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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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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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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Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. leads yellow and black army into JEGS Nationals, JEGS Allstar races

JOLIET, Ill. (May 30) — Five-time Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. is hungry for his 77th career victory and he’d love nothing more than securing the winner’s trophy at this weekend’s 21st annual JEGS Route 66 NHRA Nationals, the Chicago-area race sponsored by his family’s six-decade-old business, JEGS High Performance. Coughlin will have plenty […]

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Multiple round wins racked up around the country for Team JEGS racers

DELAWARE, Ohio (May 6) — Competing in both the 38th annual NHRA Southern Nationals powered by Mello Yello at Atlanta Dragway in Georgia and the 16th annual NHRA Buckeye Fuel Wars in Ohio, Team JEGS racers were busy racking up elimination round wins this weekend. Jeg Coughlin Jr. (Pro Stock), his wife Samantha Coughlin (Super […]

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Jeg Coughlin Jr. hopes he’s next as Elite Motorsports team looks for four-in-a-row

ATLANTA (MAY 1) — The last three NHRA races have all ended with a Pro Stock winner that hails from the championship-winning Elite Motorsports team. Jeg Coughlin Jr., driver of the JEGS.com/Elite Performance Chevrolet Camaro, hopes to keep that streak alive, and start one of his own, by winning this weekend’s 38th annual NHRA Southern Nationals powered […]

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Semifinal finishes for Jeg Coughlin Jr. and nephew Troy Jr. highlight Charlotte event

CHARLOTTE (April 29) — For the second race in a row, six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. raced his JEGS.com/Elite Performance Chevrolet Camaro to a top-half qualifying effort and a semifinal finish, signaling a continued change of fortune for the 76-time national event winner. Adding to the fun at the ninth annual NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide […]

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For Team JEGS drivers, racing with family takes precedence over everything else

CHARLOTTE (April 24) — Six-time world champion drag racer Jeg Coughlin Jr. leads a strong contingent of talented JEGS-sponsored racers into this weekend’s ninth annual NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals that will vie for wins in Pro Stock, Top Alcohol Dragster, Super Gas and Super Comp. More importantly, the driver of the JEGS.com/Elite Performance Pro Stock […]

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