Archive for Month: April 2018

Annual Mr. Aruba’s Winter Nationals raises $12K for JEGS Foundation for Cancer Research

DELAWARE, Ohio (APRIL 30) – What started as a way to get through the long, cold Ohio winters has turned into a cool way to raise money for the JEGS Foundation for Cancer Research. The recently completed 14th annual Mr. Aruba’s Winter Nationals Bench Race and Charity Challenge raised $12,000 […]

Semifinal finishes for Jeg Coughlin Jr. and nephew Troy Jr. highlight Charlotte event

CHARLOTTE (April 29) — For the second race in a row, six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. raced his JEGS.com/Elite Performance Chevrolet Camaro to a top-half qualifying effort and a semifinal finish, signaling a continued change of fortune for the 76-time national event winner. Adding to the fun at the […]

Dave Duell Classic presented by JEGS has an unmatched legacy among Super Stock racers

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (April 27) – The biggest Nostalgia Super Stock race in America takes place next month when the Dave Duell Classic roars to life at Beech Bend Raceway Park. Dave Duell was a nostalgia racer himself in the 1990s, helping promote the precursor to the event that now […]

For Team JEGS drivers, racing with family takes precedence over everything else

CHARLOTTE (April 24) — Six-time world champion drag racer Jeg Coughlin Jr. leads a strong contingent of talented JEGS-sponsored racers into this weekend’s ninth annual NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals that will vie for wins in Pro Stock, Top Alcohol Dragster, Super Gas and Super Comp. More importantly, the […]

Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion LE Tonglet returns to White Alligator Racing

CHARLOTTE (April 24) — LE Tonglet, the 2010 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion, will return to White Alligator Racing beginning with this weekend’s NKG Spark Plugs Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway. Tonglet, of Metairie, La., will race the KPK/Nitrofish Suzuki as a teammate to WAR team owner and rider Jerry Savoie […]

Why it’s good Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. is mad about his best race of the year

HOUSTON (April 22) — Only time will tell but it could very well come to pass that five-time pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. eventually points to this weekend’s 31st annual NHRA SpringNationals as the place where his 2018 campaign was truly launched. After struggling through the first four races […]

Trio of Team JEGS racers primed for ‘Power in the Park’ Division 1 season opener

DINWIDDIE, Va. (April 18) — The snow is finally gone and Team JEGS racers Mike Coughlin, Troy Coughlin Jr. and Paige Coughlin are excited to head to Virginia Motorsports Park for “Power in the Park,” the opening race on the Northeast division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series schedule. “We’re very […]

Positivity the theme for five-time Houston winner and NHRA champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. 

HOUSTON (April 17) — Five of Jeg Coughlin Jr.’s remarkable tally of 76 national event victories have come at Royal Purple Raceway, making this weekend’s 31st annual NHRA SpringNationals at the legendary southeast Texas speedplant the perfect place for the JEGS.com-sponsored pro to turn his fortunes around. “We’ve been tripping […]

Addishack Golf Tournament stays focused on raising money to end childhood cancer

KINGWOOD, Texas (April 12) – Spots are filling up fast for the annual Addishack Charity Golf Tournament, which will take place April 20 at the renowned Tour 18 Golf Course in Humble. Now in its seventh year, Addishack directs 100 percent of all money raised to Addi’s Faith Foundation, a 501(c)(3) […]

Phil Burkart, TNT First-Aid Funny Car just misses Four-Wide field

LAS VEGAS – Phil Burkart and the TNT First-Aid Funny Car just needed one more run. Alas, NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events are limited to four qualifying sessions, meaning Burkart just missed making the field for the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals on Saturday at The Strip […]