Archive for Month: November 2017

Newly-crowned Pro Mod world champion Troy Coughlin to retire at pinnacle of career

DELAWARE, Ohio (Nov. 29) — Just a month after clinching his third Pro Mod world championship, Troy Coughlin has announced his retirement from racing in the professional ranks. A national event winner in three different eliminators — Pro Mod, Pro Stock and Super Gas, Coughlin has left the door open […]

Five-time Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. already thinking about next season

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 12) — Jeg Coughlin Jr. had his hands full Sunday, both in beating first-round opponent Matt Hartford and again in a quarterfinal defeat to Bo Butner as his Performance Chevrolet Camaro seemed a bit unhappy all day. In the end, Coughlin said it’s time to put […]

After another strong qualifying effort, Jeg Coughlin Jr. primed for final race of the year

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 11) — Proving the noticeable uptick in performance he enjoyed two weeks ago in Las Vegas wasn’t an anomaly, five-time Pro Stock world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. earned his best starting spot since grabbing the pole in Bristol, Tenn., Saturday at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona. The […]

Championship charge comes up just short for Top Dragster driver Mike Coughlin

LAS VEGAS (Nov. 8) — Top Dragster drag racer Mike Coughlin took his bid for the 2017 world championship to the final race on the Division 7 schedule only to come up a few rounds short of ultimate glory. Finish aside, Coughlin says the memories he made and the comradery […]

With six Pomona wins, six-time champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. ranks track as one of his favs

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 7) — Auto Club Raceway in Pomona always has been a favorite spot for six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. who has amassed six of his 76 career victories at the historic facility on the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds. With the 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals […]

Team JEGS Prerace Notes: Auto Club NHRA Finals

Team JEGS Prerace Notes Auto Club NHRA Finals Pomona, Calif. Nov. 9-12 The JEGS Mail Order team will be represented at this week’s season-ending Auto Club NHRA Finals by six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. behind the wheel of the Elite Motorsports Pro Stock Camaro. Jeg Jr. will be driving […]

As main fundraiser approaches, Addi’s Faith Foundation already in action helping Houston family affected by Hurricane Harvey

HOUSTON (Nov. 2) — The stated goal of this year’s 9th annual Walk by Faith 5K, which takes place Nov. 12 on the campus of the University of Houston, is to take care of families dealing with a child with cancer who were also affected by Hurricane Harvey. To that […]