Archive for Month: June 2018

Global Electronic Technology re-ups support of Top Alcohol Dragster pilot Troy Coughlin Jr.

  DELAWARE, Ohio (June 25) — Global Electronic Technology has announced continued support of Top Alcohol Dragster pilot Troy Coughlin Jr. and his JEGS.com McPhillips Racing rail. The company first supported Coughlin last year when he drove a Top Fuel dragster for Kalitta Motorsports. “I got to know T.J. when […]

Troy Coughlin Jr.’s runner-up finish leads Team JEGS efforts in Ohio; Streak ends for Jeg Jr.

  NORWALK, Ohio (June 24) — Troy Coughlin Jr. drove his JEGS.com McPhillips Racing Top Alcohol Dragster to a runner-up finish Sunday, leading the Team JEGS effort in their home state of Ohio. Troy Jr.’s uncle, six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr., reached the second round before falling to teammate […]

Home cooking! Jeg Coughlin Jr. scores first low qualifier of the year in his native Ohio

  NORWALK, Ohio (June 23) — Riding a wave of three straight victories on the NHRA national tour, Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. remains red-hot in his native Buckeye State, scoring his first low qualifier of the year at this weekend’s rain-plagued race in Northwest Ohio. Trying to run […]

Reigning Pro Mod champ Troy Coughlin having fun after brief retirement racing with family

  DELAWARE, Ohio (June 19) — Three-time and reigning world champion Troy Coughlin is just two races into his return to the E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Drag Racing Series and has yet to win a single round of eliminations, but he is quick to point out no one is […]

Flying high on a three-race win streak, Jeg Coughlin Jr. soars into home state of Ohio

  DELAWARE, Ohio (June 19) — Six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. soars into his home state on a three-race winning streak that has lifted his JEGS.com/Elite Performance team in the world rankings and breathed new life into the 79-time national event winner. “When you’ve gone as long as we […]

JEGS.com driver Jeg Coughlin Jr. takes Pro Stock title in Bristol to extend streak to three

BRISTOL, Tenn. (June 17) – JEGS.com driver Jeg Coughlin Jr. has been on plenty of hot streaks during his legendary career, but not many like this one. With a victory in the Fitzgerald USA NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals on Sunday at Bristol Dragway, Coughlin has scored three wins in the […]

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Jeg Coughlin Jr.’s two-race winning streak a source of Team JEGS pride heading into Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (June 12) — If winning truly is contagious, then six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. is happy to carry the bug into this weekend’s 18th annual Fitzgerald USA NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals and share it with Team JEGS stablemates Troy Coughlin, Troy Coughlin Jr. and Paige Coughlin.   […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. wins again, taking JEGS.com Super Comp dragster to Richmond winner’s circle

NORTH DINWIDDIE, Va. (June 10) – JEGS.com driver Jeg Coughlin Jr. added to his legendary resume by winning in Super Comp at the Virginia NHRA Nationals on Sunday at Virginia Motorsports Park for the 78th national-event victory in his career. Coughlin Jr. won for the second consecutive weekend, following up […]

Tour’s most recent Pro Stock winner, Jeg Coughlin Jr., and reigning Pro Mod champ Troy Coughlin, lead Team JEGS into Virginia

NORTH DINWIDDIE, Va. (June 5) — Fresh on the heels of one of the biggest individual wins of his career Sunday at the JEGS Route 66 NHRA Nationals in Chicago, five-time Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. arrives at Virginia Motorsports Park with the car to beat at this weekend’s […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. breaks four-year drought with huge win at JEGS Route 66 NHRA Nationals

JOLIET, Ill. (June 3) — Six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. couldn’t have picked a better place to break a four-year winless drought than Sunday’s 21st annual JEGS Route 66 NHRA Nationals, the first pro event ever sponsored by the high-performance part company his father started 58 years ago. Coughlin […]