DELAWARE, OHIO – Cody Coughlin’s rookie campaign in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will kick-off in one week when he takes on the legendary high-banks of Daytona International Speedway (FL) on Friday, February 24 in the NextEra Energy Resources 250. It will be Coughlin’s second trip to 2.5-mile tri-oval in the NCWTS, but the race will be the first for Coughlin in the JEGS.com/RIDE TV number-13 Toyota Tundra for ThorSport Racing.
The 21-year-old driver said he cannot to wait to head back to Daytona.
“I’m really excited. It’s always exciting to go to Daytona because the energy level is so high among every body in the garage and all of the fans. You can feel the excitement. I like Daytona. It’s a cool place. I had a good run there in an ARCA car (2015) and I felt comfortable there in the Truck race too last year.”
Overall, Coughlin has two prior starts at Daytona. In 2015, Coughlin started second, led laps and finished fourth in an ARCA Racing Series event. In 2016, he started ninth, but finished 31st after getting caught up in an early crash.