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Podcast: Doug Coby on Trucks Debut, SRX Impact & Future NASCAR Plans

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Making his NASCAR national series debut this weekend, six-time NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion Doug Coby is ready to hit the high banks of Bristol Motor Speedway for GMS Racing in the Camping World Truck Series. He joins Davey Segal this week to break down how the opportunity came about while racing in the Superstar …

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Did You Notice?: Communication Between NASCAR Drivers, Executives at Crossroads

2021 Pocono I Cup Bubba Wallace Steve Phelps laugh James Gilbert Getty

(Photo: James Gilbert/Getty Images via NASCAR Media)

Did You Notice? … NASCAR drama between drivers and executives has been building at a breakneck pace? It all started with last week’s Atlanta Motor Speedway repave announcement from Speedway Motorsports, Inc. President Marcus Smith. After 24 years under the current configuration, the track will be getting a facelift with both fresh asphalt and an altered …

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Doug Coby: ‘I Am Different Than What You Usually See’ In NASCAR Truck Series

Doug Coby stands at Bristol Motor Speedway in 2017 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race Photo: Nigel Kinrade NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade NKP)

Six-time NASCAR Whelen Modified champion Doug Coby is living out a dream. His win in the series opener for SRX at Stafford Motor Speedway June 12 opened the eyes of many who had never heard of the 41-year-old dominating on short tracks throughout the northeast. While other Modified regulars, like Ryan Preece, got their shot …

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Doug Coby Wins First-Ever SRX Race at Stafford

2021 SRX Stafford Doug Coby car (Credit: Tom Bowles)

(Photo: Tom Bowles)

In a field filled with this year’s Indianapolis 500 winner, a NASCAR Hall of Famer, a Daytona 500 winner and other racing luminaries, it was the local driver Doug Coby who shined in the first-ever Camping World SRX Series race. Coby won the second heat race, thereby starting first. He then led the most laps …

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Did You Notice?: What To Watch For As SRX Debuts in Stafford Springs

SRX driver Helio Castroneves races at Road Atlanta. (September 2020) (Photo: IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Did You Notice? … The big moment for SRX Racing is here? The new series debuts Saturday night (June 12) with two heats, then a 100-lap main feature on the half-mile bullring of Stafford Motor Speedway. Former UConn men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun will ride in the pace car, championship pedigree gearing up a sold-out crowd …

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SRX Adds 5 to Driver Lineup

Five drivers are joining the Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) field this summer in one race each. Doug Coby, Brian Brown, Kody Swanson, Bobby Santos III and the 2021 Slinger Nationals champion will compete as what SRX calls “Amateur All Stars.” Coby, a six-time NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion, will race at Stafford Motor Speedway. He …

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Pace Laps: Tony Stewart’s All-Star Race Ends in Flames, Kaulig Racing Running Strong and Doug Coby Searching for Third Straight Whelen Modified Tour Title

2016 Charlotte All Star CUP Tony Stewart Kasey Kahne crask John Harrelson NKP

(Photo: John Harrelson / NKP)

Sprint Cup: Back to the Old Tony Stewart. As they say, where there’s smoke, there’s fire – As Tony Stewart was collected in a crash in Saturday’s Sprint All-Star Race, the veteran driver making his final appearance in the non-points event gave the NASCAR world another piece of stimulating commentary on his way out the door …

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