Mark Dismore plans to "bank" on Salem

SUSSEX, Wis. - Mark Dismore and the Monster.com/WorldBestBuy.com Chevrolet hit the high banks of Salem Speedway this weekend for the running of the Tecumseh 300. Although Salem is a track he has yet to visit, Dismore is relying on his crew...

SUSSEX, Wis. - Mark Dismore and the Monster.com/WorldBestBuy.com Chevrolet hit the high banks of Salem Speedway this weekend for the running of the Tecumseh 300. Although Salem is a track he has yet to visit, Dismore is relying on his crew chief, Howie Lettow, for a set-up that will allow him to be competitive on the fast and tough track.

    "I've never been to the Salem Speedway, but have heard it's kind of
wild," Dismore said.  "Howie will have a good set-up on the car and I'm
sure we will run great.  I will be doing a lot of learning on the track."

Coming off his second best finish of the year with a sixth place run at the Chicago Motor Speedway, Dismore hopes to keep the momentum going and capture another top-10 finish this weekend. "We're playing a game of catch up," said Dismore. "We've had some bad luck a couple of races this year, but Chicago turned that around for us. We need more runs like that to get us back up in the points chase for rookie of the year." Dismore currently sits fourth in the ASA Pat Schauer Memorial Rookie of the Year standings.

"Salem Speedway is something different for sure," said Lettow. "It's a lot like I-70 (Speedway), but a notch above with more banking. You run right at the wall. Your concentration has to be there every lap. If you lose focus just for a second, you're in the wall. It's very fast and rough and the car will have a tendency to move around on you if you're not careful. It's a tough track, but I feel Mark and the Monster.com/WorldBestBuy.com team will be right there in contention if we can stay out of trouble and be consistent."

The Herzog Motorsports team will also have International Supply Corporation on board as part of a partnership deal with Tecumseh, the race sponsor for this weekend's event.

Monster.com, headquartered in Maynard, Mass., is the leading global careers Web site with over 15.2 million unique visits per month. Monster.com connects the most progressive companies with the most qualified career-minded individuals, offering innovative technology and superior services that give them more control over the recruiting process. Monster.com is the flagship brand of the Interactive Division of TMP Worldwide Inc.

San Diego-based WorldBestBuy.com is a wholly owned division of International Brands, Inc., a publicly traded technology company with majority or partial interests in Internet, media, entertainment, e-commerce, and broadcasting enterprises.

Herzog Motorsports is a successful, championship-winning race team. Based in Los Angeles, Calif.; St. Joseph, Mo.; Charlotte, N.C.; and Milwaukee, Wis., Herzog Motorsports fields two teams in the ASA ACDelco Series.

The Tecumseh 300 is set to begin at 8 p.m. CST from the Salem Speedway. The race will be broadcast live on TNN Sports.

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