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  • By Gary Thomas

C&M Motorsports looks to bring home the Elk Grove Ford Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Ab

Roseville, CA - February 22, 2017...The always potent C&M Motorsports team will contend for the car owner title with the Elk Grove Ford Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Abreu Vineyards this season, utilizing drivers Andy Forsberg of Auburn and 17-year-old Tony Gualda from Hollister.

Forsberg claimed his unprecedented ninth traveling CW 360 title last year, in addition to capturing Chico’s Fall Nationals for the second straight season at the helm of the Pit Stop USA/ PT Shocks No. 7c machine. Gualda has impressed in his limited Winged Sprint Car starts the last couple seasons and is geared up for the best opportunity of his young career in 2017.

"We're definitely excited to have C&M Motorsports on board full-time with the Sprint Car Challenge Tour," said SCCT Business Manager and Announcer Gary Thomas. "The 7c team has really set the bar when it comes to Winged 360 Sprint Car racing in Northern California the last few years. They will be tough to beat whenever Andy Forsberg sits behind the wheel and it's great to see them give a youngster like Tony Gualda a shot. Tony is a good kid and has a lot of talent. We look forward to seeing him grow as a Sprint Car driver this season."

The Elk Grove Ford Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Abreu Vineyards will kick-off its inaugural season on Saturday April 1 at the Antioch Speedway in Antioch, CA. It will mark the first California-based traveling Winged Sprint Car series event at the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds facility since 2013.

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, Auto Meter, Bullard Construction, Chris Kenner Racing Specialties/ Security Race Products, CRV Carbon Solutions, 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,, Saldana Racing Products, Sellers Race Wings and Walker Performance Filtration.

More information on the Elk Grove Ford Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Abreu Vineyards can be found at our official website – Be sure to also like us on Facebook and follow on Twitter for the latest breaking news regarding SCCT.

Sponsor spotlight: Auto Meter Competition Instruments

Auto Meter Competition Instruments will be handing out a $100 certificate to the 10th place finisher in the A-main at every Elk Grove Ford Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Abreu Vineyards event this season! To learn more about Auto Meter visit them at

Elk Grove Ford Sprint Car Challenge Tour Presented by Abreu Vineyards 2017 Schedule

Saturday April 1: Antioch Speedway Saturday April 15: Placerville Speedway Friday April 21: Thunderbowl Raceway (4th annual Peter Murphy Classic) Saturday April 29: Petaluma Speedway Saturday May 27: Stockton Dirt Track Saturday June 17: Antioch Speedway Saturday June 24: Calistoga Speedway Sunday July 2: Stockton Dirt Track (Jimmy Sills Classic) Monday July 3: Petaluma Speedway Saturday July 29: Fernley 95A Speedway Friday August 25: Placerville Speedway Saturday August 26: Stockton Dirt Track (Salute to LeRoy Van Conett) Saturday November 4: Stockton Dirt Track (34th annual Tribute to Gary Patterson)

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