AUSTIN, TEXAS (July 6, 2016) – After enjoying an idle Fourth of July weekend, Austin Wayne Self returns to NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) action this week in the Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 from Kentucky Speedway on Thursday, July 7.
“I’m really looking forward to getting back to Kentucky and running on the new surface,” said Self. “Although this will be my first time at Kentucky in the Truck Series, I’ve run quite a few laps there in ARCA. It’s always been a fast track with a lot of character. It will be interesting to see how the new surface changes things up – I’m expecting a fast track with tons of grip.”
Nearing the official half-way point to the NCWTS season, Self and his No. 22 AM Technical Solutions Toyota team, are dedicated to improving on and off the track during their freshman year season of Truck racing.
“It’s a long season – we’ve had our share of up and down moments, but our team continues to make strides in the right direction. This team continues to do whatever it takes to put a strong Toyota under me each and every week.”
Austin Wayne Self currently occupies the 19th spot in the overall driver point standings . After 9 of 23 NCWTS events, Self carries a 23.0 average starting position to go along with a 20.6 average finishing spot.
Singer, Song Writer – Chad Mattson Set to Sing National Anthem at Kentucky
AM Racing welcomes special guest, Chad Mattson, to Kentucky Speedway for this week’s event. Mattson, the lead singer of the Christian Rock Band, Unspoken, will be on-hand to sing the national anthem prior to Thursday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race. Self is a member Soldiers for Faith Ministries. For more information on ‘Unspoken’ – visit www.UnspokenMusic.com.
Follow Austin Wayne Self on Social Media:
Be sure to follow Austin on all social media platforms. You can find him on facebook at facebook.com/AustinWSelf, on twitter at @AustinWSelf and Instagram @AustinWayneSelf. You can also visit AWSracing.com.
This Week’s NCWTS Schedule:
NCWTS action from Kentucky Speedway begins with two practice sessions on Wednesday, July 6. The opening practice session starts at 5:00 p.m., with the final practice session kicking-off at 7:00 p.m. Keystone Light Pole Qualifying will take place on race day, July 7 at 5:00 p.m. Follow Live on FS2. The Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 goes green at 8:30 p.m.
Coverage of the Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 (150 laps, 2225 miles ) begins at 8:30 p.m. Thursday night. Note: All Times Eastern Standard Time. Follow NASCAR.com for results.
NCWTS Buckle Up in Your Truck Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, July 7
Catch all the action from Kentucky on FOX SPORTS 1 and FOX SPORTS 2!
5:00 PM EST – NCWST Keystone Light Pole Qualifying (FS2)
8:30 PM EST – Start of the Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 (FS1)
Note: All Times Eastern Standard Time.