Indianapolis-based racing driver Stephen Cox will return to C7R Motorsports on October 14th for a pair of races that will signal the end of his 2017 campaign in the United States. Cox will again pilot the familiar STA-BIL 360 Performance #21 at the Super Cup Twin 50’s at Nashville’s Highland Rim Speedway in mid-October after garnering a race win, a top five, three top tens and an 8th place finish in the Northern Division points standings. “We had our share of mechanical gremlins this year, but when the car ran well, we were fast,” Cox said. “I really appreciate Read More
After scoring his 19th career win at Midvale a few weeks before, C7R Motorsports driver Stephen Cox was second in the North Division points chase at Jennerstown Speedway last weekend for the Super Cup American Racer Twin 50’s. Although Cox’s Sta-Bil 360 Performance #21 ran strongly in the top three during practice, clutch problems made it clear that the car could not go the distance. With a possible North Division championship at stake, C7R Motorsports teammate Codie Rohrbaugh chose to step aside and put Cox in his #7 car. With no practice time in the other car, Cox jumped in Read More
Stephen Cox Blog Presented by McGunegill Engine Performance It was exactly one year ago that my race car caught fire at Circuit of the Americas during an endurance event. You can read more about it here. Suffice to say that as fires go, this one was bad. Perhaps the following thoughts from that experience will be helpful to my fellow racers. 1. You won’t be able to see a thing, and it’s worse than you think. If you’re racing in daylight, your eyes will adjust to the ambient outdoor light as you drive. When you glance down inside the cockpit, you Read More
Midvale, Ohio (June 5, 2016, source - Super Cup Stock Car Series) – During Saturday’s Hilltop General Store 75 presented by Frontier Tool and Equipment Rental, the field of competitors were not only evading impending storms in the sky but also within the abundance of action on the track. Petersburg, West Virginia’s Brent Nelson dodged and survived numerous close calls to come away with his third career Super Cup Stock Car Series victory. It was his first at Eastern Ohio’s Midvale Speedway.
“We thought we had it won three different times and still had to fight for it,” Nelson said, adding that he could not recall being part of a more eventful conclusion to a race.
Some dramatic altercations set up by a yellow flag with only two laps to go resulted in four green-white-checkered attempts on the 3/10-mile, but the turning point to the race came even earlier. A long green flag run during the middle stages of the 75-lap event began to get interesting as 2015 Midvale winner Larry Berg was tracking down the leader and teammate Stephen Cox, who set a track record earlier in the evening with a lap time of 14.758 seconds.Read More