GMG Press Releases

Troy Coughlin Jr. scores runner-up finish to begin Division 1 championship chase

READING, Pa. (May 26) — Troy Coughlin Jr. began his first-ever Division 1 championship charge with a strong runner-up finish that, combined with a No. 1 qualifying effort, let the rest of the “Land of NED” know the JEGS.com McPhillips Racing Top Alcohol Dragster will be a force all season. […]

‘Walk By Faith’ returns to Quad Cities as mission to end Childhood Cancer continues

  ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (May 24) — After a successful inaugural outing in their hometown of Rock Island, Tony and Amber Bender will return to Illinois on September 22 to host the second annual Walk By Faith Quad Cities benefitting childhood cancer research. After meeting at Rock Island High School […]

Troy Coughlin Jr. begins quest for D1 dominance this weekend at beloved Maple Grove

READING, Pa. (May 22) — Perhaps no one is more excited about this weekend’s Northeast Division opener at Maple Grove Raceway than Troy Coughlin Jr., who claimed his sixth national event win at this facility en route to last year’s North Central Region Top Alcohol Dragster championship. “It’s great to […]

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 […]

Scott Palmer’s Magic Dry Absorbent Top Fuel team extends encouraging streak

COMMERCE, Ga. (May 5) — Ever since Scott Palmer went searching for a little mojo about a month ago, his Magic Dry Organic Absorbent Top Fuel dragster team has been on an encouraging upward trend, which continued this weekend at the 39th annual Arby’s NHRA Southern Nationals. “We’re gaining a […]

Dodging raindrops, Magic Dry pro Scott Palmer earns 10th starting spot in Georgia

COMMERCE, Ga. (May 4) — On-and-off rain showers made qualifying for the 39th annual Arby’s NHRA Southern Nationals a little more taxing than normal, but Scott Palmer and his Magic Dry Organic Absorbent dragster crew still managed to earn the No. 10 starting spot in the talent-laden Top Fuel class. “We are happy […]

Magic Dry pro Scott Palmer on Cloud 9 heading into Arby’s NHRA Southern Nationals

COMMERCE, Ga. (April 30) — Coming off an odd, but ultimately successful, drag race in North Carolina, Scott Palmer arrives in Georgia for this weekend’s 39th annual Arby’s NHRA Southern Nationals with high hopes of another memorable national event. After struggling mightily during qualifying for last weekend’s Four-Wide Nationals, Palmer […]

Team JEGS racers hungry for hometown success at 17th annual Buckeye Nationals

COLUMBUS, Ohio (April 30) — The thrill of competing in front of a hometown crowd filled with family, friends and fellow associates of JEGS High Performance awaits Team JEGS drag racers Mike Coughlin, Troy Coughlin Jr. and Paige Coughlin at this weekend’s 17th annual NHRA Buckeye Nationals. The group will […]

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 […]

Scott Palmer comes within a whisper of his first final-round showing of the season

CHARLOTTE (April 28) — After a problem-plagued two days of qualifying where he failed to get his Magic Dry Organic Absorbent Top Fuel dragster down the track under full power, Scott Palmer came to life when it mattered most, racing to a fifth-place finish at the 10th annual NGK Spark […]