Brian Brown back on the podium at Knoxville; Eldora Speedway visit ahead
Monday, July 11, 2022
By Fully Injected Motorsports:
GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. (July 11, 2022) - Brian Brown and Brian Brown Racing did what they do best at the Sprint Car Capital of the World, and that’s find success. Another podium result was the eventual outcome for the Grain Valley, Missouri-based open wheel outfit, capping their Knoxville Raceway effort on Saturday, July 9, with an impressive charge from seventh to finish second.
Although ending his evening one spot short, Brown did not go down without the fight, actually sliding eventual winner, Gio Scelzi, for the lead. Scelzi would ultimately turn back underneath.
Brown, ace of the Casey’s, FVP, Andy’s Frozen Custard, Rowdy Energy, No. 21 sprint car, opened action with the second-fastest qualifying time of 32 entries, driving on to finish third from sixth in his respective heat race.
“It was a solid night overall,” Brown explained, a three-time winner at Knoxville Raceway in 2022 including one against the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. “We had a great opportunity to get by Gio for the lead, but I just couldn’t make it stick. We’ll take the second and move on with our heads up.
“A big weekend ahead with a lot of money on the line,” Brown added about his upcoming visit to Eldora Speedway. “I feel like our team is prepared to go there and build four great runs.”
Brian Brown and Brian Brown Racing will continue their 2022 campaign with four straight programs at the world-famous Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, on Wednesday through Saturday, July 13-16. Wednesday’s Jokers Wild takes us to Thursday’s $100,000-to-win Historical Big One, and then Friday’s The Knight Before leads into Saturday’s $175,000-to-win Kings Royal.
Brian Brown Racing would like to thank Casey’s, FVP, Andy's Frozen Custard, Impact Signs Awnings and Wraps, Rowdy Energy, Ditzfeld transfer, Champion Brands, MC Power, Weld Wheels, Housby, Maxim Chassis, J.D. Welding & Machine, Waldinger, Smiley’s Racing Products, Wolfe Eye Clinic, Mid Mo Equipment, Bell Helmets, K1 RaceGear, Clem’s Helmets, Factory Kahne Shocks, Cometic Gaskets, C & M Lawn & Landscape, Lincoln Electric, K&N Filters, HostIowa.net, Fultz Excavating, Restless Spirits Distillery, FSR Racing Products, Ti64, AL Driveline, Vortex Wings, All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, Kenny’s Components, Rod End Supply, Winter’s Performance Products, KSE Racing Products, ISC Racers Tape, Kinsler Fuel Injection, Racing Optics, Hoosier Tires, XYZ Machining, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Ultra-Lite Brakes, Schoenfeld Headers, Bam Roller Lifters, Outerwears, MPD, All Star Performance, 6B Apparel, MSD Ignition and Garrett Racing Engines for their continued support.
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Highlighted Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals with 14th-place score in Saturday finale. Finished third with World of Outlaws at Devil’s Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, on Saturday, April 2. Earned first feature victory of the season in Knoxville Raceway start on Saturday, April 30; took lead on lap 5 and never looked back. Finished sixth (against 43-car field) at Knoxville Raceway on Saturday, May 7. Earned second Knoxville Raceway victory of the season on Saturday, May 14. Finished third at Knoxville Raceway on Saturday, May 21. Finished second during Thursday Thunder program at Selinsgrove Speedway in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, on Thursday, May 26. Finished 11th in the Bob Weikert Memorial preliminary at Port Royal Speedway on Friday, May 27. Finished fifth and second in Knoxville Raceway double features program on Saturday, June 4 (the second feature was a make-up main event from 4/23). Earned back-to-back podium finishes during Knoxville Raceway’s Brownells Big Guns Bash featuring the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on Friday and Saturday, June 10-11; Brown finished third and first, respectively. Finished sixth at Jackson Motorplex (Border Battle) on Saturday, June 18. Finished second in night two of Huset’s Speedway’s High Bank Nationals on Friday, June 24; led laps 9-32. Finished second with ASCS National Tour at I-70 Motorsports Park in Odessa, Missouri, on Saturday, June 25. Finished fourth in Knoxville Raceway’s Mid-Season Championship on July 2. Finished second from seventh in Knoxville Raceway start on Saturday, July 9.
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Brian Brown Racing is a professional winged sprint car team that is based in Grain Valley, Mo. Brian Brown, who is the owner and driver, has amassed 188 total feature victories, as well as five track championships at the famed Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa. For more information, visit http://www.BrianBrownRacing.com.
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