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Tyson Franks Wins at Poplar Bluff Speedway

September 28th, 2014

Batesville, Arkansas- Tyson Franks and his Tyson Franks Racing (TFR) team made their first visit of 2014 to Poplar Bluff Speedway (Poplar Bluff, Missouri), and they turned it into Franks’ third win of the season.

Nineteen Open Wheel Modifieds converged on the 3/8 mile, high-banked oval for the Weekly Racing Series program. Tyson won his preliminary heat race to lock into the pole position for the feature.

When the finale went green, Franks took control and lead wire-to-wire for his third victory of the season aboard his #F1 Black River
Transportation/Rockhard Powder Coating/Kill Kallz/Shaw by TFR Open Wheel Modified.

“That was the hardest I’ve drove my race car in a long time. I’d like to dedicate this win to my grandma that died exactly a week ago. She was riding shotgun with me all night,” said Franks after an emotional victory.

Complete results from the racing program can be found at

The team is currently unsure of when their next event will take place.

Tyson is also the owner and operator of Ironman Bodies, which can manufacture and install all types of race car bodies. Visit the Ironman Bodies page at for more information.

Tyson would like to thank all of his sponsors, which include Josh Massey Motorsports, ROCKHARD Powder Coating, Allen Manufacturing Co., Black River Transportation, Griffin Transportation, Hawkeye Truck Sales, Keg1 Truck Parts, Fick’s Garage, Wayne Brooks Race Engines, Xtreme Race Graphics, & Marketing Services.

For more information on Tyson Franks Racing, please visit