Atlanta Dragway, Commerce, Ga.
April 21-27

>>Jeg Coughlin Jr. won Pro Stock at Atlanta Dragway in 2000, defeating Bruce Allen in the final round.

>>>Jeg enters the 2008 Atlanta event tied for first place in the POWERade points standings. He has already posted a win (Gainesville, Fla.) and a runner-up finish (Pomona, Calif.) in five appearances this season.

>>>In nine career appearances at Atlanta Dragway, Jeg has a round-win record of 9-6 in Pro Stock competition.

>>>Jeg’s best starting position in Atlanta is No. 2, which he accomplished in 2003. He has started from the top half of the Pro Stock field on four other occasions.

>>>Through five events this season, Jeg’s average qualifying position is 6th. He has been a top-half qualifier at four events.

>>>As a sportsman racer Jeg claimed the Competition Eliminator title at the 1997 Atlanta event. That season, he set a record by winning NHRA national events in four different classes; Pro Stock, Comp, Super Stock, and Super Gas.

>>>Thus far in 2008, Jeg has won 11 of a possible 20 elimination rounds and is tied with Jason Line for the most round wins in Pro Stock.

>>>Jeg is ranked No. 3 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 $100,000 to win event that is open only to the top eight Pro Stock racers based on their qualifying performance over the previous year.

>>>The 2008 Atlanta event will also feature the Dart Dash, a special invitation only event for drivers in Top Sportsman. As the reigning NHRA Division 3 champion, Jeg’s brother Mike will be eligible to compete with his Cobalt.

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