Murray Ready for Hickory

CONCORD, N.C. – Alex Murray made his year-long return to Late Models after an impressive top ten showing at the famed Hickory Motor Speedway on August 27th.
With limited late model seat time over the past year, all eyes were on the Shamrock Auto Care Chevrolet, which returned as Murray’s primary sponsor. Murray practiced only once in the #22 before the race at Hickory.

"I cannot wait to get back behind the wheel at the famous Hickory Motor Speedway. ' Thanks to my family, friends and supports, especially Shamrock Auto Care, for helping me out this season," stated the young late model racer.

After a season out of the seat and much anticipation, Alex made his debut in a limited late model at Hickory Motor Speedway in August 2016. Alex took to the car and track quite easily and enjoyed the limited late model racing. After racing only a couple times, the AM Racing family-owned and run team was met with challenges in time, labor, and finances resulting in a decision to discontinue racing for a while.

So, now almost two years later, Alex returned to his USAC roots and raced a USAC Speed2 Midget/Eastern Midget and had an absolute blast! The AM Racing team is excited to see where this may lead.

Alex is now 18 years old and has graduated from high school. While he is the quintessential all-American, boy-next-door type that enjoys playing PS4, Fortnite, iRacing, listening to music, and hanging out with friends, he is also working full-time as a Service Technician at the family automotive business. He continues to learn all aspects of the racing team business including managing money, purchasing gear and equipment, scheduling, and the importance of conveying a professional image both on and off the race track.

The AM Racing team is always looking for marketing partners. If you are interested in partnering with Alex and his family team, please send an inquiry email to

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