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: Crampton Becomes 100th Top Fuel Winner; Pedregon, Coughlin, Hines Also Score in Englishtown

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ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. – Richie Crampton claimed his first career Top Fuel victory, becoming the 100th different winner in the category, at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals on Sunday. Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were respective winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park. …

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 …