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"Blackcat" Chris Franks


Chris Franks drives the #48 Factory Stock Class car.  His home track is 67 Speedway but he can also be found racing at Diamond Park Speedway.  He lives in Texarkana, AR.

Team members helping Chris are:  Mom, Dad, Patrick - Brother, Christina - Wife. 

Chris started racing in '03 in the Factory Stock Class at 67 Speedway because he's been into in since he was born.  His Uncle, Terry Tussey and Dad, Tim Franks raced.  His first win was that same year.  Career highlights include first win in '03, 12 wins in '04 and Track Championship.

The thrill of racing for Chris is the speed and having fun.  His most exciting racing moment was when he started 24th in the $1,000 race at 67 Speedway and passed for the win with 7 to go and won.  He's most proud his Championship in '04.

Chris's racing  heroes are Terry Tussey Sr. and Jimmie Johnson.

Of racing, Chris says, "It's a blast just going out and having fun!".

Chris's favorite racing websites are and




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