Madison: Troy Coughlin final summary

Troy Goes Out In Round One Troy Coughlin started race day from the No. 15 qualifying position and faced off against Steve Johns in the opening round. Both drivers launched from the starting line with identical reaction times (.073). The...

Troy Goes Out In Round One

Troy Coughlin started race day from the No. 15 qualifying position and faced off against Steve Johns in the opening round. Both drivers launched from the starting line with identical reaction times (.073).

The yellow and black Jeg's Mail Order Chevy kicked the rear of the car over at about 300-feet. Coughlin responded quickly an d drove back to the middle of the groove. The win light went to Johns and the margin of victory at the stripe was .0624 seconds, which is about 18-inches. Coughlin posted a run of 6.801 at 202.67 mph.

"We were happy to be racing on Sunday," explained Coughlin. "We made some changes to the car for race day and the car seemed to responded better. We are going to be testing in Denver later this week to get ready for the Western Swing."

-www.teamjegs.com

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Series NHRA
Drivers Troy Coughlin , Steve J