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

2018-07-30T12:31:32-05:00July 30th, 2018|Categories: 2018, Chevrolet, Jeg Coughlin Jr., Race Recap|Tags: , , , |

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/Elite Performance Chevrolet Camaro to beat Fernando Cuadra, Elite teammate Alex Laughlin, points leader Greg Anderson and Deric Kramer to match previous Pro Stock wins this year in Chicago and Bristol, Tenn. This was also Coughlin's third win in the [...]

JEGS.com driver Jeg Coughlin Jr. wins Pro Stock in Bristol

2018-06-18T08:51:01-05:00June 17th, 2018|Categories: 2018, Chevrolet, Jeg Coughlin Jr., Race Recap|Tags: , , , |

BRISTOL, TN – JEGS.com 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 Stock in Chicago, followed that up with a Super Comp win in Richmond and extended the streak to three with the Pro Stock victory here. "That has a nice ring [...]

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

2018-06-18T08:49:23-05:00June 3rd, 2018|Categories: 2018, Chevrolet, Jeg Coughlin Jr., Race Recap|Tags: , , , |

JOLIET, IL -- 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 the wheel of his JEGS.com/Elite Performance Chevrolet Camaro, posting an impressive string of super-quick reaction times in all four elimination rounds to help turn on the win lights he needed, and his [...]

Five-time Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. already thinking about next season

2017-11-15T05:19:38-05:00November 12th, 2017|Categories: 2017, Chevrolet, Jeg Coughlin Jr., NHRA, Race Recap|Tags: , , , , |

POMONA, CA — Jeg Coughlin Jr. had his hands full Sunday, both in beating first-round opponent Matt Hartford and again in a quarterfinal defeat to Bo Butner as his JEGS.com/Elite Performance Chevrolet Camaro seemed a bit unhappy all day. In the end, Coughlin said it’s time to put this race and season in the rear-view mirror and look at the big picture, and what the team needs to do to be title contenders in 2018. “We’ve got horsepower, we’ve got cars and we’ve got the [...]

After another strong qualifying effort, Jeg Coughlin Jr. primed for final race of the year

2017-11-12T11:25:37-05:00November 11th, 2017|Categories: 2017, Chevrolet, Jeg Coughlin Jr., NHRA, Qualifying|Tags: , , , , |

POMONA, CA — Proving the noticeable uptick in performance he enjoyed two weeks ago in Las Vegas wasn’t an anomaly, five-time Pro Stock world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. earned his best starting spot since grabbing the pole in Bristol, Tenn., Saturday at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona. The strong effort of 6.558 at 209.46 mph in the JEGS.com/Elite Performance Chevrolet Camaro puts Coughlin in one of the favored positions to perhaps claim a seventh trophy at this historic facility. He’ll get his first test against [...]

With six Pomona wins, six-time champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. ranks track as one of his favs

2017-11-09T11:44:59-05:00November 9th, 2017|Categories: 2017, Chevrolet, Jeg Coughlin Jr., NHRA, Pre Race|Tags: , , , , |

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 7) — Auto Club Raceway in Pomona always has been a favorite spot for six-time world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. who has amassed six of his 76 career victories at the historic facility on the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds. With the 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals on tap this weekend, Coughlin is hoping to find some more Pomona magic to close out 2017 with a long-awaited victory. “Let’s finish this season off in style with a big win,” Coughlin said. “Of [...]

There’s reason for excitement in JEGS.com pit, says multi-time champ Jeg Coughlin Jr.

2017-10-30T05:28:04-05:00October 28th, 2017|Categories: 2017, Chevrolet, Jeg Coughlin Jr., NHRA, Qualifying|Tags: , , , , |

LAS VEGAS, NV — After putting the finishing touches on his best qualifying effort in 10 races, five-time Pro Stock world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. says the confidence he has in the JEGS.com/Elite Performance Chevrolet Camaro is higher than it’s been in four months. “We are pretty excited for game day tomorrow,” Coughlin said. “This JEGS car is running so much better now and I’m definitely looking forward to getting out there, running hard tomorrow, and turning on some win lights.” That’s great news for [...]

Jeg Coughlin Jr. hoping to celebrate a championship in Vegas, just not his own

2017-10-26T16:34:06-05:00October 26th, 2017|Categories: 2017, Chevrolet, Jeg Coughlin Jr., NHRA, Pre Race|Tags: , , , , |

LAS VEGAS, NV — Several times in the past, Pro Stock veteran Jeg Coughlin Jr. has arrived at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the annual NHRA Toyota Nationals with world championships hanging in the balance. That’s the case once again this time through, only rather than bagging another one for himself, six-time champ Coughlin is hoping to celebrate his brother Troy’s third title in the Pro Mod class. “The Pro Stock championship is out of reach for us this year but Troy [...]

Missed connection lands JEGS.com’s Jeg Coughin Jr. on the early departure list

2017-10-16T14:57:15-05:00October 15th, 2017|Categories: 2017, Chevrolet, Jeg Coughlin Jr., NHRA, Race Recap|Tags: , , , , |

DALLAS, TX – If the devil is truly in the details, then the misfortune that befell five-time NHRA Pro Stock world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. and his JEGS.com/Elite Performance team Sunday in the first round of eliminations at the AAA Texas NHRA Fallnationals was certainly of demonic descent. A loose wire foiled the chances of the Ohio native to claim the 59th career national event win of his already legendary career. The ever-calm and pragmatic racer, Coughlin, the 47-year-old pilot of the JEGS.com Chevrolet Camaro, [...]

Smiles coming easier for five-time Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. after car upgrade

2017-10-16T14:53:06-05:00October 14th, 2017|Categories: 2017, Chevrolet, Jeg Coughlin Jr., NHRA, Qualifying|Tags: , , , , |

DALLAS, TX — Five-time Pro Stock world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. and his race crew are as excited as they’ve been since mid-May when they raced to the finals of the Menards Heartland Nationals. That’s because prior to this weekend’s 32nd annual AAA Texas NHRA Fallnationals, Coughlin’s JEGS.com/Elite Performance Chevrolet Camaro was modified by car builder Rick Jones and the early results are very promising. “If the corners are up on my mouth a bit it’s certainly because we’re as close to the front of [...]