Medford, Ore. (November 3, 2020) – Ashton and Austin Torgerson each visited victory lane during Thursday’s opening night of the 2020 Cal Cup at Lemoore Raceway, lifting Torgerson Racing to 15 total wins this season. Ashton’s victory came in Non-Wing while Austin won in the Stock division.
An outstanding field of 40 Non-Wing cars were part of the nearly 180 competitors that participated on Thursday night. Ashton Torgerson drove the #02 Ten-J Chassis to fourth quick in the first group of time trials, before finishing fifth in his heat race. Torgerson started third for the 25-lap feature, but immediately leapt into the lead when the pole sitter went wide into turn one.
Torgerson charged ahead to a commanding win while leading all 25-laps, while Austin Torgerson drove from the sixth starting position to finish fourth as well.
In Stock 600 competition on Thursday, Austin Torgerson qualified the #88 Adams Performance Ten-J Chassis eighth quickest before finishing second in his heat race.
The 17-year-old driver went to work from the 12th position for the 25-lap affair. Torgerson knifed forward quickly, restarting fourth after a lap three caution. Torgerson used the low line to go three-wide for the lead, taking the top spot in lapped traffic on lap eight. Austin Torgerson earned his eighth victory of the year by a two second margin.
Racing continued Friday with Ashton Torgerson earning a fourth-place finish in Non-Wing and an eighth-place finish in Super 600, while Austin finished seventh in Stock but was 20th in the Non-Wing feature.
Saturday’s championship finales offered an outstanding purse for the competitors involved and a great opportunity for Torgerson Racing. Ashton Torgerson earned a sixth place in Non-Wing to go along with 12th in Super 600. Austin led the team’s Saturday results, driving from fourth on the grid to finish second in Stock 600. In the 40-lap Non-Wing feature, Austin finished fifth and just one spot ahead of his brother Ashton.
With a successful Cal Cup where all four Torgerson Racing entries made their features all three nights, Torgerson Racing will continue trophy hunting at the Lonnie Kaiser Memorial at Dixon Speedway. Complete nights of racing will take place both Friday and Saturday.
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