Archive for Month: August 2019

Five-time U.S. Nationals champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. says Indy still a magical place

INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 27) — It would be easy to think “goosebump moments” are a thing of the past for a veteran drag racer like Jeg Coughlin Jr., whose collected six NHRA championships and 81 victories in his illustrious career. But that’s simply not the case. “I get them every time […]

Resume building: Troy Coughlin Jr. raging away in TAD with eye on return to pro ranks

INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 26) — Troy Coughlin Jr. has won three of the last four races he’s entered in Top Alcohol Dragster, piloting his McPhillips Racing hot rod to a national event win in Norwalk, Ohio, and divisional victories in Atco, N.J., and Bowling Green, Ky. He’ll undoubtedly be considered […]

Troy Coughlin Jr. wins Battle at the Beech, his third Top Alcohol Dragster victory of ’19

Sister Paige goes five rounds to power up Super Comp D3 rankings BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Aug. 25) — Reigning North Central Region Top Alcohol Dragster champion Troy Coughlin Jr. is claiming points in Division 1 this year, but he’s still showing off in Division 3, winning this weekend’s Battle at […]

Front-running threesome from Team JEGS to take on all-comers at ‘Battle at the Beech’

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Aug. 20) — Wishing to remain in the mix for national, regional and divisional titles this year, Team JEGS drag racers Mike Coughlin, his nephew Troy Coughlin Jr., and niece Paige Coughlin look at this weekend’s Battle at the Beech at historic Beech Bend Dragway as a […]

Select Panera Bread locations to help in the fight against childhood cancer with special Addi’s Faith cookies

KINGWOOD, Texas (Aug. 19) – Addi’s Faith Foundation has another “sweet” deal to help in the fight against childhood cancer – and it’s all going to happen one cookie at a time. The foundation is teaming with select Panera Bread locations in Houston and other areas in Texas to raise […]

Troy Coughlin Jr.’s semifinal finish in Top Dragster tops Team JEGS’ weekend

DELAWARE, Ohio (Aug. 18) — Troy Coughlin Jr. raced his bracket dragster to a semifinal finish in the Top Dragster category at this weekend’s Northeast Shootout at Cecil County Dragway. The finish was the best of the three Team JEGS drivers in competition, with Jeg Coughlin Jr. bowing out […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr.’s consistent Camaro cruises into Brainerd eliminations in fifth slot

  BRAINERD, Minn. (Aug. 17) — Five-time Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. survived another night in Brainerd International Raceway’s infamous Zoo campground, as well as four rounds of professional qualifying, and managed to lock up the fifth rung on the elimination ladder of this weekend’s 32nd annual Lucas Oil NHRA […]

Northeast Shootout the next prize up for grabs for Troy Coughlin Jr. and his sister Paige

RISING SUN, Md. (Aug. 14) — Reigning North Central Region Top Alcohol champion Troy Coughlin Jr. and his top-ranked sister Paige Coughlin will be vying for a couple of the Wally trophies available at this weekend’s Northeast Shootout at Cecil County Dragway. Since this particular event on the Lucas Oil […]

Hangover Part II?: Jeg Coughlin Jr. ready for all Brainerd drag race has to offer

BRAINERD, Minn. (Aug. 14) — Last year’s Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway was quite an adventure for five-time Pro Stock world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. as he was kidnapped by Top Fuel dominator Steve Torrence and FOX TV personality Bruno Massel and taken to the infamous “Brainerd […]

Beat the heat, and childhood cancer, with a cold shake at two local Culver’s Restaurants

KINGWOOD, Texas (Aug. 8) – The owners of two local Culver’s restaurants have a “sweet” way to “shake” up a cure for childhood cancer during the month of August with a special offer benefiting Addi’s Faith Foundation. The best part is it’s super easy, and tasty, to help out such […]