Jeg Coughlin Jr / Pre-race Notes
Firebird Int’l Raceway
Jeg Coughlin enters this week’s NHRA Arizona Nationals as the ninth ranked driver in the NHRA Full Throttle Pro Stock standings. At last week’s season-opening event in
Jeg is the defending Pro Stock champion at the Arizona Nationals beating Kurt Johnson in the final round. Jeg has also won the
Jeg Coughlin is a four-time NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Pro Stock champion. He earned season titles in 2000, 2002, 2007 and 2008. As a sportsman driver, Jeg also claimed the NHRA Super Gas championship in 1992.
Last season, Jeg enjoyed one of his best years as a professional racer winning seven of 23 events and reaching the final round in two others. He compiled a round-win record of 50-17, the second best record in the class.
In 11 career appearances at Firebird Raceway, Jeg has a win-loss record of 18-9 in Pro Stock Competition.
Jeg’s best elapsed time at Firebird Raceway in
As a sportsman driver, Jeg also won the Super Stock title at Firebird Raceway in 1995
This year, Jeg will also be racing in Stock eliminator behind the wheel of his new 2010 Dodge Challenger stock eliminator entry. Jeg officially debuted the car at last week’s
With 48 career Pro Stock wins, Jeg ranks fourth all-time among Pro Stock drivers. Only Warren Johnson (96), Bob Glidden (85) and Greg Anderson (60) have more titles.
In 261 career Pro Stock races, Jeg has reached the final round 77 times, recording 48 wins. Including his 14 sportsman victories, Jeg has won a total of 62 times, good for ninth place on NHRA’s all time wins list. During his career, Jeg has appeared in 95 final rounds, 77 as a professional and 18 as a sportsman racer.
Jeg is currently qualified sixth for the K&N Horsepower Challenge, a special eight-car invitational event which is held each June in
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Jeg Coughlin by the numbers, NHRA
3 – Wins for Jeg Coughlin at the NHRA
7 – Jeg Coughlin’s average qualifying position at Firebird Raceway
8 – Number of times that Jeg has advanced past the opening round of Pro Stock eliminations in 11 career appearances at Firebird Raceway.
18 – Rounds won by Jeg at Firebird Raceway during his career, against just nine losses
438 – Professional round wins for Jeg Coughlin versus just 200 losses
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