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Top title contender Mike Coughlin primed for All-American Hot Rod Showdown

MADISON, Ill. (Oct. 18) — With just two races left in his season, Top Dragster drag racer Mike Coughlin is hoping this weekend’s All-American Hot Rod Showdown at Gateway Motorsports Park will be enough of a success that he can further zero in on this year’s Lucas Oil Drag Racing […]

Team JEGS/Prerace Notes: NHRA Division 3 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series

Team JEGS/Prerace Notes NHRA Division 3 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Gateway Motorsports Park, Madison, Ill. (Oct. 20-22) Mike Coughlin will be racing his JEGS.com Top Dragster in this weekend’s All-American Hot Rod Showdown, the North Central Division season finale in St. Louis. Mike will be joined by his niece, […]

Hector Arana Jr. humbled and steadfast after Dallas

DALLAS (Oct. 15) – During Sunday’s eliminations of the AAA Texas NHRA Fallnationals at the Texas Motorplex, Pro Stock Motorcycle championship contender Hector Arana Jr., rider of the Lucas Oil Racing TV Buell, got an unwelcome reminder of how being a competitor in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series […]

Even in adversity Erica Enders finds encouragement after quarterfinal finish in Dallas

DALLAS (Oct. 15) – Two-time NHRA Pro Stock world champion and proud native Texan Erica Enders, driver of the bright red Melling Performance/Elite Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro, raced to a second-round finish today in eliminations of the AAA Texas NHRA Fallnationals at the Texas Motorplex. With only two events remaining in […]

Missed connection lands JEGS.com’s Jeg Coughlin Jr. on the early departure list

DALLAS (Oct. 15) – If the devil is truly in the details, then the misfortune that befell five-time NHRA Pro Stock world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. and his JEGS.com/Elite Performance team Sunday in the first round of eliminations at the AAA Texas NHRA Fallnationals was certainly of demonic descent. A […]

Weeks of exhaustive testing finally paying dividends for Pro Stock champ Erica Enders

DALLAS (Oct. 14) — Ever since her Elite Motorsports race team began to experience a performance downturn a few months ago, two-time Pro Stock world champion Erica Enders has been testing the wheels off Richard Freeman’s Melling Performance/Elite Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro. It appears all of that extra work, along with […]

Rematch of St. Louis on tap for Lucas Oil Racing TV rider Hector Arana Jr.

DALLAS (Oct. 14) — Hector Arana Jr. will have a great chance to exact some revenge in Sunday’s opening round of eliminations for the 32nd annual AAA Texas NHRA Fallnationals when he faces Karen Stoffer for the second race in a row. Arana fell to Stoffer in the opening round […]

Smiles coming easier for five-time Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. after car upgrade

DALLAS (Oct. 14) — Five-time Pro Stock world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. and his race crew are as excited as they’ve been since mid-May when they raced to the finals of the Menards Heartland Nationals. That’s because prior to this weekend’s 32nd annual AAA Texas NHRA Fallnationals, Coughlin’s JEGS.com/Elite Performance […]

Dan Pastorini’s Celebrity Charity Golf Invitational Silent Auction is now OPEN and ONLINE!

Dan Pastorini’s Celebrity Charity Golf Invitational Silent Auction is now OPEN and ONLINE! There is no need to attend the event  to bid or win on silent auction items.   TEXT Pastorini17 to 24700 to register. Below are just a few of the items – click here to view all of the auction […]

Hector Arana Jr. anxious to get back on track at AAA Texas NHRA Fallnationals

DALLAS (Oct. 11) — Perhaps no one in the NHRA’s professional ranks is more anxious for this weekend’s 32nd annual AAA Texas NHRA Fallnationals then championship contender Hector Arana Jr. Coming off his first Round 1 loss in six months, Arana Jr. is dead-set on proving the doubters wrong with […]