O’Reilly Summer Nationals
Heartland Park Topeka
Topeka, Kan.

>>>Jeg Coughlin Jr., won the Pro Stock title at the 2000 Topeka event, driving his Team JEGS entry to a final round win over Darrell Alderman

>>>Jeg also has a runner-up finish at this event in Pro Stock 1998, in his first appearance at Heartland Park Topeka as a professional. Jeg lost to Warren Johnson in the final.

>>>As a sportsman racer, Jeg won the Super Stock title in Topeka in 1994 and earned a runner-up finish in Competition Eliminator in 1997.

>>>In nine career appearances at Heartland Park Topeka, Jeg has a round win record of 15-7 in Pro Stock competition.

>>>Jeg has qualified in the top half of the Pro Stock field seven times, including the 2000 O’Reilly Summer Nationals, where he was the low qualifier. Jeg has qualified No. 1 11 times in his career.

>>>Jeg also set low elapsed time of the event at the 2000 Topeka event with a run of 6.922 seconds. He has set low E.T. 15 times during his career.

>>> Jeg is currently ranked fourth in the NHRA POWERade Pro Stock standings. Thus far in 2008, he has a win, a runner-up, and two semifinal finishes to his credit.

>>>Jeg is ranked No. 5 in the K&N Horsepower Challenge standings. The K&N Challenge is a special event that will take place in Norwalk, Ohio on June 28. It is a special $50,000 to win event that is open only to the top eight Pro Stock racers based on their qualifying performance over the previous year.

>>>With 39 Pro Stock wins, Jeg is the fourth most successful driver in the history of the class. He trails only Warren Johnson (96), Bob Glidden (85), and Greg Anderson (53) in wins.

>>During his career, Jeg has appeared in 80 final rounds, 62 as a professional and 18 as a sportsman racer.

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