GMG Press Releases

Five-time Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. ready to get back in the ‘swing’ of things

DENVER (July 16) — The gaps in the NHRA schedule where Pro Stock cars do not compete are over with the start of the vaunted “Western Swing” of consecutive races in Denver, Sonoma, Calif., and Seattle and five-time class champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. is pumped up about racing his […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. almost gives himself the ultimate birthday present in home state

NORWALK, Ohio (June 23) — Five-time Pro Stock world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. almost managed to give himself the ultimate birthday present Sunday at the NHRA national event in Northwest Ohio but came up just a little short in a rare semifinal pedaling contest with Elite Motorsports teammate Alex Laughlin. […]

Norwalk race turns to eliminations with popular Ohioan Jeg Coughlin Jr. sitting mid-pack

NORWALK, Ohio (June 22) — Slightly more than an hour from his home in Delaware, Ohio, six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. is enjoying a good deal of support at this weekend’s NHRA race in Northwest Ohio. Now, after qualifying mid-pack, the 81-time national event winner is hoping to bring […]

Team JEGS Prerace Notes:  NHRA Norwalk Nationals

  Team JEGS Prerace Notes NHRA Norwalk Nationals Norwalk, Ohio (June 21-23)   The JEGS Mail Order team will be represented at this weekend’s event in Norwalk, Ohio, by Jeg Coughlin Jr., who will be competing in the Pro Stock class, and his nephew, Troy Coughlin Jr., who is racing […]

Ohio native Jeg Coughlin Jr. ready to ring in summertime at NHRA Norwalk event

  NORWALK, Ohio (June 19) — As citizens of the Buckeye State know all too well, it’s been a soggy spring this year, but if history can provide any sort of lesson it’s that the NHRA’s annual pilgrimage to Northwest Ohio always seems to be the true start of the […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. to promote Universal Parks and Resorts at Norwalk, Sonoma races 

  DELAWARE, Ohio (June 18) — Six-time world champion drag racer Jeg Coughlin Jr. will be encouraging race fans to enjoy more than the horsepower this summer with a special Universal Parks and Resorts-themed racecar at NHRA national events in Norwalk, Ohio, and Sonoma, Calif. Working in conjunction with Universal, […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. set for Chicago title defense; Troy Coughlin Jr. advances to quarters

  JOLIET, Ill. (June 1) — Reigning Route 66 NHRA Nationals Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. will be tested right from the start as he tries to defend his 2018 title, racing Bo Butner in the opening session after the two qualified just .001 seconds apart. Meanwhile, Coughlin’s nephew […]

Defending event Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. ready for more Chicago magic

  Defending event Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. ready for more Chicago magic Reigning regional Top Alcohol Dragster champ Troy Coughlin Jr. running strong   JOLIET, Ill. (May 29) — Pro Stock ace Jeg Coughlin Jr. broke the longest winless streak of his career at last year’s Route 66 […]

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 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 […]