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2013 Season Recap
Monday Nov 11, 2013 12:24am
From the Office of Forsberg Racing
The 2013 season has come to an end for Andy. He ran 66 races from March through October. We only had 1 rain-out during this season and unfortunately 1 race cancellation due to injury from Trophy Cup. Andy drove for 3 different teams this year and here it is broken down by teams.
32 races run, Placerville 360 points races, Civil War points races, various 360 open shows and 3 410 starts.
The team had 5 main event wins, 16 top 5's, 22 top 10's 10 fast time awards and 6 DNF's. The team with the Placerville track championship and 2nd in the Civil War series.
The 2013 season for Andy and the F&F X1 was up and down; at times the team looked like the dominating team from 2011 and 2012 and at other times the team struggled to find the speed, consistency and finishes. Throughout it all the guys still managed there 3rd Placerville Championship and just missed there 3rd Civil War Championship, finishing 2nd behind Sean Becker. In 3 years together, Andy and the F&F X1 have won 5 out of 6 Championships they have competed for.
A&A Motorsports #92
14 races, 12 410 point shows in Chico, CA and 2 World of Outlaws shows. The team had 2 main event wins, 12 top 5's, 12 top 10's, 5 Fast time awards and 1 DNF, finishing 2nd in the Silver Dollar 410 track championship.
The 2013 season was rejuvenating season for Andy and the A&A Motorsports #92 410 sprint. After watching the A main of the World of Outlaws Gold Cup Race of Champions for 2 consecutive years the team decided it was time for a change, and fortunately those changes paid off big. Qualifying 3rd quick or better 10 out of 14 shows and finishing 3rd or better in 9 out of 14 shows. The only hick-up of the year was the 2nd place finish in points. During the 2nd race of the 410 season Andy was involved in a crash in his heat race, the crash injured Andy's back and he took a trip to the hospital. He received no points for the night and this put him behind the 8 ball. Andy and the team worked hard each week to get those points back and only lost the championship by 24 points behind champion Sean Becker. The highlight of the year would have to be the 60th annual World of Outlaws Gold Cup Race of Champions in Chico, CA. Andy qualified 11th and 12th quick out of the 55 plus cars, made the dash both nights, finished 3rd on Friday night matching his career best finish with the Outlaws and then on Saturday finished 2nd in the Gold Cup Finale chasing 2 time Outlaw champion Jason Myers to the checkered capping off a great 410 season for Andy and the A&A Motorsports #92.
P.T. Shocks 7c
20 races, miscellaneous 360 shows, ASCS and USAC non-wing shows. The team had 5 main event wins, 10 top 5's, 11 top 10's 2 fast time awards and 5 DNF's.
The 2013 season saw Andy and the P.T. Shocks 7c taking advantage of any open dates not claimed by the F&F X1 and the A&A Motorsports #92. Andy won in his very first start for the 7c at the Silver Cup, which was also the teams very first victory. The team would also claim a $1500 bonus put on by Ocean Speedway for any Civil War driver that could win a main event against the Taco Bravo series, as well as the Adobe Cup in Petaluma, CA. The season brought lots of excitement and some downs but this team worked well together and next year will be a team to reckon with.
2013 Combined Stats
17 fast times awards
Qualified in top "3" 32 times
12 main event victories
26 top 3 finishes
38 top 5 finishes
45 top 10 finishes
Andy claimed his 14 overall driversí championship
5th at Placerville,
2nd in CA Civil War points,
2nd in 410 Chico CA track points,
Hot Coats Powder Coating 3 race Champion (Held at Chico)
Nor-Cal Champion sprints Champion (Internet Series that accumulates points for all winged 360 and 410 sprint car shows in CA)
115 Career feature wins.
Note from Andy: Thanks to everyone that has let me drive their cars, to all their pit crews, the fans, the sponsors and to my family and friends. This was a wonderful season full of good memories and I could not have been as successful without each and every one of you.
2013 Point Standings
The Civil War Points for 4th & 5th places are incomplete due to the lack of complete results being post from both Placerville Speedway and Civil War Staff. (Sept. 26, 2013)
2013 Race Stats
Picture From the April 30, 2011 Civil War Race at Placerville Speedway
Believe it or not, Andy was able to drive out of this and the wing never hit the ground. He headed to the pit work area where the crew changed out the left rear tire that was damaged in the incident. He came back out and finish fifth in this heat race. Awesome shot by Steve, check out the rest of his work on his website stevesracingphotos.com
The clip below is the Forsberg #92 run what Ya Brung event in Petaluma that Andy opted to start at the rear of the field of so as to not upset anyone do to the fact he was so much faster then the rest of the field.
Highlights from September 3rd's open 360 sprint car show from Petaluma Speedway. Highlights include several incidents before the main event and main event highlights. All of the drivers involved were uninjured. Brought to you by surfnsprint.com.
Done for the Season