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Daytona Heartbreak for Michael Self in ARCA Menards Series Opener

Michael Self (No. 25 Sinclair Oil Toyota) barely had time to let the pre-race jitters subside before abruptly finding himself out of contention on lap three during Saturday’s ARCA Menards Series opening event at Daytona International Speedway. 

ARCA Racing Series Preview: Daytona International Speedway

On Saturday, Self and Sinclair will return to the site of their biggest win, which came one year ago at Daytona International Speedway. This race marks the first of the 2019 ARCA Racing Series season, and Self’s third start at the World Center of Racing. In two previous starts Self has one win.

Self and Sinclair Oil Set to Defend Daytona Title in ARCA Season Opener

Self, 28, the defending Daytona race winner, will kick off his season pursuit of an ARCA championship driving Venturini Motorsports’ flagship No. 25 Sinclair Oil Toyota. Returning to the series for his first full season effort, the Utah native has notched three wins in just 19-career ARCA starts since 2015. The championship contender will be paired with veteran crew chief Shannon Rursch for the upcoming 2019 campaign. 

Sinclair Oil Corporation Teams With Michael Self to Run For ARCA Racing Series Championship

For the third year running, Sinclair Oil Corporation will sponsor ARCA Racing Series driver Michael Self, expanding support in the new year to all 20 races of the 2019 season. “He’s our home-state guy,” said Jack Barger, vice president of Marketing and Supply for Sinclair Oil, “we’ve all loved seeing success for a fellow Utahan and look forward to lots of wins in 2019.” Fans may follow Self’s race results and Sinclair’s involvement at SinclairOil.com/DINOracing.

Self Caps off 2018 With Podium Finish at Kansas

For the third time in his career, Michael Self made the journey to Kansas Speedway for the ARCA Racing Series finale on Friday night, with Sinclair Oil on board his No. 15 Venturini Motorsports Toyota.

ARCA Racing Series Preview: Kansas Speedway

On Friday, Self will not only return to the No. 15 Sinclair Oil/Sapp Bros. Toyota led by crew chief Kevin Reed, he will also return to the site of his first career ARCA Racing Series win, Kansas Speedway. Self has two prior starts at Kansas Speedway in the ARS, with a third place finish accompanying his win.

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Sinclair is a privately held Wyoming company with executive offices in Salt Lake City and more than 1,200 employees across several states. Sinclair owns and operates two refineries in Wyoming along with a network of both crude oil and finished-product pipelines and terminals in the Rocky Mountain and midcontinent regions. For more information, visit SinclairOil.com and follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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