Coughlin Returns to Victory Lane

ANDERSON – Although Cody Coughlin hadn’t compete in a late model for several years his return to Anderson Speedway brought a dominant performance.

Coughlin set a new track record Saturday for the Champion Racing Association JEGS All-Stars Tour O’Reilly Auto Parts 100. It was Coughlin’s third JEGS All Stars Pro Late Model victory at the track, tying him with Trent Snyder.

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He turned a lap of 11.992-seconds shattering the mark set by Travis Braden in 2020 at 12/14-seconds. The redraw has Blake Rowe and Evan Barney on the front row with Coughlin starting fourth.

Rowe took the lead and was immediately chased by Coughlin with Varney and Chase Pinsonneault rounding out the top four. Coughlin ran in Rowe’s tire tracks for the first 19 laps and finally took the point on lap 20 with an outside pass in turn three.

From there Coughlin pulled away from Jimmy Tucker and Rowe when the caution flag waved on lap 41 for an incident involving JP Crabtree and Brandon Varney. The race was red-flagged on the restart when it appeared Pinsonneault missed a shift and collected the car of Dylan Stovall, ending the night for both drivers.

Coughlin again opened a comfortable lead over Rowe and Brett Robinson when the final caution flag waved on lap 96. Coughlin maintained the lead over the final five circuits finishing .6-tenths of a second in front of Rowe and Robinson.

Ron Phipps led all 30 laps of the Ford Division Spring Championship by holding off Colson Gray and Noah Austin.

Doug Dugger picked up the Thunder Roadster win over John Robbins and Brad Kendall.