(Photo: T.J. Michael during a recent Arctic Cat All Star start – Dan / Sprint Fun Photo Credit)
Michael earns two dash appearances, earns top-ten at Macon during Midwest road trip
Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket on deck
By Fully Injected Motorsports:
FREMONT, OH (June 12, 2017) – Joining Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions for the first and only visits to Illinois and Iowa in 2017, the “Texas Traveler” T.J. Michael represented his fan base well during his trip to the Midwest, qualifying for all three contested main events, as well as earning his first top-ten finish of the 2017 Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions season. The Plano, Texas, native recorded two JE Pistons Dash starts during his weekend campaign, one of which the result of a heat race victory at Lincoln (IL) Speedway on Friday, June 9.
The pilot of the Michael Motorsports/Advanced Cast Stone/Fremont Fence Company/No. 8M highlighted his entire road trip with an eighth place finish on Saturday, June 10, at the Macon Speedway in Macon, Illinois; the “World’s Fastest 1/5-Mile Clay Oval.” Michael earned his way into the 40-lap program by finishing second during his respective heat race.
“We had an awesome weekend. It was a major confidence booster for all of us,” Michael explained. “I can’t thank my crew for all of their hard work the last few weeks. We’ve been changing just about everything within our program. I think we finally found something that works for us. We learned a lot this weekend, so hopefully we can put that to good use when Ohio Sprint Speedweek starts on Friday.”
In addition to his top-ten performance at Macon Speedway, Michael recorded an 18th place finish at Lincoln (IL) Speedway on Friday, and a 19th place finish after starting 24th on Sunday evening at 34 Raceway in Burlington, Iowa. It was Michael’s first visit to all three facilities.
T.J. Michael will now transfer all of his attention back to The Buckeye State where he will participate in the 35th edition of Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket. Scheduled to ignite on Friday at Attica Raceway Park, Ohio Sprint Speedweek will feature eight events at eight different facilities throughout all four corners of Ohio, all of which conducted over a nine-day period. Michael will enter Ohio Sprint Speedweek sixth in the current Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions standings, trailing rookie contender Max Stambaugh by a mere 90 markers.
Keep up with T.J. Michael during his entire campaign right here at the official online home of Fully Injected Motorsports – www.FullyInjected.com. Be sure to follow Michael on all of the available social media networks including Twitter: @TJMichael8.
2016 Highlights: Earned a pair of top-ten finishes on June 10/11 with FAST Series and Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions. Michael finished fifth with FAST on Friday, June 10, at Attica Raceway Park, followed by a sixth place finish at Butler Speedway in Butler, Michigan, with Arctic Cat All Stars on Saturday, June 11.
2017 Highlights: Finished ninth during Attica Raceway Park season opener on Friday, March 24. Earned B-main victory on Saturday, June 3, at Mercer Raceway Park in Mercer, Pennsylvania. Earned top-ten finish (8th) at Macon (IL) Speedway on Saturday, June 10.
2015 Wins: 3 (305ci) (1 Gator Motorplex – Texas; 1 Attica Raceway Park – Ohio; 1 Fremont Speedway – Ohio)
2016 Stats: Seven top-ten finishes during Arctic Cat All Star competition
2017 Wins: N/A
T.J. Michael and Michael Motorsports would like to thank all of their current marketing partners including: Advanced Cast Stone, Fremont Fence Company, Kear’s Speed Shop, Shell Shock, Hinchman Suits, Big D’s Pizza of Fremont and Clyde, Crown Battery, Kistler Racing Engines, Maxim Chassis, MJ Webb Enterprises, Roy Hardin Masonry, Wood Heating & Air Conditioning, Pro Tech Service Company, HRP, and Fully Injected Motorsports.
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