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Corey LaJoie

Team: BK Racing-83
Age / DOB:  (25) / 9/25/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'1 / 180

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In four starts this year, Corey LaJoie has experienced crash damage three times.
The most recent two incidents were severe enough to force him to retire. He made only 16 laps in the Kobalt 400 to finish last in 39th. One other car beat him to the garage at Phoenix International Raceway when he cut a tire and pounded the wall on lap 115 of 314. Mar 24 - 1:33 PM

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In addition to driving his regular BK Racing No. 83 Toyota in Sunday's Cup Series Auto Club 400, Corey LaJoie will pilot the No. 24 youtheory Toyota in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Service King 300 at Auto Club Speedway (ACS) on Saturday.

LaJoie has 17 career NXS starts to his credit to go along with six in the Monster Energy Cup Series. He made 10 NXS starts last season for JGL Racing earning a 10th place finish at Bristol (August) and a sixth-place finish at Dover (October). He will be making his second NXS start of the 2017 season for JGL Racing after earning a 16th-place finish in Atlanta.-Integrity Sports Marketing
Mar 23 - 12:26 PM

Corey LaJoie cut a tire at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and pounded the wall. The damage done to his Toyota caused him to fail to finish for the first time in his brief five-race Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career.

Lajoie will continue to make laps this week at Phoenix International Raceway, but it is difficult to recommend him. In one previous start on a short, flat track he finished 41st at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in 2014 and was 102 laps off the pace at the end.
Mar 17 - 12:54 PM

Corey LaJoie entered his second career race on a similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track at Atlanta Motor Speedway last week. He improved one spot from his debut run at Charlotte Motor Speedway in 2014 and finished 34th.

LaJoie has a long way to go before he makes his way onto very many rosters, but successful fantasy owners will take notes about his performance so they can determine if he will be a good dark horse in future events.
Mar 9 - 10:34 PM

Corey LaJoie (No. 24 "Young Guns" Toyota) will be making his second career NASCAR XFINITY Series start at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

He piloted the No. 24 Toyota in this event last season to a 23rd place finish. Young Guns Program: The JGL Racing "Young Guns was designed by James Whitener, owner of JGL Racing, with the intent to showcase a group of rising stars in the NASCAR ranks.-Integrity Sports Marketing
Mar 2 - 8:42 PM

Corey Lajoie raced his way into the Daytona 500 by benefit of being the highest-finishing driver in his Can-Am Duel. He finished 18th in the first Duel

The race was marred by an accident between him and another non-chartered racer. Lajoie clipped Reed Sorenson, who had been running in the transfer position most of the night. With one-third of his competition eliminated, he needed to simply stay in front of Brendan Gaughan to insure his spot. Gaughan had previously qualified on time; Sorenson failed to make the show.
Feb 23 - 10:30 PM

JGL Racing is proud to announce the return of Drew Herring and Corey LaJoie to their "Young Guns" program for the 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series season.

LaJoie will make his debut behind the wheel of the No. 24 Toyota in the second race of the season at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The following week will find Herring fill the seat as the XFINITY Series moves to Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the first of three west coast races. LaJoie will return to the seat of the No. 24 Toyota for the final of the three west coast races at Auto Club Speedway. Corey made 10 starts for JGL Racing last season earning two top-10 finishes and a career best finish of sixth at Dover International Speedway in October.-Integrity Sports Marketing
Feb 16 - 8:44 PM

Corey LaJoie will attempt to make his third Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start in the Daytona 500 driving the unchartered No. 83 of BK Racing.

That is a lot of pressure to put on a Young Gun. If LaJoie manages to make his way into the show, he still has too little experience to make him a good fantasy value.
Feb 16 - 12:08 PM

Corey LaJoie will be sponsored by JAS Expedited Trucking in the No. 83 in both Michigan International Speedway races, according to a press release from the team.

BK Racing and teams that are not generally considered to have deep pockets often need to rely on a variety of sponsors. That allows locally operated business to climb on board and is a bit of a throwback to NASCAR’s Golden Age.
Feb 5 - 2:13 PM

Corey LaJoie has signed on for a partial season with BK Racing in the Monster Energy Cup Series. He will drive No. 83 Toyota for a partial season.

The son of two-time Xfinity Series champion Randy LaJoie came up the NASCAR ranks through the K&N Pro Series East, Whelen Modified and Southern Modified tours. LaJoie’s best season in NKNPSE came in 2012 when he won five of 14 races and posted 10 top-five finishes before finishing second in the standings to Kyle Larson. LaJoie ran a limited schedule in the Camping World Truck and Xfinity Series over the next four seasons. His best results were 10th at Bristol Motor Speedway and sixth at Dover International Speedway while driving the No. 24 Toyota for James Whitener last year.
Jan 24 - 12:04 PM

Corey LaJoie (Team: No. 24 youtheory Toyota) will be making his third career NASCAR XFINITY Series start at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

This event will be LaJoie's 16th career XFINITY series start and the 10th this season in the No. 24 Toyota.-Integrity Sports Marketing
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 08:38:00 PM

Corey LaJoie (No. 24 youtheory Toyota Camry) will be making his first career NASCAR XFINITY Series start at Phoenix International Raceway.

This event will be LaJoie's 15th career XFINITY series start and the ninth this season in the No. 24. Texas Rewind: LaJoie had high expectations as he entered the last three races of the NASCAR XFINITY Series season. Unfortunately, his string of strong performances would hit a road bump as he would settle for a disappointing 23rd place finish in the running of the O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway.-Integrity Sports Marketing
Wed, Nov 9, 2016 01:28:00 PM

Corey LaJoie (No. 24 youtheory Toyota Camry) will be making his second career NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) start at Texas Motor Speedway.

This event will be LaJoie's 14th career NXS start and the eighth this season in the No. 24. His 2016 Stats: Starts: 7, Average Starting Position: 20.9, Average Finishing Position: 20.4 and Best Finish: 6th (Dover in October).-Integrity Sports Marketing
Wed, Nov 2, 2016 03:44:00 PM

Corey LaJoie (No. 24 Youtheory Toyota) finished 6th in Sunday's NASCAR XFINITY Series Drive Sober 200 at Delaware's Dover Int’l Speedway.

He started 19th on the grid, led one lap and completed all of the 200 laps run. LaJoie, who competed in 7 of the 28 NXS races so far this season, moved up one spot to 32nd in the 2016 championship standings after this event.
Sun, Oct 2, 2016 09:15:00 PM

Corey LaJoie (No. 24 youtheory Toyota) will be making his first NASCAR XFINITY Series start at Dover International Speedway.

This event will be LaJoie's 13th career XFINITY series start and the seventh this season in the No. 24 Toyota. While this will be LaJoie's XFINITY Series debut at "The Monster Mile" - he has plenty of experience at the one mile track. Corey has had five starts at Dover in the NASCAR K&N Series accumulating four top-10 finishes including a visit to Victory Lane in the 2012 event.-Integrity Sports Marketing
Thu, Sep 29, 2016 11:38:00 PM