Archive for Month: April 2019

Team JEGS racers hungry for hometown success at 17th annual Buckeye Nationals

COLUMBUS, Ohio (April 30) — The thrill of competing in front of a hometown crowd filled with family, friends and fellow associates of JEGS High Performance awaits Team JEGS drag racers Mike Coughlin, Troy Coughlin Jr. and Paige Coughlin at this weekend’s 17th annual NHRA Buckeye Nationals. The group will […]

Six-time world champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. returns to first love at K&N Spring Fling in Galot

  BENSON, N.C. (April 29) — Long before he was winning world championships in NHRA competition, Jeg Coughlin Jr. was lining up against the toughest drag racers in the world at various high-dollar bracket races around the country. The six-time world champ returns to those roots this week at Kyle […]

Troy Coughlin Jr. loves racing his JEGS dragster amongst like-minded fans in Charlotte

  CONCORD, N.C. (April 23) — Troy Coughlin Jr. is happy anytime he gets to race his McPhillips Racing Top Alcohol Dragster. That’s especially the case when the NHRA tour visits zMAX Dragway in the Charlotte suburb of Concord, as it will this weekend for the 10th annual NGK […]

Mr. Aruba’s Winter Nationals tops $100K for JEGS Foundation for Cancer Research

DELAWARE, Ohio (April 16) – This year’s 15th annual Mr. Aruba’s Winter Nationals Bench Race and Charity Challenge raised $13,652 for the JEGS Foundation for Cancer Research. What started as a fun way to break up the winter months, Mr. Aruba’s Winter Nationals has now topped $100,000 in total monies […]

Troy Coughlin Jr. wrangles runner-up result at Houston NHRA national event

HOUSTON (April 14) — Troy Coughlin Jr. raced his McPhillips Racing Top Alcohol Dragster to a runner-up finish Sunday at the 32nd annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil. Racing in just his second year in the class, Coughlin beat Rob McKinley, Steve Collier and Shane Conway […]

NHRA professional drag racing speeds into Houston at 330 mph this weekend

  HOUSTON (April 10) — The top drag racing series in the world will be in action this weekend at Houston Raceway Park powered by Pennzoil, with NHRA professional drivers competing in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Mod and Top Fuel Harley. Located in Baytown, just off the Grand Parkway, […]

Reigning North Central champ Troy Coughlin Jr. ‘inspired’ to race in Houston

HOUSTON (April 10) — Reigning North Central Region Top Alcohol Dragster champion Troy Coughlin Jr. is bringing his McPhillips Racing rail to this weekend’s 32nd annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals with plenty of “inspiration” to enjoy every moment of his trip to the Lone Star State. Just before […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr.’s new Rick Jones Racecars Camaro paying immediate dividends

LAS VEGAS (April 6) — In just his second race behind the wheel of a brand-new 2019 Rick Jones Racecars Chevrolet Camaro, five-time Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. and his Elite Motorsports crew already have a great handle on their ride, as witnessed be a stellar qualifying effort […]

Production of light now possible without electricity, batteries or solar energy

  Production of light now possible without electricity, batteries or solar energy Houston firm unlocking the secrets of nature through science to the benefit of society  HOUSTON (April 3) — Imagine using one gram of a biological source to power appliances or run an electric car without a battery. How […]

Five-time Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. a huge fan of Denso Four-Wide Nationals

  LAS VEGAS (April 2) — Whenever Jeg Coughlin Jr. isn’t driving his sleek Elite Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro down The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway there’s a great chance he will be found in the grandstands watching his peers race in this weekend’s 20th annual Denso Spark Plugs […]