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Michael Self

Team: Sunrise Ford Racing-9-KNW
Age / DOB:  (27) / 11/1/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'0 / 130

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Michael Self (No. 9 Sunrise Ford/Eibach Springs/Lucas Oil Ford) finished fourth in Saturday night's NASCAR K&N Pro Series-West (KNPSW) season-ending West Coast Stock Car HOF 150 at Kern County Raceway Park in Bakersfield, CA.
He started eighth in the lineup and completed 149 laps of the 150-lap race. Self entered 13 of the 14 series races this year and closed out the season fourth in the 2017 KNPSW driver championship standings. Nov 6 - 12:31 PM

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Michael Self (No. 9 Sunrise Ford/Eibach Springs/Lucas Oil Ford), despite missing the season opener, is fifth in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West standings with six top fives and 12 top 10s in 12 starts.

Has won each of the last two series races, at Idaho’s Meridian Speedway and All American, and now has eight career K&N West wins. The win at Meridian was his first K&N Pro Series win since 2013. Finished sixth at Kern County Raceway Park (Bakersfield, CA) in March, where he has one top five in two career starts.
Nov 1 - 7:50 PM

Michael Self was the meat in the middle of a five-wide sandwich on the final restart at Kansas Speedway and barely squeezed through as the leader off turn two. From there he held off a spirited charge from Ty Majeski to win the season-ending Kansas 150 Friday night, his career-first ARCA Racing Series.

In the end, Self (No. 28 Sinclair Oil Chevrolet) finished 10 lengths in front of Majeski (No. 99 Treeo's Ford) who finished a career-best second. General Tire pole winner Zane Smith (No. 41 ICON Vehicle Dynamics Toyota) finished third, Shane Lee fourth and Dalton Sargeant fifth. Sheldon Creed (No. 12 United Rentals Toyota) led more laps than anyone, 52 in all, and was leading on the final restart before he fell back suddenly. Creed eventually had a tire go down and limped back to pit road without finishing the last five laps (19th place).
Oct 21 - 12:07 PM

Michael Self wheeled his No. 9 Sunrise Ford/Eibach Springs/Lucas Oil Ford to the Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150 victory at California's All American Speedway on Saturday night, and he did so in dominating fashion.

Fastest in practice and the Coors Light Pole Award winner, Self led 137 laps en route to his second straight win. After losing the lead on the initial start, he reclaimed it on Lap 13 and never looked back, as he crossed the finish line 2.946 seconds ahead of eventual second-place finisher Todd Gilliland. It was his first win at the third-mile bullring, second of the season and eighth of his NASCAR K&N Pro Series West career. it was Self's sixth top five and 12th top 10 of the season.
Oct 15 - 9:41 AM

Michael Self (No. 9 Sunrise Ford/Eibach Springs/Braille Batteries/Sinclair Ford) earned his first ever NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Coors Light pole award with a blazing fast lap of 89.383 mph (13.412 seconds) around All American Speedway, breaking the track record.

His pole-winning lap came on his fourth of six circuits around the 0.333-mile oval in Roseville, Ca. His previous best start this season was second (Orange Show), where he went on to finish eighth. The previous track record at All American was held by Jason Bowles, who laid down a lap of 88.218 mph (13.589 seconds) in 2009. Chris Eggleston qualified second in his No. 99 NAPA Filters Toyota with a lap of 89.230 mph (13.435 seconds). Todd Gilliland, Trevor Cristiani, who is making his fourth NKNPSW start of the season, and Will Rodgers rounded out the top five qualifiers. Derek Kraus, Julia Landauer, Nicole Behar, Hollis Thackeray and Cole Moore completed the top 10.
Oct 14 - 8:54 PM

Michael Self (No. 9 Sunrise Ford/Eibach Springs/Braille Batteries/Sinclair Ford) posted the quickest overall time in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West final practice for the Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150 at the 0.333-mile oval All American Speedway with a lap of 89.323 mph.

Todd Gilliland's fastest lap in the first session was good enough for second overall in the two sessions, with Chris Eggleston, Will Rodgers and Julia Landauer rounding out the top five overall speeds. Derek Kraus, Trevor Cristiani, Cole Moore, Blaine Perkins and Max Tullman rounded out the top 10 quickest overall speeds.
Oct 14 - 8:26 PM

Michael Self (No. 9 Sunrise Ford/Eibach Springs/Braille Batteries/Sinclair Ford), despite missing the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season opener, is fifth in the standings with five top fives and 11 top 10s in 11 starts.

Has seven career K&N West wins, including the most recent event at Meridian, his first win since 2013. Has one top five in six series career starts at California's All American Speedway.
Oct 12 - 11:32 AM

Fireworks lit up the night sky after the checkered flag flew on the NAPA Auto Parts Idaho 208 presented by Perfect Hydration and Lights Out at Meridian Speedway. And Michael Self wound up being the one to bask in the glory.

The Park City, Utah native wheeled his No. 9 Sunrise Ford/Sinclair Lubricants Ford to the winner's circle at the quarter-mile to earn his first victory of the 2017 season and seventh NASCAR K&N Pro Series West win of his career. It didn't come without controversy. On an overtime restart, Derek Kraus lost the lead to Bill McAnally Racing teammate Chris Eggleston, who went on to cross the finish line in first place and was initially declared the winner. However, the finish came under review from NASCAR. It wad determined that Eggleston jumped the final restart, meaning his first-place finish would not hold. That handed the race win to Self.
Oct 1 - 8:59 PM

Michael Self (No. 9 Sunrise Ford/Eibach/Braille Batteries/Sinclair Ford) despite missing the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season opener, is fifth in the standings with four top fives and 10 top 10s in 10 starts.

Finished a season-high third at Irwindale in March. Has six career K&N West wins, including two at both Minnesota’s Brainerd International Raceway and Iowa. Has never competed with the series at Idaho's Meridian Speedway.
Sep 28 - 5:02 PM

Michael Self (No. 88 Sinclair Oil Chevrolet) was credited with a 19th place DNF in Thursday night's ARCA Racing Series Scott 150 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL.

He started fourth on the grid, led 29 laps and completed 95 laps of the 102-lap race before exiting the event (Accident). Self, who competed in five of the 18 ARCA races so far this year, is currently 27th in the 2017 championship standings after this event.
Sep 18 - 7:49 PM

Michael Self continued to do what he's been so good at -- going fast when it matters most. The Salt Lake, Utah driver, in Mason Mitchell's No. 88 Sinclair Lubricants Chevrolet, posted the fastest speed in ARCA Racing Series practice Thursday afternoon at Chicagoland Speedway.

Self circled the mile-and-a-half speedway in 30.637 seconds, an average speed of 176.257 mph. Self has been nothing short of amazing on tour this year with finishes of 4th at Iowa, 3rd at Pocono and 2nd at Lucas Oil. He was also 3rd last year at Kansas. It's rare day indeed he doesn't finish in the top-5. Self is driving the same car he raced earlier this year at Pocono and Iowa.
Sep 14 - 4:32 PM

In the midst of a season of strong showings, including six top-10 and three top-five finishes in seven starts, Michael Self and Sinclair Oil Corporation have announced that they will add next week's ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards event at Chicagoland Speedway to their schedule.

Self will take the wheel of the No. 88 Sinclair Oil Chevrolet with Mason Mitchell Motorsports (MMM) for next Thursday's "Scott 150," which features 100 laps at the 1.5-mile oval just outside Chicago. Self previously joined forces with MMM for the Pocono (Penn.) Raceway and Iowa Speedway ARCA Racing Series events, where he finished third and fourth, respectively.-Spire Sports Inc.
Sep 9 - 4:35 PM

Michael Self (No. 9 Sinclair Lubricants/Sunrise Ford) finished seventh in Saturday night's NASCAR K&N Pro Series-West (KNPSW) Clint Newell Toyota 150 at Douglas County Speedway in Roseburg, OR.

He started seventh in the lineup and completed all laps of the 150-lap race. Self entered 10 of the 11 KNPSW races so far and is currently fifth in the 2017 championship standings after this event.
Aug 28 - 11:58 AM

Michael Self (No. 9 Sunrise Ford/Eibach Springs/Braille Batteries/Sinclair Ford) despite missing the season opener, is fifth in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West standings with four top fives and nine top 10s in nine starts.

Finished a season-high third at Irwindale in March. Has six career K&N West wins, including two at both Minnesota’s Brainerd International Raceway and Iowa Speedway. Finished 17th in his only career start at Douglas County Speedway in Roseburg, Oregon back in 2010.
Aug 23 - 4:17 PM

Michael Self (No. 9 Sunrise Ford/Lucas Oil/Braille Batteries/Eibach Ford) finished fourth in Saturday night's NASCAR K&N Pro Series-West (KNPSW) NAPA Auto Parts 150 at Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, WA.

He started eighth in the lineup and completed all laps of the 154-lap race. Self entered nine of the 10 KNPSW races so far and is currently fifth in the 2017 championship standings after this event
Aug 15 - 10:32 AM