"Vigh-Extreme finish 15th in ARCA Debut"

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  • Vigh took the wheel of the #10 Extreme Kleaner by Extreme Energy Solutions at Madison International Speedway ARCA Race
  • Vigh and Extreme team up with Fast Track Racing

Extreme Energy Solutions Race Car Driver Tommy Vigh Jr. Finishes 15th in ARCA Debut

For Immediate Release: June 22, 2018, Madison, Wisconsin

Source: Tommy Vigh Jr., Veteran Brand Ambassador for Extreme Energy Solutions, and Dirt Track Race Car Driver made his 2018 ARCA Debut at Madison International Speedway, June 15, 2018, in the Herr’s Potato Chips 200; as Extreme Kleaner Available at Hardware Hank was on board as Primary Sponsor; partnered with Andy Hillenburg’s Fast Track Racing in the number #10 Fast Track Racing entry.

Race Car Driver Tommy Vigh Jr. scored another notch in his race car driving career, making his ARCA racing debut on June 15, 2018; and scoring a 15th place finish in his maiden voyage. Vigh was on board in driving the #10 entry for Andy Hillenburg’s Fast Track Racing, sponsored by Extreme Kleaner Available at Hardware Hank, Extreme Energy Solutions, Manawa Community Living Center, United Hardware Distribution Company, Trustworthy Hardware, Mendia Studios, H2O Energy Flow, and Project Help.  

Vigh took to practice early Friday afternoon. Strapped in behind the wheel of the number ten machine, Vigh took command of his first experience as a stock car driver in national competition. Vigh turned the car into a number of practice laps before hitting the track for qualifying. Vigh qualified for 14th with a 19.71 second lap time, the fastest lap of his day.

Vigh ran into some issues, as he overdrove the car into turns three and four, spinning the car out; however was quick to make a recovery back into competition without a scratch on the car. Vigh experienced an issue with the transmission shifter, which forced him behind pit road for a few laps. Once repaired, Vigh was back racing, which the race finished under green and Vigh found himself in 15th position.

“It was my first time behind the wheel of one of these types of cars. It also took me some time to get used to having two way communications with the spotter, which I am glad for Any Hillenburg’s coaching during the race,” added Vigh

“I really also want to thank Samuel K. Burlum and Extreme Energy Solutions Inc., for the opportunity they have given me. It’s been a good relationship thus far, and I would have not been able to be where I am at without them.”

“We are proud of the effort made by Andy Hillenburg, his crew, and of Vigh. This was the first time as a driver-team-crew-car-sponsor collectively working together all on the same race, and we are grateful of the hard work driver and team in order to put Extreme Kleaner available at Hardware Hank in the spotlight. They collectively have done a great job of presenting our brands and our partners in ARCA, and we look forward in working with Fast Track Racing and Vigh again,” commented Samuel K. Burlum, CEO and President of Extreme Energy Solutions, the parent company of Extreme Kleaner.

“Madison was a good event for our Fast Track/Extreme Kleaner Team. Tommy Vigh Jr. did a great job in his first ARCA outing. There were so many new things handed to him, and he handled it well. Vigh accomplished a 15th place finish, without any previous testing. We are looking forward to what Tommy can do and accomplish for us later in the season now that he has a race under his belt,” contributed Andy Hillenburg, of Fast Track Racing.

Vigh’s hot streak did not end with his ARCA debut run at Madison. Following the Herr’s Potato Chip 200, Vigh was back behind the wheel of his open wheel dirt sportsman car, the very next day at Orange County Fair Speedway, Middletown, New York.

 The fifty-tow year old Vigh, from Otisville, New York scored yet another top five finish in the Sportsman Division, taking home 3rd place; which was good enough to position Vigh second in the points standings at famed “Hard Clay.” Vigh has not had a race finish less than 15th all season, which was his ARCA debut run. In all five home track contests Vigh has had top (2) ten finishes, with (2) top 5 finishes and an eleventh place finish in the race prior to his ARCA debut.

You can catch a glimpse of Vigh behind the wheel in latest video:

Extreme Energy Solutions’ Samuel K. Burlum and Fast Track’s Andy Hillenburg look to set a plan to give Vigh more seat time, as they look to partner in a few more future events in 2018. The previous contest wad televised on MAV TV.

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