GMG Press Releases

After 6-week break, 5-time champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. anxious to resume Pro Stock wars

DINWIDDIE, Va. (May 13) — The Pro Stock category has taken a six-week break from the regular Mello Yello Drag Racing Series but that hasn’t dampened the spirit of five-time class champion Jeg Coughlin Jr., who is anxious to get back in the seat of his JEGS.com Elite Motorsports Chevrolet […]

Six-time world champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. returns to first love at K&N Spring Fling in Galot

  BENSON, N.C. (April 29) — Long before he was winning world championships in NHRA competition, Jeg Coughlin Jr. was lining up against the toughest drag racers in the world at various high-dollar bracket races around the country. The six-time world champ returns to those roots this week at Kyle […]

Mr. Aruba’s Winter Nationals tops $100K for JEGS Foundation for Cancer Research

DELAWARE, Ohio (April 16) – This year’s 15th annual Mr. Aruba’s Winter Nationals Bench Race and Charity Challenge raised $13,652 for the JEGS Foundation for Cancer Research. What started as a fun way to break up the winter months, Mr. Aruba’s Winter Nationals has now topped $100,000 in total monies […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr.’s new Rick Jones Racecars Camaro paying immediate dividends

LAS VEGAS (April 6) — In just his second race behind the wheel of a brand-new 2019 Rick Jones Racecars Chevrolet Camaro, five-time Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. and his JEGS.com Elite Motorsports crew already have a great handle on their ride, as witnessed be a stellar qualifying effort […]

Five-time Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. a huge fan of Denso Four-Wide Nationals

  LAS VEGAS (April 2) — Whenever Jeg Coughlin Jr. isn’t driving his sleek JEGS.com Elite Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro down The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway there’s a great chance he will be found in the grandstands watching his peers race in this weekend’s 20th annual Denso Spark Plugs […]

Team JEGS Pre-race Notes: Denso NHRA Four-Wide Nationals

  Team JEGS Pre-race Notes Denso NHRA Four-Wide Nationals The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Las Vegas, Nev. (April 5-7) Jeg Coughlin Jr. will continue his pursuit of a sixth NHRA Mello Yello Pro Stock title (and seventh overall) at this weekend’s Denso NHRA Four Wide Nationals in Las […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. looking for second straight win after quickest and fastest pass of ’19

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 16) — Fresh off a thrilling victory at the last NHRA tour stop in Phoenix, Jeg Coughlin Jr. is bullish on his chances to repeat the feat with his brand-new RJ Racecars-built Camaro at this weekend’s 50th anniversary Amalie Oil Gatornationals. Coughlin made his quickest and fastest […]

Honoring father, history of Gators, paramount for JEGS drivers Jeg Jr., Mike and Troy Coughlin Jr.

  GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 13) — Team JEGS drivers Jeg Coughlin Jr., Mike Coughlin and Troy Coughlin Jr. grew up admiring Jeg Coughlin Sr. and pretty much anyone who managed to win the Amalie Oil Gatornationals, which run for the 50th time this weekend. To honor both entities, the boys […]

JEGS.com team sporting ‘Throwback’ paint schemes to honor 50th annual Gatornat’ls

  GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 7) — In a salute to the landmark 50th running of the historic Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals, Team JEGS drivers Mike Coughlin, Jeg Coughlin Jr. and Troy Coughlin Jr will display special “Throwback” paint schemes selected from some of the top racecars family patriarch Jeg Coughlin […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. victorious in desert, claiming 62nd Pro Stock win in 1,000 round of competition

  CHANDLER, Ariz. (Feb. 24) — When you’ve won 62 times in Pro Stock competition, it would be understandable if the victories started to blend together in your mind. But for five-time series champion Jeg Coughlin Jr., earning the trophy of Sunday’s 35th annual Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona […]