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LARSON MARKS RACING LOOKS TO GAIN GROUND IN KANSAS AND OKLAHOMA

October 19, 2017
LARSON MARKS RACING LOOKS TO GAIN GROUND IN KANSAS AND OKLAHOMA

TWO RACE WEEKEND: The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series travels back to the Midwest for the first of back-to-back weekends of action. Larson Marks Racing will compete at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., on Friday, followed by Salina Highbanks Speedway in Shane Stewart's home state of Oklahoma.
 
LAKESIDE RETURN: In two previous races at Lakeside Speedway, Stewart passed 23 cars to earn a pair of top-10s. In 2015, he started 15th on the grid and gained nine positions to earn a sixth-place finish. The following year, the pilot of the LMR No. 2 charged from the 19th-starting spot to finish fifth and earn the KSE Hard Charger Award for the night.
 
STEWART TRAVELS HOME: The Bixby, Okla., native returns to his home state on Saturday for the Twister Showdown at Salina Highbanks Speedway. Stewart was able to pick up the big win in front of family and friends at Salina in 2015 and followed that up with a fifth-place finish in 2016.
 
POINTS BATTLE: As the season winds down, Stewart is still in a tight point battle with Daryn Pittman for the fourth spot in the World of Outlaws Championship point standings. After Monday's race at Ransomville (N.Y.) Speedway, Stewart sits fifth in the point standings, 36-markers behind Pittman.
 
LARSON MARKS RACING OWNERS: Larson Marks Racing is co-owned by NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series (NMECS) driver Kyle Larson and driver/entrepreneur Justin Marks. Marks also owns GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, N.C. Larson be at Kansas Speedway this weekend to compete in the sixth NMECS race of the post season.
 
LARSON MARKS RACING TEAM: 
The Larson Marks Racing team is led by crew chief Lee Stauffer of York, Penn., with Heath Moyle of Middleburg, Penn., and Dennis Christ of Fredericksburg, Penn.
 
LOOKING AHEAD: Following Saturday night's race at Salina Highbanks Speedway, Larson Marks Racing will be back on track Friday, October 27 at Dodge City (Kan.) Raceway Park Speedway for the Outlaw Boot Hill Showdown.

CONNECT WITH LMR: For more information about Larson Marks Racing, including apparel, please visit www.larsonmarksracing.com, follow @LarsonMarks on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LarsonMarksRacing.

STATS:

RACES: 82                                                            FAST TIME: 11
WINS: 9                                                                 TOP-FIVE FINISHES: 31
TOP-10 FINISHES: 56