DELAWARE, Ohio (June 10) — Less than a month after his graduation from
“I had originally planned to race at the national event last weekend but I had to pass on that race after we broke a transmission in my car,” said Troy Jr., “Now, we’ve got it fixed and we’re ready to go. Uncle Jeggie had a great race last week and hopefully we can pick up a win as well.”
John Coughlin enters this weekend as the third ranked driver in the Top Dragster class after a pair of late round finishes at the recent events in
“At the last couple of races my car has been really solid,” said John. “The car has been good and my driving has been pretty decent. I just need a little luck and we should be able to find the winner’s circle. I’m racing a new car with a whole new engine combination this year and it is a good bit quicker than last year’s car. It might have taken a couple of races to adjust to the extra speed but I feel pretty comfortable now.
“I also feel pretty good about my Super Stock car,” John continued. “I was the low qualifier at the last race and I think we could probably do it again this weekend. It’s the same deal with that car; I just need a break to start winning some rounds.”
After racing in Top Dragster at the recent
“Top Dragster and Top Sportsman were recently added to the JEGS Allstars race for next season and so that is definitely something for us to shoot for,” Mike added. “I’d love nothing more than to see John or myself racing in the Allstars next year. Now we just need to go out and make it happen.”