MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Austin Wayne Self will drive the No. 45 Chevrolet Silverado fielded by Niece Motorsports in Friday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway.
Self, 21, is set to make his second start of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season after earning a career-best second-place finish in the season-opening event at Daytona Int’l Speedway in February driving for AM Racing.
“Niece Motorsports is very excited to have Austin drive for us at Kansas Speedway,” said team owner Al Niece. “We’ve seen him drive at other tracks last year and we were very impressed. We are looking forward to having him in the truck at Kansas Speedway and maybe some more races down the road.”
In addition to Niece Equipment serving as the primary marketing partner at Kansas, AM Racing partner Precision Air Technology will serve as a major associate for the 167-lap race.
With Kansas Speedway not on AM Racing’s initial schedule, Self said he is thankful for the opportunity to make his second start at the 1.5-mile speedway and second start of the season.
“I’m very appreciative for this opportunity to drive for Niece Motorsports,” said Self. “Thanks to Niece Equipment and Precision Air Technology, I’ve been given an opportunity to get in a truck and go out and earn a strong finish. I enjoy racing at Kansas Speedway and look forward to a flashy finish under the lights.”