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LaJoie is a member of the JGL Racing "Young Guns" program and is considered one of the rising stars in the sport. He will make his third start of the 2016 season for JGL Racing and the ninth XFINITY Series start of his career when he climbs aboard the No. 24 youtheory Toyota at Auto Club Speedway.
“I need to learn how to slow down. In everything else I drove, I’ve had to make up for the lack of equipment,” he explained. “You can’t do that in the Nationwide Series. The drivers are too good and the cars you’re racing against are really good.
Rookie CJ Faison will lead the field to green in the inaugural Classic 3 Championship presented by RCR Racing Museum at Rockingham Speedway this Saturday. The season finale will be Faison’s 12th career start in the K&N Pro Series East division.
Last Saturday night, Corey LaJoie left Greenville Pickens Speedway on top of the world. He had just celebrated his fifth win of the season and was leading the points standings in the K&N Pro East Series. The final race of the season was only one week away at Rockingham Speedway and the opportunity to win a championship was within his grasp.
With wrecks aplenty, a torn off bumper, and a green, white checkered finish, Cory LaJoie survived to score the win in the K&N Pro Series East race, the American Real TV 150, at Dover International Speedway.