C. J. McLaughlin

Charles Joseph "C. J." McLaughlin (born July 1, 1992) is an American professional stock car racing driver from Framingham, Massachusetts. He currently competes part-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 93 Chevrolet Camaro for RSS Racing. McLaughlin has also raced in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series and the ARCA Menards Series.

C. J. McLaughlin
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McLaughlin and his father during ARCA Racing Series testing at Daytona International Speedway in 2016
BornCharles Joseph McLaughlin
(1992-07-01) July 1, 1992 (age 27)
Framingham, Massachusetts
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
8 races run over 2 years
Car no., teamNo. 93 (RSS Racing)
2019 position45th
Best finish45th (2019)
First race2019 ROXOR 200 (Loudon)
Last race2020 NASCAR Racing Experience 300 (Daytona)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series career
1 race run over 1 year
2019 position110th
Best finish110th (2019)
First race2019 M&M's 200 (Iowa)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
Statistics current as of February 15, 2020.

Racing careerEdit

McLaughlin tested an ARCA Racing Series car for Hamilton Hughes Racing in early 2016.[1]

In June 2019, McLaughlin finished 23rd in his first NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race in the M&M's 200 at Iowa Speedway, driving the No. 33 for Reaume Brothers Racing.[2] The following month, he made his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut in the ROXOR 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for RSS Racing.[3] McLaughlin remained with RSS for the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, running a 20-race schedule with the team.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

McLaughlin graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology with a degree in mechanical engineering.[5]

He is not related to Mike McLaughlin who was also a race car driver.

Motorsports career resultsEdit

NASCAREdit

(key) (Bold – Pole position awarded by qualifying time. Italics – Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. * – Most laps led.)

Xfinity SeriesEdit

NASCAR Xfinity Series results
Year Team No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 NXSC Pts Ref
2019 RSS Racing 39 Chevy DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL DOV CLT POC MCH IOW CHI DAY KEN NHA
28
IOW GLN MOH 45th 55 [6]
B. J. McLeod Motorsports 99 Toyota BRI
23
ROA DAR IND
RSS Racing 93 Chevy LVS
31
KAN
24
TEX
27
PHO HOM
31
38 RCH
31
CLT DOV
2020 93 DAY
27
LVS CAL PHO ATL
HOM TEX BRI TAL DOV CLT MOH MCH IOW CHI POC IND KEN NHA IOW ROA GLN DOV DAY DAR RCH BRI LVS CLT KAN TEX MAR PHO -* -* [7]

Gander Outdoors Truck SeriesEdit

NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series results
Year Team No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 NGOTC Pts Ref
2019 Reaume Brothers Racing 33 Chevy DAY ATL LVS MAR TEX DOV KAN CLT TEX IOW
23
GTW CHI KEN POC ELD MCH BRI MSP LVS TAL MAR PHO HOM 110th 01 [8]

ARCA Menards SeriesEdit

(key) (Bold – Pole position awarded by qualifying time. Italics – Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. * – Most laps led.)

ARCA Menards Series results
Year Team No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 AMSC Pts Ref
2018 Fast Track Racing 10 Toyota DAY NSH SLM TAL TOL CLT POC MCH MAD GTW CHI IOW ELK POC ISF BLN DSF SLM IRP
20
KAN 90th 155 [9]
2019 Our Motorsports 09 Chevy DAY
24
FIF SLM TAL
11
NSH TOL CLT
25
POC 36th 490 [10]
Ford MCH
10
MAD GTW CHI ELK IOW POC ISF DSF SLM IRP KAN

* Season still in progress
1 Ineligible for series points

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Official Test Entry List now published". ARCAracing.com. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Four drivers make their Truck debut in M&Ms 200". The Racing Experts. June 16, 2019. Retrieved July 17, 2019.
  3. ^ Bonkowski, Jerry (July 15, 2019). "Preliminary entry lists for NASCAR at New Hampshire". NBC Sports. Retrieved July 17, 2019.
  4. ^ Handy, Sarah (November 22, 2019). "CJ McLaughlin will return to the NASCAR Xfinity Series with RSS Racing in 2020". Kickin' the Tires. Retrieved November 22, 2019.
  5. ^ Sherwin, Andrew. "#PETM82 - ARCA driver @Cjmclaughlin!". www.petmpodcast.com. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  6. ^ "C.J. McLaughlin – 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved August 12, 2019.
  7. ^ "C.J. McLaughlin – 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved February 15, 2020.
  8. ^ "C.J. McLaughlin – 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 10, 2019.
  9. ^ "C.J. McLaughlin – 2018 ARCA Racing Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 10, 2019.
  10. ^ "C.J. McLaughlin – 2019 ARCA Menards Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 10, 2019.

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