Friday, March 22, 2013

World of Outlaws Driver Profile: Cody Darrah

Photo Credits: Barry Johnson & Cody Darrah Racing

Driver Profile: Cody Darrah

Hometown: Red Lion, Pa.
Resides: Red Lion, Pa.
Birthday: Aug. 21, 1989
Car: No. 4
Car Owner: Kasey Kahne Racing with Mike Curb
Career World of Outlaws Wins: 3

Cody Darrah finished in the top 10 in points for the second straight year, with a career best seventh.

Darrah, who was the reigning Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year, won at the historic Williams Grove Speedway in the Summer Nationals - his home track.

He had 23 top 5 finishes which is more than double his rookie year.

In 2013, Cody will once again challenge for the championship in his Kasey Kahne Racing, Sure Point Medical, Sage Fruit, ASE No. 4.

2012 Stats:
Points    Wins     Top 5s    Top 10s   Quick Times
9151         1           23            37                 3


World of Outlaws History: 2011 - 10th in points - 1 win ... 2012 - seventh in points - 1 win.

Previous Racing History: Began racing at the age of 13 in Micro Sprints ... Raced a 410 Sprint Car for the first time in 2006 at the age of 16 ... 2008 - Won for the first time in a 410 sprint car at Lincoln Speedway in Pennsylvania, also picking up victories at Williams Grove Speedway and Port Royal Speedway ... Won an unsanctioned version of the Morgan Hughes National Open at Williams Grove ... 2009 - Won the $15,000 “Dream Race” at Port Royal Speedway and won a Keystone Cup event at Lincoln Speedway ... Competed at the famed Eldora Speedway for the first time in 2009, racing in all four events sanctioned by the World of Outlaws at the half-mile, setting fast time in the Kings Royal.

Interesting Facts: His uncle is World of Outlaws Late Model Series star Rick Eckert … Used the No. 89 on his car the last few years, signifying the year he was born … Favorite food is lasagna … Favorite type of music is Rock and favorite band is Buckcherry … Favorite restaurant in Red Lobster … Favorite driver is Tony Stewart … Favorite track is Williams Grove Speedway … Favorite television show is American Choppers.

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