Despite the forecasted cold, pro Jeg Coughlin Jr. ready to heat up Phoenix

CHANDLER, Ariz. (Feb. 19) — It looks like this weekend’s 35th annual Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona Nationals may set records for chilly temperatures, but five-time Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. thinks his Elite Performance Chevrolet Camaro is ready to set fire to Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. “I said before the season opener […]

Continue Reading pro Jeg Coughlin Jr. to start race day from mid-pack after weight issue

POMONA, Calif. (Feb. 9) — Jeg Coughlin Jr. has a fast racecar and he’s ready to show the world his 2019 Pro Stock title aspirations are for real when eliminations begin Sunday at the 59th annual Lucas Oil Winternationals. Coughlin qualified No. 9 with a 6.558 at 210.50 mph in his Elite Performance Chevrolet Camaro, but […]

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Jeg Coughlin Jr. can add to legacy by earning seventh NHRA title in 2019

POMONA, Calif. (Feb. 6) — The last time Jeg Coughlin Jr. finished second in the championship points, all the way back in 1999, he returned the following year and won 10 races in 14 final-round appearances on his way to the first of his five Pro Stock championships. On the eve of this weekend’s season-opening […]

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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 Chevrolet Camaro to beat Fernando […]

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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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Flying high on a three-race win streak, Jeg Coughlin Jr. soars into home state of Ohio

DELAWARE, Ohio (June 19) — Six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. soars into his home state on a three-race winning streak that has lifted his Performance team in the world rankings and breathed new life into the 79-time national event winner. “When you’ve gone as long as we had without winning, you reach a point where […]

Continue Reading driver Jeg Coughlin Jr. takes Pro Stock title in Bristol to extend streak to three

BRISTOL, Tenn. (June 17) – driver Jeg Coughlin Jr. has been on plenty of hot streaks during his legendary career, but not many like this one. With a victory in the Fitzgerald USA NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals on Sunday at Bristol Dragway, Coughlin has scored three wins in the last three weekends. He won in Pro […]

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Jeg Coughlin Jr.’s two-race winning streak a source of Team JEGS pride heading into Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (June 12) — If winning truly is contagious, then six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. is happy to carry the bug into this weekend’s 18th annual Fitzgerald USA NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals and share it with Team JEGS stablemates Troy Coughlin, Troy Coughlin Jr. and Paige Coughlin. Jeg Jr. will be vying for […]

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Jeg Coughlin Jr. breaks four-year drought with huge win at JEGS Route 66 NHRA Nationals

JOLIET, Ill. (June 3) — Six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. couldn’t have picked a better place to break a four-year winless drought than Sunday’s 21st annual JEGS Route 66 NHRA Nationals, the first pro event ever sponsored by the high-performance part company his father started 58 years ago. Coughlin had a stellar day behind […]

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JEGS, Route 66 and the NHRA Will Feed your Need for Speed

Drag racing’s best descend upon Route 66 Raceway near Chicago to compete in a multi-series battle this weekend. JOLIET, Ill. (May 30, 2018) – Whether you are a longtime fan of drag racing, have been meaning to check it out for the first time, or a hot rod enthusiast looking for excitement this weekend-the JEGS […]

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