Larson Marks Racing Looks to wrap up West Coast swing with wins

WEST COAST RUN: Larson Marks Racing will conclude its seven-week West Coast swing with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series at Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway on Friday, Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway Saturday and USA Raceway in Tucson, Ariz., on Monday. The team is ready to get back on the racing surface after last weekend’s Wine Country Outlaw Showdown at Calistoga (Calif.) Speedway was cancelled following significant rainfall on Saturday.

BAKERSFIELD RETURN: Although Larson Marks Racing has never raced at Bakersfield Speedway, driver Shane Stewart has competed there with both the National Sprint Tour and the World of Outlaws. Stewarts last visit to Bakersfield Speedway was in 2006 when he earned a top five finish.

PERRIS EXPERIENCE: Last year, Stewart earned quick time and finished third in his heat race at Perris Auto Speedway. He advanced one position in the dash to earn the fifth starting spot for the main event. Stewart climbed one position in the feature event to finish fourth.

LAST YEAR IN TUCSON: In 2015 at USA Raceway, the Larson Marks Racing team timed in second in qualifying and finished second in their heat race. Stewart advanced to the dash and earned the third place starting position for the main event. He advanced one position in the feature event to finish in the runner-up spot.

LARSON MARKS RACING OWNERS: Larson Marks Racing is co-owned by NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver Kyle Larson and NASCAR XFINITY Series driver Justin Marks. Marks also owns GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, N.C. and is co-owner of HScott Motorsports with Justin Marks, a four-car NASCAR K&N Pro Series East team. Larson will be competing for his first NSCS win this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway.

LARSON MARKS RACING TEAM: The Larson Marks Racing team is led by crew chief Scotty Martin of Camano Island, Wash., with Andrew Seamans from Syracuse, N.Y., and Heath Moyle of Middleburg, Pa.

LOOKING AHEAD: Following Monday’s race at USA Raceway, Larson Marks Racing will next compete at Devil’s Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas on Friday, April 22.

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

STATS:
RACES: 21 FAST TIME: 0
WINS: 3 TOP-FIVE FINISHES: 11
TOP-10 FINISHES: 18