Strong semifinal finish in Denver for two-time world champ Erica Enders

DENVER (July 23) — Two-time Pro Stock world champion Erica Enders kept her hot streak alive with a strong semifinal finish at this weekend’s 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at beautiful Bandimere Speedway. Enders now has one victory, one runner-up result and two semifinal finishes since the first week […]

Top contender Hector Arana Jr. exits in quarterfinals after getting the ‘creeps’

DENVER (July 23) — Drag racing in Denver is a challenge on many levels, as No. 2 qualifier Hector Arana Jr. found out Sunday after a second-round exit at the 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway. “This mountain over here is tricky,” Arana said. “Every time I […]

Battle of Pro Stock champions doesn’t fall Jeg Coughlin Jr.’s way in Denver

DENVER (July 23) — What could have been a marque first-round elimination race between five-time Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. and four-time titlist Greg Anderson instead ended in disappointment Sunday morning when Coughlin’s Performance Chevrolet Camaro fizzled in the mile-high climes of Bandimere Speedway. Just after dropping the […]

Lucas Oil pro Hector Arana Jr. misses Denver pole by .001 seconds; now eyes win

DENVER (July 22) — Hector Arana Jr. has lived up to his prerace declarations that he was going to be a top contender at this weekend’s 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals, qualifying just one-thousandth of a second off the pole at Bandimere Speedway with a stout 7.179-second quarter-mile clocking […]

Two-time Pro Stock champ looking for Denver victory from No. 2 qualifying position

DENVER (July 22) — Erica Enders’ Melling Performance/Elite Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro has been the second-quickest racecar after all three Pro Stock qualifying sessions contested this weekend at Bandimere Speedway as the world’s best quarter-mile drag racers line themselves up for the elimination rounds of the 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. still looking for the quickest way down Bandimere Speedway

DENVER (July 22) — Five-time Pro Stock world champion has traversed Bandimere Speedway numerous times in his two decades behind the wheel of his JEGS-branded racecars so he knows the famous mile-high strip well. However, after only qualifying 11th at this weekend’s 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals, Coughlin says […]

A Bandimere prayer comforted, inspired two-time Pro Stock champ Erica Enders

DENVER (July 19) — In the anxious moments just before Erica Enders clinched her first Pro Stock championship in Pomona, Calif., John Bandimere stopped in the staging lanes to wish her luck. Being a spiritual man, Bandimere, longtime owner of Bandimere Speedway in Denver, site of this weekend’s 38th annual […]

Streaking up the rankings, Hector Arana Jr. ready to rise even higher in Denver

  DENVER (July 19) — In the span of just three races, Lucas Oil Racing TV rider Hector Arana Jr. has jumped from a distant ninth place in the Pro Stock Motorcycle rankings to a lofty third, just two rounds out of second. Runner-up finishes in Englishtown, N.J., and Chicago, […]

Team JEGS Prerace: Mopar Mile-High Nationals

The JEGS Mail Order team will be represented at this week’s Mopar Mile-High Nationals by six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr., driver of the Elite Motorsports Camaro in Pro Stock, and his nephew, Troy Coughlin Jr., who will be driving the SealMaster Top Fuel dragster fielded by Kalitta Motorsports. […]

Five-time Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. laser-focused on NHRA’s Western Swing

DENVER (July 17) — With just five races remaining until the Countdown to the Championship playoffs, five-time Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. says the upcoming Western Swing of consecutive races in Denver, Sonoma and Seattle could prove to be pivotal for the true championship contenders in the NHRA’s factory […]