Jeg Coughlin won the Pro Stock title at last weekend’s Toyo Tires Nationals in
Jeg has won the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals, NHRA’s oldest and most prestigious national event three times in his career. He won the Pro Stock title in 2002 and 2000, claiming final round wins against Jim Yates and Ron Krisher respectively. Jeg also won the Super Gas title at
Jeg was the first racer to officially clinch one of the ten spots available in the Countdown to One phase of the NHRA Full Throttle Pro Stock championship, a feat he accomplished with a round two finish in
In 17 events this season, Jeg has six wins, two runner-up, and four semifinal finishes to his credit. In addition to his victories in
In ten career appearances at O’Reilly Raceway Park, Jeg has a career round win record of 16-7 in Pro Stock competition.
In 253 career Pro Stock races, Jeg has reached the final round 76 times, recording 47 wins. Including his 13 sportsman victories, Jeg has won a total of 60 times, good for ninth place on NHRA’s all time wins list. During his career, Jeg has appeared in 94 final rounds, 76 as a professional and 18 as a sportsman racer.
In addition to his six national event victories this season, Jeg also won the $50,000 top prize in the K&N Filter Horsepower Challenge held in
As a sportsman racer, Jeg has also had considerable success at O’Reilly Raceway Park. In addition to his U.S. Nationals victory in the Super Gas class in 1992, he also won the track’s Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event in 1992 (Super Gas), and 1997 (Comp Eliminator). Jeg also won the $10,000 top prize in the 2004 Mopar Hemi Challenge at Indy after driving Michael Ogburn’s ’68 Barracuda factory race car to a victory.
Jeg’s best qualifying position in
Jeg has won at least on NHRA national event title at 21 different tracks. Currently, there are just two facilities where Jeg has not won,
Jeg is one of just two NHRA professional racers without a first round loss this season. The other is Top Fuel points leader Antron Brown.
With 47 career Pro Stock wins, Jeg ranks fourth all-time among Pro Stock drivers. Only Warren Johnson (96), Bob Glidden (85) and Greg Anderson (57) have more titles.
Jeg is the reigning NHRA Pro Stock champion. He has earned four NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Pro Stock titles in his career, including back-to-back titles in 2007 and 2008. His other titles came in 2000 and 2002. As a sportsman racer, Jeg also captured the Super Gas championship in 1992.
Jeg’s brothers, John, Mike and
Jeg also won the $25,000 top prize in the 2008 JEGS US Open Bracket Championship held annually at ORP.
Jeg Coughlin Jr – By The Numbers
NHRA Mac Tools
3 – Number of wins for Jeg Coughlin in
8 – Number of final rounds for Jeg this season in 17 Pro Stock events
21 – Number of NHRA facilities where Jeg has won at least one Pro Stock event during his career. (The only current tracks where he has not won are
43 – Number of round wins for Jeg this season, against just 11 losses
253 – Career Pro Stock races for Jeg Coughlin
624 – Career rounds in Pro Stock for Jeg Coughlin, (431 wins and 193 losses for a .690 career winning percentage)
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