Archive for Month: July 2017

JEGS.com pro Jeg Coughlin Jr. tripped up by No. 1 qualifier in Sonoma quarterfinals

SONOMA, Calif. (July 30) — After recording a first-round upset at the 30th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals, five-time Pro Stock world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. was topped by No. 1 qualifier Drew Skillman in the second round of eliminations to end his race day two rounds early. Even so, […]

Mid-pack start for five-time Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. in Sonoma

  SONOMA, Calif. (July 29) — Jeg Coughlin Jr. will line his JEGS.com/Elite Performance Chevrolet Camaro up in the No. 9 starting spot when Sunday’s eliminations for the 30th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals begin at Sonoma Raceway. The five-time Pro Stock champion and 59-time national event winner posted a […]

JEGS.com Summer Door Car Shootout raises $3K for JEGS Foundation

DELAWARE, Ohio (July 25) — This year’s seventh annual JEGS Summer Door Car Shootout was the biggest to date with co-promoters Scott Bailey and Luke Bogacki reporting a total donation of $3,000 raised during the Dial for Dollars portion of the event earmarked for the JEGS Foundation: Racing for Cancer […]

Team JEGS Prerace: Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals

Team JEGS Prerace: Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals (Sonoma, Calif.) July 28-30   The JEGS Mail Order team will be represented at this weekend’s 30th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals by six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr., who will lead the effort behind the wheel of the JEGS.com Elite Motorsports Camaro […]

JEGS’s pro Jeg Coughlin Jr. has great affection for Sonoma Raceway, surrounding area

SONOMA, Calif. (July 25) — Five-time Pro Stock world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. admits he has a long-standing love for northern California’s famed wine country. The fact he gets to race his JEGS.com/Elite Performance Chevrolet Camaro during this weekend’s visit to Sonoma is simply a bonus. “We’re fortunate to roll […]

Battle of Pro Stock champions doesn’t fall Jeg Coughlin Jr.’s way in Denver

DENVER (July 23) — What could have been a marque first-round elimination race between five-time Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. and four-time titlist Greg Anderson instead ended in disappointment Sunday morning when Coughlin’s JEGS.com/Elite Performance Chevrolet Camaro fizzled in the mile-high climes of Bandimere Speedway. Just after dropping the […]

Two-time Pro Stock champ looking for Denver victory from No. 2 qualifying position

DENVER (July 22) — Erica Enders’ Melling Performance/Elite Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro has been the second-quickest racecar after all three Pro Stock qualifying sessions contested this weekend at Bandimere Speedway as the world’s best quarter-mile drag racers line themselves up for the elimination rounds of the 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. still looking for the quickest way down Bandimere Speedway

DENVER (July 22) — Five-time Pro Stock world champion has traversed Bandimere Speedway numerous times in his two decades behind the wheel of his JEGS-branded racecars so he knows the famous mile-high strip well. However, after only qualifying 11th at this weekend’s 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals, Coughlin says […]

Team JEGS Prerace: Mopar Mile-High Nationals

The JEGS Mail Order team will be represented at this week’s Mopar Mile-High Nationals by six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr., driver of the JEGS.com Elite Motorsports Camaro in Pro Stock, and his nephew, Troy Coughlin Jr., who will be driving the SealMaster Top Fuel dragster fielded by Kalitta Motorsports. […]

Five-time Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. laser-focused on NHRA’s Western Swing

DENVER (July 17) — With just five races remaining until the Countdown to the Championship playoffs, five-time Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. says the upcoming Western Swing of consecutive races in Denver, Sonoma and Seattle could prove to be pivotal for the true championship contenders in the NHRA’s factory […]