Archive for Month: May 2019

Defending event Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. ready for more Chicago magic

  Defending event Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. ready for more Chicago magic Reigning regional Top Alcohol Dragster champ Troy Coughlin Jr. running strong   JOLIET, Ill. (May 29) — Pro Stock ace Jeg Coughlin Jr. broke the longest winless streak of his career at last year’s Route 66 […]

NHRA’s best Sportsman racers take center stage at JEGS Allstars event

  JOLIET, Ill. (May 28) – NHRA’s best Sportsman drivers will battle for class and divisional honors this weekend at the 35th annual JEGS Allstars, a special event held during the Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway. The JEGS Allstars competition crowns individual champions in 10 separate eliminators, […]

Troy Coughlin Jr. scores runner-up finish to begin Division 1 championship chase

READING, Pa. (May 26) — Troy Coughlin Jr. began his first-ever Division 1 championship charge with a strong runner-up finish that, combined with a No. 1 qualifying effort, let the rest of the “Land of NED” know the JEGS.com McPhillips Racing Top Alcohol Dragster will be a force all season. […]

‘Walk By Faith’ returns to Quad Cities as mission to end Childhood Cancer continues

  ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (May 24) — After a successful inaugural outing in their hometown of Rock Island, Tony and Amber Bender will return to Illinois on September 22 to host the second annual Walk By Faith Quad Cities benefitting childhood cancer research. After meeting at Rock Island High School […]

Troy Coughlin Jr. begins quest for D1 dominance this weekend at beloved Maple Grove

READING, Pa. (May 22) — Perhaps no one is more excited about this weekend’s Northeast Division opener at Maple Grove Raceway than Troy Coughlin Jr., who claimed his sixth national event win at this facility en route to last year’s North Central Region Top Alcohol Dragster championship. “It’s great to […]

After 6-week break, 5-time champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. anxious to resume Pro Stock wars

DINWIDDIE, Va. (May 13) — The Pro Stock category has taken a six-week break from the regular Mello Yello Drag Racing Series but that hasn’t dampened the spirit of five-time class champion Jeg Coughlin Jr., who is anxious to get back in the seat of his JEGS.com Elite Motorsports Chevrolet […]

Scott Palmer’s Magic Dry Absorbent Top Fuel team extends encouraging streak

COMMERCE, Ga. (May 5) — Ever since Scott Palmer went searching for a little mojo about a month ago, his Magic Dry Organic Absorbent Top Fuel dragster team has been on an encouraging upward trend, which continued this weekend at the 39th annual Arby’s NHRA Southern Nationals. “We’re gaining a […]

Dodging raindrops, Magic Dry pro Scott Palmer earns 10th starting spot in Georgia

COMMERCE, Ga. (May 4) — On-and-off rain showers made qualifying for the 39th annual Arby’s NHRA Southern Nationals a little more taxing than normal, but Scott Palmer and his Magic Dry Organic Absorbent dragster crew still managed to earn the No. 10 starting spot in the talent-laden Top Fuel class. “We are happy […]