Brainerd: Troy Coughlin eliminations summary

Troy goes out in Round Two Troy Coughlin and his JEG'S Mail Order Chevy Cavalier started race day focused on winning from the No. 5 qualifying position. Troy defeated Scott Geoffrion in the opening round and was beat by his brother Jeg on a...

Troy goes out in Round Two

Troy Coughlin and his JEG'S Mail Order Chevy Cavalier started race day focused on winning from the No. 5 qualifying position.

Troy defeated Scott Geoffrion in the opening round and was beat by his brother Jeg on a holeshot in the second round. Troy out ran both of his opponents and lost on a hole shot by .0264 seconds.

"We had a solid weekend and we were competitive from the minute we rolled the JEG'S Mail Order Chevy Cavalier out of the trailer," explained Troy. "We will head back to the shop and start preparing for the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals. Our goal will be to pick up right where we left off when we get to Indy."

ROUND-BY-ROUND:

Round #1: T. Coughlin 6.920 at 199.73 mph, defeated S. Geoffrion 6.977 at 198.61 mph
Round #2: J. Coughlin 6.940 at 199.32 mph, defeated T. Coughlin 6.924 at 199.32 mph

POINTS:

Troy gained 54 points at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals and moved up three spots in the NHRA POWERade Pro Stock championship. He is in the No. 16 position with seven races remaining. The next event is the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals August 27th - September 1st.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Troy Coughlin , Scott Geoffrion