Team JEGS / Pre-race Notes
NHRA Division 3 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series
Lucas Oil Raceway,
There will be four JEGS Mail Order cars entered in this weekends event including Mike Coughlin (Top Sportsman), Troy Coughlin Jr. (Top Dragster and Super Comp), and Samantha Coughlin (Super Comp).
Collectively, the Coughlin family has appeared in 11 final rounds at the Indianapolis Lucas Oil Series event, and has garnered nine wins.
All told, the Coughlin family has won 52 Lucas Oil Series races in 73 final round appearances.
Mike Coughlin is the defending event champion in the Top Sportsman class. In 2011, he drove his JEGS.com Cobalt to a final round victory over Billy Thoman of
In 2008, John and Mike Coughlin both found the winner’s circle at Lucas Oil Raceway as John claimed the Super Stock title and Mike won in Top Sportsman.
The Coughlin family has also won the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway eight times. In addition to Jeg’s four Pro Stock wins, his brother,
Jeg Coughlin Sr., Jeg Coughlin Jr., and John Coughlin have each won four North Central Division season championships while Mike Coughlin has two for a total of 14.
The Coughlin’s have won Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events in nine different classes, Top Fuel, Pro Comp, Super Eliminator, Comp, Super Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas, Top Dragster, and Top Sportsman.
The Coughlin’s have won Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events at 17 different tracks across
Family patriarch Jeg Coughlin Sr. won his first Lucas Oil Series event when he claimed the Super Eliminator title at Windsor Dragway in
Mike Coughlin is currently ranked second in a heated battle to make the JEGS Allstars team in
Team JEGS – By the Numbers
NHRA North Central Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series
4 – JEGS Mail Order entries in action in
9 – Divisional wins in
14 – Total North Central Division championships for the Coughlin family
52 – Total NHRA Divisional wins for the Coughlin family
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