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 […]

Resume building: Troy Coughlin Jr. raging away in TAD with eye on return to pro ranks

INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 26) — Troy Coughlin Jr. has won three of the last four races he’s entered in Top Alcohol Dragster, piloting his JEGS.com McPhillips Racing hot rod to a national event win in Norwalk, Ohio, and divisional victories in Atco, N.J., and Bowling Green, Ky. He’ll undoubtedly be considered […]

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 […]

Troy Coughlin Jr.’s semifinal finish in Top Dragster tops Team JEGS’ weekend

DELAWARE, Ohio (Aug. 18) — Troy Coughlin Jr. raced his JEGS.com bracket dragster to a semifinal finish in the Top Dragster category at this weekend’s Northeast Shootout at Cecil County Dragway. The finish was the best of the three Team JEGS drivers in competition, with Jeg Coughlin Jr. bowing out […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr.’s consistent Camaro cruises into Brainerd eliminations in fifth slot

  BRAINERD, Minn. (Aug. 17) — Five-time Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. survived another night in Brainerd International Raceway’s infamous Zoo campground, as well as four rounds of professional qualifying, and managed to lock up the fifth rung on the elimination ladder of this weekend’s 32nd annual Lucas Oil NHRA […]

Northeast Shootout the next prize up for grabs for Troy Coughlin Jr. and his sister Paige

RISING SUN, Md. (Aug. 14) — Reigning North Central Region Top Alcohol champion Troy Coughlin Jr. and his top-ranked sister Paige Coughlin will be vying for a couple of the Wally trophies available at this weekend’s Northeast Shootout at Cecil County Dragway. Since this particular event on the Lucas Oil […]

Hangover Part II?: Jeg Coughlin Jr. ready for all Brainerd drag race has to offer

BRAINERD, Minn. (Aug. 14) — Last year’s Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway was quite an adventure for five-time Pro Stock world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. as he was kidnapped by Top Fuel dominator Steve Torrence and FOX TV personality Bruno Massel and taken to the infamous “Brainerd […]

Quartet of Team JEGS racers headed to SFG Buckeye Bracket Bash

WEST SALEM, Ohio (Aug. 7) — Led by six-time world champion drag racer Jeg Coughlin Jr. and reigning North Central Region titlist Troy Coughlin Jr., a strong foursome of Team JEGS racers will be vying for the big cash prizes up for grabs at this weekend’s second annual SFG Buckeye […]

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 […]