Archive for Month: August 2019

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 […]

Quartet of Team JEGS racers headed to SFG Buckeye Bracket Bash

WEST SALEM, Ohio (Aug. 7) — Led by six-time world champion drag racer Jeg Coughlin Jr. and reigning North Central Region titlist Troy Coughlin Jr., a strong foursome of Team JEGS racers will be vying for the big cash prizes up for grabs at this weekend’s second annual SFG Buckeye […]

Ultimate success in Seattle eludes Mike Coughlin and Jeg Coughlin Jr., but gains were made

SEATTLE (Aug. 4) — Drag racing brothers Jeg Coughlin Jr. and Mike Coughlin concluded their visit to the West Coast with solid results at Sunday’s 32nd annual Magic Dry NHRA Nationals. Mike progressed to the third round in his Top Dragster before losing a close race by just a […]

Troy Coughlin Jr. aces Atco Dragway with second Top Alcohol Dragster victory of season

ATCO, N.J. (Aug. 3) — Reigning North Central Region Top Alcohol Dragster champion Troy Coughlin Jr. scored his second victory of the 2019 season Saturday at the Division 1 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series points meet at Atco Dragway. After qualifying No. 1 in the competitive field with a 5.233 […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. the No. 1 qualifier for 30th time; Brother’s top start translates to bye-run

  SEATTLE (Aug. 3) — Things couldn’t be going much better for Jeg Coughlin Jr. and his brother Mike Coughlin at the 32nd annual Magic Dry NHRA Nationals. Both men managed to qualify atop their respective categories, Jeg Jr. in Pro Stock and Mike in Top Dragster, and Mike already […]