Brown almost perfect in Knoxville 360 start; All Star tripleheader including Rayce Rudeen Foundation Race on deck
Monday, July 25, 2022
By Fully Injected Motorsports:
GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. (July 25, 2022) - Prepping for the upcoming 360 Knoxville Nationals, Brian Brown and Brian Brown Racing entered the 360 sprint car portion of Knoxville’s program on Saturday, July 23, and was almost perfect. In fact, Brown’s only defeat occurred during the evening’s A-Main where the Higginsville, Missouri, native finished second after starting from the outside of row two. A move around Altoona, Iowa’s Terry McCarl at the midpoint of the main event secured his runner-up result. Aaron Reutzel was the evening’s winner.
Brown, pilot of the 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, No. 21 sprint car, kicked-off the 360 sprint car portion with the fastest qualifying time of 32 entries, racing on to win his respective heat race from row three.
In addition, Brown, a three-time Knoxville Raceway winner in 2022 including one against the Greatest Show On Dirt, entered the 410 sprint car portion of Knoxville’s program and was scheduled to start seventh when Mother Nature appeared and ended action. It was actually the second time Mother Nature made an appearance on Saturday afternoon and evening, also causing a delay just before heat race action.
In just as impressive fashion, Brown kicked-off the 410 sprint car program with the fastest time of the night during qualifying time trials, racing on to finish fifth in his respective heat race.
“In all, it was a great night for our Casey’s/FVP No. 21 at Knoxville Raceway. We felt great in both divisions, I just wish Mother Nature would have given us the opportunity to race the 410 feature, as well. Regardless, my guys did a phenomenal job and I’m proud of their efforts,” Brian Brown expressed. “We’re excited to race with the All Stars this weekend. With I-70 Speedway being right down the road from our shop, it gives us the opportunity to race in front of our hometown fans and friends.
“Our friends from Andy’s Frozen Custard, and some of their customers, will be with us this weekend and it will be the first time they see us race in person,” Brown added. “They’ll be handing out some free custard to the fans on Friday, so be sure to make it to I-70.”
Brian Brown and Brian Brown Racing will continue their 2022 campaign with an All Star Circuit of Champions tripleheader, first visiting I-70 Speedway in Odessa, Missouri, on Thursday and Friday, July 28-29. One of the most sought after prizes on the All Star campaign trail, the annual Rayce Rudeen Foundation Race will be the highlight attraction, awarding $26,000 in the two-day finale.
An $8,000-to-win showcase at the Sprint Car Capital of the World, Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, will cap the All Stars’ July schedule on Saturday, July 30.
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. Finished third in Jokers Wild program during Eldora Speedway’s Kings Royal week. Finished sixth in the Historical Big One at Eldora Speedway. Finished sixth in the $175,000-to-win Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway. Finished second in Knoxville Raceway 360 sprint car start on Saturday, July 23; set quick time and won heat race.
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ABOUT BRIAN BROWN RACING:
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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