Archive for Month: October 2018

CatSpot pro Scott Palmer out early in Vegas; Magic Dry’s Conway reaches quarterfinals

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 28) — A dropped cylinder early in his Round 1 race against eight-time world champion Tony Schumacher cost CatSpot Organic Cat Litter Top Fuel driver Scott Palmer a golden opportunity to knock off the classes most prolific racer Sunday morning at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor […]

CatSpot Top Fuel pro Scott Palmer ready to buck the odds in Las Vegas

  LAS VEGAS (Oct. 27) — Scott Palmer remains optimistic that his CatSpot Organic Cat Litter Top Fuel dragster can ring up some round wins and maybe even contend for a trophy in the last two NHRA drag races of the year. He’ll get his first shot Sunday after successfully […]

JEGS pro Jeg Coughlin Jr. scores third Pro Stock pole of the playoffs, fifth of the year

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 27) — Six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr.’s qualifying mastery of this year’s Countdown to the Championship races continued Saturday at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway when he earned the Pro Stock pole of the 18th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals with a 6.628 at 206.73 […]

Walk by Faith 5K Race/Walk celebrates 10th year with a goal of raising $250K

HOUSTON (Oct. 26) – Organizers of the Walk by Faith 5K Race/Walk are hoping the 10th edition of the event, held Nov. 11 at the University of Houston’s main campus, will be the best ever. The race is the main fundraiser for Addi’s Faith Foundation, a Kingwood, Texas-based 501(c)(3) founded […]

Magic Dry Top Alcohol racer Shane Conway headed to Vegas on an upswing

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 24) — The last time Shane Conway raced his Magic Dry 100% Organic Multi-Purpose Absorbent Top Alcohol Dragster he managed to pull off a huge upset over a top national championship contender. He’s now hoping to ruin some more plans this weekend at The Strip at Las […]

Team JEGS Pre-race Notes: NHRA Toyota Nationals

  Team JEGS Pre-race Notes NHRA Toyota Nationals Las Vegas (October 25-28)   The JEGS Mail Order team will be represented at this weekend’s NHRA Toyota Nationals by Jeg Coughlin Jr., who will be racing in the Pro Stock class. Jeg Coughlin Jr. is once again racing as a teammate […]

Scott Palmer’s CatSpot Top Fuel team looking to change their luck in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 23) — After fighting and scratching their way into the playoff field, Scott Palmer and his dedicated crew were dreaming of big things for their CatSpot Organic Cat Litter Top Fuel dragster. But the first four of six playoff races have yielded just one elimination-round win, leaving […] drag racer Kenny Underwood claims second Million Dollar Race title

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Oct. 22) – For the second time in his career, veteran E.T. bracket racer and longtime JEGS Mail Order associate Kenny Underwood has claimed a victory at the Mickey Thompson Million Dollar Drag Race. Driving his JEGS-backed dragster, Underwood made his way through a field of nearly 300 […]

Second-ranked Jeg Coughlin Jr. vows to fight ’til the end of 2018 season

  LAS VEGAS (Oct. 19) — Six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. has been around long enough to know you never give up in the sport of drag racing. If there’s anything on the table to fight for, or another foot of racetrack to cover, then it’s worth giving it […]

Dom Lagana concludes his year with career-best run, teammate Scott Palmer out early

CHARLOTTE (Oct. 14) — Dom Lagana used his last event of his part-time season to set a career-best top-speed mark in his Magic Dry Absorbent Top Fuel dragster. After running his best pass of the year in Round 1, Lagana topped out at 329.58 mph in a close quarterfinal loss […]