Cox Parts Ways With C7R Motorsports

. After three years, Indianapolis racing driver Stephen Cox and C7R Motorsports will go their separate ways. The team will no longer field his car in the Super Cup Stock Car Series due to an illness in the family, leaving Cox in search of a ride for 2019. While Cox seeks a new ride in the Super Cup series, he also has road racing offers with Porsche and BMW teams in the World Racing League where he’s scored three wins and a track record at Michigan’s Gingerman Raceway. Other options include the CRS Super Truck Series and IMSA. “I’m very Read More

Stephen Cox Takes Hard Charger, Third Place Season Points Finish

. When the Super Cup Stock Car Series 2018 campaign wrapped up at Virginia’s Dominion Speedway Saturday night, it was still a three-way battle for the Southern Division points championship. Driving the STA-BIL Brand Fuel Stabilizer #21, Stephen Cox was third in the title chase and needed to win the race and have points leaders Bob Schact and Ben Ebeling finish outside the top ten in order to secure the title. “My spotter and crew chief both suggested driving deep into the corners, which we had really tried to avoid last time we were here,” Cox said. “But the car Read More

Battle for Super Cup South Title To Be Decided This Weekend

Indianapolis racing driver Stephen Cox sits in third position going into this weekend’s Super Cup Stock Car Series Southern Division championship event at Dominion Raceway in Virginia, but he needs help to win the title. “All I can do is go for the pole and try to lead every lap and win the race, then see what happens,” Cox said. “If either of the top two cars finish in the top five, the math doesn’t work. We need to win and we need some luck.” Cox’s STA-BIL Brand Fuel Stabilizer #21 has been fast all season, finishing on the podium Read More

Podium Finish Keeps Stephen Cox in Super Cup South Contention

. Indianapolis racing driver Stephen Cox kept his record intact with a third place finish at Dominion Raceway on Saturday night, having now scored a podium finish in every start so far in 2018. His combined oval and road course efforts have produced one pole position, two seconds and a third place finish, although his first victory of the season remains elusive. The three-way battle for the Super Cup Stock Car Series South Division title was renewed at the 4/10ths mile asphalt oval in northern Virginia. Cox qualified 5th in his STA-BIL Brand Fuel Stabilizer #21, just 2/1000ths of a Read More

Stephen Cox Returns to Ovals at Dominion Raceway This Weekend

. After a pole winning run at Heartland Park Topeka three weeks ago, Indianapolis racing driver Stephen Cox returns to his short track roots with the Super Cup Stock Car Series this weekend. Driving the STA-BIL Brand Fuel Stabilizer #21 Chevrolet for C7R Motorsports, Cox will participate in the Patrick Miller Photography Twin 50’s Presented by Best Western Plus at Virginia’s Dominion Raceway. Both feature events will be televised nationally on the MavTV network in September. Cox is currently 8th in the Super Cup Southern Division points chase after a pair of second place finishes at Kingsport Speedway in July. Read More

Stephen Cox Wins Hard Charger, Places 2nd at Kingsport

. C7R Motorsports driver Stephen Cox didn’t have the car he wanted in qualifying for Friday night’s twin 50-lap Super Cup Stock Car Series events at Kingsport Speedway, but he was fast when it counted. Starting in ninth position at eastern Tennessee’s “Concrete Jungle,” Cox’s STA-BIL Brand Fuel Stabilizer #21 won Super Cup’s Hard Charger Award by improving eight positions for a runner-up finish to Ben Ebeling, who won by two car lengths. “The last caution came out with four laps to go,” Cox recalled. “I tried everything. I tried to push him down to the bottom of the track Read More

Stephen Cox Opens Super Cup South Title Chase This Weekend

. Indianapolis racing driver Stephen Cox will return for another run at a Super Cup divisional championship this year behind the wheel of the STA-BIL Brand Fuel Stabilizer #21 at this weekend’s Operation: Johnson Kitty Friday Night Thunder at Tennessee’s Kingsport Speedway. The Super Cup series will headline the night’s activities with dual 50-lap main events, each featuring at least three drivers with multiple starts in the Daytona 500 (Bob Schacht, Brad Teague, Mike Potter). “These guys are so hard to beat. Everybody’s fast now,” Cox said. “The series has grown so much over the past two years that in Read More

DRIVER EGO: The Key to Building a Successful Racing Series

. The Stephen Cox Blog is Presented by McGunegill Engine Performance The easiest way to increase car count in short track racing and amateur road racing is to keep your drivers happy. Really happy. Fortunately, there is a very effective and affordable way to do that. It was four o’clock on a Sunday afternoon, August 29, 2004. It was blazing hot at the Hallett Motor Racing Circuit just outside of Tulsa. Although we missed the setup and were posting slower-than-usual lap times, we won the GT-2 qualifying race after the leader retired with a broken supercharger belt. I climbed out Read More

2-Race Deal for Cox at Highland Rim Speedway

  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

Strong Qualifying Run Ends With Mechanical Failure at Jennerstown

  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