Archive for Month: October 2017

Troy Coughlin wins third Pro Mod championship, then records runner-up finish in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 29) — Continuing one of the most incredible runs in drag racing, Troy Coughlin captured his third J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series title Sunday with a huge quarterfinal victory over championship rival Mike Castellana. Coughlin has now won the championship or come in second place […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr.’s quarterfinal finish shows more improvements with Camaro

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 29) — Jeg Coughlin Jr. didn’t ring up his seventh Las Vegas win this Sunday at the 17th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals but a strong quarterfinal finish in his Performance Chevrolet Camaro gave his race team a great boost as the 2017 season winds down. Even […]

There’s reason for excitement in pit, says multi-time champ Jeg Coughlin Jr.

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 28) — After putting the finishing touches on his best qualifying effort in 10 races, five-time Pro Stock world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. says the confidence he has in the Performance Chevrolet Camaro is higher than it’s been in four months. “We are pretty excited for […]

Points leader Troy Coughlin takes another giant step towards third Pro Mod title

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 28) — The first round of eliminations of any drag race is always a bit nerve-wracking, and that’s especially true when a world championship is hanging in the balance. But for two-time Pro Mod champ and current points leader Troy Coughlin, everything is going according to plan […]

Troy Coughlin closing in on third Pro Mod title from unfamiliar lead position

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 25) — Troy Coughlin may be a two-time champion in the J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series, but he’s never entered the final race of the year with the points lead. That’ll change this weekend at the 17th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals when he arrives at […]

Team JEGS Pre-race Notes: NHRA Toyota Nationals

Team JEGS Pre-race Notes NHRA Toyota Nationals (Las Vegas) Oct. 27-29 The JEGS Mail Order team will be represented at this week’s NHRA Toyota Nationals by six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr., driver of the Elite Motorsports Pro Stock Camaro, and by two-time Pro Mod champ Troy Coughlin in […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. hoping to celebrate a championship in Vegas, just not his own

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 24) — Several times in the past, Pro Stock veteran Jeg Coughlin Jr. has arrived at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the annual NHRA Toyota Nationals with world championships hanging in the balance. That’s the case once again this time through, only rather than […]

St. Louis setback aside, Team JEGS racer Mike Coughlin still eyeing national title

ST. LOUIS (Oct. 22) — This weekend’s All-American Hot Rod Showdown at Gateway Motorsports Park didn’t go as planned for Top Dragster title contender Mike Coughlin, but the always-upbeat drag racer hasn’t lost his desire or zest for winning this year’s Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series championship. After qualifying a […]

Top title contender Mike Coughlin primed for All-American Hot Rod Showdown

MADISON, Ill. (Oct. 18) — With just two races left in his season, Top Dragster drag racer Mike Coughlin is hoping this weekend’s All-American Hot Rod Showdown at Gateway Motorsports Park will be enough of a success that he can further zero in on this year’s Lucas Oil Drag Racing […]

Team JEGS/Prerace Notes: NHRA Division 3 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series

Team JEGS/Prerace Notes NHRA Division 3 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Gateway Motorsports Park, Madison, Ill. (Oct. 20-22) Mike Coughlin will be racing his Top Dragster in this weekend’s All-American Hot Rod Showdown, the North Central Division season finale in St. Louis. Mike will be joined by his niece, […]