NHRA: Jeg Coughlin Wins Fan Vote for Non-Points K&N Horsepower Challenge at Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS – official series release — NHRA photo — Five-time NHRA Pro Stock world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr., driver of the Magneti Marelli by Mopar/JEGS.com Dodge Dart, has been selected by the fans as the K&N Horsepower Challenge Fan Vote winner and will fill the No. 8 starting spot in the lucrative Pro Stock bonus event. The 32nd annual …

NHRA: Enders, Coughlin Team Up Under Mopar Banner in 2016; Hagan Returns to Funny Car Ranks

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – official team release — Mopar photo — A pair of champions will team up and carry the Mopar banner in 2016, as back-to-back NHRA Pro Stock champ Erica Enders and five-time overall Pro Stock title winner Jeg Coughlin Jr. will lead the charge for the brand in the popular factory hot rod class. The combination of …

NHRA: The Hot Streak Continues; Beckman Rockets to Seattle Qualifying Lead Alongside Connolly and Coughlin

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KENT, Wash.  — official series release — NHRA photo — Jack Beckman continued his hot streak in Funny Car by racing to the qualifying lead Friday at the NHRA Northwest Nationals. Dave Connolly (Top Fuel) and Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock) also were quickest in their categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event near Seattle, the final of …

NHRA: Jeg Coughlin Joins Elite Motorsports for Three Race Return to Pro Stock Competition

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DELAWARE, Ohio – official team release — Elite Motorsports photo — Elite Motorsports owner Richard Freeman announced on Sunday that five-time Pro Stock world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. will drive a second car for his race team at the NHRA national events in Sonoma, Calif., Seattle, and Indianapolis. Coughlin will run the Rick Jones-built Camaro that Erica Enders raced to …

NHRA: Help Needed; Jeg Coughlin Hoping Late Surge Leads to Repeat Title

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MADISON, Ill. — official release — NHRA photo — When Jeg Coughlin pulls into Gateway Motorsports Park this weekend for the third annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals the reigning Pro Stock world champion knows he will need a memorable performance if he hopes to extend his reign to back-to-back titles. Coughlin struggled out of the gates in the 2014 …

NHRA: Still Hot-lanta for Hight; Massey, Coughlin, Krawiec Also Grab Atlanta Victories

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COMMERCE, GA — official release — NHRA photo — Robert Hight raced to his third Funny Car victory in a row and fourth overall this season on Monday at the rain-delayed Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals in Atlanta. Spencer Massey (Top Fuel), Jeg Coughlin Jr. (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA …

NHRA: Friendly Fire Pushes Hagan to Funny Car No. 1 Friday in Vegas; Torrence, Coughlin also Lead

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March 28, 2014 — series release — NHRA photo — LAS VEGAS, NV — Matt Hagan found a little extra motivation in a friendly rivalry to help him race to the Funny Car qualifying lead Friday at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals. Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Jeg Coughlin Jr. (Pro Stock) also were the leaders in their respective categories at …