Jeg Coughlin is the defending champion of the 2003 Sonoma race. It was one of two wins he claimed last season. On his way to victory, Jeg defeated Greg Stanfield, Dave Connolly, Allen Johnson, and Greg Anderson.
Jeg has raced Ohio neighbor Larry Morgan three times in the last four years in Sonoma and has a 2-1 record against him.
Jeg qualified No. 1 at the 2001 Sonoma race, one of seven times he has occupied pole position in NHRA Pro Stock. He was also the No. 2 qualifier in 2002 and 2003.
In six appearances at Infineon Raceway, Jeg has a 10-5 record in elimination rounds
Troy Coughlin’s best showing in Sonoma came in 2000, when he qualified tenth. He did not compete in last year’s event.