Archive for Month: March 2017

Child Advocates receives $15,000 donation from Deacons of Deadwood M/C

HOUSTON (March 31) — Ten members of Deacons of Deadwood Motorcycle Club presented a check for $15,000 to Child Advocates CEO Sonya Galvan during the annual Child Advocates Spring Luncheon, held Friday afternoon at the Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion in the McGovern Centennial Gardens. “We are always so grateful for […]

JEGS Mail Order continues longtime support of NHRA Sportsman racing in Canada

DELAWARE, Ohio (March 31) — Drag racers competing north of the border in this year’s National Open Series will have extra incentive to win thanks to new prize packages from industry leader JEGS High Performance. “We are very pleased to announce the addition of JEGS Mail Order gift certificates […]

Winning Las Vegas drag race a regular occurrence for six-time titlist Jeg Coughlin Jr.

  LAS VEGAS (March 27) — It’s hard to be a consistent winner in Las Vegas but multi-time world champion drag racer Jeg Coughlin Jr. has defied the odds since The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway opened in 2000, winning a remarkable six times at the beautiful facility just […]

Team JEGS Prerace Notes: Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals

Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Las Vegas (March 31- April 2) The JEGS Mail Order team will be represented in two professional classes and one Sportsman category during this weekend’s 18th annual Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas […]

Troy Coughlin plays large role in historic day of Pro Mod racing at Gatornationals

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 19) — Two-time Pro Mod world champion Troy Coughlin was in the other lane when Eric Latino posted the quickest run in class history — a stunning 5.727 at 256.36 mph — but the driver of the turbocharged Corvette didn’t get to witness the impressive pass […] Camaro overpowers Gainesville; Jeg Coughlin Jr. ousted in quarterfinals

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 19) — Jeg Coughlin Jr. was expecting big things from his Performance Chevrolet Camaro Sunday at the 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, but perhaps his tune-up was a little too aggressive as he overpowered the racing surface in the quarterfinals and lost to Greg […]

Two-time Pro Mod champ Troy Coughlin off to a great start at historic Gatornationals

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 18) — The 2017 J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series is off to a perfect start for Troy Coughlin. The two-time world champion already has an elimination-round win under his belt and is braced to put even more distance between himself and longtime friendly rival “Tricky […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. buzzing after posting best qualifying result of last 20 months

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 18) — Six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. has spoken at length about the supreme confidence he has in his brand-new Rick Jones-built Performance Chevrolet Camaro since he took delivery of the racecar in January. This weekend at the 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, […]

Multi-time world champ Troy Coughlin helps lead Pro Mod class into Gatornationals

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 14) – Not many drag racers have enjoyed a run of success like Troy Coughlin has in the last five years. Racing in the J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series, Coughlin has a pair of championships (2012 and 2015) and three runner-up results (2013, 2014 and […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. hopes strong connection to Florida yields positive results at Gatornat’ls

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 14) — Although he’s an Ohio boy through and through, six-time world champion drag racer Jeg Coughlin Jr. has spent enough time in the Sunshine State to consider it a second home. With the 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals coming up this weekend, he’s hoping […]