HITTING THEIR STRIDE: Marks & CJB Score Four Top-5's to Close Out Speedweek
Team plans to catch last four events of Ohio Speedweek to keep rolling
CARLISLE, PA. - July 8, 2020 - As the temperature rises, CJB Motorsports and driver Brent Marks continue to field better results.
On Monday, June 29th, the team competed at Lincoln Speedway near Abbottstown, Pa. as apart of the 30th annual Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek. Marks timed in 5th, finished 2nd in his heat race and 4th in the feature. The following night, the schedule took car #5 to Grandview (Pa.) Speedway. Marks timed in 22nd, finished 5th in his heat race and 13th in the feature.
On July 2nd, the team took on Port Royal (Pa.) Speedway and timed in 15th, finished 4th in the heat race and 8th in the feature. The Mitch Smith Memorial was held at Williams Grove Speedway near Mechanicsburg, Pa. on July 3rd. Marks timed in 10th, won his heat race and was involved in the battle for the lead before finishing 2nd.
The final night of Speedweek was held at Port Royal (Pa.) Speedway. Marks timed in 11th, won his heat race for the second straight night and finished 3rd in the feature.
For the week, Marks and the CJB team finished with three top-5's and seven top-10's in eight events. For their efforts, the team finished 5th in the overall Speedweek points standings.
Photo by Ashlee Book
"It was great to be competitive all week long and to run top-three in the last three races shows how good Barry and the guys have been," said Marks, pilot of the #5 M&M Painting and Construction, BAPS Paints, Fredericksburg Eagle Hotel, Alkaline 88 Water, R.E. Pierson Construction Co., Wolfrun Landscapes, Nyce, Crete & Landis Block and Concrete, C&S Lawn and Landscape, Ecynbro Trucking machine. "I tried like crazy to get us a couple there at the end but unfortunately I just could not get it done. It was a lot of fun to able to race like that."
With recent event postponements of the Kings Royal and Knoxville Nationals, the CJB team will be evaluating schedule options as they go. Up next will be the following events with Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions as apart of the Ohio Speedweek -
July 9th - Muskingum County Speedway - Dresden, OH
July, 10th - Portsmouth Raceway Park - Portsmouth, OH
July 11th - Sharon Speedway - Hartford, OH
July 12th - Sharon Speedway - Hartford, OH
"We’ll carry that momentum into future races here and get us a few wins along the way," said Marks. "It will be nice to keep racing and get into a groove."
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Heat Race Wins: 6
Dash Wins: 0
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ABOUT CJB MOTORSPORTS:
CJB Motorsports is a winged, 410 sprint car team that competes across the country with driver Brent Marks. Founded in 2005, the Clemens family owned organization has worked to establish a standard of excellence in short track racing through fielding competitive entries and providing exceptional exposure for marketing partners. The team is based out of Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
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Partners: M&M Painting and Construction, BAPS Paints, Fredericksburg Eagle Hotel, Alkaline 88 Water, R.E. Pierson Construction Co., Wolfrun Landscapes, Nyce, Crete & Landis Block and Concrete, C&S Lawn and Landscape, Ecynbro Trucking
Manufacturers: All Pro Cylinder Heads, All Star Performance, ATL Fuel Cells, BK Racing Ti Components, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Cometic Gaskets, Fastener Specialties, FK Rod Ends, Factory Kahne Shocks, Gray Motorsports Engines, High Performance Lubricants, HRP Wings, K1 RaceGear, Kinsler Fuel Injection, KSE Racing Products, Lincoln Welders, Moose Blocks, Inc., MSD Ignition, NGK, Spark Plugs, Outerwears, RPM Chassis, RRI Designs, Safety-Klean, Schoenfeld Headers, Schroth Racing, Ti22 Performance, Walker Performance Filters, Weld Racing, Wilwood Brakes, Winters Performance.