(Photo: T.J. Michael on the gas during a recent start – Vince Vellella Photo Credit)
New York trip on deck for T.J. Michael
By Fully Injected Motorsports:
FREMONT, OH (July 25, 2017) – With the 2017 I-79 Summer Shootout in the books, the “Texas Traveler” T.J. Michael will now begin preparations for a three-day sweep through The Empire State, joining the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions at three different dirt ovals beginning Friday evening, July 28.
Michael, who is in the midst of a second, full season with Tony Stewart’s All Stars, will visit Outlaw Speedway, Orange County Fair Speedway and Lebanon Valley Speedway during his trek through New York, chasing a total winner’s share equaling $22,000; $5,000 at Outlaw Speedway on Friday, July 28; $10,000 at Orange County Fair Speedway on Saturday, July 29; and $7,000 at Lebanon Valley Speedway on Sunday, July 30.
“There is a lot on the line this weekend. I’d like to put ourselves in position to battle for one of those big paydays,” Michael said, pilot of the Michael Motorsports/Advanced Cast Stone/Fremont Fence Company/Kear’s Speed Shop/Shell Shock/Hinchman Suits/Big D’s Pizza of Fremont and Clyde/Crown Battery/No. 8M. “We’ve been slowly building rhythm. We are fortunate enough to have the opportunity to race for a lot of purse money during our trip to New York, so the obvious plan is to take full advantage of that opportunity.”
T.J. Michael will enter the weekend sixth in the current Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions standings, just one point shy of a top-five birth. The Plano, Texas, native finished 20th, 18th and 17th during I-79 Summer Shootout competition, respectively; 20th during A-main competition after winning the evening’s B-main at Eriez (PA) Speedway; 18th at Tri-City (PA) Raceway Park; and 17th during the 30-lap, I-79 Summer Shootout finale on Monday evening at Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway.
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. Charged from 26th to finish 12th at Wayne County Speedway on Monday, June 19, during Ohio Sprint Speedweek.
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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