Archive for Month: February 2017

Five-time Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. hopes fans vote him into K&N Horsepower Challenge

DELAWARE, Ohio (Feb. 28) — Voting for the eighth and final spot in this year’s K&N Horsepower Challenge is underway and five-time Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. is needing the fans to honor him with their ballots. “It would be a great privilege to represent the fans at this […]

Dream League benefits from generosity of Deacons of Deadwood Motorcycle Club

SUGARLAND, Texas (Feb. 27) — The Deacons of Deadwood Motorcycle Club kicked off its 2017 season of giving with a $5,000 donation to the Dream League Saturday during Opening Day festivities for the First Colony Little League season. More than 20 members of the charitable M/C were on hand to […]

Semifinal showing continues momentum for resurging Jeg Coughlin Jr.

PHOENIX (Feb. 26) – Six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr., driver of the JEGS Mail Order team flagship JEGS.com Chevrolet Camaro for Elite Motorsports, raced to the 67th semifinal of his storied career today during eliminations of the second event in the 2017NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, the 33rd […]

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Tanner Gray’s semifinal showing vaults him to top of rookie class

PHOENIX (Feb. 26) – NHRA Pro Stock rookie standout Tanner Gray made himself an early favorite for NHRA’s Road to the Future Award today with a race to the semifinals at the 33rd annual NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, the second of 24 events in the […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. leads family stable into NHRA eliminations in Phoenix

  PHOENIX (Feb. 25) – Five-time NHRA Pro Stock world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. will lead the charge for the JEGS Mail Order team into Sunday’s eliminations at the 33rd annual NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, the second event of 24 in the 2017 NHRA Mello […]

Play the Shell Houston Open course before the pros arrive and help local children’s charities

HOUSTON (Feb. 24) — Every golfer dreams of playing a PGA-prepped course to see how they might measure up against the world’s top golfers. For the second year in a row and only days before the pros arrive in town for the prestigious Shell Houston Open, the Deacons of Deadwood […]

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Rookie Tanner Gray and father Shane swap cars before Phoenix NHRA drag race

CHANDLER, Ariz. (Feb. 22) — Following a steady start to the 24-race NHRA season in Pomona, Calif., where rookie Tanner Gray and his father Shane both reached the quarterfinals, the two drivers have swapped their Valvoline-backed Chevrolet Camaros for this weekend’s 33rd annual NHRA Arizona Nationals. “Dave (Connolly, crew chief) […]

K-Hill Motorsports announces historic partnership with Ave-Riley to sell and support new LMP3

ABBOTTSTOWN, Penn. (Feb. 21) – Kris Kaiser, principal owner of K-Hill Motorsports, has announced an extraordinary agreement with Tony Ave to sell and support the highly anticipated Ave-Riley AR2 LMP3 racecar. K-Hill Motorsports is one the most respected names in motorsports, in particular open-wheel racing. With Kaiser at the helm, […]

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Del Worsham picks family first for 2017 NHRA Funny Car ride

Past champion goes back home after successful run at Kalitta Motorsports Feb. 1, 2017 — Blood is thicker than nitromethane … for Del Worsham, anyway. That’s why, after earning a sought-after NHRA Funny Car championship in 2015 to match the 2011 Top Fuel crown he’d never really planned to pursue, […]

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NHRA: Worsham back on his own in Pomona

Feb 09, 2017 – NHRA.com Staff: Two-time NHRA champion Del Worsham has reunited with his father, veteran team owner and crew chief Chuck Worsham, for this season; their main goal is to start the season strong, and to continue to work out the new kinks. Last season, two-time NHRA champoin […]