2010 K&N Pro Series Rookie of the Year candidate Michael Self comments on signing of K&N as title sponsor of the series PARK CITY, UTAH (January 22, 2010) -- Michael Self will compete in the newly re-named K&N Pro Series West full-time in 2010.
2010 K&N Pro Series Rookie of the Year candidate Michael Self comments on signing of K&N as title sponsor of the series
PARK CITY, UTAH (January 22, 2010) -- Michael Self will compete in the newly re-named K&N Pro Series West full-time in 2010. The 19 year-old Park City, UT driver will compete for Mike Naake / Motorway Motorsports with the intention of competing for the Rookie of the Year and championship honors.
His 2010 season kicks-off in the non-points Toyota All-Star Showdown at Toyota Speedway in Irwindale, Calif. on January 29 and 30.
As a rookie entering the K&N Filters Pro Series for 2010, what does it mean to you to know that K&N has signed on to title sponsor the series for seven years?
- "Having K&N sign as the primary sponsor just reassures me of the dedication that comes from the great companies that support NASCAR. There's no doubt that K&N will likely bring improvements to the already great series and keep it strong every year they support it."
What are you feelings about the future of the K&N Filters Pro Series on the West Coast following the announcement?
- "K&N is one of the most well-known companies in the automotive industry, and I'm sure it will add excitement and interest to the series. K&N has proved to be one of the greatest supporters of the racing industry and I'm sure they will only continue to bring positive aspects to the sport."
JI know you were excited to be entering the series this year, but does this sponsorship make you even more excited about the attention the series will be getting in 2010?
- "Definitely, adding a new sponsor adds new fans and a whole new level of interest to the sport. I think that the series will see a big increase in its level of interest with the addition of a major, well-known company like K&N as the title sponsor. For me as a driver, having more fans and more people interested in the sport makes it all the more exciting for me."
-source: michael self racing