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Mark Burch Motorsports and Lasoski Pocket Top Fives in Iowa and Missouri
(Photo by Jason Orth Motorsports Photography)
Inside Line Promotions – SEDALIA, Mo. (Aug. 23, 2016) – Mark Burch Motorsports earned a pair of top-five finishes last weekend during a trio of races in three different states.
The action began last Tuesday when the team and driver Danny Lasoski invaded Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, Neb., with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. Lasoski qualified 11th quickest before placing seventh in a heat race, eighth in a qualifier and 11th in the main event.
“The track was muddy and one lane and basically how you started was where you finished,” he said. “There wasn’t much passing at all during the night.”
Mark Burch Motorsports then ventured to Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, Iowa, on Friday for a Sprint Invaders event. Lasoski maneuvered from seventh to third place in a heat race to miss a spot in the dash by only one position. That lined him up on the outside of the fifth row for the main event.
“We came up through there and they had a late caution,” he said. “I was too hard on the brakes early and we didn’t have brakes from about Lap 10 on. On the caution they cooled down and we got them back. We got third on the last lap.”
Lasoski advanced to a podium finish with the last-lap pass.
The weekend wrapped up on Sunday at Missouri State Fair Speedway for the High Roller Classic with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour.
Lasoski rallied from fourth to capture a heat race win, which moved him into the feature redraw. Unfortunately, he pulled the second-highest number – seven – during the random draw to start the $15,000-to-win main event on the inside of the fourth row.
“Even if I drew the front row I don’t know if I could have held them off,” he said. “Brian Brown and Josh Baughman were definitely the class of the field. There was no one that could run with them.”
Lasoski posted a fifth-place result, which was the team’s fifth top five of the season.
Mark Burch Motorsports would like to thank everyone who supported the Team Jack Foundation by purchasing a unique t-shirt. All sales of the apparel will go to the Team Jack Foundation. The t-shirts will be available at each race Mark Burch Motorsports contests throughout the season.
The team will return to action this Friday at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb., with the Carpetland Nebraska 360 Sprints.
QUICK RESULTS –
Aug. 16 – Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, Neb. – Qualifying: 11; Heat race: 7 (6); Qualifier: 8 (9): Feature: 11 (12).
Aug. 19 – Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, Iowa – Heat race: 3 (7); Feature: 3 (10).
Aug. 21 – Missouri State Fair Speedway in Sedalia, Mo. – Heat race: 1 (4); Feature: 5 (7).
SEASON STATS –
9 races, 0 wins, 5 top fives, 8 top 10s, 9 top 15s, 9 top 20s
UP NEXT –
Friday at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb., with the Carpetland Nebraska 360 Sprints
MEDIA LINKS –
TEAM JACK APPAREL –
Mark Burch Motorsports will have unique Team Jack Foundation t-shirts for sale at the race trailer throughout this season with 100 percent of the money received going to the Team Jack Foundation.
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“It was great to see Ed at the races last Sunday and get a chance to catch up,” Burch said. “I appreciate everything he does for us in the development and servicing of our oil pumps.”
Mark Burch Motorsports would also like to thank Engler Machine & Tool, Inc., Wolfweld Chassis, AFCO Gas Shocks by Speedway Motors, King Racing Products, Hot Dot Inc., Weld Wheels, Speedway Motors, Speedway Shock Service, Huggins Cams, Total Seal Piston Rings, Schoenfeld Headers, Joe Gibbs Driven Race Oil, Gessford Machine, Dyer’s Top Rods, Wireless Amber Alerts, Hoosier Tire, Arrow Truck Sales, Donovan Blocks, Rod End Supply, Diamond Pistons, Saldana Racing Products, MSD Ignition, Vortex Wings, S & S Welding, Inc., Sweet Manufacturing, DMI Bulldog Rears, Red Devil Brakes, Goodridge Fluid Transfer Systems, Harris Decals, Lincoln Auto Auction and the Team Jack Foundation for their continued support.
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