Cody Coughlin Pre-Race News and Notes: CRA Super Series 125 at Anderson

Cody Coughlin Pre-Race News and Notes: CRA Super Series 125 at Anderson


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Cody Coughlin

ARCA/CRA Super Series

ARCA/CRA Super Series 125

No. 1 JEGS.com Toyota Camry

 

The Race

This is Coughlin’s fourth Super Late Model start of the season, and first since his victory at Toledo Speedway in April.

 

The high-banked Anderson Speedway fits right in line with Coughlin’s driving style.  Even though it’s only a quarter-mile in distance, it’s fast and it’s banked, and Coughlin loves both of those aspects.  The 20 year-old has seen success at Anderson in the past when he scored a strong top-10 finish there en route to his JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour championship in 2013.

 

The Last Race

Cody Coughlin was victorious in April at a prestigious Super Late Model event at Toledo Speedway in Ohio.  The Joe Gibbs Racing Development driver, started third, took the lead on lap 65 and led the remainder of the race to score the victory in the ARCA / CRA Super Series.  The 20 year-old is the current series point leader.

 

The Weekend

It’s a doubleheader weekend for Cody Coughlin.  On Friday he will compete in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in the number-51 Toyota Tundra for Kyle Busch Motorsports at Kansas Speedway.  Due to that race, he will miss practice Friday at Anderson, but once he arrives in Indiana on Saturday, Coughlin and the Team JEGS crew will be ready to challenge for the victory.

 

The Crew

Cody Coughlin’s Team JEGS crew will be led by new crew chief Jack Smith, who will be calling the shots for the third time this season.  Smith is joined by Kevin Hamlin (team manager), Scott Wimmer (spotter), and Dave Holt (crew member).

 

 

The Family

Cody is a third-generation race car driver.  His family, including his father, John, has been successful in NHRA drag racing for decades.  Cody, unlike his family predecessors, chose the path of circle-track racing rather than follow on the straight-line path set forth by the rest of his family.  Cody’s mother, Di, and sister, Kennedi, attend Cody’s races in support of their favorite driver.

 

The Race Track

Anderson Speedway is a quarter-mile oval with close to 17 degrees of banking.  The high banking leads to high speeds, even on such a small track.  The facility first opened in 1948, and is the home of the Little 500 for non-winged Sprint Cars every Memorial Day weekend.

 

Cody Coughlin: Through the Years

2016

Made first NCWTS start at Daytona International Speedway for Kyle Busch Motorsports.

Scored a top five and a top 10 at Nashville in the North/South Super Late Model Challenge.

Won ARCA/CRA Super Series race at Toledo Speedway in April.

 

2015

Made first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at Kentucky in July.

Made six ARCA Racing Series starts, capturing two poles (Talladega, Chicagoland), two top-fives, three top 10’s, and led a total of 28 laps.

Coughlin finished sixth on the road course at New Jersey Motorsports Park in an ARCA Racing Series event in June.

He ran eight ARCA/CRA Super Series Super Late Model races, with a best finish of second coming at the prestigious Winchester 400 in October.

 

2014

Made 11 ARCA Racing Series starts, scoring three top five finishes, and eight top-10 finishes.

He had a best finish of fourth, twice, at Kentucky Speed and Kansas Speedway.

He had a streak of three-straight top-10 finishes twice.

Won the Winchester 100 ARCA/CRA Super Series race at Winchester Speedway.

Scored three top-fives and four top-10 finishes in four ARCA/CRA Super Series races.

 

2011 – 2013

Won the 2013 JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour championship.

Scored two victories in JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour competition (Dixie Speedway, Salem Speedway) in 2013

Scored seven top fives and nine top-10’s and two poles in addition to the two victories in JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour competition in 2013

Won the 2011 Howe Lettow Memorial Rookie of the Year Award for the JEGS / CRA All-Stars Tour.

 

 

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Cody Coughlin on Twitter:                              @Cody_Coughlin

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Team JEGS on Instagram:                              @JEGSPerformance

Cody Coughlin Website:                                  CodyCoughlin.com

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