Newly-crowned Pro Mod world champion Troy Coughlin to retire at pinnacle of career

DELAWARE, Ohio (Nov. 29) — Just a month after clinching his third Pro Mod world championship, Troy Coughlin has announced his retirement from racing in the professional ranks. A national event winner in three different eliminators — Pro Mod, Pro Stock and Super Gas, Coughlin has left the door open […]

Erica Enders completes 2017 season in quarterfinals of 53rd annual NHRA Finals

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 12) — Two-time Pro Stock world champion Erica Enders ended her one-win 2017 campaign with a quarterfinal run at the season-ending 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals. Showing off her trademark killer instincts in the seat of her Melling Performance/Elite Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro, Enders trailered her best […]

Five-time Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. already thinking about next season

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 12) — Jeg Coughlin Jr. had his hands full Sunday, both in beating first-round opponent Matt Hartford and again in a quarterfinal defeat to Bo Butner as his Performance Chevrolet Camaro seemed a bit unhappy all day. In the end, Coughlin said it’s time to put […]

Lucas Oil Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Hector Arana Jr. upbeat as season concludes

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 12) — Although the 2017 season didn’t end as he had hoped, Hector Arana Jr. was in good spirits as he began packing his trailer for the offseason. The reason for his optimism stems from the early results turned in by his brand-new Lucas Oil EBR during […]

Erica Enders emotional as race against retiring pro Allen Johnson looms

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 11) — Two-time Pro Stock champion Erica Enders found herself getting emotional as the race day ladder for the 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals came together and she realized she’d be facing retiring pro and fellow champion Allen Johnson in the opening round of Sunday’s eliminations. […]

After another strong qualifying effort, Jeg Coughlin Jr. primed for final race of the year

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 11) — Proving the noticeable uptick in performance he enjoyed two weeks ago in Las Vegas wasn’t an anomaly, five-time Pro Stock world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. earned his best starting spot since grabbing the pole in Bristol, Tenn., Saturday at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona. The […]

Glimpse into a future on an EBR has Lucas Oil rider Hector Arana Jr. very excited

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 11) — It happened by accident, but now that it’s working, no one is more excited about the future than Lucas Oil Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Hector Arana Jr. After detonating a motor in Friday’s first qualifying session of this weekend’s 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals, […]

Championship charge comes up just short for Top Dragster driver Mike Coughlin

LAS VEGAS (Nov. 8) — Top Dragster drag racer Mike Coughlin took his bid for the 2017 world championship to the final race on the Division 7 schedule only to come up a few rounds short of ultimate glory. Finish aside, Coughlin says the memories he made and the comradery […]

Erica Enders concludes 2017 season with renewed optimism for bigger things ahead

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 8) — Returning to the site of her biggest single triumph — the 2014 title-clinching, final-round victory against Jason Line — Erica Enders is prepped to finish the year at this weekend’s 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals with firm designs on a brighter future. “For the […]

With six Pomona wins, six-time champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. ranks track as one of his favs

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 7) — Auto Club Raceway in Pomona always has been a favorite spot for six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. who has amassed six of his 76 career victories at the historic facility on the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds. With the 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals […]