Sandoval Returns to SRL in 2013

Sandoval Returns to SRL in 2013



Modesto, CA — 2011 SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series “Rookie-of-the–Year” Michael Sandoval of Ripon will move from his familiar #1 Bob Strandwold Racing (BSR) Chevrolet that he drove in 2012, to the #5 Sandoval & Sons Backhoe Service / BSR Chevrolet for the 2013 SRL season.


“Jeff and I are very pleased to have Mike (Sr.) and Michael back with us in 2013.” stated Bob Strandwold.

Sandoval will be paired up with Jake Koens as his Crew Chief for 2013, along with the same crew members that helped him finish ninth in 2012 SPEARS Southwest Tour Series championship standings.


“This is a tough series and we’re still learning,” stated Sandoval.  “Last year we had a blast being part of Bob’s team, Jeff (Strandwold) and everyone on the team are a lot of fun to work with.”


Sandoval and BSR will begin their 2013 campaign on Saturday, March 16th at the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series “Melo’s Gas and Gear 151 presented by 51 Fifty energy Drink” at the paved 1/3 mile oval Madera Speedway.

For 2013, Sandoval and the #5 Bob Strandwold Racing Chevrolet is supported by Sandoval & Sons Backhoe Services, Bavaro Ranches, Peters Racing Engines, D&D Graphix, Strandwold Properties, Mobil 1, David’s Racing Products and Performance Electrical Co. Inc.