Brian Brown - Grove Open Closes Great PA Campaign!

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Brian races under the bridge at Williams Grove (Paul Arch Photo) Brian races under the bridge at Williams Grove (Paul Arch Photo) (Bill W) October 3, 2017 – Brian Brown and the Casey’s General Stores/FVP #21 team closed out a good month in central Pennsylvania with last weekend’s Williams Grove National Open near Mechanicsburg.  The Grain Valley, Missouri driver picked up a pair of wins and was strong night in and night out in PA.  This Saturday, he plans on running closer to home at Randolph County Raceway near Moberly, Missouri for the $5,000 to win “Outlaw Open”.

You timed in fourth quick in your group to start things Thursday at the Grove.

We started off really well.  We had a split field and drew a good number.  With the point system the way it was over three days, everything you do is important.  Fourth quick set us up pretty good.

That put you on the front row of the heat.

We were actually pretty good.  We just couldn’t quite sneak by (leader) Daryn (Pittman).  On the white flag lap, they thought Jac Haudenschild was going to stop.  He didn’t, but they had thrown the yellow.  We had a single-file restart and I made a bad corner.  Donny (Schatz) got a run on me and I wasn’t able to hold him off.  That was the difference between being in the Dash and starting 11th in the feature.

You had a top ten run.

We ended up ninth.  Overall, it was a decent night.  We kind of scratched our heads with what could have been after the heat, but we moved on.

Friday didn’t go as well.

We didn’t start off as well on Friday.  We were ninth quick in our group and fifth in the heat.  We struggled in the feature and couldn’t find our groove.  We finished 19th, which left us 13th in points heading into Saturday.

That left you 13th in points overall.

We started third and ran third in the heat.  We started 13th in the A and fell back to 17th or 18th.  We got back up as high as ninth, but we blew a tire with three to go.  It was just worn out with the rubber on the track.  It was disappointing not to get a top ten there.  Sometimes it goes that way.

You had to rate your trip east as a success!

Overall, it was a great trip to Pennsylvania.  To be able to pick up two wins and be in contention to win four or five events that we attended was great.  The fans are really awesome.  It was a really fun trip, and we’re looking forward to going back and seeing what we can do next year.

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Brian’s win in June of 2012 at Devil’s Bowl Speedway near Mesquite, Texas was his first ever at the famous ½-mile oval.  Brian took the lead on lap 29 of 30 over Danny Lasoski.  Wayne Johnson finished second, ahead of Tony Bruce Jr., Matt Covington and Jason Johnson.

About Casey’s General Stores
Casey’s General Stores is a Fortune-500 company (NASDAQ CASY) operating over 1,900 convenience stores in 14 states through the Midwest. Known for its “Homemade To-Go” pizza, sandwiches, donuts and bakery items, Casey’s strives to consistently deliver quality gas, fresh kitchen-prepared food, clean environments and friendly service at every retail location.  Casey’s is currently the 4th largest c-store chain and fifth largest pizza chain in the United States.

About FVP

Built on a commitment to quality and delivered with unmatched service, FVP is the confident solution for all of your OEM needs. FVP products are engineered to provide customers with OE quality products that are equal or superior in performance to the major national brands at a competitive price. FVP is proud to carry a full line of high quality oil, air, cabin air and fuel filters, powerful batteries for multiple applications including cars, trucks, SUV’s, commercial, boats and other specialty vehicles as well as automotive chemicals and oil, antifreeze, DEF, hub assemblies, radiators and condensers.  To learn more about FVP or to find out where you can have FVP products installed in your vehicle, visit!  FVP…The Confident Solution.
Marketing Partner of the Week – Weld Wheels
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Associate Marketing Partner of the Week – Six-B Apparel
Six B Apparel is THE premiere source when it comes to custom dye sublimated crew apparel. They proudly offer a “no minimum” on all orders and house an award-winning art department for all your design needs, assuring that small teams will look just as good as the big ones.  Visit them online at!
Brian Brown Racing would like to thank Casey’s General Stores, FVP, Wormall Civil, Impact Signs Awnings Wraps/, Champion Brands, Weld Wheels, Ditzfeld Transfer, Maxim Racing, Smiley’s Racing Products, MSD ignition, MC Power, Housby, Searsboro Telephone Company, Next LED Sports, Hope for the Warriors, Factory Kahne Shocks, Arctic Cat, Lincoln Electric, K&N,, FSR Race Products, TI64, ATL Tanks, Wolfe Eye Clinic, Bell Helmets, Hinchman Uniforms, CP Pistons, Carrillo Rods, Vortex Wings, Penray, All Pro Cylinder Heads, Butler Built Seats, AkzoNobel, Kenny's Components, Snap-On Tools, Rod End Supply, KSE Racing Products, Winters Performance, Cometic Gaskets, Shell Shock, Donovan, ISC Racers Tape, Kinsler Fuel Injection, Racing Optics, 5-hour ENERGY, Hoosier Tires, NGK Spark Plugs, XYZ Machining, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions, Red Devil Brakes, Schoenfeld Headers, 6B Apparel, Garrett Racing Engines, and Fortress Wealth Management for all their support!

Photo: Brian races under the bridge at Williams Grove (Paul Arch Photo)
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