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Special relationship between Scott Palmer and his sponsor now extends to crew

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 11) — The relationship between Top Fuel driver Scott Palmer and sponsor Tommy Thompson is definitely different than most. Palmer and Thompson are friends, first and foremost, and they’re also partners in a winning drag boat team. The fact they are able to promote two of Thompson’s […]

Historic value of 50th Gatornationals not lost on Top Fuel Harley rider Rickey House

  GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 8) — Even though the Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Series is a relatively new addition to the NHRA schedule, the historical implications of racing at the upcoming 50th anniversary Amalie Oil Gatornationals has not been lost on Magic Dry Harley rider Rickey House. “Fifty […]

Magic Dry Top Fuel Harley rider Rickey House sets sights on 2019 world championship

HOUSTON (Feb. 5) — Rickey House has been a multi-time national event winner and solid title contender in the two years since the Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Drag Racing Series has competed on the NHRA stage. This season he wants to add “world champion” to his list of accomplishments. That […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr.’s JEGS/Elite Pro Stock team riding wave of momentum into Brainerd

  BRAINERD, Minn. (Aug. 15) – Five-time Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. and the JEGS.com/Elite Performance Chevrolet Camaro team are riding a wave of momentum – and it’s the perfect time of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing season. The Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals this weekend at Brainerd International […]

Progress made in Richmond with CatSpot Top Fuel cars of Scott Palmer, Dom Lagana

NORTH DINWIDDIE, Va. (June 10) – The Virginia NHRA Nationals didn’t last nearly as long as CatSpot Organic Cat Litter Top Fuel drivers Scott Palmer and Dom Lagana wanted, but strides were still made at Virginia Motorsports Park. Palmer and Lagana both made good runs during the first round of eliminations […]

Mike Coughlin ready for another charge at Top Dragster national championship

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 12) — Two-time Division 3 champion Mike Coughlin is hoping for a carbon-copy start to his 2018 drag racing campaign when the 49th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals begin this weekend at historic Gainesville Raceway. One year ago, Coughlin won the first national event he entered […]

Team JEGS Prerace Notes: NHRA Arizona Nationals

Team JEGS Prerace Notes NHRA Arizona Nationals Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park Chandler, Ariz. (Feb. 23-25)   Jeg Coughlin Jr. will continue his pursuit of a sixth NHRA Mello Yello Pro Stock title (and seventh national championship overall) at this weekend’s 34th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass […]

Making more history on the mind of six-time world champ Jeg Coughlin Jr.

CHANDLER, Ariz. (Feb. 19) — In the NHRA’s 67 years of organized drag racing, only one driver — Jeg Coughlin Jr. — has won national event titles in seven different categories. At this weekend’s 34th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals, Coughlin will try to extend that incredible mark to eight when […]

JEGS Prerace Notes: 58th Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals

58th Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com Auto Club Pomona Raceway Pomona, Calif. (February 9-11) Jeg Coughlin Jr. will begin his pursuit of a sixth NHRA Mello Yello Pro Stock title (and seventh championship overall) at this weekend’s season-opening 58th Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com at historic […]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. hoping to celebrate a championship in Vegas, just not his own

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 24) — Several times in the past, Pro Stock veteran Jeg Coughlin Jr. has arrived at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the annual NHRA Toyota Nationals with world championships hanging in the balance. That’s the case once again this time through, only rather than […]