gets another 2nd
Monday September 26, 2016 9:22am
From the Office of Forsberg Racing
Saturday September 24th Andy and the PT Shocks 7c headed to Petaluma CA for a CA
Civil War show. Andy
was 7th quick, won hit heat race and drew a 4 pill for his spot in the Dash.
Andy would finish 3rd in the dash to give him his starting position for the A
main event. At the drop of the green it was apparent there was some issues as
he dropped back quickly and was struggling to find his groove, he had fallen all
the way back to 8th but luck seemed to be on our side this night as a few of the
front runners had issues and with a few nice moves by Andy he made his way back
to the 2nd position for a good points night and maintains the Civil War points
lead with just 1 race left chasing that 9th championship.
upcoming weekend is the Tribute to Stephen Allard Fall Nationals in Chico CA
both Friday September 30th and Saturday October 1st, Andy and the PT Shocks 7c
head back to defend their title.
Second Consecutive Runner Up Finish With Civil War Series
off to a slow start during the feature event at the Petaluma Speedway on
Saturday night with the Civil War Series, Andy Forsberg came alive late and
picked up his second consecutive runner up finish with the Civil War Series.
“It was a
great track I thought, and we got going at the end,” Forsberg said. “I hate to
lose, but at least were back up on the podium.”
On a hooked
up Petaluma Speedway Saturday night, the Auburn, CA driver would get his night
started off by timing the PitStopUSA/Autism Awareness/PT Shocks backed No. 7c
machine in seventh fastest in qualifying time trials.
Lining up on
the front row of his heat race, Forsberg would get the jump on Michael Kofoid
and never look back, as he would pick up the heat race win and earn a berth into
the six-lap Dash.
four pill, ‘Mr. Excitement’ would pick up a position in the Dash, as his third
place finish would line him up on the inside of the second row for the 30-lap
On an old
school, hooked up Petaluma Speedway, Forsberg would lose some spots early in the
feature event, as he would find himself back as far as the seventh spot when the
race reached the halfway point.
advantage of some restarts, Forsberg would work his way back into the Top-Five
when a couple of cars in front of him got together. Restarting on the outside of
the second row with just six laps remaining in the race, Forsberg let it all
hang out as he went to work on the high, scary side of the speedway.
jumping into the second spot, Forsberg would give Sean Becker all he could
handle in the final laps of the feature event. Running right on his rear bumper,
Forsberg just could not find his way around Becker and would settle for a second
“I got lucky
late in the race and really came alive once we moved up,” Forsberg said. “Thanks
to my guys for giving me another great car. We have some big races coming up
starting this week, and we’d love to stay strong and pick up some wins during
Motorsports team would like to thank PitStopUSA, Autism Awareness, Pacific
Highway Rentals, PT Shocks, Swartz Diesel, and Velocity Race Gear and all of
their product sponsors for their continued support.
ON TAP: The C&M Motorsports team
will travel to the Silver Dollar Speedway this Friday and Saturday night to take
part in the Fall Nationals.
2016 BY THE
NUMBERS: Starts-32, Wins-11, Top
5’s-25, Top 10’s-28.
CONNECTED: For at the track
updates, follow Andy Forsberg on Twitter @AForsberg92.
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