Bacon plans on racing approximately 50 winged sprint car racing including the Knoxville Nationals, Kings Royal, and Williams Grove National Open. In addition to his winged sprint car schedule Bacon will continue to drive for Frank Manfort’s in the midget division and Paul Martens in the USAC Silver Crown Series next season.
Bacon/Marshall Motorsports is the second major motorsports venture announced by Richard Marshall for 2017. Earlier it was announced Marshall is going to be a partner with Tim Clauson’s midget car effort at Clauson/Marshall Racing. Marshall is also a sponsor on the #41 car of Jason Johnson that won the 2016 Knoxville Nationals.