Cody Coughlin Pre-Race News & Notes: CRA Super Series at Anderson Speedway

Cody Coughlin Pre-Race News & Notes: CRA Super Series at Anderson Speedway


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Cody Coughlin

ARCA/CRA Super Series

Koorsen Fire & Security 125

No. 1 JEGS.com Toyota Camry

 

The Race

This will be Coughlin’s second start in a Super Late Model in 2017.  The race will be 125 laps around the high-banked quarter-mile bullring of Anderson Speedway in Anderson, Indiana.  Coughlin won twice at Anderson Speedway in 2016, once in a Super Late Model and once in a Pro Late Model.

 

The Last Race

Cody Coughlin started fourth, but finished 18th after a mechanical failure struck his Toyota Camry early in the 100-lap feature at Toledo Speedway (OH).

 

The Busy Week

Coughlin’s week is fully loaded as he continues to work at his craft and be the best racer he can be. Coughlin spent Monday and Wednesday at the Toyota Racing simulator in North Carolina, and he hit the track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the first time on Tuesday as he prepares for an upcoming NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at the 1.5-mile oval later this month.  Coughlin’s No. 13 RIDE TV / JEGS.com Toyota Tundra for ThorSport Racing was one of the fastest trucks during the test.

 

The Crew

Cody Coughlin’s Team JEGS crew will be led by veteran crew chief and team manager Kevin Hamlin.  Hamlin has been a crew chief in the past for drivers such as Dale Earnhardt Sr., Kevin Harvick and Robby Gordon. Hamlin is joined by Terry Cook (spotter), Dave Holt (crew member) and Jon Szitti (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 in Anderson, Indiana, with 17 degrees of banking in the corners. It is the home of the Champion Racing Association Redbud 400 as well as the Little 500, the biggest asphalt Sprint Car race in the world.

 

 

Cody Coughlin: Through the Years

2017

Signed with ThorSport Racing to run full-time in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

Scored career-best NCWTS finish of 11th at Daytona International Speedway for ThorSport Racing.

 

 

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.

Won ARCA/CRA Super Series race at Anderson Speedway in May.

Won ARCA/CRA Super Series race at Baer Field Speedway in May.

Won JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour race at Salem Speedway in June.

Won JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour race at Anderson Speedway in July.

 

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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Team JEGS on Instagram:                              @JEGSPerformance

Cody Coughlin Website:                                  CodyCoughlin.com

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