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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GMS Racing NCWTS Chicagoland Preview

Cody Coughlin, No. 2 Chevrolet Chicagoland Stats 1 start, Best Finish: 11th (2017) Season Stats 10 starts, 6 top-10 finishes Notes: – Coughlin will utilize chassis no. 307 this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway. The No. 2 team has raced this chassis two previous times in 2018 (Kansas and Las Vegas), collecting a second-place starting […]

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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 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 […]

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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