CatSpot’s Scott Palmer credits points leader and teammate Steve Torrence for surging performances on eve of title sponsor’s race

KENT, Wash. (July 31) — Professional drag racing comes with a lot of pressure as drivers work hard to keep their sponsors happy by staying in the spotlight, which is always easier to do when your car is running well. Such has been the case for Scott Palmer, driver of the CatSpot Organic Cat Litter […]

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Jeg Coughlin Jr. scores 80th career victory with third Pro Stock win in Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. (July 29) — Six-time NHRA champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. had a big Sunday at Sonoma Raceway, winning his third Pro Stock race of the season, moving into the top five of the Mello Yello championship points, and reaching the 80-win mark for his career. Coughlin used his powerful JEGS.com/ElitePerformance Chevrolet Camaro to beat Fernando […]

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Scott Palmer powers to semifinals in Sonoma, lifts CatSpot team to ninth place in points

SONOMA, Calif. (July 29) — With just three more national events until the start of the Countdown to the Championship, Scott Palmer admits he’s doing a little scoreboard watching as he works hard to secure a playoff spot for his CatSpot Organic Cat Litter Top Fuel dragster. A quick glance at the rankings after Sunday’s […]

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CatSpot Racing Top Fuel pilot Scott Palmer finally running with the big dogs

SONOMA, Calif. (July 25) — It wasn’t until CatSpot Organic Cat Litter Top Fuel veteran Scott Palmer started racing for businessman Tommy Thompson a year and a half ago that he was able step up his game enough to run with the top teams in the NHRA Drag Racing Series. It’s been a wonderful blessing […]

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CatSpot Top Fuel Harley rider Rickey House already has his hands full in New England

EPPING, N.H. (July 5) — A perennial title contender in the Mickey Thompson Top Fuel Harley Series, Texan Rickey House has proven to be calm under pressure on his 225-mph CatSpot Organic Cat Litter Harley-Davidson. But even a drag racing veteran like House can be surprised from time to time, which is exactly what happened […]

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Family history has Dom Lagana excited about nitro racing at New England Dragway

EPPING, N.H. (July 4) — The family name Lagana holds a lot of weight at historic New England Dragway, a fact not lost on second-generation drag racer Dom Lagana as the sixth annual NHRA New England Nationals arrive in town. “Dad used to match race all the time up here,” Dom said, referring to his […]

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New England Dragway a peek into the past, says CatSpot Top Fuel pilot Scott Palmer

EPPING, N.H. (July 4) — This weekend’s return to New England Dragway provides a peek into the past for Top Fuel pilot Scott Palmer and the fun-loving CatSpot Organic Cat Litter Top Fuel dragster team. “There is so much history here,” Palmer said. “Bobby Lagana Sr. (teammate Dom Lagana’s father) raced here in his Funny […]

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Jeg Coughlin Jr. looking for career win No. 80 at one of the few tracks where he’s yet to win

EPPING, N.H. (July 2) — The numbers are adding up nicely for six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. and his Elite Performance Pro Stock teammates at the halfway point of the 24-race NHRA drag racing season. To date, Elite-powered drivers have won half of the events on the schedule, including Coughlin’s own triumphs in Chicago […]

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Global Electronic Technology re-ups support of Top Alcohol Dragster pilot Troy Coughlin Jr.

DELAWARE, Ohio (June 25) — Global Electronic Technology has announced continued support of Top Alcohol Dragster pilot Troy Coughlin Jr. and his JEGS.com McPhillips Racing rail. The company first supported Coughlin last year when he drove a Top Fuel dragster for Kalitta Motorsports. “I got to know T.J. when he was driving for Kalitta Motorsports, […]

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Troy Coughlin Jr.’s runner-up finish leads Team JEGS efforts in Ohio; Streak ends for Jeg Jr.

NORWALK, Ohio (June 24) — Troy Coughlin Jr. drove his JEGS.com McPhillips Racing Top Alcohol Dragster to a runner-up finish Sunday, leading the Team JEGS effort in their home state of Ohio. Troy Jr.’s uncle, six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr., reached the second round before falling to teammate Erica Enders, ending a three-race winning streak for […]

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