Brian Brown consistent with All Stars through Missouri and Iowa; 360 Knoxville Nationals ahead
Monday, August 1, 2022
By Fully Injected Motorsports:
GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. (August 1, 2022) - Joining the All Star Circuit of Champions in their final Midwest appearance of the season, Brian Brown and Brian Brown Racing put together a consistent weekend against “America’s Series,” not only securing a pair of top-ten finishes, but highlighting the two-race campaign with a fifth-place outcome at the Sprint Car Capital of the World, Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on Saturday, July 30.
Although far from a stranger at Knoxville Raceway, a 59-time winner to be exact which places Brown third on the track’s all-time win list, Brown was forced to duel against a competitive field of 55, kicking things off with the second-fastest time in his respective qualifying group. A heat race victory shortly thereafter would seal Brown’s appearance in the evening’s dash; he would finish sixth.
One night prior in the $26,000-to-win Rayce Rudeen Foundation Race at I-70 Motorsports Park in Odessa, Missouri, a mere-15 minute drive from his childhood home in Higginsville, Missouri, “Blackjack” finished seventh, kicking off the evening with the fourth-fastest qualifying effort, driving on to win his respective heat race. Brown started third on the evening’s A-Main grid.
“We put together a consistent weekend and I’m super proud of this Casey’s/FVP team. Everyone works so hard and we wouldn’t be able to accomplish what we do without their hard work and dedication,” Brown, driver of the Casey’s, FVP, Andy’s Frozen Custard, Rowdy Energy, No. 21 sprint car, said. “To have the opportunity to race so close to home on Friday night at I-70 is pretty special, and we were thrilled to have our friends from Andy’s Frozen Custard there with us. We wanted to win that $26,000 Rayce Rudeen Foundation Race check for them, but to earn a top-ten is something we can all celebrate.”
Brian Brown and Brian Brown Racing will continue their 2022 campaign with the annual 360 Knoxville Nationals at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on Thursday through Saturday, August 4-6, all of which followed by Knoxville Raceway’s annual Capitani Classic on Sunday, August 7; a preamble to the coveted Knoxville Nationals which kicks-off Wednesday, August 10.
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. Finished seventh in the fourth annual Rayce Rudeen Foundation Race at I-70 Motorsports Park on Friday, July 29. Finished fifth during All Star Circuit of Champions visit to Knoxville Raceway on Saturday, July 30.
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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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