Las Vegas II: Jeg Coughlin Saturday summary

Jeg Jumps To The No. 5 Spot Under Pressure Jeg went into the second and final day of qualifying sitting in the No. 9 position with a run of 6.933 at 198.50 mph. In the third qualifying session Jeg ran a 6.959 at 198.88 mph. The run was not an...

Jeg Jumps To The No. 5 Spot Under Pressure

Jeg went into the second and final day of qualifying sitting in the No. 9 position with a run of 6.933 at 198.50 mph.

In the third qualifying session Jeg ran a 6.959 at 198.88 mph. The run was not an improvement and Jeg slipped outside of the quick-16 to the No. 17 spot.

Jeg went into the final qualifying on the outside looking in. Team Jeg's turned up the heat and jumped from the No. 17 spot up to the No. 5 position. Jeg posted a run of 6.887 at 199.82 mph.

"We knew what we had to do as a team and we stayed focused as a team," said Jeg. "I think our entire team did a great job. I knew that we were on a good run the second I went past the 330-foot clock. It felt great and we put a solid number up on the board."

Jeg and Troy Coughlin are on opposite sides of the ladder. Jeg will face off against first-time qualifier Nick Fratt.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jeg Coughlin , Troy Coughlin , Nick Fratt