"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