(Photo: Caleb Armstrong during the Sprint Car World Championship – Dan/SprintFun Photo)
Caleb Armstrong hard charges to a top-ten during Sprint Car World Championship
By Fully Injected Motorsports:
NEW CASTLE, Ind. (April 30, 2018) – New Castle, Indiana’s Caleb Armstrong made the most of his Sprint Car World Championship provisional starting position on Saturday night at Mansfield (Ohio) Motor Speedway, hard charging from 23rd to finish 10th during the 50-lap, $100,000-to-win blockbuster. For Armstrong, it was his first dirt start since qualifying for the Chili Bowl Nationals in mid-January.
Armstrong earned his provisional starting position by winning Manfield’s inaugural Great Lakes Dirt Nationals in August. The victory, the largest of his career, awarded $15,000.
“It was a great run for us. I can’t thank everyone enough for helping us make this possible,” Armstrong said, driver of the Armstrong Farms/Neal Metal Recycling/Baker Crop Insurance/No. 7C sprint car. “We ran most of the program to get some added lap time, but our main focus was the main event. We knew we were going to have to start deep if we used the provisional. Our game plan was to race smart and keep out of trouble. It worked out well.”
Up next on the schedule, Caleb Armstrong is expected to enter the 70th Annual Little 500 at Anderson (Ind.) Speedway on May 26. Due to Armstrong’s busy work schedule, no other dates have been added to his racing calendar. More updates will be released at a later time.
Caleb Armstrong would like to thank all of his current marketing partners including: Baker Crop Insurance, Neal Metal Recycling, All-Star Performance, Armstrong Farms, Specialty Fuels & Logistics, Beast Enterprise, Simpson Racing Products, Wilwood Brakes, Wings Unlimited, PAC Racing Springs, Penske Shocks, and Schoenfeld Headers.
Fans are invited to keep up with Caleb Armstrong online at www.calebarmstrong.com, as well as on all of his available social media networks including Twitter: @Armstrong7C
2017 Highlights: Finished seventh during Lou Blaney Memorial at Sharon (OH) Speedway on July 8. Finished 10th during Arctic Cat All Star main event at Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway on Monday, July 24. Charged from 25th to 15th at Eriez Speedway during I-79 Summer Shootout action. Finished second during Arctic Cat All Star main event at Lebanon Valley (NY) Speedway, as well as seventh during Arctic Cat All Star main event action at Outlaw (NY) Speedway. Finished fourth during Freedom 40 at Atomic Speedway on Saturday, August 5. Scored $15,000 FAST/OSCS victory during Great Lakes Dirt Nationals at Mansfield Motor Speedway. Charged from 12th to sixth during Wayne County Speedway’s Pete Jacobs Memorial on Sunday, September 3. Qualified for Tuscarora 50 main event at Port Royal (PA) Speedway. Finished eighth during Bedford Fairgrounds Speedway visit on Sunday, September 17. Charged from 22nd to ninth during Four Crown Nationals main event at Eldora Speedway on September 23.
2017 Statistics: 1 (Mansfield Motor Speedway – Great Lakes Dirt Nationals – $15,000). 18 Arctic Cat All Star top-ten finishes in 46 feature starts; six top-five finishes. Ended year third in Arctic Cat All Star driver standings.
2018: Highlights: Won Chili Bowl Nationals B-main #2, qualified for Chili Bowl Nationals A-main; finished 17th. Hard charged from 23rd to finish 10th during Sprint Car World Championship at Mansfield (Ohio) Motor Speedway on Saturday, April 28.
|2018 Caleb Armstrong Statistics: (thru April 30, 2018)|
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