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Martinsville (Va.) Speedway | NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 Race Recap

Team: No. 22 GO TEXAN | AM Technical Solutions Chevrolet Silverado
Driver: Austin Wayne Self
Follow the Team: @AMRacingNASCAR; @AustinWSelf
Start: 20th
Finish: 19th; Running (201 | 201 laps completed)
Driver Points Position: 14th | Owner Points Position: 14th

Austin Wayne Self Quote: “I was happy with our No. 22 GO TEXAN | AM Technical Solutions Chevrolet Silverado this past weekend at Martinsville Speedway. Martinsville hasn’t been my best or favorite track in the past, but I feel like we had a strong run going before getting dumped on the last lap, but that’s typical Martinsville.

“I can’t wait to get to Phoenix in a couple weeks. The new layout has been one of my favorite places to race and I feel like we’ll have a great truck for the night race and can contend for a strong finish.”

Next Up: Lucas Oil 150 at ISM (Ariz.) Raceway at Phoenix on Fri. Nov. 8, 2019 at 8:30 p.m. (ET) live on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) | Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM Satellite Radio NASCAR Channel 90.

For more on Austin Wayne Self, please visit awsracing.com, like his Facebook page (Austin Wayne Self) or follow him on Twitter @AustinWSelf.

For more on AM Racing, please visit AMRacingteam.com, like their Facebook page (AM Racing) or follow them on Twitter @AMRacingNASCAR.

About GO TEXAN:

GO TEXAN is a widely recognized brand. It represents a diverse collection of people, products and services that are genuinely Texan.  Whether it’s grown, sewn or served on a plate, more than 26 million Texans shop, travel and dine out in full support of Texas business and agriculture.  Consumers make buying decisions based on the prestige of GO TEXAN, a desire to support the Texas economy and the value received from buying local.

About AM Technical Solutions:

Headquartered in Austin, TX, AM Technical Solutions was founded in 1994. AM Technical Solutions is a global engineering and construction management firm, specializing in the high-tech industries. AMTS has managed over $20B of global capital projects for over 170 different customers in 15 countries.

For more information, please visit amts.com.

About AM Racing

AM Racing is a NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NGOTS) team owned by entrepreneur Tim Self. Established in December 2015, AM Racing is headquartered in Mooresville, N.C. Operated by Self, a native of Austin, Texas, the team is prided on faith, honesty and intelligent performance.

The team has named Austin Wayne Self as its driver for the 2019 season.

Austin Wayne Self, AM Racing head to Martinsville prepared and ready for homestretch

MARTINSVILLE, Va.: Following a brief one-week break from competition, AM Racing and driver Austin Wayne Self (@AustinWSelf) trek to Martinsville (Va.) Speedway for Saturday’s NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 determined to continue to showcase the team’s ongoing strength.

In the most recent event at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway on Oct. 12, Self once again showed speed from his No. 22 GO TEXAN | AM Technical Solutions Chevrolet Silverado and not only contended for stage points but had an opportunity to put his AM Racing team in Victory Lane.

The race fans agreed too. In a Motor Racing Network online poll, Self was voted at 63 percent to win the race.

Unfortunately, the team never made it to the checkered flag as they became victim to a mechanical failure. With the diagnosis complete, the Mooresville, N.C.-based team heads to the famed-Virginia short track ready to finish what they started at the 2.66-mile superspeedway and deliver Self another top-10 Gander Truck Series finish this year.

“Talladega was tough to swallow because we had so much speed,” Self said. “The mechanical failure wasn’t anyone’s fault, just one of those racing deals.

“What I’m really proud of though is that our AM Racing team has been able to showcase speed at a variety of race tracks this season from superspeedways to short tracks and even the intermediate tracks and that bolds well for the rest of the 2019 season too.”

The 23-year-old returns to the 0.555-mile track poised to make his fifth start and seek his first top-10 finish. In his previous four efforts, Self delivered a respectable 15th place finish in his track debut in 2016.

“For being a short track, Martinsville is very technical,” added Self. “When it comes to that place, sometimes you have to go slower to go faster. You need to have the momentum at the right time and be able to accelerate off the corners to be able to carry the speed down the straightaways before you get back to the corner.

“When you put 32 other trucks on the track, it becomes very crowded and even physical. Much like any short track, track position is critical so my crew chief Eddie (Troconis) and I will spend some time in race setup mode and see where we’re at.

“This race is shorter than the spring, so you have to get to work when the green flag drops. For us, it’s about going out there to keep showcasing ourselves as contenders and doing a good job for all of our partners who allow us to race every week.

“The end of the season is on the horizon and I want to bring home some good finishes at Martinsville, Phoenix and Homestead – so we can focus solely on 2020.”

With just three races left in 2019, Self said that his team has already started to look forward to next season – knowing what did work and what didn’t work for this year gives us an opportunity to elevate our team to that next level.

“I felt like we made some significant gains this year, but there’s still work to be done before the end of the year,” added Self. “We’ll see how Martinsville goes and then get at it for Phoenix. These three races will go quickly but then again Daytona will be here before we know it too. I feel like there are good things ahead for AM Racing.”

For the series’ second trip to Martinsville this season, AM Technical Solutions will serve alongside GO TEXAN as a major associate partner for Saturday afternoon’s race.

GO TEXAN, celebrating its 20th Birthday this year, represents Texas agri-business on state, national and international levels by building recognition with the GO TEXAN mark will continue its primary role with AM Racing this weekend at Martinsville Speedway.

Along with its signature mark in the shape of Texas, GO TEXAN celebrates, promotes and supports the business savvy and plainspoken grit Texas agriculture is known for throughout the world.

Don’t mess with Texas, CForce Bottling Company, Flying Circle and Kreuz Market will serve as associate partners in the 21st race of the year.

In 81 NGOTS races, the 2014 ARCA Menards Series Rookie of the Year has two top-fives (second at Daytona 2017, fifth at Michigan 2019) and seven top-10 finishes. The Texan maintains an average finish of 18.0 during his three years of competition.

The Austin, Texas native is nestled 14th in the championship standings with three races remaining.

For more on Austin Wayne Self, please visit awsracing.com, like his Facebook page (Austin Wayne Self) or follow him on Twitter @AustinWSelf.

For more on AM Racing, please visit AMRacingteam.com, like their Facebook page (AM Racing) or follow them on Twitter @AMRacingNASCAR.

For more information on Don’t mess with Texas and how you can become involved in the program, visit dontmesswithtexas.org.

Visit AM Technical Solutions (AMTS) online at amts.com.

For more on Flying Circle, please visit flyingcirclegear.com, like them on Facebook (FlyingCircleGear) and follow them on Instagram (@flyingcirclegear) and Twitter (@flyingcircle_). Also connect with Flying Circle on Pinterest and YouTube.

For additional information on CForce premium artesian water, please visit cforce.com.

For more on Kreuz Market, please visit kreuzmarket.com. like them on Facebook (KreuzMarketLockhart) and follow them on Twitter (@kreuzmarket).

The NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 (200 laps | 105.2 miles) is the 21st of 23 races on the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series schedule. Practice begins on Fri., Oct. 25 from 12:05 p.m. – 12:55 p.m. A final practice has been etched in from 2:05 p.m. – 2:55 p.m. Qualifying is set for race day, Sat., Oct. 26 beginning at 10:05 a.m. The 32-truck field will take the green flag shortly after 1:30 p.m. with live coverage on FOX Sports 1 (FS1), the Motor Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Satellite Radio, Channel 90). All times are local (Eastern).

About GO TEXAN:

GO TEXAN is a widely recognized brand. It represents a diverse collection of people, products and services that are genuinely Texan.  Whether it’s grown, sewn or served on a plate, more than 26 million Texans shop, travel and dine out in full support of Texas business and agriculture.

Consumers make buying decisions based on the prestige of GO TEXAN, a desire to support the Texas economy and the value received from buying local.

About AM Technical Solutions:

Headquartered in Austin, TX, AM Technical Solutions was founded in 1994. AM Technical Solutions is a Global Architecture, Engineering & Construction firm specializing in the high-tech markets. AMTS has managed over $20B of global capital projects for over 170 different customers in 24 countries and across five continents.

For more information, please visit amts.com.

About AM Racing:

AM Racing is a NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NGOTS) team owned by entrepreneur Tim Self. Established in December 2015, AM Racing is headquartered in Mooresville, N.C. Operated by Self, a native of Austin, Texas, the team is prided on faith, honesty and intelligent performance.

The team has named Austin Wayne Self as its driver for the 2019 season.

Martinsville (Va.) Speedway | TrüNorth™ Global 250 Race Recap

Martinsville (Va.) Speedway | TrüNorth™ Global 250 Race Recap

Team: No. 22 GO TEXAN | AM Technical Solutions Chevrolet Silverado
Driver: Darrell Wallace Jr.  
Follow the Team: @AMRacingNASCAR; @bubbawallace
Start: 13th
Finish: 10th; Running (250 | 250 laps completed)
Driver Points Position: N/A | Owner Points Position: 15th

Darrell Wallace Jr. Quote “I thought we could finish top-10, not fairly easily but we had to work for it. The truck was a handful, but it was night and day difference compared to Friday.

“All in all, it was fun. Having (crew chief) Eddie (Troconis) calling the shots, we had a blast. Thankful for AM Racing for giving me the call. It was short notice, just trying to make the most of it and got us a top-10 finish.”

Next Up: Vankor 350k at Texas Motor Speedway on Fri., Mar. 29, 2019

Show your GO TEXAN pride: find Texas productsrestaurants or enroll your business in GO TEXAN.

For more on AM Racing, please like their Facebook page (AM Racing) or follow them on Twitter @AMRacingNASCAR and stay tuned for a brand new website.

For more on Austin Wayne Self and AM Racing, please visit awsracing.com, like his Facebook page (Austin Wayne Self) or follow him on Twitter @AustinWSelf.

About GO TEXAN:

GO TEXAN is a widely recognized brand. It represents a diverse collection of people, products and services that are genuinely Texan.  Whether it’s grown, sewn or served on a plate, more than 26 million Texans shop, travel and dine out in full support of Texas business and agriculture.  Consumers make buying decisions based on the prestige of GO TEXAN, a desire to support the Texas economy and the value received from buying local.

About AM Technical Solutions:

Headquartered in Austin, TX, AM Technical Solutions was founded in 1994. AM Technical Solutions is a global engineering and construction management firm, specializing in the high-tech industries. AMTS has managed over $20B of global capital projects for over 170 different customers in 15 countries.

For more information, please visit amts.com.

About AM Racing:

AM Racing is a NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NGOTS) team owned by entrepreneur Tim Self. Established in December 2015, AM Racing is headquartered in Mooresville, N.C. Operated by Self, a native of Austin, Texas, the team is prided on faith, honesty and intelligent performance.

CONTACT: pr@amracing.racing | 803.629.2463

In Truck return, AM Racing to boost Texas-based campaign and recovery at Martinsville Speedway

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – In their NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) return, AM Racing has a mission to bring awareness to the state of Texas and their ongoing campaigns in Saturday afternoon’s Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.

With the heart and passion of AM Racing built around their founding origin of the Lone Star State, the team will take a no foolin’ approach to push insight about not only their ongoing Texas-based campaign, but recovery too.

On the hood of the team’s No. 22 Toyota Tundra will sport the GO TEXAN logo.

GO TEXAN represents Texas agri-business on state, national and international levels by building recognition with the GO TEXAN mark.

Along with its signature mark in the shape of Texas, GO TEXAN celebrates, promotes and supports the business savvy and plainspoken grit Texas agriculture is known throughout the world.

Whether it’s grown, sewn or served on a plate, more than 26 million Texans shop, travel and dine out in full support of Texas business and agriculture.

“I am a proud Texan and I’m proud to show it this weekend at Martinsville Speedway,” said Austin Wayne Self, a native of Austin, Tex. “The GO TEXAN program represents an opportunity for companies and corporations of all kinds to fall under one banner. Every time I take a trip home, I always try to shop or eat at places that boast about being Texan proud.”

“The GO TEXAN campaign is something unique and deserves to have as much attention as possible.”

On the quarter panels of their truck, AM Racing has donated the space to bring awareness to the STAR Fund.

The State of Texas Agriculture Relief Fund was created solely with monetary donations from private individuals and companies, including Farm Credit, Valero and McCoy’s Building Supply. STAR Fund money may be used to assist farmers and ranchers in rebuilding fences, restoring operations and paying for other agricultural disaster relief.

“As a Texan, we often depend on our farmers and ranchers,” said AM Racing team principal Tim Self. “Martinsville is an opportunity for AM Racing to show our support and bring further attentiveness to those agriculture producers in the Panhandle of Texas who have been recently affected by wildfires.”

“Every dollar counts as the fires have devastated many farming and ranching operations and caused massive loss of livestock and feed sources and as proud Texans we’re going to do our part to inform people of the STAR Fund and its purpose.”

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller expressed his gratitude to AM Racing for their efforts this weekend.

“We are so grateful to AM Racing and Austin Wayne Self for their promotion of the STAR Fund,” Commissioner Sid Miller said. “They’ve been the greatest partners to our marketing program and this is just another example of how dedicated AM Racing is to promoting Texas to a broader audience.”

As for Martinsville this weekend, Self looks to better his 15th place performance at the famous 0.526-mile paperclip from last April, especially on the heels of the 21-year-old’s career-best second place showing at Daytona International Speedway in February.

“I’m looking forward to going back to Martinsville this weekend,” added Austin Wayne Self. “Daytona was a great blessing for me and our AM Racing team and even though we didn’t go to Atlanta, our AM Racing team has worked tirelessly to make sure we can be as competitive as possible for 200 laps on Saturday afternoon.”

The Alpha Energy Solutions 250 (250 laps / 131.5 miles) is the third of 23 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races on the 2017 schedule. Practice begins on Fri., Mar. 31 from 1:00 p.m. – 1:55 p.m. A final practice session is set for 3:00 p.m. – 3:55 p.m. Qualifying is set for race day, Sat., Apr. 1 beginning at 3:00 p.m. The 32-truck field will take the green flag shortly after 3:00 p.m. with live coverage on FOX, the Motor Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Satellite Radio, Channel 90).

Show your GO TEXAN pride: find Texas productsrestaurants or enroll your business in GO TEXAN.

For more on the STAR Fund and its mission, please click here.

To learn more information on AM Racing please visit amracingteam.com.

For more on Austin Wayne Self and AM Racing, please visit awsracing.com, like his Facebook page (Austin Wayne Self) or follow him on Twitter @AustinWSelf.

 

CONTACT:

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