Dallas: Team Jeg's preview

Team Jeg's is ready for the Big D. The three race season ending stretch will begin this weekend at the O'Reilly Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex. The all concrete track is among the smoothest and most unforgiving tracks on the NHRA ...

Team Jeg's is ready for the Big D.

The three race season ending stretch will begin this weekend at the O'Reilly Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex. The all concrete track is among the smoothest and most unforgiving tracks on the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series schedule.

Jeg Coughlin and his yellow and black Jeg's Mail Order Chevy Cavalier sit in the No. 1 spot in the NHRA POWERade Championship. He leads his closest pursuer by 65 points.

Jeg has won 6 of the last 9 races in NHRA's most competitive professional class and is considered by his peers to be the hottest driver in Pro Stock. Although Coughlin has experienced a lot of success on the quarter mile battle field lately he and his team know the battle for the 2002 NHRA POWERade Championship is far from over.

"We have seen the top spot in the points get passed around like a hot potato this season. There is just no room for error and with three races remaining the importance of each round win is increasing," said Jeg.

"Our entire team is focused and ready. The team that makes the least amount of mistakes will be the one that picks up the hardware at the season ending awards ceremony. Until someone is crowned the Champion it is not over and our goal from before the season started was to win the inaugural NHRA POWERade Championship in Pro Stock."

Troy Coughlin will be pulling double duty behind the wheel starting this weekend. He will be racing his Chevy Cavalier in Pro Stock and a Corvette Roadster in Super Gas.

"I am really excited to race both cars this weekend. Having additional runs under my belt before getting into my Pro Stock car should help us enter the first professional qualifying session with more data to make sound decisions," explained Troy.

-jeg's-

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jeg Coughlin , Troy Coughlin