Frank Aces Rebound In USAR Run
North Carolina (April 6, 2011) - - After
being forced to sit out the 2011 USARacing Pro Cup Series
season-opener at New Smyrna (Fla.) Beach Speedway last month due to
mechanical gremlins, A.J. Frank was bounded and determined to make
up for it this past weekend at Ace Speedway in the White’s
International Trucks 250 presented by Dave’s Discount Furniture.
originally planned to participate in this event with his normal Odle
Motorsports organization, a late-minute deal was put together in
collaboration with MPM Marketing and Teddy Jones Racing to put Frank
in the seat of the No. 56 with support from personal sponsors
Speedco and Lucas Oil.
that their would have to be some serious last minute preparation on
his No. 56 Chevrolet, Frank was prepared to do what ever was
necessary in the interest of racing.
practice, the team would fiercely work to adequately setup and
prepare their Chevrolet bow-tie for competition. With only 25 laps
or so fulfilled in practice, the group knew that they had a solid
race car beneath them – they just needed luck to stay on their
Frank More Than Ready for USAR Season Opener
Carolina Native Trades Headset In For Helmet”
SMYRNA, Florida (March 15, 2011) - - A.J.
Frank has spent the last month or so calling the shots for Bluffton,
South Carolina native Gus Dean in Late Models and the Pro All Star
Series (PASS), but this weekend he’ll trade his headset for a
helmet as the USARacing Pro Cup Series kicks off their 2011 campaign
Saturday night from New Smyrna (Fla.) Speedway.
with Speedco and Lucas Oil back as marketing partners on his Odle
Motorsports No. 56 Chevrolet Impala, Frank enters the Sunshine State
in pursuit of his first career USAR victory.
“I’m ready to get
back after it,” said Frank, who ended the 2010 season with a
notable sixth place finish in the championship standings. “I’m
pumped to have Speedco back on board our Chevrolet for a third
consecutive year. The entire Odle Motorsports team has worked hard
during the off-season to better prepare our equipment. I think the
steps we took were in the right direction and should unfold on the
race track this weekend. I also want to thank Darin (Odle), Mark
Clark, Mike Barrett and all of the other executives and their
supporters for their belief in me and confidence in our
Frank Looks For Magical Finish To Strong USAR Season
Frank Focused On Winning; Gain In Point Standings
MOORESVILLE, North Carolina
3, 2010) -
USARacing Pro Cup Series driver A.J. Frank enters Saturday’s
season finale at South Boston (Va.) Speedway looking to end a strong
2010 season with a magical touch by notching his first career
victory in the USARacing Pro Cup Series Championship 300 presented
Frank, driver of the No. 56 Speedco / Lucas Oil / 3 Wide Apparel /
Coastal Medical Chevrolet Impala enters SoBo (South Boston) on the
heels of a third place performance in the most recent event at
Greenville-Pickens (S.C.) Speedway where an ailing motor could not
seize a strong night for the Mac Hill Motorsports team.
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