Atlanta: Jeg and Troy to focus on next race

NHRA Advanced Auto Parts Nationals Atlanta Dragway Commerce, GA Team Jeg's - Pro Stock Jeg & Troy Coughlin Raceday Summary In the opening round Jeg took on Greg Anderson. The match up pitted a Chevy Cavalier against a Pontiac Firebird.

NHRA Advanced Auto Parts Nationals
Atlanta Dragway
Commerce, GA

Team Jeg's - Pro Stock
Jeg & Troy Coughlin
Raceday Summary

In the opening round Jeg took on Greg Anderson. The match up pitted a Chevy Cavalier against a Pontiac Firebird. Anderson had lane choice and took the right lane.

The reaction time advantage went to Anderson by .036 seconds (.407 to .443). Both cars raced side-by-side to the big end. The margin of victory was .0378 seconds at the stripe for Anderson. Jeg ran a 6.960 at 198.88 mph.

"We had a good side-by-side race to the finish line. We missed an opportunity to gain ground over the WJ & KJ. See both of them get beat in front us gave us an opportunity and we just fell a little short. We will head back to the shop and get ready for our next race in Englishtown," said Jeg.

Troy Coughlin and his yellow and black Jeg's Chevrolet Cavalier went head-to-head against Mike Edward in the first round. The match put two Chevy Cavaliers in the ring.

The starting line advantage went to Mike Edwards by .012 seconds (.501 to .513). The Jeg's machine launched from the line and never looked back. Edwards ran into problems and was forced to watch Troy take the win light from his front row seat. Troy ran a 6.986 at 198.12 mph.

"It feels great to advance from the first round. We made a solid run in the first round and we will use the run to tune from. The Jeg's Cavalier is responding well to the changing track conditions. We have a little bit of cloud cover and it is helping the track conditions a lot for everyone," commented Troy.

In the second round Troy faced off against Mark Pawuk. Lance choice went to Pawuk and he took the right lane. The pairing put a Chevy Cavalier and a Pontiac Grand Am head-to-head.

The Jeg's machine took the starting line advantage by .002 seconds (.461 to .463). Both of the Ohio drivers battled for the win light as they raced side-by-side to the big end.

The win light went to Pawuk by .0274 seconds. Troy ran a 6.970 at 197.88 mph.

"I feel like my season has turned a corner toward the right direction. We qualified for the race and by doing that it also put us in the Holley Dominator Duel. Our goal was to qualify for both races," said Troy.

-Jeg's-

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Series NHRA
Drivers Troy Coughlin , Mark Pawuk , Greg Anderson , Mike Edwards