Dallas: Troy Coughlin Saturday summary

Troy Coughlin started the second and final day of qualifying sitting just south of the bump spot in the No. 17 position. In the third qualifying session Troy and his yellow and black Jeg's Mail Order Chevy Cavalier made the first pass of the ...

Troy Coughlin started the second and final day of qualifying sitting just south of the bump spot in the No. 17 position.

In the third qualifying session Troy and his yellow and black Jeg's Mail Order Chevy Cavalier made the first pass of the session. Troy laid down an impressive run of 6.867 at 201.47 mph and moved to the No. 9 spot.

During the final session Troy posted a run of 6.861 at 201.43 mph. Troy improved each time down the track during the final day of qualifying.

"We did what we need to do as team today and rebounded," said Troy. "We have some solid data from both runs we made today (Saturday) and some good momentum going into race day."

Troy Coughlin will go head-to-head with George Marnell in the opening round at the Texas Motorplex. The match up will put a Chevy Cavalier against a Pontiac Grand Am.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Troy Coughlin , George Marnell