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Austin Wayne Self No. 98 AM Technical Solutions S’loonshine 98.9 Preview

2(Mooresville, N.C.  October 14, 2015-)

2014 Scott Rookie of The Year Austin Wayne Self will complete his second full season in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Friday evening in the S’loonshine 98.9 at the Kansas Speedway.

Self has shown steadily improvement in 2015, including capturing first career ARCA win in June at the famous Winchester Speedway.

Self, driver of the No. 98 AM Technical Solutions Chevrolet for Mason Mitchell Motorsports (MMM) enters the finale sitting third in ARCA championship points. The Austin, Texas native sits 60 points behind second place Josh Williams, with a solid performance the 19-year-old could finish as high as second in points.

“We’ve had a lot of ups and downs in 2015,” Self stated. “We had a lot of bad luck after Winchester that set us back in the points a little bit. I would love nothing more than to finish the season in victory lane for AMTS, Pirate Energy and MMM. They have all stuck with me all season long and they all deserve another trip to victory lane.”

“I really enjoy racing at Kansas, it’s my favorite 1.5 mile track that we race at. Last year I was battling for the lead and unfortunately we got caught up in an incident.”

Self will have plenty of fans cheering him on Friday evening. He will have over 30 representatives from AMTS in attendance for the final race of the 2015 season.1

““We are excited about the race at Kansas Speedway and are hopeful to seeing the AM Technical Solutions car being in Victory Lane,” Tim Glasson SVP of Corporate Development for AMTS stated.“We have several business associates coming to the race for a networking event and are looking for a great showing. We are proud to sponsor Austin and are excited about what the future holds for him.”

Self also heads into the final race leading the S&S Volo Long Haul Award. The award is presented to the driver at the end of the year ARCA awards banquet who completes the most laps during the season. Self has completed 2,593 of 2,628 laps (98.1%).

Chassis: Self will race chassis No.  614 out of the MMM stable. Self last raced the chassis last month at the Kentucky Speedway to an 11th place finish. The chassis has three starts in 2015 earning two top-ten finishes.

The Full Throttle S’loonshine 98.9 at the Kansas Speedway will be live on Fox Sports 1 Friday, October 16th beginning at 7:30 p.m. CST. . ARCA will also provide live timing and scoring at Arcaracing.com will for all on-track activity.

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Austin Wayne Self – Poised to Clench a Podium Spot in the 2015 ARCA Championship Standings

AWS_Kentucky(MOORESVILLE, N.C. – September 28, 2015) – Every lap counts in racing and Austin Wayne Self proved that theory to be true Saturday afternoon in the Crosley Brands 150 at the Kentucky Speedway.

Self, driver of the AM Technical Solutions No. 98 for Mason Mitchell Motorsports (MMM) gained seven positions during the course of the final 50 laps to finish 11th.

Those positions proved to be vital as Self was able to move into third place in ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards driver championship standings with one race remaining in the 2015 ARCA season. Self trails second-place driver Josh Williams by 60 points heading into the finale at the Kansas Speedway on October 16.

“We battled a tight condition all weekend long,” Self said. “Our car was good for five to 10 laps and then it was quite a handful. The MMM crew made great changes during the race and it helped the cars handling a lot.

“We have a great opportunity to end up second in points at Kansas. It’s going to take a complete team effort. I know everyone on this MMM team will provide me with the best opportunity to end up in victory lane.

“I really want to end the season on a positive note for AM Technical Solutions, Pirate Energy and everyone on this MMM team. Kansas is my favorite mile and a half track that we race on. I am looking forward to finishing the season on a positive note.”

Self has one win in the 2015 season at the Winchester Speedway in June. The second-year driver will look to avenge a late race incident at the Kansas Speedway in 2014 while battling for the race lead late.

The ARCA Racing Series has raced at the Kansas Speedway since the track opened in 2001. The October 16 event will mark the Series 15th race at the 1.5-mile track. Fans will be able to watch the final event of the 2015 season on Fox Sports 1 beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET.  ARCA will also provide live timing and scoring for all on-track activity presented by AM Technical Solutions and Pirate Energy.

 

 

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