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 […]

Broken throttle cable leaves Scott Palmer and CatSpot team sitting on the starting line

ST. LOUIS (Sept. 23) — It was a frustrating Sunday for Top Fuel driver Scott Palmer when a broken throttle cable on his CatSpot Organic Cat Litter dragster left him stranded on the starting line during a Round 1 match-up with Leah Pritchett. Adding to the agony, Pritchett smoked the […]

Consistent CatSpot Top Fueler earns pilot Scott Palmer a spot in quick St. Louis field

  ST. LOUIS (Sept. 22) — It’s great to have a quick car in drag racing but it’s even better if you have a consistent hot rod to keep your opponents honest come race day so they fully expect a close race from start to finish. Such is the case […]

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 […]

Pit stop at body shop will make for a busy week for CatSpot Top Fuel pro Scott Palmer

  ST. LOUIS (Sept. 17) — Sight-seeing around St. Louis is going to have to wait for Scott Palmer and crew after the championship hopeful’s race day in Reading, Pa., ended with several shredded body panels flying off his CatSpot Organic Cat Litter Top Fuel dragster. So instead of touring […]

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 […]

Wild quarterfinal race ends with CatSpot pro Scott Palmer edged by slight .003 seconds

READING, Pa. (Sept. 16) — Facing the most prolific Top Fuel racer of all-time, Tony Schumacher, an undaunted Scott Palmer and his CatSpot Organic Cat Litter Top Fuel dragster team gave their opponent all he could handle in a wild quarterfinal playoff race that was ultimately decided by dislodged body […]

Teammates Scott Palmer, Dom Lagana to race one another in Reading eliminations

READING, Pa. (Sept. 15) — Teammates Scott Palmer and Dom Lagana made their best qualifying passes in the final session of the 34th annual Dodge NHRA Nationals. But as luck would have it, their hard work resulted in a race day ladder that pits them against one another in Sunday’s […]