Jag Metals 350k Race

Cory Roper started racing when he was just 14 years old. He grew up watching his dad, Kenny Roper, compete and when Cory got his first race car, there was no turning back.

“In 2018, Roper made his debut in the Nascar Truck Series running part time and soley funded through his company, Preferred Industrial Contractors. 
In the 2019 season, Roper continued running part-time with Preferred Industrial Contractors with his best finishes in his home town of TEXAS of course!
He got his first Top Ten finish, 9th place, at Texas Motor Speedway Vankor 350 with a 20th starting position.
Then 12th at TMS for the
SpeedyCash.Com 400, starting 29th. Out of 9 race starts, Roper had 1 Top Ten and 4 Top 20 finishes with his best start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in 5th position. “


In 2010, Cory founded Preferred Industrial Contractors, Inc., a national industrial engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and maintenance (EPFCM) company, headquartered in Baytown, Texas.

The company executes turnkey construction projects from scope development, safety management, project controls, project management, procurement, staffing, fabrication and construction.

Preferred Industrial Contractors, Inc. serves a vast range of industries, including the power, chemical processing, petroleum refining, food and beverage and biotechnical facilities.

The "Preferred" Source For Engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, Construction,
and Maintenance!!


Cory Roper with his family
Cory Roper with his Wife

In addition to being a racecar driver and a business owner, Cory is a family man.

The Vernon, Texas, native currently resides in Mont Belvieu, Texas, with his wife, Cherie, and daughters Megan and Britney.

Also, Cory is close with his siblings Chad, Stacy, Craig and Chris. All of Cory’s brothers and his brother-in-law, Chad Anderson, are crew members on the Roper Racing team.

Cherie Roper