Las Vegas: Troy Coughlin Friday summary

Troy Coughlin improves with each run. Troy Coughlin and his JEG'S Mail Order Chevy Cavalier lined up in the left lane for the first of four scheduled qualifying sessions. He posted a run of 6.962 at 198.90 mph and landed in the No. 17 ...

Troy Coughlin improves with each run.

Troy Coughlin and his JEG'S Mail Order Chevy Cavalier lined up in the left lane for the first of four scheduled qualifying sessions. He posted a run of 6.962 at 198.90 mph and landed in the No. 17 position.

"We just fell a little short during the first qualifying session today," said Troy.

In the second session the conditions improved for the factory hot rods as expected. Troy stepped up and laid down an improved run of 6.934 at 199.23 mph. He moved up to the No. 14 position.

"We left some on the table during the night session Friday," commented Troy. "Tomorrow morning (Saturday) will be the best session of the weekend. We are getting more data on the track and set up, which I will help us to continue our trend of improving our qualifying position."

-jeg's-

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