Numerous-time Nor-Cal champion Andy Forsberg looks to take home Sprint Car Challenge Tour Opener


Numerous-time Nor-Cal champion Andy Forsberg looks to take home Sprint Car Challenge Tour  Opener

Numerous-time Nor-Cal champion Andy Forsberg looks to take home Sprint Car Challenge Tour Opener

1779341_10205955385660391_935199651511188999_nMulti-time Northern California champion Andy Forsberg goes into Saturday as one of the drivers to beat during the Elk Grove Ford Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Abreu Vineyards opener at Antioch Speedway. The Auburn resident will be in the C&M Motorsports No. 7c, a car he has experienced immense success behind the wheel of. The C&M team is set to go after the SCCT owner title this year, utilizing Forsberg and Hollister’s Tony Gualda.

This weekend launches the inaugural 13 race season for the tour and marks the first of two appearances at the Antioch Speedway in 2017. It also helps usher in a busy month of April that will find SCCT in competition on four separate occasions throughout California.

Thanks to the generous support from Matt Wood of Elk Grove Ford and David Abreu of Abreu Vineyards the initial champion of the Sprint Car Challenge Tour will be awarded with $10,000 of an over $60,000 point fund. The top 15 teams following the tour will participate in the hefty year-end point fund. The tour also showcases a substantial contingency package that will provide over $20,000 in certificates and cash over the course of the season.

The front gate at Antioch Speedway on Saturday April 1 opens at 5pm, with all seating general admission during the night. Qualifying will begin around 6pm and racing will follow. Adult tickets cost $20; while kids 6-12, seniors 65+ and active military will be $15 and children five and under are free. A family pack featuring two adults and two kids will be available for $50. The pit gate opens at 2pm for competitors.

The Antioch Speedway is located on the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds at the corner of 10th and L Streets in Antioch, California. Take SR-4 West (Highway 4) to exit 27 and turn right onto L Street. The physical address is 1201 W. 10th Street Antioch, CA 94509. The track is located just a little over an hour from the capital city of Sacramento. More info can be found at www.antiochspeedway.com

The Sprint Car Challenge Tour is proudly sponsored by Elk Grove Ford, Abreu Vineyards, Hoosier Racing Tires, Bianchi Farms, Kyle Larson Racing, All Star Performance, ART Speed Equipment, BR Motorsports, King Racing Products, ADCO Driveline and Custom Exhaust, Auto Meter, Bullard Construction, Chris Kenner Racing Specialties/ Security Race Products, CRV Carbon Solutions, Driven2SaveLives, Finley Farms, Flying Squirrel, Garth Moore Insurance and Financial Services, Jockos Sprint Parts, Keizer Wheels, Light Up the World Beverages, LRB Inc., Menne Hay Inc., Moto Wear, Metal Works, Naake Suspension, Pit Stop USA, PT Shocks, Pyrotect Racing Cells, RacePartsTrader.com, R&R Racewear, Saldana Racing Products, Sellers Race Wings, Shifty Illusions and Walker Performance Filtration.

More info on the Elk Grove Ford Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Abreu Vineyards can be found at our official website www.sprintcarchallengetour.com – Be sure to also like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sprintcarchallengetour and follow on Twitter https://twitter.com/360SCCT for the latest breaking news regarding SCCT.

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