Mark Burch Motorsports Rallies for Runner-Up Finish at Earl Gaerte Classic

Danny Lasoski. - Bob Buffenbarger Photo



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– PLYMOUTH, Ind. (May 20, 2014) – Mark Burch Motorsports continued to showcase speed as the team and driver Danny Lasoski ventured to Indiana for the Earl Gaerte Classic last Saturday.




The memorial race featuring the Sprints On Dirt series marked the first time Lasoski and the team tackled Plymouth Speedway.




“Earl Gaerte was instrumental in the beginning of my career,” Lasoski said. “I can’t thank him enough. We wanted to honor Earl.”




Lasoski opened the event by charging from sixth to a second-place finish in his heat race, which earned him the most points of any driver and a trip to the feature redraw.




“I got to second and the leader was setting a good pace,” he said. “I knew the object of the night was getting in the redraw. I thought sixth to second should put me in there somewhere so I didn’t push it.”




Unfortunately, Lasoski pulled the second-highest number – seven – in the random redraw to start the main event on the inside of the fourth row.




“The race track was very challenging,” he said. “By the time I got to second Randy Hannagan was out there quite a ways. We had some traffic and I ran him down. He did what any good driver would do and took up the race track. A couple of times in traffic I got to the outside of his right rear, but he did a good job. He made the race track round and did a good job.”




Lasoski earned a runner-up finish for Mark Burch Motorsports, which has recorded a pair of top-two results in its first four races this season.




“Every time I get to race with Mark we’re always in contention to win and I’m proud of that,” Lasoski said.




The team is scheduled to compete this Friday at Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, Neb., with the ASCS Midwest Region. On Saturday, Mark Burch Motorsports will race at either Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, or at Butler County Speedway in Rising City, Neb., with the Nebraska 360 Sprints. The weekend will wrap up on Sunday at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb., with the Nebraska 360 Sprints.








May 17 – Plymouth Speedway in Plymouth, Ind. – Heat race: 2 (6); Feature: 2 (7).








4 races, 1 win, 2 top fives, 3 top 10s, 3 top 15s, 3 top 20s








Friday at Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, Neb., with the ASCS Midwest Region; Saturday at either Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, or Butler County Speedway in Rising City, Neb., with the Nebraska 360 Sprints; and Sunday at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb., with the Nebraska 360 Sprints
















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“I want to thank everyone at Hoosier Tire and the hard workers at Hoosier,” Lasoski said. “I got to do the factory tour of where Hoosier Tires are built. The people are second to none in my book. As a race car driver, our lives are in our hand. They build a quality product and they truly care.”


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“Thank you to Matt and everyone at Swan Lake Resort,” Lasoski said. “They took me in there and treated me like family. If anyone wants to have a vacation and play golf, I recommend to visit Swan Lake Resort any time.”




Mark Burch Motorsports would also like to thank Engler Machine & Tool, Inc., Wolfweld Chassis, AFCO Gas Shocks by Speedway Motors, Weld Wheels, Schoenfeld Headers, King Racing Products, Joe Gibbs Driven Race Oil, Speedway Motors, Speedway Shock Service, Hot Dot, Inc., Dyer’s Top Rods, Wireless Amber Alerts, Hoosier Tire, Arrow Truck Sales, Donovan Blocks, Diamond Pistons, Rod End Supply, Saldana Racing Products, MSD Ignition, Vortex Wings, S & S Welding, Inc., Sweet Manufacturing, Gessford Machine, DMI Bulldog Rears, Wulff Pumps, Red Devil Brakes, Total Seal Piston Rings, Goodridge Fluid Transfer Systems, Huggins Cams, Harris Decals and DUDE. be nice for their continued support.








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