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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]