Monday July 15, 2019 11:42am
From the Office of Forsberg
On Friday July 12th
Andy and the Forsberg Family #92 were in Chico, CA for a 360 points race. Andy
set quick time out of 17 cars, won the dash from the 4th position and started
5th in the A main event behind the heat winners. In the feature the track was
super hooked up and fast, the racing was pretty intense and Andy moved from 5th
to the top 3 by lap 5 and at one point Andy actually had the lead but with the
close racing came out of the turn back in 3rd. Unfortunately Andy was never
able to get back by the front-runners as they raced side by side for most of the
race. Andy would take the checkered in 3rd but as luck may have it the second
place car did not go to the scales to weigh in and was disqualified giving Andy
a second place finish.
On Saturday July 13th
Andy was in Placerville, CA driving the F&F X1 for the Al Hinds race. In
qualifying it was obvious the X1 motor was not running right and Andy timed in
15th quick out of 26 cars. The crew went to work to diagnose the problem but
were not able to find it by the time Andy needed to be out for his heat race as
luck would have it again Andy was on the front row and was able to hold off the
cars behind him and win his heat race for a chance at the redraw. The crew
again went to work and as luck was not on our side Jimmy pulled the dreaded 8
pill for Andy's spot in the A main event. At the start of the feature on lap
one Andy was caught up in a accident and with minor damage Andy tagged the rear
of the field and with the motor humming was able to work his way up to 9th from
the 18th position.
weekend there are no races on Friday July 19th and on Saturday July 20th the F&F
X1 heads back to Placerville CA for a points race.
Night Culminates with 9th Place Finish at Placerville Speedway for
PETERSEN MEDIA- Fighting
mechanical gremlins all night long Saturday night at Placerville Speedway, Andy
Forsberg and F&F Racing would then overcome an opening lap incident to finish
ninth in the feature event.
an absolute hot mess of a night,” Andy Forsberg said. “We timed in and something
wasn’t right under the hood, and the F&F guys worked on it all night long. We
still didn’t have it right in our heat, and they kept at it. We got it right for
the feature, and then we got collected in an opening lap wreck, so it was
eventful to say the least.”
the Econo Lube-n-Tune and Brakes/Geico Local Office/PitStopUSA backed No. x1
machine in 15th fastest in time trials, Forsberg was still able to
grab the heat race win despite something amiss under the hood of his machine.
the redraw, the vaunted eight pill would put the point leader in the fourth row
of the 25-lap feature event. Continuing to change things and find the culprit,
things seemed to be back to normal when the fired off for the feature event.
the race went green, a couple of cars would get upside down in front of the
field, and with nowhere to go contact would ensue to the top wing of Forsberg’s
machine and he would be forced to the work area.
restart, the Auburn, CA driver had his work cut out for himself from the back of
the pack. Patiently working his way forward, Forsberg to do a great job of
salvaging a trying night as he clawed his way up to finish ninth.
thanks to my guys for not giving up,” Forsberg said. “It has just been feast of
famine it seems like this year, and Saturday was no feast. We will try again
Racing and Andy Forsberg would like to thank Econo Lube-n-Tune and Brakes, Geico
Local Office, PitStopUSA, Lucas Oil, Pacific Highway Rentals, Autism Awareness,
FVP, and CRV Carbon Solutions for their support in 2019.
TAP: F&F Racing
and Andy Forsberg will be at Placerville Speedway on Saturday night.
BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-18,
Wins-4, Top 5’s-9, Top 10’s-12.