Archive for Month: June 2019

Jeg Coughlin Jr. carves out big share of $525k prize with semifinal finish at SFG 500

MARTIN, Mich. (June 30) — Six-time NHRA world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. took on a massive field of 700-plus talented bracket racers in Saturday’s $525,000-to-win main event at US 131 Motorsports Park and came away as a final-four finisher in his Chevy II wagon. The challenge was the highlight […]

Troy Coughlin Jr. puts JEGS Mail Order in Norwalk winner’s circle with big Top Alcohol Dragster victory

NORWALK, Ohio (June 23) — Troy Coughlin Jr. realized a lifelong dream Sunday by earning his first Top Alcohol Dragster NHRA national event victory in his home state of Ohio. Coughlin cruised past Will Smith in the final to cap off a perfect weekend where he parlayed a dominating No. […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. almost gives himself the ultimate birthday present in home state

NORWALK, Ohio (June 23) — Five-time Pro Stock world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. almost managed to give himself the ultimate birthday present Sunday at the NHRA national event in Northwest Ohio but came up just a little short in a rare semifinal pedaling contest with Elite Motorsports teammate Alex Laughlin. […] racer Troy Coughlin Jr. halfway to a ‘dream win’ in his home state of Ohio

NORWALK, Ohio (June 22) — Troy Coughlin Jr. has made no secret of the fact he’d love to win this weekend’s NHRA national event in Northwest Ohio, which is being contested about an hour from his home near Columbus. So far through qualifying and two rounds of eliminations, everything is […]

Norwalk race turns to eliminations with popular Ohioan Jeg Coughlin Jr. sitting mid-pack

NORWALK, Ohio (June 22) — Slightly more than an hour from his home in Delaware, Ohio, six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. is enjoying a good deal of support at this weekend’s NHRA race in Northwest Ohio. Now, after qualifying mid-pack, the 81-time national event winner is hoping to bring […]

Stars are lined up perfectly for racer Troy Coughlin Jr. in Norwalk

  NORWALK, Ohio (June 19) — It would be hard to find a racer in the NHRA that loves the state of Ohio more than Troy Coughlin Jr., which makes this weekend’s meet in the Northwest corner of the Buckeye State the most important event on the schedule. “It’s so […]

Team JEGS Prerace Notes:  NHRA Norwalk Nationals

  Team JEGS Prerace Notes NHRA Norwalk Nationals Norwalk, Ohio (June 21-23)   The JEGS Mail Order team will be represented at this weekend’s event in Norwalk, Ohio, by Jeg Coughlin Jr., who will be competing in the Pro Stock class, and his nephew, Troy Coughlin Jr., who is racing […]

Ohio native Jeg Coughlin Jr. ready to ring in summertime at NHRA Norwalk event

  NORWALK, Ohio (June 19) — As citizens of the Buckeye State know all too well, it’s been a soggy spring this year, but if history can provide any sort of lesson it’s that the NHRA’s annual pilgrimage to Northwest Ohio always seems to be the true start of the […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. to promote Universal Parks and Resorts at Norwalk, Sonoma races 

  DELAWARE, Ohio (June 18) — Six-time world champion drag racer Jeg Coughlin Jr. will be encouraging race fans to enjoy more than the horsepower this summer with a special Universal Parks and Resorts-themed racecar at NHRA national events in Norwalk, Ohio, and Sonoma, Calif. Working in conjunction with Universal, […]

Top Alcohol Dragster pro Troy Coughlin Jr. scores second runner-up finish of last three weeks

TOPEKA, Kan. (June 9) — Troy Coughlin Jr. did his sponsors proud this weekend at Heartland Park Topeka, powering his Weld Racing At hot rod to his second runner-up finish of the last three races, this time at the 31st annual Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals. “It feels great to […]