Austin-Wayne Auto | AM Racing Circuit of the Americas March Preview
#22 AM Racing Team:
Driver: Austin Wayne Himself
Main partner(s): AM Technical Solutions | GO TEXAN | AIRBOX air purifier
Maker: Chevrolet Silverado RST
Leader: Ryan Solomon
Observer: Tony Raines
2022 driver points position: Seventh | 2022 Owner Points Position: Ninth
Intel Chassis: AM Racing Chassis No. 110; previously raced at Watkins Glen (NY) International on August 7, 2021 (To start up: 20th | To finish: 16th).
Motor: Ilmor Racing Technologies
Notes of interest:
Good start : Three races into the 2022 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, AM Racing and driver Austin Wayne Self maintain their strong pace going into 2021.
After their back-to-back top-10 season finishes at Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway and the most recent race at Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway, Self is averaging 10.7 and nestled seventh in the standings. championship drivers, with AM Racing holding firm in ninth place in the Truck Series owners standings.
Welcome to the house: AM Racing and driver Austin Wayne Self consider this weekend’s race the most important of the 2022 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season.
Self hails from Austin, Texas, with his marketing partners on his #22 Chevrolet Silverado all hailing from the state of Texas.
The team is expected to have more than 100 people watching the race in the stands and garage throughout the 3.4-mile road course.
Texas Pride: Two Texas-based companies will also return to the team this weekend and serve as major partners for Austin Wayne Self this weekend at Circuit of the Americas (COTA).
The Statesville, North Carolina-based team will sport AM Technical Solutions and GO TEXAN signage and on the No. 22 Chevrolet Silverado for the fourth 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.
Happy to see you again: 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 Saturday afternoon’s XPEL 225 at Circuit of the Americas.
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 partnered with the Statesville, NC-based team for six races between the 2020 and 2021 seasons respectively.
New look: The AM Racing team will continue their new look with their #22 Chevrolet Silverado. Instead of their traditional red and white paint scheme, the team will unveil a red, white and blue livery for the organization’s seventh competitive season.
AM Racing x2: This weekend at COTA, AM Racing will feature a second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for the first on a part-time schedule in 2022.
Super Late Model star and fellow Austin, TX native Logan Bearden will drive the team’s No. 37 Bearden Automotive | Chevrolet Silverado Electric Parker.
Longtime industry veteran Jamie Jones will be the crew chief for AM Racing’s second Truck Series, which will feature a rotating roster of drivers throughout the remaining 20 races of the season.
Last year, the organization tested the waters for a second Truck Series effort at Knoxville Raceway.
Brett Moffitt led concrete supply No. 37 | Destiny Homes Chevrolet Silverado in the event. Moffitt battled for a top-five spot before a late-race crash relegated the former champion and the Truck Series team to a 38th-place finish.
Flagship year: Last season Austin Wayne Self and AM Racing had a banner year in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
In 22 races, the team had just four finishes of 23rd or less, but maintained a 17.6 average after November’s Lucas Oil 150 season finale at Phoenix (Arizona) Raceway.
It mirrored his 2018 Truck Series season where he finished a career-best 12th in the championship standings maintaining an average finishing position of 17.0.
Austin Wayne Self Truck Series Circuit of the America Stats: Saturday afternoon’s XPEL 225 will mark Self’s second run in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in the “Lone Star State”
Last May, during a rainy event, Self qualified 29th and took advantage of the 41-lap race to maneuver his #22 GO TEXAN | AM Technical Solutions Chevrolet Silverado in a respectable 16th place.
He completed 41 of the 41 laps available for a 100% complete lap.
Austin Wayne Self Truck Series Road Course Stats: At NASCAR Camping World Truck Series tracks classified as road courses, Self has made eight starts throughout his career with a top 10 and 14.6 average.
Atlanta Motor Speedway (Ga.) | Summary of the FR8 Auctions 208 race: At the last NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway, Self made his 132nd career Truck Series start.
Leaving seventh in its number 22 AM Technical Solutions | GO TEXAN Chevrolet Silverado RST after qualifying was canceled due to bad weather, Self maintained a strong pace – hovering inside or just outside the top 10 for the third Truck Series race of the season.
When the checkered flag flew, Self grabbed 10th for his second straight top 10 finish for AM Racing this season.
At the point(s): Entering COTA, Self is seventh in the championship standings.
21 points separate Self from fifth in the championship standings currently held by Ben Rhodes with 20 races remaining this season.
48 points separate Self from the top of the championship standings occupied by Chandler Smith.
AM Racing’s No. 22 team earns seventh place in the Truck Series owner standings.
calling the shots: Ryan Salomon will continue to lead Austin Wayne Self and the AM Racing team in 2022, including this weekend in Atlanta.
This weekend marks his 29th race as a crew chief for Self and in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. During his tenure, he guided Self to an average 16.0 finish in the 2020 and 2021 seasons, respectively.
Career summary: Since 2016, Self has competed in 132 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races, earning two top fives and 15 top 10s. He finished a career-best 12th in the championship standings in 2018.
Spanning six years of Truck Series competition, he maintains an 18.2 average.
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:
On Circuit of the Americas: “It’s another huge weekend for our AM Racing team. I’m so excited to be racing in my hometown of Austin, TX. Because of the rain last year, I really feel that we weren’t able to run the race the way we wanted as well, but this weekend should be a great opportunity to do that.
“I’m also thrilled to see AM Racing bringing two trucks to the track this weekend with my friend Logan Bearden in the #37 Chevrolet Silverado. I can’t wait to race with him for 42 laps.
“We’ll have lots of friends, family and our marketing partners at Saturday’s race and I love racing on road courses, so I’m still hopeful we can have a good race and capture another top 10 in 2022. »
On the Atlanta Motor Speedway: “I am incredibly proud of everyone on this AM Racing team. We had a quick #22 AM Technical Solutions | GO TEXAN Chevrolet Silverado RST throughout a very intense race.
“I thought we could have had a better finish, but we got pushed around a bit in the last two laps. Still, we won a top-10 place and that’s something to build on again for us. get to my hometown track at the Circuit of the Americas.
At the strong start of 2022: “I’m incredibly proud of everyone on this AM Racing team. Everyone is working hard to keep our momentum going and after our performances in Atlanta, I believe our team is more than ever hungry to go to COTA and see if we can propel our AM Racing team into the top five with a little strategy.
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.
The XPEL 225 (42 laps | 143.22 miles) is the fourth of 23 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races on the 2022 schedule. 3:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The 36-truck field will take the green flag on race day, Saturday. ., March 26, 2022, shortly after 12:00 p.m. with live coverage on FOX Sports 1 (FS1), the Motor Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM NASCAR Channel 90. All times are local (CT).
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