Archive for Month: October 2018

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 […]

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 […] 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 […]

At midway point of playoffs, Jeg Coughlin Jr. hoping to race closer to sixth title 

CHARLOTTE (Oct. 8) — Five-time Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. has won his titles in a variety of ways, including holding off challengers from the lead position and coming from behind late in the season. If he hopes to add a sixth crown to his resume this year it […]

Runner-up finish lifts pro Jeg Coughlin Jr. to season-high third-place ranking

ENNIS, Texas (Oct. 7) — Five-time Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. continued his memorable playoff run Sunday with a runner-up finish at the 33rd annual AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals. In three Countdown to the Championship events, Coughlin has now finished, in order, in the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals. […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. low qualifier again, leads Pro Stock field into Dallas eliminations

ENNIS, Texas (Oct. 6) — It’s hard to argue with the qualifying success Jeg Coughlin Jr. has enjoyed in the first three races of the Countdown to the Championship playoffs. Now if he can only translate his top qualifying efforts into race day wins, he’ll be tough to top. For […]

An evening with football legend Earl Campbell, the highlight of upcoming Bejeweled 2019 event

  HOUSTON (Oct. 3) — With Houston Oiler and Texas Longhorn legend Earl Campbell as the Guest of Honor and fellow NFL Hall of Fame media member John McClain serving as Master of Ceremonies, the Bejeweled 2019 charity event benefitting The Center for Success and Independence (TCSI) on February 16 […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. remains in Pro Stock championship hunt with top-running JEGS car

DALLAS (Oct. 2) — Five-time Pro Stock world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. is surging at the right time and knows another strong showing at this weekend’s 33rd annual AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals will catapult his Elite Performance Chevrolet Camaro ever higher in the Countdown to the Championship rankings. […]