Auto Club Dragway Pomona Fairplex
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.
Jeg also won the last 50th anniversary event held in
In 11 appearances at the NHRA Winternationals, Jeg has a win-loss record of 18-8 in Pro Stock Competition. In 25 career appearances at Auto Club Dragway Pomona, which is also the site of the season-ending Auto Club Finals, Jeg has a round win record of 45-18 in Pro Stock competition.
At least year’s season opener in
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 1998, Jeg Coughlin made his first Pro Stock start at Auto Club Raceway in
In 1999, Jeg defeated his older brother
Jeg’s best elapsed time at Auto Club Dragway at
As a sportsman driver, Jeg was also runner-up at the 1995 Winternationals in the Super Stock class, losing a close final against former world champion John Calvert.
In addition to his JEGS.com Pro Stock Cobalt, Jeg will also be racing his new Dodge “Drag Pak” Challenger in Stock Eliminator. Jeg has previously won national event titles in Pro Stock, Comp, Super Stock, Super Gas, and Top Sportsman but is still seeking his first Stock title.
Jeg’s fiancée, Samantha Kenny, will be racing a JEGS.com dragster in the Super Comp class. Samantha won the Super Comp title at the 2009
In 259 career Pro Stock races, Jeg has reached the final round 77 times, recording 47 wins. Including his 14 sportsman victories, Jeg has won a total of 61 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 Coughlin by the numbers, NHRA Winternationals edition
13 – Number of different drivers that Jeg has beaten at the NHRA Winternationals (He has defeated Ron Krisher, Warren Johnson, Kurt Johnson, and Jim Yates twice each)
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