09/22/07 Burt - Scores 3rd 2007 Victory
SHENANDOAH, VA - Mark Burt of DeBary, Fla. scored his third victory of the 2007 USAC Carolina Ford Focus campaign presented by the Richard Petty Driving Experience Saturday night at Shenandoah Speedway. Burt led the final five laps to win the 35-lap race after passing Michael Sboro on lap 31. Sboro finished second ahead of Michael Mohelski, Tanner Swanson and Scott Hunter.
09/08/07 Burt – Wins Franklin County Focus 35-Lapper
CALLAWAY, VA - Mark Burt won Saturday nights 35-lap USAC Carolina Ford Focus feature presented by the Richard Petty Driving Experience. Burt, of DeBary, Fla. was trailed by Andre Villareal, Kyle Bonsignore, Michael Sboro, and Tanner Swanson. Mark has moved into 3rd place in the points, even though he missed one race earlier in the season.
08/18/07 Burt – Brings Home Another Top 5 at Southern National
KENLY, NC – After battling an ill-handling race car, Mark finishes 4th , closing the gap on the series points leader.
07/28/07 Mark Burt – Shenandoah Speedway - 3rd Place Finish
SHENANDOAH, VA – BURT finishes 3rd after a tight race between the top 5 swapping positions back and forth all race long.
06/09/07 Burt – Orange County Focus Race to Burt
ROUGEMONT, NC - Mark Burt of DeBary, Fla. won Saturday night’s 35-lap USAC Carolina Ford Focus Series feature event at Orange County Speedway. Michael Mohelski, Michael Sboro, Caitlin Shaw, and Scott Hunter trailed. Mohelski led the opening lap and Burt led the rest.
05/19/07 Burt - Shenandoah Speedway - 2nd Place Finish
SHENANDOAH, VA - After qualifying 2nd, and the field being inverted by 8, Mark drove his way back through the field to finish in the number 2 position.
04/21/07 Burt – Great Start with Series Opener
KENLY, NC – 2006 series runner up winner starts off the new season with a third place finish at Southern National Speedway.
09/23/06 Burt - Impressive Season:
ELKIN, NC – 20 year old Mark Burt, finishes 2nd at Friendship Motor Speedway in the USAC Carolina/Virginia Ford Focus Midget
Car Series where he secured an impressive second in the championship points battle in his first full year on the circuit.
Mark, winning twice also posted 9 top fives, and never finished outside of the top ten in the 12 race series.
08/19/06 Burt Wins Shenandoah:
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Mark Burt ended a streak of six consecutive USAC Carolina/Virginia Ford Focus Midget Car Series features with
a different winner Saturday at Shenandoah Speedway in Virginia, while Chase Scott continued a streak of his own.
Burt led the final two laps of the 35-lap contest, flashing past Scott after a race-long battle that saw the pair inches
from each other almost the entire second half of the race.
Burt holds an 18-point advantage over Riethmeyer for second in the points chase.
08/19/06 Late Race Pass Ensures Shenandoah Win for Burt:
SHENANDOAH, VA – A late race pass sealed Mark Burt’s second USAC Carolina/Virginia Ford Focus Midget series victory of the
season Saturday night at Shenandoah Speedway. Aron Oakley sat on the pole but started eighth due to inversion. Burt, also
affected by inversion, spent little time at the back of the field. From the drop of the green flag, Burt moved towards the
Burt held off two-time defending series champ and point leader Chase Scott for the win with Oakley coming in third. Andre
Villarreal and Bradley Riethmeyer rounded out the Top 5. “That was fun,” Burt said in Victory Lane. “It was just a tough
race getting through everybody. Everybody came fast this weekend. It was a good run.”
Tyler Brown led the first lap as the cars battled three-wide for second behind him. Scott won the battle for second and passed Brown for the lead on Lap 3. Scott was slowed by caution once when Oakley spun on Lap 7. At the drop of the green flag, Scott took off leaving the only on-track battles for the cars behind him.
Burt continued to work his way through the field until challenging Scott for the lead. The battle for the lead lasted several laps until Burt made the pass around Scott on Lap 33. The last two laps were filled with competition as Scott searched for a way around Burt.
While Scott continues to lead the points battle, Burt’s win and Riethmeyer’s fifth keep the battle for second tight with one race remaining. Burt and Riethmeyer continue to battle for second.