2012 Recap: Cody Darrah finished in the top 10 in the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series for the second straight season as he registered a career-best seventh in the standings.
The reigning Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year picked up a victory in the Summer Nationals at Williams Grove Speedway, where he burst onto the national scene with a win in 2008 at the National Open.
Darrah and his SurePointMedical.com team once again had a successful National Open as he won the dash and finished third at the prestigious event. It was one of his 23 top fives, which more than tripled his total from his rookie season.
He also had podium finishes at Merced Speedway, Lakeside Speedway, Huset’s Speedway, Junction Motor Speedway and Eagle Raceway.
2012 Stats: Points Wins Top 5s Top 10s Quick Times
World of Outlaws History: 2011 - 10th in points - 1 win ... 2012 - 7th 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.