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Torgerson Bro’s Go 1-2, Riveira Earns Win at Adobe Mountain

Prodigy Race Promotions on Sprint Car Insider – Driver Exclusive- PHOENIX, Ariz. (January 12, 2020) –> It was a banner night for Torgerson Racing last night at nearby Adobe Mountain Speedway.

There was no shortage of action on the way to the team picking up two wins, a 1-2 finish, and podium runs in every class, during all three drivers first attempt on the all- new dirt track at Adobe Mountain.

Coming in on the heels of a largely successful maiden voyage at the Tulsa Shootout Austin and Ashton Torgerson were chomping at the bit to get back to action in the state of Arizona. Speaking of eager to get back behind the wheel of a race car, the team welcomed back Tracy, California’s, Brandon Riveira, to the Grand Canyon State to wheel the number 02 TEN-J restricted entry. Last night marked the first run for Riveira since his insurmountable charge last November at the Desert Thunder Nationals in Casa Grande.

Riveira returned with thoughts of redemption on his mind. He felt good enough to win in November and this time he came to seal the deal.

Racing kicked off last night with heat race action in the non wing class. Things appeared to be clicking as Austin and Ashton sustained marginal success in both go’s of it. Austin went pole to checkers in his heat and Ashton incurred a bit more drama. He was moving forward when he got tangled with another car and sent to the back of the field. After restarting eighth he was able to climb all the way back to the runner up finish.

Up next Riveira took his shot at the Adobe Mountain Speedway for the first time. He started his heat from the 4th spot and managed to make passes on a track that wasn’t quite broke in yet during the daytime portion of the race. After moving from 4th to 2nd it was apparent that Riveira would have a hand up when it came to main event contention.

The final heat races to take to the track were super 600 winged. Austin once again went wire to wire from pole to checkered. Ashton didn’t have quite the same luck but things would change as the event order inverted and Super 600 main events were called up first.

As the Super 600 main event took to the track Austin lined up third with Ashton back in ninth. The flag dropped and both made the big moves. Auston quickly got into second and tried to run down the leader. However in this one, the big charge was made by Ashton. He found the fast line around the track and began picking off drivers one by one. Eventually he found himself in third which he maintained all the way to the checkers.

The first main event of the evening finished off with Torgerson Racing making up two of the three spots on the podium. Austin came home second with Ashton taking third.

The best was yet to come.

Up next, Riveira had his redemption run in the Restricted class starting from the outside of the front row.

The race got underway and he quickly filed in behind the leader, stocking his every move. Early in the going Riveira couldn’t quite capitalize on the leaders mistakes but he was putting those pass possibilities in his back pocket as he watched the leader make the same move coming out of turn four every time. In the early and mid stages of the race Riveira followed the leader wide on the exit of four after opening his entry to three and getting a big run on the leader every time.

Once the pack tightened up and the 02 felt the pressure from behind he finally pulled the trigger.

He cut low under the leader coming off of four and beat him in a drag race to turn one. It was off to the races from there.

Riveira put the 02 out front and never looked back. He crossed the checkered to earn the very first feature win for TEN-J Chassis and Torgerson Racing in the 2020 season. As he climbed up on the cage and clinched his fist in triumph he gladly accepted his new surname: Brandon Torgerson-Riveira, as they wrote on the check. All kidding aside his win marked the 117th victory for TEN-J Chassis and the 13th different wheelman to accomplish the feat.

The next race on the docket was the non wing feature.

As the feature rolled out onto the track Ashton came to the green from forth and Austin sixth, it did not take long for the feature to become a Torgerson Racing shootout of its own. Of course this isn’t without some drama in the middle but that was quickly resolved and the fight to the finish became a duel amongst brothers.

With only a handful of laps remaining Austin inherited the lead with his brother Ashton right behind him. The green flag waved and the two continued to click off perfect laps. Austin was hungry for his first micro sprint victory and it showed. Ever since the California Cup at Lemoore Raceway back in November Auston has been a completely different driver. It all finally culminated in victory last night.

Austin crossed the line at the checkers to earn his first career micro sprint win and grab now the second win for Torgerson Racing in 2020. Austin also added his name to the list of TEN-J winners by being the 14th different pilot to put his name on the prestigious list now sitting at 118 victories.

Last night was also the first 1-2 finish for the team this season. As the season continues the team looks for a lot more results that resemble last night. In the end Torgerson Racing walked away with two victories, a 1-2 finish, and the lowest finish of the night was third.

It was a banner night for Torgerson Racing.

The team will be back at it again to defend their wins in just a weeks time as next Saturday night the brothers descend upon Adobe Mountain Speedway for the second time. This time, for Austin, as the reigning winner. See how they fare by keeping up with all the results and updates right here.

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Don’t miss a second of the action by following all the results and details on Torgerson Racing on Prodigy Race Promotions on Instagram and Facebook and with the official Driver Exclusive recaps right here on Sprint Car Insider. #PRParmy

Also would like to send out a sincere Welcome to the TEN-J Family to Brandon Riveira. Look out California the 13th different TEN-J winner is officially on the team now and looks to embark upon a stout California Restricted campaign in 2020.

On Tap:

Adobe Mountain Speedway

Saturday January 18, 2020

Quick Results:

Austin Torgerson

Adobe Mountain Speedway

Glendale, Az

January 11, 2020

Non Wing:

Heat Race 1st➡️1st

Main Event: 6th➡️1st

Super 600 Wing:

Heat Race 1st➡️1st

Main Event: 3rd➡️2nd

Quick Results:

Ashton Torgerson

Adobe Mountain Speedway

Glendale, Az

January 11, 2020

Non-Wing 600

Heat Race: 8th➡️2nd

Main Event: 4th➡️2nd

Wing 600

Heat Race: 8th➡️8th

Main Event:9th➡️3rd

Quick Results:

Brandon Riveira

Adobe Mountain Speedway

Glendale, Az.

January 11, 2020

Restricted 600:

Heat Race: 4th➡️2nd

Main Event: 2nd➡️1st

Ashton and Austin Torgerson and all of Torgerson Racing would like to cordially thank all of their sponsors for their continued support, and belief in the program.

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JJ Cox -
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Current Freelance Announcer with educated broadcast experience.
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Fresno State Bulldog - Broadcasting and Public Relations.
Grew up going to 50+ Sprint Car races a year and Raced Motocross for 10 years.
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