Win-Tron Racing Set To Defend Daytona Title DAYTONA BEACH, Florida (February 4, 2010) - - About a year ago, all was right in the Win-Tron Racing world. In one of the most explosive races of the 2009 ARCA Racing Series season James Buescher ...
Win-Tron Racing Set To Defend Daytona Title
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida (February 4, 2010) - - About a year ago, all was right in the Win-Tron Racing world. In one of the most explosive races of the 2009 ARCA Racing Series season James Buescher catapulted his No. 32 Wolfpack Rentals Toyota Camry to the biggest win of his career and ultimately the biggest victory of Lakeville Minnesota's Win-Tron Racing era.
Almost a year later, the time has come for the Mike Chaffee led team to return to Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway for Saturday's Lucas Oil Slick Mist 200 eyeing a second-straight "Super Bowl" win.
The team returns to the 2.5-mile superspeedway armed with an identical machine, a new driver and a new sponsor. Long-time race car driver and former ARCA full-timer Justin Marks returns to the campaign trail bringing backing from Construct Corps setting up for what everyone hopes will be an unprecedented season.
Marks is no stranger to the front of the line at the "World Center of Speed" as in 2008, the Rocklin, California native rocked to his second-career ARCA pole. This year, the road racing talent is looking for his first career victory while putting the No. 32 Construct Corps Toyota Camry back in a familiar place on Saturday night.
"I'm looking forward to getting back to racing full-time in the ARCA Racing Series," said Marks, who will make his 42nd career start this weekend. "Win-Tron Racing has a strong package for these restrictor plate races and without a doubt; I would like to think we have a shot at taking the win on Saturday night."
Marks continued, "Daytona is a huge race for all of us. There's a lot of media attention surrounding the race which can prove to be beneficial for all of us. We just need to take advantage of it the best we can. I'm looking forward to working with Mike (Chaffee, crew chief) and the entire Win-Tron Racing team not only at Daytona but for the rest of the year."
Win-Tron Racing co-owner and general manager Nate Thiesse showed equal excitement about the hype leading into this weekend's season opener. "Justin Marks is a perfect fit to our racing program," he said. "He is knowledgeable, a good racecar driver and he is well-liked. His confidence in us and our confidence in him makes us a threat to defend our Daytona title."
From 2005 to 2009, Justin Marks has competed in 41 ARCA Racing Series events presented by RE/MAX and Menards events collecting five top-five finishes and mounting 13 top-10 efforts. He has also collected two pole positions including a New Track Record (NTR) at Kansas Speedway in 2007. Marks career best finish is second which has occurred twice at The Milwaukee Mile (2007) and Chicagoland Speedway (2007). He has led the field for 136 laps in five races. He finished fifth in the ARCA Racing Series championship point standings in his lone season of full-time ARCA competition in 2007.