Brian Brown finds top-ten in final Outlaws visit to I-80 Speedway
Monday, October 17, 2022
By Fully Injected Motorsports:
GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. (October 17, 2022) - After a near two-month stint in the Keystone State, Brian Brown and Brian Brown Racing finally made their return to the Midwest, but instead of relaxing after an elbows-up Pennsylvania schedule with the infamous Pennsylvania Posse, All Star Circuit of Champions, and World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, “Blackjack” and his Casey’s/FVP No. 21 team went right back to work, joining the Greatest Show On Dirt in a Nebraska and Kansas double on Friday and Saturday, October 14-15.
Familiar territory for Brian Brown Racing, the Grain Valley, Missouri-based open wheel operation joined the Outlaws in visits to I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska, and Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas, ultimately highlighting the two-day affair with one top-ten finish, that of which occurring in their Friday night stop at I-80 on October 14. Blackjack finished eighth in the $10,000-to-win program, bumping his season’s top-ten count to 38 overall, nine of those occurring with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series.
An eventual runner-up performance during his respective heat race led Brown to I-80’s dash; he went on to finish fifth.
The following evening at Lakeside Speedway, Brown finished 14th, fading slightly after starting ninth on the $10,000-to-win grid.
“We definitely had a lot of speed in our Casey’s/FVP No. 21 this weekend, and we proved that right off the trailer by setting quick time at I-80. Overall, a solid night in Nebraska…I felt like we had a shot for a top-five, but I ended up making a mistake with a lapped car that cost us some positions. Other than that, a great night,” explained Brown. “At Lakeside, we were off just a tiny bit. We didn’t give up and kept plugging away, but we couldn’t get to where we needed to be. Regardless, we still have some busy weekends ahead. We’ll work to end our season on some solid notes.”
Brian Brown and Brian Brown Racing will continue their 2022 campaign with a return to the Keystone State, entering the 60th annual Champion Racing Oil National Open on Saturday, October 22. The famous battle between the Outlaws and PA Posse pays out $75,000-to-win and will be contested at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.
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. Won respective 360 Knoxville Nationals preliminary feature on Friday, August 5. Finished sixth in 360 Knoxville Nationals finale on Saturday, August 6. Qualified for 2022 Knoxville Nationals A-Main with fourth-place run in Friday’s “Hard Knox” program; finished 20th in 50-lap finale. Finished tenth in Jackson Nationals preliminary. Scored fifth win of 2022 in Missouri State Fair’s POWRi 410 Wing Outlaw Sprint League event on Sunday, August 21; first-ever POWRi 410 victory. Finished third and first (make-up feature) in Knoxville Raceway’s season finale; sixth victory of 2022, simultaneously clinching fifth 410 sprint track title. Earned three consecutive top-five finishes in Central Pennsylvania; fourth at Williams Grove Speedway (9/2), fifth at Port Royal Speedway (9/3), and a win at Selinsgrove Speedway on September 4. Finished second in the Night Before the Tuscarora 50 at Port Royal Speedway on Friday, September 9. Finished seventh in the $60,000-to-win Tuscarora 50 at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, September 10. Finished sixth in Selinsgrove Speedway’s Jim Nace Memorial 40th Annual National Open preliminary. Finished seventh in Lincoln Speedway’s Brian Montieth Classic on Thursday, October 6. Finished eighth with the World of Outlaws at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska, on Friday, October 14.
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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 192 total feature victories, as well as six track championships at the famed Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa. For more information, visit http://www.BrianBrownRacing.com.
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