(Photo: Max Stambaugh wins GLSS heat race at Tri-City Motor Speedway – GLSS Social Media)
Stambaugh and Horstman have success in Michigan; September schedule coming together
By Fully Injected Motorsports:
ELIDA, Ohio (September 6, 2018) – The recent weekend included, ‘Mad Max’ Stambaugh has put together a string of success in the Wolverine State in 2018, not just while piloting his own ride, but others, too.
During recent competition, the Elida, Ohio, native joined the Great Lakes Super Sprints (GLSS) for a pair of starts at Tri-City Motor Speedway in Auburn, Mich., on Friday and Saturday, August 31 & September 1. Although the Fall Sprintacular was cut down to just one day due to Mother Nature’s inability to cooperate, Friday’s start was a success; finishing second during feature action after winning his respective heat race. Piloting the Jared Horstman Racing No. 17 machine, the finish was down to the wire, ultimately losing a drag race to the start/finish line to eventual winner, Gregg Dalman, by less than a car length.
“I can’t thank Jared Horstman enough for this opportunity. He was kind enough to put together a second car for me and it worked out great. I’m excited for the opportunity to drive for him again,” Max Stambaugh explained, who pilots his own Wicked Cushion No. 5M during 410c.i. competition. “We plan to visit Canada in a few weeks and enter the Canadian Sprint Car Nationals. It’s a huge opportunity and I plan to take full advantage of it.”
In addition to his runner-up finish at Tri-City Motor Speedway, ‘Mad Max’ owns one victory in the state of Michigan in 2018, occurring on June 23 during GLSS action at Crystal Motor Speedway.
“We’ve always had a fair share of success in Michigan,” Stambaugh continued. “A lot of the tracks up there really fit my driving style. Not to mention, it’s not that far from my home shop.”
Other recent starts include rejoining the All Star Circuit of Champions at Wayne County Speedway in Orrville, Ohio, for the $10,000-to-win Pete Jacobs Memorial on September 2. Although forced to start 20th due to his heat race finish (fifth) and qualifying time, Stambaugh battled hard and salvaged a 14th place finish.
As previously mentioned, Max Stambaugh will join Jared Horstman Racing yet again during the coming weeks and make the trip to Ohsweken Speedway in Ontario for the annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals on September 13-15. The 360c.i. blockbuster will award a $10,000 top prize on Saturday, September 15.
Max Stambaugh would like to thank all of his marketing partners including: Wicked Cushion, Lima Cadillac Chevrolet, Biggies Coast to Coast, Schaeffer Racing Oil, Triple JJJ, Dale’s Concrete, Fully Injected Motorsports, and Specialized Therapy
Fans can keep up with Max Stambaugh during his entire campaign right here at www.fullyinjected.com, as well as at www.maxstambaugh.com. Follow ‘Mad Max’ on all of the available social media networks including Twitter: @MaxStambaugh5 and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/max.stambaugh
2015 Wins: 5 (2 – Limaland Motorsports Park (OH) – NRA 360s; 1 – Butler Speedway (MI) – 410ci; 1 – I-96 Speedway (MI) – 410ci; 1 – Ohsweken Speedway (Canada) – 360ci)
2016 Wins: 2 (Waynesfield Raceway Park, I-96 Speedway)
2017 Highlights: Clinched Arctic Cat All Star Rookie of the Year honors. Earned 13 top-ten finishes in 40 Arctic Cat All Star starts. Ended year fourth in All Star driver standings.
2018 Highlights: Qualified for three Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 main events at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida. Earned three consecutive top-ten finishes during King of 360s action at East Bay (Fla.) Raceway Park from February 15-17. Finished fourth during All Star / Attica Spring Nationals on Friday, April 20. Qualified for Sprint Car World Championship preliminary feature at Mansfield Motor Speedway on Friday, April 27. Earned NRA Sprint Invaders top-ten finish at Eldora Speedway. Earned pair of top-ten finishes during NRA Sprint Invaders competition at Limaland Motorsports Park and Fremont Speedway, fifth and seventh, respectively, on Friday and Saturday, May 25 & 26. Finished second during Run for the Rabbit (NRA Event) at Limaland Motorsports Park on Friday, June 1. Earned first victory of the season during Great Lakes Super Sprints action at Gas City Speedway (Ind.) on Friday, June 8. Earned second win of season during GLSS action in Crystal, Mich., on June 23. Finished tenth with All Stars during Lou Blaney Memorial at Sharon Speedway on Saturday, July 7. Finished second during NRA competition at Limaland on Friday, July 27. Earned a ninth place finish during action at Fremont Speedway on Saturday, July 28. Finished third during FAST action at Sharon Speedway on Saturday, August 18. Finished second during 410c.i. event at Tri-City Raceway Park on Sunday, August 19. Finished fifth at Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway on Saturday, August 25. Finished second for car owner Jared Horstman at Tri-City (Mich.) Motor Speedway on Friday, August 31.
2018 Wins: 2 – (Great Lakes Super Sprints at Gas City Speedway (Ind.) on Friday, June 8.) (Great Lakes Super Sprints at Crystal Motor Speedway (Mich.) on Saturday, June 23.)
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