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Austin Wayne tries to make his Xfinity Series debut at Watkins Glen

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AM Technical Solutions will be sponsoring Austin Wayne Self on his Xfinity Series debut at Watkins Glen. Image by Jordan Anderson Racing.

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Jordan Anderson Racing (JAR) Bommarito Autosport, in conjunction with AM Racing, confirmed today that NASCAR Camping World Truck Series veteran Austin Wayne Self will attempt to make his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut at Saturday’s race at Watkins. Glen (NY) International.

Self, the brother-in-law of team owner Jordan Anderson, will drive a second outing for the Statesville, North Carolina-based team in the penultimate Xfinity Series road race of the season.

The former ARCA Menards Series Rookie of the Year will serve as teammate to the organization’s full-time driver, Myatt Snider, in the No. 32 AM Technical Solutions Chevrolet Camaro at the August 20 race.

“I am very grateful for this opportunity with Jordan Anderson Racing Bommarito Autosport,” Self said. “Anyone who knows me how much I love road racing and having the opportunity to try and make my Xfinity Series debut driving for my wife’s brother’s team is incredibly special.”

A long-time supporter of the Truck Series, AM Technical Solutions will be the main marketing partner for the 22nd Xfinity Series race of the season.

Based in Austin, Texas, 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.

“It really means a lot to not only have the support of AM Technical Solutions, but all of my marketing partners from our NASCAR Camping World Truck Series program who jumped on board for Watkins Glen.

“From AMTS to GO TEXAN, don’t mess with the Texas program, Flying Circle, AIRBOX Air Purifiers and CForce – it’s incredibly humbling to have their extended support and revive one of our old Truck Series paint schemes for Watkins Glen.”

In the Self’s Truck Series debut at Watkins Glen last summer, he started 20th and finished on the first lap in 16th in the lightning race in New York’s Finger Lakes region.

This weekend, Self, 26, is hoping for similar results.

“We need to qualify for the race at speed, but I am confident with the car and crew we have assembled for this race that we can make a successful debut in our #32 AM Technical Solutions Chevrolet Camaro,” added Self.

“Hopefully we can see that checkered flag fly Saturday afternoon and give us some momentum to hold on until the Truck Series returns to action at Kansas Speedway next month.”

If Self wins one of the 38 starting positions for the 82-lap race, it will be the first race this season where JAR Bommarito Autosport has fielded two entries in an Xfinity Series race.

Self’s current Team Leader for the Truck Series, Jamie Jones, will serve as Team Leader for the Xfinity Series effort.

“Austin’s attempt to make its Xfinity Series debut for JAR Bommarito Autosport at Watkins Glen in the #32 Chevrolet Camaro will be a special day for our race team and for our family,” said JAR Bommarito Autosport President. , Jordan Anderson.

“Austin has really worked on his road racing skills over the past few years, and he has what it takes to make his first Xfinity Series start and the first JAR Bommarito Autosport #32 team start. ex-competitors on track in the Truck Series, this will be the first time that we will work closely together as a team.

“I’m excited to get out on the track and get to work.”

In addition to the Xfinity Series race, Self will return to the ARCA Menards Series where he will also race Friday afternoon on the 2,450-mile road course piloting the #32 AIRBOX | Janitronics Chevrolet in General Tire book 100.

Self will make his 51st ARCA Menards Series start on Friday, August 19 and the first since last summer at WGI. In five career ARCA road events, he has achieved four top-10 finishes and maintains a solid 11.2 average.

Additional Xfinity Series races for Self are coming soon.

—Jordan Anderson Racing—

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