Archive for Month: August 2017

Boynton Beach Firefighters announce 19th annual golf tournament benefitting Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 28) – Golfing for a cause returns to Boynton Beach with the 19th annual Boynton Beach Firefighter Benevolent Association Charity Golf Tournament. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 28, at Cypress Creek Golf Club. As in years past, all proceeds will benefit the Juvenile […]

Troy Coughlin Sr. eyes Indy victory as stepping stone to a third NHRA Pro Mod championship

INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 30) – For dyed-in-the-wool drag racers and fans, Indy is more than a place; it’s the place. Every straight-line racer dreams of hoisting the Indy “Wally” trophy toward the sky as peers and fans now gaze upon them in a forever-different light, the brilliant light where the victor […]

Six-time world champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. looking for ninth victory in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 28) — Six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. has collected a whopping eight trophies on the hallowed ground of Lucas Oil Dragway In Indianapolis. He’s hoping to move that mark to nine this weekend at the 63rd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. “Indy has been a home race […] sponsoring Pro Mod portion of U.S. Nationals for second straight year

  DELAWARE, Ohio (Aug. 28) — JEGS Mail Order will be the presenting sponsor the J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series portion of the upcoming 63rd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals for the second straight year. The announcement was made by Troy Coughlin, a two-time world champion in the […]

Team JEGS Prerace Notes: 63rd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals

Team JEGS Prerace Notes: 63rd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals (Indianapolis) August 30-Sept. 4, 2017   The JEGS Mail Order team will be well represented at this week’s 63rd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. Six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. will lead the effort behind the wheel of the […]

Top Fuel rookie Troy Coughlin Jr. resigns his position at Kalitta Motorsports

  DELAWARE, Ohio (Aug. 26) — Troy Coughlin Jr. has removed himself from the seat of the SealMaster Top Fuel dragster, citing a desire to get more experience in the Top Alcohol Dragster ranks. The third-generation driver has been racing the Kalitta Motorsports entry for the first 17 races of […]

Newbie Paige Coughlin ready to advance her learning curve at North Central Finals

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Aug. 22) — It’s not very often that a rookie drag racer with only two events on her resume can show up at a racetrack where she has already made multiple passes. But that’s exactly the case for 17-year-old Paige Coughlin as she returns to Beech Bend […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. drops close race to Elite Motorsports teammate by .004 seconds

BRAINERD, Minn. (Aug. 20) — Jeg Coughlin Jr. ran his best quarter-mile pass of the weekend in the opening round of the 36th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. He also left the starting line with a stellar .009-second reaction time. Unfortunately, neither feat was enough to give his Performance […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. has found speed, but search for early acceleration continues in Brainerd

BRAINERD, Minn. (Aug. 19) — A complete going-over of Jeg Coughlin Jr.’s Performance Chevrolet Camaro by the Elite Motorsports race team has produced some great signs of horsepower. But to advance in the elimination rounds of Sunday’s 36th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, Coughlin says they need to figure […]

After ‘100-percent makeover’ of JEGS Chevy, Jeg Coughlin Jr. motivated for Minnesota

BRAINERD, Minn. (Aug. 15) — Unhappy with the recent performance of Jeg Coughlin Jr.’s Performance Chevrolet Camaro, team owner Richard Freeman ordered a massive overhaul of the sleek Rick Jones-built racecar the team thinks will yield immediate results, beginning with this weekend’s 36th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at […]