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Dexter Bean, No. 6 Five Star Telecom Chevrolet Prairie Meadows 250 Fast Facts

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Dexter Bean, No. 6 Five Star Telecom Chevrolet Prairie Meadows 250 Fast Facts

Chris Knight/BlackJack Racing
May 29, 2007

Dexter Bean, BlackJack Racing,
No. 6 Five Star Telecom Chevrolet Monte Carlo

ARCA RE/MAX Series Race No. 9, Prairie Meadows 250
Iowa Speedway, Newton , Iowa

Race Information: Event: Prairie Meadows 250, Saturday, June 2 at 8:00 p.m. Local Time live on SPEED Track: Iowa Speedway Qualifying: Saturday, June 2 at 4:00 p.m. Local Time Track Length: .875-mile paved oval.

Toledo Recap: For the second straight week, Dexter Bean was caught up in late race misfortunate after being involved in a late-race incident at Toledo Speedway while running in the top-10. The devastating incident forced Bean to a 17th place finish.

Iowa Return: Dexter Bean and his BlackJack Racing team are looking forward to Iowa Speedway this weekend. Bean went into the ARCA record books last year by claiming the fastest lap of the event in addition to leading the first practice overall. In the race, Bean finished seventh after starting 19th, the final car on the lead lap.

Thinking Ahead: The BlackJack Racing recently announced that Bean will attempt to make his 2007 NASCAR Busch Series debut at the Milwaukee Mile in June. He made his first start in the secondary series for the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series at Memphis Motorsports Park (MMP) last October driving the No. 63 JDRF.org Ford Fusion.

Points Chase: With his frustrating finish at Toledo Speedway, Bean slipped to fourth in the ARCA RE/MAX Series points heading into the second event held at Iowa Speedway. Bean is 45 points behind third place competitor Bobby Gerhart, 60 credits behind second place Justin Allgaier and 130 markers behind the lead held by 2006 ARCA RE/MAX Series champion Frank Kimmel.

Chassis Information: The BlackJack Racing team will unload this weekend the same Chevrolet Monte Carlo the team brought to Iowa Speedway for its inaugural debut in 2006. It is also the same car the team ran at Nashville Superspeedway, Kansas Speedway and most recently Kentucky Speedway. The automobile has collected finishes of ninth, 10th and 15th respectively this season.

Welcome Back: Five Star Telecom, a longtime racing supporter of BlackJack Racing will step up and return as an associate sponsor this weekend at Toledo . Since their beginning in 1973, FST (Five Star Telecom), a long-time supporter of Bean’s racing career has become one of the largest interconnect companies in the Upper Midwest , with multiple locations serving the tri-state area.

Sponsorship Search Continues: BlackJack Racing still has several openings on their No. 6 Chevrolet Monte Carlo for the seventh event on the ARCA RE/MAX Series schedule. Immediate one race or long term sponsorship positions are available. Contact the team today and be a part of the action.

Come Meet Dexter: Dexter Bean and several of his colleagues will sign autographs with the ARCA RE/MAX Series fans this Friday, June 1 at the Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

BlackJack Racing, Iowa Speedway Pre-Race Quotes:
Dexter Bean, driver of the No. 6 Five Star Telecom Chevrolet Monte Carlo :

On Toledo : “It was devastating. We didn’t need that finish. We were taken out by a driver who showed over aggression and wasn’t on the lead lap. We can do nothing about the finish but keep our head high and move forward.”

On Iowa Speedway : “I love Iowa Speedway. We had a chance to win that race last year, but we came up a little short. I have a good feeling about Saturday night’s race and I’m looking forward to putting our team back up front.”

On The Points Race: “We lost some ground at Toledo . We’re still early in the season, but we cannot afford to have any more bad races. Hopefully these last two events will be the worst luck we’ll have all season.”

On The Second Straight Race Being Televised: “It’s good for the ARCA RE/MAX Series races to be live on television. As a team we’re trying to prove we have all the right ingredients while also trying to gain the exposure to help up secure a full-time sponsor. The next couple races are live on television and that’s a bonus for all my family and friends back home at Wisconsin .”

PRIOR RESULTS:

Dexter Bean, Iowa Speedway ARCA Race Results:

Date     Event     Start     Finish     Laps     Status

10/06     Prairie Meadows 250     19     7     250/250     Running

Fast Links:

Driver/Team: BlackJack Racing, Dexter Bean on the web: DexterBean.net

Sanction: ARCA RE/MAX Series: ARCARacing.com

The Prairie Meadows 250 (200 laps/168 miles) is the ninth of 23 events on the 2007 ARCA RE/MAX Series schedule. This second annual Prairie Meadows 250 is a one day show. Practice begins Saturday, June 2 with a two hour (11:30am-1:30pm Local Time) session planned. ARCA SIM Factory pole qualifying is slated for later in the afternoon at 4:00pm Local Time. The event will take the green flag under the lights beginning at 8:00pm Local Time. The race will be televised live on SPEED with additional race coverage online at arcaracing.com

About Brewco Motorsports, Inc.:

Central City, Kentucky businessman Clarence Brewer Jr. began the construction of his racing enterprise, Brewco Motorsports, in 1996 with one racecar and a small shop. This year, Brewer begins his 12th season as a car owner in the NASCAR Busch Series and second season in the ARCA RE/MAX Series. With an unmatched reputation of delivering results both on and off the track, Brewco has elevated itself to not only a consistent championship contender but the marketing vehicle of some of America ’s most trusted brands.

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MEDIA CONTACT:


NAME: Chris Knight, BlackJack Racing
PHONE: 239.834.9797
EMAIL: Knight849@aol.com



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