Archive for Month: September 2018

Deadline quickly approaching for Houston Oiler great Dan Pastorini’s annual fundraiser weekend

HOUSTON (Sept. 28) — The deadline to register for the various activities surrounding Houston Oiler great Dan Pastorini’s annual fundraiser benefitting Be An Angel is rapidly approaching and interested parties are encouraged to get involved now to secure their spot before the Oct. 5 deadline.  The weekend has something for […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. jumps to fourth in playoff rankings after St. Louis semifinal showing

  ST. LOUIS (Sept. 23) — Another solid weekend at the drag races ended with five-time Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. taking a big step towards the 2018 crown. Racing in the second of six Countdown to the Championship playoff events, Coughlin’s top qualifying effort coupled with a semifinal […]

JEGS.com pro Jeg Coughlin Jr. leads St. Louis qualifying with another powerful showing

  ST. LOUIS (Sept. 22) — The NHRA playoffs are the perfect time to shine and five-time Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. has been strutting his stuff in his JEGS.com Elite Performance Chevrolet Camaro since the Countdown to the Championship started one race ago. That trend has continued this […]

Five-time St. Louis winner Jeg Coughlin Jr. arrives in town with top-shelf Pro Stocker

  ST. LOUIS (Sept. 18) — Five-time Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. appears to be peaking at the right time as the NHRA tour prepares for this weekend’s seventh annual AAA NHRA Midwest Nationals. Just one race into the Countdown to the Championship, Coughlin’s JEGS.com Elite Performance Chevrolet Camaro […]

Huge ‘hometown’ win for Troy Coughlin Jr. and team boost national rankings

READING, Pa. (Sept. 16) — A huge win in Sunday’s 34th annual Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway has given Top Alcohol Dragster driver Troy Coughlin Jr. a big boost in the national rankings. Racing at the hometown track of team owner and crew chief Rich McPhillips of nearby […]

Top Fuel pro Dom Lagana to debut new sponsor, Magic Dry Absorbent, in Reading 

READING, Pa. (Sept. 11) — Dom Lagana may contest a part-time schedule in the NHRA Top Fuel class, but he definitely has full-time support when he does compete, as he will this weekend in the 34th annual Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway. Running as part of Tommy Thompson […]

Team JEGS racers Jeg Coughlin Jr., Troy Coughlin Jr. begin championship charges

  READING, Pa. (Sept. 11) — The championship dreams of Pro Stock pilot Jeg Coughlin Jr. and Top Alcohol Dragster driver Troy Coughlin Jr. begin in earnest this weekend with the 34th annual Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway. Jeg Jr. starts his charge at a seventh NHRA title […]

Team JEGS Pre-race Notes Dodge NHRA Nationals – Maple Grove Raceway

  Team JEGS Pre-race Notes Dodge NHRA Nationals – Maple Grove Raceway Reading, Pa. (September 14-16) The JEGS Mail Order team will be represented at this weekend’s Dodge NHRA Nationals by Jeg Coughlin Jr. and Troy Coughlin Jr. Jeg Coughlin Jr. is once again racing as a teammate to two-time […]

Runner-up finish for six-time champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. at drag racing’s biggest event

INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 3) — Coming up just a few feet short of a sixth U.S. Nationals title didn’t dampen Pro Stock kingpin Jeg Coughlin Jr.’s weekend too much, especially after learning he’d advanced up one position in the Countdown to the Championship, the six-race playoff that begins in two weeks. […]

Reigning champ Troy Coughlin Sr. leads the JEGS.com team charge at U.S. Nationals

INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 2) — The loud groan coming out of Lucas Oil Speedway at Indianapolis is the rest of the E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Drag Racing Series competitors after they collectively watched the rebirth of reigning and three-time class champion Troy Coughlin Sr., who has roared back into prominence […]