BUSCH: Mark Green has a new car for Michigan

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsey Seward lindseyseward@aol.com Eclipse Management 704.563.1011 Mark Green, Superflo Rebuild for Michigan CHARLOTTE, N.C.-With two weeks to prepare for the...

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsey Seward lindseyseward@aol.com Eclipse Management 704.563.1011

Mark Green, Superflo Rebuild for Michigan

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-With two weeks to prepare for the NAPAOLINE.COM 250, Mark Green and the entire Superflo team have been busy preparing a brand new Monte Carlo to debut at the two-mile Michigan Speedway, located in Brooklyn. The August 19th event will mark the first super speedway race for the NASCAR Busch Series since the CARQUEST Auto Parts 300 held in late May in Charlotte, N.C., which the Superflo/HMV Motorsports team failed to qualify for. "We failed to qualify at Charlotte and don't want that to happen again this weekend, so we have spent the off week learning as much as we could about this new car," explained HMV Motorsports team manager, Jeff Hensley. "We worked the chassis pretty hard on the chassis dyno and learned a lot about the set-up, which gave us 15 more horsepower." "Michigan is a true horsepower track, so we need to get as much as we can to be competitive," continued Hensley. "In a way, the track is a lot like racing at Daytona except without the restrictor plate." Mark Green, driver of the No. 63 Superflo Monte Carlo will be making his fourth start at Michigan, which has been an aggravating track for the veteran driver. At last years event, Green suffered engine trouble on lap 14 which ended his day early. In 1998, Green qualified in the 12th position but had to settle for a 38th place finish after a troublesome pit-stop. "I really like racing at Michigan and have run pretty well there in the past despite what my finishes show," commented Green. "In 1998 I was running towards the front until we had a disastrous pit-stop and my first year at the track (1997) I started 36th and finished 12th." "We are basically starting from scratch with a new car," added Green. "Hopefully we have learned enough on the chassis dyno to give us a competitive car on Saturday." HMV Motorsports (Hensley Racing), based in Ridgeway, Va., is the only NASCAR Busch Series team that has competed full time in the series since its inception in 1982. HMV Motorsports is owned by Hubert Hensley, along with partners Mac Martin and Tim Vargo. The NAPAONLINE.COM 250 can be viewed live on ESPN starting at 12:00 p.m. EST and will also be broadcast live on MRN Radio beginning at 11:45 a.m. EST.

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Mark Green , Tim Vargo