

11/3/2013
Mark Burch Motorsports and Lasoski Claim Inaugural Short Track Nationals Open

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Inside Line Promotions – LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 3, 2013) – Mark Burch Motorsports and Danny Lasoski capped the year by picking up the team’s seventh victory of the season last weekend at I-30 Speedway.

Lasoski powered the car to the win during the inaugural Short Track Nationals Open on Wednesday at the bullring, which kicked off the 26th annual Short Track Nationals with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour.

“We got down there and they had probably one of the best race tracks I’ve seen in a long time,” Lasoski said. “You had a bottom, a middle and a top.”

With 95 drivers competing for the victory, which assured a starting spot in the $15,000-to-win feature on Saturday, Lasoski rallied the Mark Burch Motorsports entry from eighth to third place during his heat race.

“We came through and put ourselves in position for the main event,” Lasoski said. “It’s very rare you can have a car that runs the top, middle and bottom, and Mark and Shane gave me a car that could do that.”

Lasoski was fifth in overall points after the heat races, which lined him up on the inside of the third row for the 25-lap main event.

“In a matter of about five laps I could see the guys spinning their tires,” he said. “I pulled our wing back and got the car rolling through the center. It was moving flawlessly through the middle. We took the same car we had a year ago when it was slick so we had high confidence going in there that if the race track was wide and slick we could go forward.”

And they did.

Lasoski took the lead on Lap 15 and cruised to the triumph, which was the team’s third with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour this season.

That wrapped up the season for the Mark Burch Motorsports entry. Lasoski piloted the team to seven victories, 15 top fives and 20 top 10s in 27 races.

“It was a pleasure to drive that race car,” he said. “Mark and I had a great year together and I’m looking forward to next year.”

QUICK RESULTS –

Oct. 23 – I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark. – Heat race: 3 (8); Feature: 1 (5).

Oct. 25 – I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark. – Heat race: 4 (8); Qualifier: 3 (4); Feature: 9 (12).

Oct. 26 – I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark. – B Main: 16 (5); Feature: 22 (22).

SEASON STATS –

27 races, 7 wins, 15 top fives, 20 top 10s, 22 top 15s, 22 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS –

Website: http://www.MarkBurchMotorsports.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/mbmotorspt

VIDEO –

Check out highlights from Mark Burch Motorsports’ victory at Knoxville Raceway on Aug. 24, which was Lasoski’s 100th career 410ci win at the famed half-mile track: http://youtu.be/ab6x0Z8OBDw

Here are highlights of the 360 Knoxville Nationals preliminary night win by Mark Burch Motorsports at Knoxville Raceway on Aug. 1: http://youtu.be/RZLvNmvZ8XY

Here are highlights of Mark Burch Motorsports victory at I-80 Speedway on May 23 thanks to Moore Race Videos: http://youtu.be/FQchd9GJmmo

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“Tim and Tammy Engler have been the cornerstone of the Mark Burch Motorsports operation for many years,” Mark Burch said. “Tim’s constant dedication and commitment to research and development has continued to help accelerate our need for speed. Engler Fuel Injectors can be found on mini sprints, 305s, 360s and 410s all over the world. While other manufacturers have tried to copy Tim’s latest designs, no one can match the drive-ability, throttle response and acceleration of the 2013 product line. Tim’s expertise in this area is unsurpassed. Their staff provide efficient order filling and their quality control is second to none. Our team is extremely grateful for the continued support from Engler Machine & Tool, Inc.”

Mark Burch Motorsports would also like to thank Wolfweld Chassis, AFCO Gas Shocks by Speedway Motors, Weld Wheels, Schoenfeld Headers, King Racing Products, Joe Gibbs Driven Race Oil, Speedway Motors, Speedway Shock Service, Hot Dot, Inc., Dyer’s Top Rods, Wireless Amber Alerts, Hoosier Tire, Arrow Truck Sales, Donovan Blocks, Diamond Pistons, Rod End Supply, Saldana Racing Products, MSD Ignition, Vortex Wings, S & S Welding, Inc., Lee Power Steering, Gessford Machine, DMI Bulldog Rears, Wulff Pumps, Red Devil Brakes, Total Seal Piston Rings, Goodridge Fluid Transfer Systems, Huggins Cams and Harris Decals for their continued support.

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