Not only the largest track but quite possibly the track with the greatest learning curve among the series stops- Iowa Speedway served as a trying and revealing testament to the AWS racing program in 2013. Austin Wayne Self entered Iowa with great expectations though walked away having not met primary results expectations. With plethora of valuable team experience culminated through an incredible effort AWS was not discouraged but motivated for his next opportunity. After qualifying p13 Austin advanced throughout the pack and battled hard for p12. After struggling with adjustments throughout the race Austin finished the night p16 for his first run at Iowa Speedway. “I just know we as a team can do a whole lot better and we are going to. This was all learning” -AWS.