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Jeg is poised for another strong weekend Jeg Coughlin has been to the winner's circle two times at Maple Grove Raceway in his career. His first win was in 1996 in Super Gas. In 1999 Jeg won in Pro Stock driving his Jeg's Mail Order Oldsmobile...

Jeg is poised for another strong weekend

Jeg Coughlin has been to the winner's circle two times at Maple Grove Raceway in his career. His first win was in 1996 in Super Gas. In 1999 Jeg won in Pro Stock driving his Jeg's Mail Order Oldsmobile Cutlass.

"In the last three races we have scored a win and two semifinal round appearances," explained Jeg. "We are making moves in the right direction as a team and that's something we are pleased with. The guys in the engine shop have been busy making more horsepower and that's a contributing factor to our increased performance on the track. All things considered, we are going in the right direction and we want to end the season on a high note."

In 2001 Jeg and his Jeg's Mail Order machine left Maple Grove Raceway with the national record in Pro Stock at 6.750 seconds. Jeg held the record until earlier this year at Englishtown, NJ. Jeg knows that if the conditions are right the current national record could fall again.

"Maple Grove Raceway and Pro Stock seem to go hand-in-hand," said Jeg. "The fans love seeing the quick times and side-by-side racing that Pro Stock has to offer. If the conditions are right the current national record could fall. The abundance of trees that surround the facility combined with cool temperatures is a combination for another record-breaking weekend. We will just have to wait and see what Mother Nature has in store for us."

Jeg and his yellow and black Jeg's Mail Order are currently sitting in the No. 3 position in the NHRA POWERade Pro Stock championship. The two-time Pro Stock champion has 1134 points with six races remaining in the season and trails the No. 2 spot by 260 points.

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