Austin-Wayne Auto | AM Racing Charlotte Motor Speedway May Preview

#22 AM Racing Team:

Driver: Austin Wayne Himself

Main partner(s): AM Technical Solutions | GO TEXAN

Maker: Chevrolet Silverado RST

Leader: Ryan Solomon

Observer: Tony Raines

2022 driver points position: 18th | 2022 Owner Points Position: 20th

Intel Chassis: AMR chassis No. 107; previously raced at Kansas Speedway on Saturday, May 14, 2022 (To start up: 23 | To finish: 23rd).

Engine: Ilmor Racing Technologies

Notes of interest:

Getting back on track: Nine races into the 2022 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, AM Racing and driver Austin Wayne Self are looking to maintain their strong pace going into 2021.

After earning back-to-back top-10 finishes at Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway and Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway earlier this year, the team endured five tough races in a row at Circuit of the Americas, Martinsville (Va. .) Speedway and the Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway Dirt Track during the month of April.

After two tough outings at Darlington (SC) Raceway and Kansas Speedway respectively, the team rebounded with a respectable top 20 finish at Texas Motor Speedway last Friday night, giving the family team hope that their bad luck is behind them.

Charlotte Motor Speedway is on deck this weekend and the Statesville, North Carolina-based team is hoping for a continued restart of its 2022 season.

Proud Texas: Two Texas-based companies will also return to the team this weekend and serve as major partners for Austin Wayne Self this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

The Statesville, North Carolina-based team will sport AM Technical Solutions and GO TEXAN signage on the No. 22 Chevrolet Silverado for the 10th of 23 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races this season.

Based in Austin, TX, AM Technical Solutions (AMTS) was founded in 1994.

AM Technical Solutions is a global architecture, engineering and construction company specializing in high technology markets. AMTS has managed over $20 billion in global investment projects for over 170 different clients in 24 countries and on five continents.

GO TEXAN is a widely recognized brand. It represents a diverse collection of authentically Texan people, products and services. Whether grown, sewn or served on a plate, more than 26 million Texans shop, travel and dine out to fully support Texas business and agriculture.

Thanks for your continued support: The AIRBOX air purifier returns to AM Racing in 2022 and will serve as a major associate marketing partner for driver Austin Wayne Self in Friday night’s North Carolina Education Lottery 200.

The AIRBOX air purifier prides itself on having the best commercial grade air purifier on the market. It’s categorically the best in every aspect, and it’s built to last a lifetime.

True engineered control solution based on proven science technology to deliver the desired indoor air quality you need. The AIRBOX air purifier creates a plane of safe air to repopulate the business and create the safest possible environment for owners, employees, customers, students, visitors or just anyone who breathes the air.

The AIRBOX air purifier has teamed up with the Statesville, NC-based team for six major partnership races between the 2020 and 2021 seasons respectively.

Welcome aboard: For Friday night’s contest at Charlotte Motor Speedway, AM Racing welcomes Eagle Rentals as Associate Marketing Partner on Self’s #22 Chevrolet Silverado RST.

Eagle Rentals is a family-owned equipment rental and sales business in Statesville, NC with over 25 years of experience helping our local community with their building and improvement needs. of houses.

We have always believed in treating our employees like family. As a family, we provide a level of service that delivers on our promises to our customers!

Not because it’s a good slogan, but because it’s who we are.

He created a lasting imprint in our community that began in 1995.

Halfway home: Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race in Charlotte is the fourth in an eight-week series of races for the circuit.

With races completed at Darlington (SC) Raceway, Kansas Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway, the series wraps up May with a stop at America’s Home for Racing, Charlotte (NC) Motor Speedway this weekend.

In June, the series travels to World Wide Technology (Ill.) Raceway at Gateway, Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway, Knoxville Raceway and concludes the campaign at Nashville (Tenn.) Superspeedway on June 24.

By the end of the streak, the Truck Series will have completed 14 of its 23 races in 2022.

AM Racing x2: For the second time this season, AM Racing will launch its second part-time team with a new face behind the wheel of the #37 Chevrolet Silverado RST.

Former NASCAR Mexico Challenge Series champion Max Gutiérrez will attempt his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut in Friday night’s NC Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte (NC) Motor Speedway.

Charlotte will signify the first of several Truck Series races this season where Gutiérrez, a former ARCA Menards Series winner will drive the team’s second entry on a part-time entry with additional races to be announced shortly.

Veteran AM Racing crew chief Jamie Jones will be crew chief of Gutiérrez’s No. 37 Chevrolet Silverado RST TOUGHBUILT in Charlotte on Friday night.

The two worked together in two ARCA Menards Series races earlier this season at Daytona and most recently at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway where the Mexico City, Mexico native produced an impressive 10th-place finish after starting 24th.

Austin Wayne Self Truck Series Charlotte Motor Speedway Stats: Friday night’s North Carolina Education Lottery 200 will mark Self’s seventh NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on the 1.5-mile race track.

In his previous six starts, Self finished 12th in the spring of 2017 after starting 19th.

He completed 784 of the 804 laps available for 97.5% lap completion.

Austin Wayne Self Truck Series Speedway Stats: At NASCAR Camping World Truck Series speedway-classed tracks, Self made 79 starts throughout his career with eight top-10 finishes, while maintaining an 18.5 average finish position.

At the point(s): Entering Charlotte, Self sits 18th in the championship standings.

116 points separate Self from 10th in the championship standings currently held by Matt Crafton with 14 races remaining this season.

199 points separate Self from first place in the championship standings held by defending Truck Series champion Ben Rhodes.

AM Racing’s No. 22 team takes 20th place in the Truck Series owner standings.

Texas Motor Speedway | SpeedyCash.com 220 Race Recap: At the last NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, Self made his 138th career start in the Truck Series.

Starting 23rd in the race, Self quickly negotiated his n°22 AM Technical Solutions | GO TEXAN Chevrolet Silverado RST through traffic to quickly enter the top 20.

Despite damage to the front of his race truck early in the race, Self fell out of the top 20, but rebounded on Stage 3 and moved back into the top 20 to finish 18th, his best NASCAR Camping World. Truck Series finish in five races.

calling the shots: Ryan Salomon will continue to lead Austin Wayne Self and the AM Racing team in 2022, including at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

This weekend marks his 35th race as a crew chief for Self and in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

During his tenure, he guided Self to an average finish of 17.8 in the 2020, 2021 and 2022 seasons respectively.

Career summary: Since 2016, Self has competed in 138 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races, earning two top five finishes and 15 top 10 finishes. He finished a career-best 12th in the championship standings in 2018.

Spanning six years of Truck Series competition, he maintains an average of 18.6.

Did you know? Austin Wayne Self and his wife Jennifer have 16 chickens and a dog named Echo.

The couple are also expecting and will welcome their first child, a daughter in June 2022.

Line up: In addition to AM Technical Solutions and GO TEXAN continuing their role as lead marketing partner for Self in 2022, the AM Racing team will also receive support from AIRBOX Air Purifier, Don’t mess with Texas, CForce Bottling Company, Flying Circle , Kreuz Market and JB Henderson Construction.

Follow on social media: To learn more about Austin Wayne Self, visit awsracing.com, like his Facebook page (Austin Wayne Self) or follow him on Twitter @AustinWSelf.

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

Pre-race quotes from Austin Wayne Self:

At Charlotte Motor Speedway: “Charlotte Motor Speedway is one of the most demanding intermediate race tracks we compete on. It’s very fast with a unique layout, but it also offers great racing for fans. Handling is key for Charlotte, as is momentum, especially over bumps.

“We bring our truck from Kansas which showed a lot of speed even though we didn’t get the finish we were hoping for. Hopefully Friday night our season continues to pick up with a strong finish with our #22 AM Technical Solutions | GB TEXAN Chevrolet Silverado RST.

On the 2022 season: “After more than a month of sour finishes for our AM Racing team, we were able to fight back and crack the top 20 at Texas Motor Speedway. Top 10 or better efforts, but I felt like we had at least stopped the bleeding from what has been a frustrating series of races.

“Hopefully we can build on our arrival in Texas with an even better result in Charlotte on Friday night.”

Social Media Spotlight:

Visit AM Technical Solutions online at amts.com.

Show Your GO TEXAN Pride: Find Texas Products, restaurants or register your business with GO TEXAN.

For more information about Don’t Mess With Texas and how you can get involved in the program, visit dontmesswithtexas.org.

To learn more about the AIRBOX air purifier and what it offers, please visit airboxairpurifier.com.

To learn more about Flying Circle, 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 more information on CForce premium artesian water, please visit cforce.com.

To learn more about Kreuz Market, visit kreuzmarket.com. like them on Facebook (KreuzMarketLockhart) and follow them on Twitter (@kreuzmarket).

Visit JB Henderson Construction online at jbhenderson.com.

Race information:

The North Carolina Education Lottery 200 (134 laps | 201 miles) is the 10th of 23 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races on the 2022 schedule. Practice begins Friday, May 27, 2022 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Qualifying will follow shortly from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The 36-truck field will take the green flag later that night shortly after 8:30 a.m. with live coverage on FOX Sports 1 (FS1), the Motor Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM NASCAR Channel 90. All times are local (ET).

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