Auto Club Dragway Pomona Fairplex
During his hiatus from Pro Stock racing in 2011, Jeg returned to his roots and spent much of the year racing in various sportsman classes. He enjoyed tremendous success, winning the Super Comp title at the JEGS NHRA Pacific SPORTSnationals in
In 12 previous appearances at the NHRA Winternationals, Jeg Jr has a win-loss record of 18-9 in Pro Stock Competition. In 27 career appearances at Auto Club Pomona Raceway, which is also the site of the season-ending Auto Club Finals, Jeg has a round win record of 48-20 in Pro Stock competition.
During his career, Jeg Jr has raced in 12 final rounds in
In 2010, his most recent season in Pro Stock competition,
With 52-career Pro Stock wins, Jeg Jr ranks fourth all-time among Pro Stock drivers. Only Warren Johnson (96), Bob Glidden (85) and Greg Anderson (70) have more titles.
Jeg Jr’s best elapsed time in a Pro Stock car is 6.520-seconds and his best speed is 212.29-mph both recorded at the inaugural Four-Wide Nationals in
In 1999, Jeg Jr defeated his older brother
Jeg Jr also won the special 50th anniversary event held in
Jeg Jr is the only driver in the 60-year history of NHRA to win national event titles in six different categories. He has won in Pro Stock, Comp, Super Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas, and Top Dragster.
The last time Jeg Jr raced a Dodge Pro Stock car in
In 283 career Pro Stock races, Jeg Jr has reached the final round 84 times, recording 52 wins. Including his 15 sportsman victories, Jeg Jr has won a total of 67 times, good for tenth place on NHRA’s all time wins list. During his career, Jeg Jr has appeared in 104 final rounds, 84 as a professional and 20 as a sportsman racer.
As a sportsman driver, Jeg Jr was also runner-up at the 1995 Winternationals in the Super Stock class, losing a close final against former world champion John Calvert.
2 – Pro Stock victories for Jeg Jr at the NHRA Winternationals (1999, 2000)
12 – Final round appearances at historic Auto Club Pomona Raceway
18 – Rounds won by Jeg Jr at the NHRA Winternationals, against just 9 losses
52 – Career Pro Stock victories for
619 – Pro Stock elimination rounds for Jeg Jr (473 wins, 218 losses)
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