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May 1 Big Game Motorsports and Madsen Place Second During Knoxville Opener

Big Game Motorsports and Madsen Place Second During Knoxville Opener

 

Driver: Kerry Madsen
Sponsor: GoMuddy.com

 

Inside Line Promotions – KNOXVILLE, Iowa (April 25, 2017) – Kerry Madsen guided Big Game Motorsports to a runner-up result last Saturday at Knoxville Raceway during its 64th annual season opener. 

“Absolutely a confidence builder,” he said. “We know how much better we can get the car. To be that quick and know we don’t have the balance 100 percent is pretty exciting because there’s a lot of potential there.”

The Muddy sponsored team hadn’t competed for approximately six weeks prior to the event, which Madsen opened by setting quick time during qualifying. He then advanced from sixth to third place in a heat race to rank second in overall points. Since the zero was drawn for the feature inversion, Madsen lined up on the outside of the front row for the main event. 

“We were excellent in qualifying and pretty good in the heat race,” he said. “In the A Main Brian (Brown) was a little quicker than we were in open track. Late in the race when the groove changed we were a little quicker. I didn’t think we were great so to nearly win the thing and know we have a lot of work to do is really exciting.”

Madsen ran second for the entire race, but he had an opportunity entering turn one on the final lap. When Brown was slowed in traffic, Madsen dove to the bottom groove. 

“Just to run the cushion we were a little tight,” he said. “Once we got to traffic and I could move around we caught him. I had a chance to pass him at the end. I had a shot at the end and that’s all you could ask for. 

“I thought I could get it and squeeze my way in there. I tried, but wasn’t in there far enough. I needed about two more feet. I had to abort it. Brown did a good job by covering it. It was good racing.”

Madsen got on the brakes to avoid contact in turn one and that allowed Brown the advantage to hold onto the top spot. 

The Muddy backed team will return to action this Saturday at Knoxville Raceway. 

QUICK RESULTS –

April 22 – Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa – Qualifying: 1; Heat race: 3 (6); Feature: 2 (2). 

SEASON STATS –

11 races, 1 win, 3 top fives, 8 top 10s, 10 top 15s, 11 top 20s

UP NEXT –

Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa 

MEDIA LINKS –

Website: http://www.BigGameTreestands.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BigGameMotorspt

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Big-Game-Treestands/251832101535076?fref=ts

MUDDY – 

Muddy has always been known for its exceptionally high-end features and unwavering quality. The line has recently been expanded and revolutionized to contain even more options, including ladderstands, tripods and ground blinds as well as hang-ons and harnesses. For more information, visit http://www.GoMuddy.com

BIG GAME TREESTANDS – 

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For over 30 years, it has been our goal and our philosophy to provide the most innovative and practical treestands and hunting accessories in the field. As tradition continues, we are Exceeding Limitations and once again providing new models that challenge Mother Nature. In 2012 Big Game extended the line into Trail Cameras known for the easy to set, great picture quality, and over all great camera. Eyecon Trail Cameras® exceeds the expectations of consumers. Big Game Treestands® and Eyecon Trail Cameras® offers undeniable quality on time-tested favorites as well as new innovations for 2017. 

For more information on Big Game Treestands®, visit http://www.BigGameTreestands.com

INSIDE LINE PROMOTIONS –

Inside Line Promotions specializes in affordable public relations and media management for motor sports drivers, teams, sponsors, tracks, series, events, organizations and manufacturers. ILP Founder Shawn Miller leverages professional journalism with new media technologies and social networking to improve your exposure and the return on investment for your sponsors. 

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