Honoring father, history of Gators, paramount for JEGS drivers Jeg Jr., Mike and Troy Coughlin Jr.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 13) — Team JEGS drivers Jeg Coughlin Jr., Mike Coughlin and Troy Coughlin Jr. grew up admiring Jeg Coughlin Sr. and pretty much anyone who managed to win the Amalie Oil Gatornationals, which run for the 50th time this weekend. To honor both entities, the boys in yellow and black have big […]

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

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 12) — 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 businesses — Magic Dry Organic […]

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

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 10) — 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 years of the Gatornationals? That’s a […]

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Two-time Division 3 champ Mike Coughlin ready to work double-time in Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 5) — One surefire way to chase away the winter blues is a two-week-long racing vacation in the Sunshine State. That’s exactly what’s been on the mind of JEGS.comTop Dragster pilot Mike Coughlin, who is anxious to travel south to the Baby Gators NHRA Division 2 Lucas Oil event, March 6-10, at historic […]

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2X ProStock Champ determined to cross Gatornationals off ‘Bucket List’ at Gainesville Raceway.

Two-time NHRA Pro Stock World Champion, Erica Enders, will join the MelloYello NHRA Drag Racing Series as they head to Gainesville Raceway in Gainesville, FL for the 49th annual AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, March 15-18. “The prestigious Gatornationals is still a box that is left unchecked on my ‘bucket list’ of accomplishments,” Enders said. […]

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East Coast opener excites five-time Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 13) — Jeg Coughlin Jr. has his sights set on a third visit to the winner’s circle of Gainesville Raceway during this weekend’s 49th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. And after a successful test session for the entire Elite Motorsports group, Coughlin thinks another trophy run is well within reach. “We […]

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Team JEGS Prerace Notes Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals

Team JEGS Prerace Notes Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Gainesville Raceway Gainesville, Fla. (March 15-18) The JEGS Mail Order team will be well represented at this weekend’s 49th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals with Jeg Coughlin Jr. racing in Pro Stock, Mike Coughlin competing in Top Dragster, and third-generation racer Troy Coughlin Jr. making […]

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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 in Pomona, Calif., to springboard […]

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Jeg Coughlin Jr. upsets world champ, improves an NHRA record, reaches quarterfinals

CHANDLER, Ariz. (Feb. 25) — Jeg Coughlin Jr. made a little history Sunday in front of a sellout crowd at the 34th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals, beating reigning Pro Stock champion Bo Butner on a holeshot in the opening round of eliminations, which increased his record mark of professional holeshot wins to 101. He almost […]

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