Michael Self is definitely making his presence known among the ARCA ranks. In just a handful of starts the Salt Lake City, Utah racer finished a career-best second at Lucas Oil Raceway in 2017 and has a pair of third-place finishes at Kansas Speedway in 2016 and at Pocono Raceway in 2017. Self, driver of the No. 28 Sinclair Oil entry, also added a fourth-place finish at Iowa Speedway (2017). Self had already won a NASCAR K&N East race at Iowa in 2013. At 10 years old, Self started racing go-karts in Salt Lake City. Just five years later, in 2006, Michael had won four local Utah state karting championships and two western United States regional karting championships. By 2010, the then 20-year-old driver had raced to similar results in full-size race cars, amassing wins in the open-wheel formula car Skip Barber Racing Series as well as the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model stock cars. Michael joined 15-time championship winning team Richard Childress Racing as a Development Driver with Golden Gate Racing Team in 2011. Under that banner, he went on to accumulate six wins in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West between 2012 and 2013, including a win at Phoenix International Raceway. In 2015, Michael become the first driver from Utah to compete at the national level of NASCAR when he made his Xfinity Series debut for Johnny Davis Motorsports. In just his fourth start, he earned a series-best finish of 11th at Wisconsin’s Road America course. When not on the track, Michael coaches and spots for various drivers, most recently guiding Justin Haley to his 2016 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Championship.
HometownSalt Lake City, Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah's Michael Self, coming off a solid 4th-place finish at Iowa Speedway, has already tested at Lucas Oil Raceway in preparation for ARCA's next stop -- the Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 July 21. Self will be driving the No. 28 Sinclair Oil Toyota at Lucas Oil for MDM Motorsports.
Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT
DOB: Nov 1, 1990