Jeg Coughlin, Jr.

Jeg Coughlin, Jr.

Racing Driver
Born Jun 23, 1970

Jeg Coughlin, Jr. is an American motorsports driver, competing in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Pro Stock Division. He announced at the 2006 U.S. Nationals that he would drive in three events towards the end of that season and would return to the Pro Stock ranks the following season as a driver for Victor Cagnazzi Racing. He is the son of Jeg Coughlin Sr. , the founder of Jegs High Performance.… Read More

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1970 Birth Born in 1970.


1992 22 Years Old Jeg Coughlin, Jr. won his first world championship in 1992 by winning the NHRA Sportsman Super Gas category.
1998 28 Years Old Jeg Coughlin, Jr. raced full-time in the NHRA Powerade Drag Racing Series in 1998 in Pro Stock, winning the Rookie of the Year award. … Read More


2001 31 Years Old In 2001, Coughlin won three times, and in the course of the season he would set a national record for quickest elapsed time at Reading, Pennsylvania with a 6.750 second run (he has since surpassed that, taking nearly seven tenths of a second off his best time).
2002 32 Years Old Driving a Chevrolet in 2002, Coughlin rolled to his second championship, including winning 8 of the final 12 events of the season. … Read More
2004 34 Years Old He beat his best speed and best time marks in 2004, but wasn't nearly as successful as he had been the previous years.
2005 35 Years Old Coughlin changed teams that offseason, taking his sponsorship to Don Schumacher's team, and switching to Dodge Stratuses for the season. He didn't have a lot of success in 2005, but he managed to win the final race at Pomona, California before taking the 2006 season off. … Read More
2007 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, Jeg Coughlin drove the Jeg's Chevrolet Cobalt for Victor Cagnazzi Racing to the NHRA Powerade Pro Stock Championship. … Read More
2008 38 Years Old Jeg collected three victories and his fourth NHRA Pro Stock Championship in 2008. … Read More
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