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  • Jeg Coughlin Jr. reflects on 'Bobsled Challenge' as full-time driving career wanes April 2, 2020
    DELAWARE, Ohio (April 2) -- Six-time drag racing world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. will always pick the familiar confines of his JEGS.com Elite Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro as his preferred mode of go-fast transportation. But for three years, from 2008-2010, Coughlin enjoyed the unique experience of hitting breakneck speeds driving an Olympic bobsled as part of […]
  • Mr. Aruba's Winter Nationals Bench Race & Charity Challenge breaks another record March 25, 2020
    DELAWARE, Ohio (March 25) -- The 16th annual Mr. Aruba's Winter Nationals Bench Race and Charity Challenge raised a record-breaking $16,714 for the JEGS Foundation for Cancer Research, topping the previous high-mark of funds raised at a single event by more than $3K.
  • NHRA NEWS: NHRA ANNOUNCES REVISED SCHEDULE FOR MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING SERIES March 25, 2020
    GLENDORA, Calif. - In consideration of the COVID-19 global pandemic, NHRA officials announced today revisions to the 2020 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule. The series is tentatively planned to resume June 5-7 with the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway. The season will conclude with the crowning of the Mello Yello Drag […]
  • When drag racing resumes, Houston event will be extra special for Jeg Coughlin Jr. March 20, 2020
    HOUSTON (March 20) -- The year was 1997 and when the NHRA schedule rolled around to the second Houston race of the season, which took place in late October at Houston Raceway Park, the entry list had a new name on it -- Jeg Coughlin Jr. By the end of the weekend, the record books […]
  • NHRA POSTPONES SEASON FOR AT LEAST 30 DAYS March 16, 2020
    At this time, NHRA is suspending all NHRA drag racing for 30 days in response to the coronavirus pandemic. 
  • NHRA MEDIA ALERT: POSTPONING PORTION OF GATORNATIONALS March 12, 2020
    In consideration of the ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with the recommendation of the Florida governor, NHRA officials are postponing a portion of the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. The sportsman categories contested on Thursday will complete competition this weekend without ticketed spectators. Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, Pro Stock Motorcycle, Pro Mod, […]
  • NHRA NEWS: NO LET-UP FOR RETIRING PRO STOCK LEGEND JEG COUGHLIN JR. APPROACHING AMALIE MOTOR OIL NHRA GATORNATIONALS March 12, 2020
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – There was technically an off-season for the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series between the 2019 and 2020 seasons, but it hasn’t looked like Jeg Coughlin Jr. has skipped a beat in the new year. After ending last season on a positive note, Coughlin has continued that momentum heading into this weekend’s […]
  • Flying high in 2020, Jeg Coughlin Jr. leads Team JEGS trio into Amalie Gatornationals March 10, 2020
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 10) -- With two wins in the first three races of the year, Jeg Coughlin Jr. arrives at this year's 51st annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals on one of the most impressive streaks of his career. He's hoping his fast start continues at historic Gainesville Raceway, a track where he's reached […]
  • Team JEGS Pre-race Notes: Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals March 9, 2020
    Gainesville Raceway (March 12-15) The JEGS Mail Order team will be represented at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gator Nationals in Gainesville by Jeg Coughlin Jr., who will be competing in the Pro Stock class and Troy Coughlin Jr. and Makenna Brown, who will each be racing in Super Comp.
  • Jeg Coughlin Jr. bags $75K win at inaugural Drag Illustrated World Doorslammer Nat'ls March 9, 2020
    ORLANDO (March 8) -- Jeg Coughlin Jr. pocketed the single biggest prize in Pro Stock history Sunday with a thrilling $75,000 win over Greg Anderson at inaugural Drag Illustrated World Doorslammer Nationals presented by Elite Motorsports. It was Coughlin's second victory of the season in three starts.