Houston Team JEG''S Pro Stock Truck Qualifying Report

The Texas sun took over the track during the final day of qualifying. The sun made the racing surface different than it was during the first two qualifying sessions. John Coughlin lined up in the left lane for the third qualifying session. ...

The Texas sun took over the track during the final day of qualifying. The sun made the racing surface different than it was during the first two qualifying sessions.

John Coughlin lined up in the left lane for the third qualifying session. The yellow and black JEG'S Chevy S-10 took off from the starting line beams and darted toward the finishline. John improved and moved into the No. 22 slot. He ran a 7.603 at 177.28 Mph.

"We are inching up on this thing." John added, "The small measurable changes that we are making are helping us and we have continued to improve throughout the weekend."

Mike and his JEG'S machine rolled into the right lane for the third session. The Chevy S-10 left the beams and headed straight down broadway. Mike improved his qualifying time and ran a 7.614 at 177.28 Mph, which put him in the No. 24 spot.

"The truck is just not responding well when it leaves the line." Mike said, "We have made a lot of changes this weekend to our trucks."

John pulled into the right lane for the final qualifying session of the weekend. The JEG'S Chevy S-10 launched from the starting line and followed the middle of the groove all the way down the track. John ran a 7.631 at 176.60 Mph.

"We are going to look at this weekend and make some changes before going to the next race ." John noted, "We have all of the pieces in place now to make this project work and it will work the next time a JEG'S truck goes down the track."

Mike Coughlin lined up in the left lane for his final attempt at breaking into the field. The yellow and black JEG'S Mail Order machine took off down track. Mike ran a 7.652 at 175.62 Mph.

"We will put this weekend behind us and learn from it." Mike continued, "That's how you get better and win races."

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Series NHRA
Drivers Mike Coughlin