After spending the late summer entirely on ovals, Indianapolis driver Stephen Cox will return to a road course this weekend for Champcar’s 15-hour sports car endurance race at Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia. Cox is the most recent addition to the Jacksonville-based Ford Mustang team of Dwayne “Tater” Kelley, teaming up with former dirt drivers Kenny Blair and John Warren under the supervision of crew chief Pat Smith. In his first outing with the team, Cox will be seeking his 8th top ten finish and second win of the 2021 season. The team’s SN-95 generation Ford Mustang features a Read More
. Sopwith Motorsports is proud to announce its second advertising partner for the 2021 racing season. JR Fastener of Bensenville, Illinois will join the team as the primary sponsor for the CRS Super Truck Series race at Midvale Speedway with driver Stephen Cox this weekend. Since 1984, the specialists at JR Fastener Corporation have been proudly serving and satisfying OEM’s, secondary, machine shop (large and small), and countless manufacturing customers. The mission at JR has been and still is, offer a quality product at the most cost effective price combined with outstanding personal service. JR Fastener is also active on Read More
. Owner Billy Strehle welcomes a new driver to the Coyote Racing fold this season as Indianapolis driver Stephen Cox joins the team for his first race of the 2021 season this weekend. The CRS Super Truck Series holds its first points race on Saturday night at Ohio’s Midvale Speedway with a 50-lap headline event. Cox has found considerable success at Midvale in the past, scoring a win, a pole position, four Top-5 finishes and a new track record in stock cars between 2016 and 2019. “I’m excited to be back in trucks again,” said the former ARCA Truck Series Read More
July 5, 2017 Stephen Cox Blog Presented by McGunegill Engine Performance Indianapolis. Le Mans. Milwaukee. Those are the places that come to mind when discussing the oldest and most legendary race tracks on the planet. Montpelier is rarely mentioned, though it should be. Last weekend I discovered a small, dirt bullring in eastern Indiana that has been one of auto racing’s best kept secrets for over a century. Built as a half mile horse racing track in 1903, Montpelier Motor Speedway held its first automobile race on Tuesday afternoon, May 4, 1915. To put that date in perspective, it was Read More
Stephen Cox Blog Presented by McGunegill Engine Performance The 63rd Hoosier Hundred is slated for Thursday, May 25, on the legendary Track of Champions at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Once considered the most prestigious dirt race in America, the resurgent Hoosier Hundred is quickly regaining its status and draws the top Silver Crown drivers in the nation. The rich history of the event compares favorably with any race on earth. No fewer than seven Indy 500 champions have won the Hoosier Hundred, including A. J. Foyt, Mario Andretti, Al Unser Sr. and Parnelli Jones. Auto racing at the Track of Read More
Stephen Cox Blog Presented by McGunegill Engine Performance It’s been a full year since a mechanical malfunction caused my race car to burst into flames at Circuit of the Americas, sending me to intensive care with life threatening injuries. The whole story is here. Rather than revisiting the past, this blog will provide an update on the miraculous healing that’s taken place over the last 12 months and a big “thank-you” to all who have lent such wonderful support. The mishap occurred on February 13, 2016, leaving me with 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree burns over seven percent of my Read More
Source: Pole Limited, UK January 4, 2017 The Electric GT Championship, the world’s first 100% zero-emissions GT championship, is delighted to welcome Stephen Cox into the EGT Drivers’ Club.American racing veteran Cox has a vast amount of motorsports experience and is impressed by how forward thinking and innovative the Electric GT Championship is. Cox becomes the 11th member of the Drivers’ Club, joining Stefan Wilson, Vicky Piria, Dani Clos, Leilani Munter, Tom Coronel, Alice Powell, Tom Onslow-Cole, Ricardo Teixeira, Jeroen Bleekemolen and Kevin Ceccon, with an eventual 20 drivers being chosen to race the all-new Tesla Model S P100D. Born Read More
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