Bristol: Troy Couglin Saturday summary

Troy Coughlin looking to race day. Troy Coughlin and his JEG'S Mail Order Chevy Cavalier showed strong signs of consistency through all four qualifying sessions. He improved his qualifying times each time session. "We all worked together as a...

Troy Coughlin looking to race day.

Troy Coughlin and his JEG'S Mail Order Chevy Cavalier showed strong signs of consistency through all four qualifying sessions. He improved his qualifying times each time session.

"We all worked together as a group and made small measurable changes," said Troy. "To improve our qualifying times each time we went down the track feels great. We are looking forward to race day and know the JEG'S Mail Order Chevy Cavalier will be a threat to win."

In the third qualifying session Troy posted a run of 6.921 at 198.41 mph. He moved into the No. 13 spot.

When Troy pulled to the starting in the final qualifying session he was on the outside looking in. The JEG'S Mail Order Chevy Cavalier marched on and ran a 6.912 at 198.15 mph. Troy landed in the No. 16 spot by the conclusion of the final session.

Troy will face off against No. 1 qualifier Warren Johnson in the opening round. The pairing will put a Chevy Cavalier and a Pontiac Grand Am against each other.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Troy Coughlin , Warren Johnson