Noteworthy: 17th career pro event; a candidate for Auto Club Road to Future trophy (best rookie driver); father is former two-time Pro Mod champion (Troy Coughlin Sr.); uncle is former six-time NHRA champion (Jeg Coughlin Jr.); part of Coughlin family with 114 NHRA national event wins as a family.
Last Event Recap (Seattle): Qualified 11th; First round loss (Lost to Tony Schumacher in the first round)
Quotable: “We have a new SealMaster Toyota Bounty Hunter chassis ready to go for the weekend. I am really optimistic about what we’re jumping into. The guys have been working long hours on this car. I cannot wait to go up for Q1!”
2017 Season Stats: 16 starts; Four round wins; 10th in the point standings
Career Info: Five national event wins (Three in Super Gas, Two in Super Comp); 2013 Division III Super Gas Champion; 2015 NHRA Pro Mod Rookie of the Year; Coughlin Jr. can claim the final Traxxas Shootout spot with a win this weekend, is eligible for the fan vote