Jeg Coughlin Jr / Pre-race Notes
NHRA Mopar Mile-High Nationals
Jeg Coughlin enters this weekend’s NHRA Mopar Mile-High Nationals in
Following last weekend’s second round finish in
Jeg has two career Pro Stock wins at Bandimere Speedway in
In 248 career Pro Stock races, Jeg has reached the final round 75 times, recording 46 wins. Including his 13 sportsman victories, Jeg has won a total of 59 times, good for tenth place on NHRA’s all time wins list. During his career, Jeg has appeared in 81 final rounds, 63 as a professional and 18 as a sportsman racer.
At the recent
In 12 events this season, Jeg has five wins, two runner-up, and two semifinal finishes to his credit. In addition to his victories in
Jeg has won at least one NHRA national event title at 21 different tracks. Currently, there are just two facilities where Jeg has not won,
In ten career appearances at Bandimere Speedway, Jeg has a career round win record of 15-8. Jeg has also qualified in the top half of the field five times, including a best of No. 2 in 1999. His average qualifying position in
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 46 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 Coughlin Jr – By The Numbers
NHRA Mopar Mile-High Nationals edition
7 Number of final rounds for Jeg this season in 12 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
33 Number of round wins for Jeg this season, against just five losses (tops among NHRA pros, regardless of class
68 Jeg Coughlin’s current lead over second place Mike Edwards in the Full Throttle Pro Stock points standings
610 Career rounds in Pro Stock for Jeg Coughlin, (421 wins and 189 losses for a .690 career winning percentage)