Archive for Month: July 2017

JEGS.com Camaro gets loose in Round 1, prevents Jeg Coughlin Jr. from advancing

CHICAGO (July 9) — What should have been a routine first-round victory for Route 66 Raceway kingpin Jeg Coughlin Jr. literally went askew 150 feet into the race when the JEGS.com/Elite Performance Chevrolet Camaro lost traction and turned sideways. Coughlin expertly pedaled his car and managed to regain control, but […]

Browell, Hill and McDonald carry Division 3 team to eighth JEGS Allstars title

CHICAGO (July 8) — The crew from the NHRA North Central Division claimed the $20,000 top prize in the overall team competition during Saturday’s 33rd annual JEGS Allstars race at Route 66 Raceway. The Division 3 crew won the elite competition for the eighth time following individual wins by Brian […]

Chicago conqueror Jeg Coughlin Jr. looking to add to his stellar Route 66 resume

CHICAGO (July 8) — Jeg Coughlin Jr. already holds the distinction of being the most decorated Pro Stock driver in Route 66 history with five victories at the 20-year-old facility. Now the six-time world champion wishes to pad his lead in that category with another big win at this weekend’s […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. hopes busy weekend in Chicago concludes with breakthrough victory

CHICAGO (July 5) – Jeg Coughlin Jr. has 58 NHRA national event wins but not one of his Wally trophies has this year attached to faceplate. The five-time Pro Stock world champion looks to change that fact this weekend as the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series hits the quarter-mile […]

NHRA Sportsman set to shine at JEGS Allstars event

JOLIET, Ill. (July 4) – This weekend, the focus of the drag racing world will be on NHRA Sportsman drivers as the 33rd annual JEGS Allstars race takes center stage during the Fallen Patriots NHRA Route 66 Nationals at Route 66 Raceway. The JEGS Allstars competition is a unique event […]

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JEGS Allstars Fast Facts

JEGS Allstars Fast Facts Route 66 Raceway, Joliet, Ill. July, 8, 2017   Now celebrating its 33rd year, the JEGS Allstars competition is one of the most highly anticipated events of the season for competitors in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series. Racers must qualify for one of the […]