Coughlin Fights Through Deflating Tire to a Strong Finish at Chicagoland

Coughlin Fights Through Deflating Tire to a Strong Finish at Chicagoland


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The number on Cody Coughlin’s JEGS.com/RIDE TV Toyota Tundra is 13, but his number at Chicagoland Speedway (IL) seemed to be 11. Coughlin started and finished in the 11th position Friday after racing inside the top-10 for much of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.

 

The Delaware, Ohio driver ran as high as eighth during Friday’s 150-lap race, but had to settle for 11th due to a right-front tire with slow leak during the final run of TheHouse.com 225.

 

“We never gave up this weekend. My guys made a lot of changes after practice and definitely made it better. I’m very thankful to have a great crew at ThorSport Racing.  The people behind me mean so much, JEGS.com, RIDE TV, my parents and the team; God has blessed me with so many good things and I’m thankful for all of them.  We came up just a little short of a top 10, but we’ll get it in Loudon next week.”

 

Coughlin’s next NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race is at the one-mile New Hampshire Motor Speedway where he led the first laps of his NCWTS career last season.

 

“I’m really looking forward to going back to New Hampshire. It races like a short track and I love short track racing, so that’ll be fun. Hopefully we’ll get back into the top 10 and have a really strong run.”

 

The race at New Hampshire will see the green flag wave on Saturday, September 23. Coughlin will hit the track on Friday, September 22 for two practice sessions.

 

For more information on Cody Coughlin and Team JEGS, visit codycoughlin.com and follow Cody on Twitter, @Cody_Coughlin.  Follow Team JEGS on Twitter, @TeamJEGS, and “Like”JEGS Performance on Facebook.  Follow ThorSport Racing on Twitter, @ThorSportRacing, and visit them online at ThorSport.com.  If you need more information regarding ThorSport please contact Jessica O’Brien via email at jessica@edgehillmanagement.com.  Any other inquiries for Cody Coughlin can be sent to Bob Dillner via email at bd51sports@gmail.com.

 

About JEGS Automotive, Inc.

 

In 1960, Jeg Coughlin Sr. founded JEGS as a small speed shop.  It has grown into a high-performance powerhouse that includes a race team (Team JEGS), 250,000 square foot warehouse, retail store, mail order and website.  The 350+ employees at JEGS still strongly believe and practice our simply business philosophy: Customer Care is #1.  For more information about JEGS Automotive, Inc. visit JEGS.com.

 

About Ride Television Network, Inc.

 

Ride Television Network, Inc. is a privately held corporation based in Fort Worth, Texas. The company was formed in 2011 for the purpose of launching a 24-hour, high definition, television network. RIDE TV launched on October 1, 2014 in the United States and is now available internationally. The network features high-quality television programming showcasing both English and Western disciplines and lifestyles and includes live events, reality shows, talk shows, children’s programming, documentaries and more. For more information about RIDE TV, please visit www.ridetv.com.

 

About ThorSport Racing

 

ThorSport Racing, based in Sandusky, Ohio, is the longest-tenured NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team. ThorSport Racing, which has competed in the NCWTS since 1996, will run the No. 88 Menards Toyota Tundra driven by two-time NCWTS drivers’ champion Matt Crafton, the No. 13 JEGS/RIDE TV Toyota Tundra driven by Cody Coughlin, the No. 27 Tundra driven by Ben Rhodes, and the No. 98 RIDE TV/Champion Power Equipment/Jive Communications/Curb Records Toyota Tundra driven by Grant Enfinger. For more information visit www.ThorSport.com.

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