FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                 Monday, September 21, 2009

 

 

JEG COUGHLIN Jr. ‘NEWSMAKER’ GUEST

ON THE RACE REPORTERS RADIO SHOW;

WEDNESDAY, SEPTMEBER 23, 7 P.M. EDT;

POWERUPCHANNEL.COM

 

 

     Four-time NHRA Pro Stock champion and U.S. Nationals winner Jeg Coughlin Jr. will be the Newsmaker of the Week on The Race Reporters radio show, Wednesday, September 23, 7 p.m. EDT, on www.PowerUpChannel.com.

 

    Earlier this month, Coughlin earned his third victory in the sport’s most prestigious event, the U.S. Nationals, with a thrilling 6.689 second run vs. 6.691 for Greg Stanfield. His Jegs.com Chevrolet Cobalt has seven wins this season as he tries for a third consecutive Full Throttle Pro Stock title. Acknowledged as one of drag racing’s best drivers, Coughlin has 48 career wins and a career rounds won-loss record of 435-194.

    

    Host Michael Knight will be joined for the journalists’ roundtable by Alan Reinhart, NHRA’s top-end announcer; Mike Kerchner, senior editor of National Speed Sport News; and Jeff Burk, editor of Drag Racing Online.com.

        

     The Race Reporters can be heard “live,” downloaded into an iPod, or accessed for listening on a delayed basis by clicking on the show icon at www.PowerUpChannel.com. Listeners can bookmark the show and sign-up to receive a free “E card” with news on upcoming guests, at the show’s page, http://www.modavox.com/voiceamerica/vshow.aspx?sid=1549 . The show also will re-air several times later in the week (check PowerUp’s daily programming listing.)

 

     Knight is a 40-year motorsports industry insider and award-winning publicist and journalist. The one-hour show’s format is a “good, hard, honest, Constitutionally-protected conversation on the issues of the day.” Previous Newsmaker guests have included Richard Petty, John Force, Ashley Force Hood, Dario Franchitti, Joey Logano, Tony Schumacher, Scott Pruett, Adrian Fernandez, Graham Rahal, Ron Capps, Scott Atherton and Chris Economaki.

    

     PowerUpChannel.com was launched in June by VoiceAmerica.com, the country’s leading producer and distributor of Internet radio programming.

 

     For more information on The Race Reporters, go to:

http://www.modavox.com/voiceamerica/vshow.aspx?sid=1549

 

     The Race Reporters podcast on iTunes:

http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=319558548

 

 

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Contact:   Michael Knight, 480-661-5240

SpinDoctor500@aol.com

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