GMG Press Releases

Five-time U.S. Nationals champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. says Indy still a magical place

INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 27) — It would be easy to think “goosebump moments” are a thing of the past for a veteran drag racer like Jeg Coughlin Jr., whose collected six NHRA championships and 81 victories in his illustrious career. But that’s simply not the case. “I get them every time […]

Troy Coughlin Jr. wins Battle at the Beech, his third Top Alcohol Dragster victory of ’19

Sister Paige goes five rounds to power up Super Comp D3 rankings BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Aug. 25) — Reigning North Central Region Top Alcohol Dragster champion Troy Coughlin Jr. is claiming points in Division 1 this year, but he’s still showing off in Division 3, winning this weekend’s Battle at […]

Front-running threesome from Team JEGS to take on all-comers at ‘Battle at the Beech’

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Aug. 20) — Wishing to remain in the mix for national, regional and divisional titles this year, Team JEGS drag racers Mike Coughlin, his nephew Troy Coughlin Jr., and niece Paige Coughlin look at this weekend’s Battle at the Beech at historic Beech Bend Dragway as a […]

Ultimate success in Seattle eludes Mike Coughlin and Jeg Coughlin Jr., but gains were made

SEATTLE (Aug. 4) — Drag racing brothers Jeg Coughlin Jr. and Mike Coughlin concluded their visit to the West Coast with solid results at Sunday’s 32nd annual Magic Dry NHRA Nationals. Mike progressed to the third round in his JEGS.com Top Dragster before losing a close race by just a […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. the No. 1 qualifier for 30th time; Brother’s top start translates to bye-run

  SEATTLE (Aug. 3) — Things couldn’t be going much better for Jeg Coughlin Jr. and his brother Mike Coughlin at the 32nd annual Magic Dry NHRA Nationals. Both men managed to qualify atop their respective categories, Jeg Jr. in Pro Stock and Mike in Top Dragster, and Mike already […]

Team JEGS drivers Jeg Jr., Mike and Troy Coughlin Jr. all sit No. 1 in respective classes

DELAWARE, Ohio (Aug. 2) – They may be racing on opposite coasts but Team JEGS drag racers Jeg Coughlin Jr., Mike Coughlin and Troy Coughlin Jr. are unified in one important aspect Friday -all three are qualified No. 1 in their respective categories, bringing coast-to-coast glory to the yellow-and-black brand. […]

JEGS pro Jeg Coughlin Jr. begins Sonoma title defense from No. 3 qualifying spot

SONOMA, Calif. (July 27) — Six-time world champion drag racer Jeg Coughlin Jr. will begin the defense of his NHRA Sonoma Nationals title from the third position on the elimination grid after an impressive four rounds of qualifying, highlighted by a Friday evening pass of 6.533 seconds at 210.41 mph. […]

Defending NHRA Sonoma Nationals champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. looking to repeat the feat

  SONOMA, Calif. (July 22) — Jeg Coughlin Jr. used a big win at last year’s NHRA Sonoma Nationals to kick-off a strong stretch run of the 2018 season that ultimately ended with a lofty second-place finish in the championship points. Now the 81-time national event winner is hoping a […]

Division 3 leader Mike Coughlin of Team JEGS continues to shine out west

  SONOMA, Calif. (July 21) — Fresh off back-to-back victories in Indianapolis and Chicago that catapulted him to the Division 3 points lead in Top Dragster, Mike Coughlin emerged from a double-header weekend at Sonoma Raceway Sunday afternoon with six more elimination-round wins to his credit. “This JEGS.com Top Dragster […]

Back-to-back wins puts Mike Coughlin in Top Dragster spotlight heading into D7 double-header weekend

SONOMA, Calif. (July 16) — Consecutive victories in Indianapolis and Chicago has put Mike Coughlin in the spotlight of the Top Dragster class as the two-time Division 3 champion heads west for this weekend’s NHRA Division 7 Doubleheader presented by Korbel at Sonoma Raceway. After struggling with their racecar for […]