AM Racing will be rolling out their new Late Model car this weekend at Central Texas Speedway. Austin Wayne Self, the primary driver for AM Racing will be wheeling the new #07 AM Racing Late Model and is looking forward to the action! “I’m ready to get back to my home track and look forward to the racing.” Says Austin. “As for the Late Model car, I’m very grateful and excited for the opportunity to race this car and the super series next year. 650 HP in a 2600 lb. car is crazy fast fun.” As Austin is consistently gaining more seat team and developing his innately raw racing talent, his team is prepared to support him with ongoing car development. “This is the 1st of 2 new cars that we will be building and testing this season in preparation for 2014” says Tim Self of AM Racing. “We plan to race both Pro Late Model and Super Late Model Series next year as part of the support program for our ARCA and NASCAR series racing”. This grassroots racing is enhancement to his NASCAR and ARCA racing schedule. As Austin Wayne Self proved recently at Berlin Raceway, though young, his ambition, drive and talent deliver.
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On Saturday August 10th Austin Wayne Self finished fourth in the 22 AMTS Cunningham Dodge. After qualifying 7th Austin began the Primera Plastics 200 with the ARCA racing series and within the first 10 laps was three wide making passes. In high hopes and full of determination the race progressed and Austin made his way through the pack. On Lap 34 Austin made his first pass to assume P6 and within 55 laps worked his way into P5. The 22 team aggressively competed on pit row during a lap 94 caution. After restarting P7 Austin worked his way back to the front of the pack and with 80 laps remaining Austin ran P4. After a lap 145 Caution the 22 team restarted P6 and by lap 193 the 22 car secured P4 for the finish. Austin described the track as “challenging to pass on.” Proving the strength of the 22 team, Austin moved forward throughout the entire race, and never lost on track position by race dynamic. “I’m always just really thankful for the opportunity, my great team, and the incredible support.”-AWS After an incredible run and solid top 5 finish at Berlin raceway Austin will now focus his strategy towards their next ARCA race, and is now widely considered the rookie to watch.
To follow Austin’s journey join him on twitter for live updates @AustinWSelf and tune into the race on August 15th 11 PM E. on NBC Sports.
On August 3rd Austin Wayne Self gained valuable track time at Berlin Raceway in Maine, Michigan. After a trying day Austin may not have gone home with the win, although the track time and experience gained in the #77 Scott Neal Super Late Model will be advantageous come August 10th when Austin races in the Primera Plastics 200 with the ARCA racing series.
After leaving NJMP with a solid top 10 finish Austin will now race the 22 AMTS Cunningham Dodge in a series that is both fostering Austin’s driver development and serving as a proving ground for his innate talent. The ARCA series will run Berlin raceway this weekend on the .4 mile oval with a start time of 8:30 p.m. Austin’s best finish this season so far came from Winchester speedway, despite a varied banking, the .5 mile Winchester track and Berlin Raceway boast a similar racing style that suits Austin’s top performance. “I am really excited about racing this track and after racing last weekend we have experience that will help us, I am ready to go race!”-AWS
This night race will air on the NBC Sports Network, August 15 at 11 PM ET.
For appearances and updates follow Austin on Twitter: @AustinWSelf