Cody Coughlin Pre-race News & Notes: Pocono Mountains 150

Cody Coughlin Pre-race News & Notes: Pocono Mountains 150


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Cody Coughlin

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

Pocono Mountains 150

No. 51 JEGS.com Toyota Tundra

 

The Race

Coughlin will take to the “Tricky Triangle” at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania on Saturday, July 30 for the Pocono Mountains 150.  The race is 60 laps.

 

The Race Track

Pocono Raceway is a 2.5-mile triangle with three distinctively different corners. It opened in 1968 and has hosted NASCAR racing since 1974. Saturday’s 150-mile race will be the seventh NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event held at Pocono Raceway.

 

The Race Truck

Cody Coughlin and the No. 51 JEGS.com Kyle Busch Motorsports team will pilot chassis No. KBM-030. This will be the fourth appearance for KBM-030 this season and third time with Coughlin. KBM-030 was Coughlin’s truck at Kansas Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway. Saturday at Pocono will be KBM-030’s 11th overall race.  It’s best finish came at Las Vegas Motor Speedway last October when it finished fifth.

 

The Crew Chief

Kevin “Bono” Manion will be calling the shots atop the pit box for Coughlin.  It will be the fourth race for Coughlin and Manion as a team. Manion is an accomplished crew chief with a Daytona 500 championship on his resume.  Manion and Jamie McMurray won the 500 together in 2009.

 

“I thought things went really well last week at Eldora and Cody had a great run that night,” Manion said.  “I was really impressed with how quickly he took the to dirt and how well he ran in the feature. Hopefully we have that same kind of success happen this week in Pocono. With a good practice on Friday I think we’ll have a strong run on Saturday in the race.”

 

The Season to Date

Cody Coughlin has seen plenty of success so far in 2016 on the Late Model side.  Coughlin currently leads the points standings in both the ARCA/CRA Super Series and JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour with five total wins between both series (three in Super Series, two in All-Stars Tour).

 

Coughlin’s last race ended with him taking the checkered flag in the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour 100-lap feature at Anderson Speedway last Saturday night.

 

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.

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

Won ARCA/CRA Super Series race at Baer Field Motorsports Park 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.

 

Get Social

Cody Coughlin on Twitter:                              @Cody_Coughlin

Team JEGS on Twitter:                                   @TeamJEGS

Team JEGS on Instagram:                              @JEGSPerformance

Kyle Busch Motorsports on Twitter:               @KBMTeam

Cody Coughlin Website:                                  Cody Coughlin.com

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