On Friday, February 19, Cody Coughlin will make history for his famed drag racing family. The 20 year-old will continue to climb the ladder of the circle track world and for the for the first time will take the green flag at the World Center of Racing in a NASCAR event.
Coughlin will pilot the No. 18 JEGS/SpillFix Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota Tundra in the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at legendary Daytona Int’l Speedway, and the Ohio-native is having a tough time containing his enthusiasm.
“I am super excited about this,” said Coughlin. “Making a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at Daytona is a total dream come true for me.”
This isn’t the first start for the Delaware, Ohio driver on the high-banks of Daytona. Coughlin qualified second for the ARCA Racing Series Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona one year ago. He stayed up front all race long, led eight laps, and finished an impressive fourth. [Read full story]