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Jeg Coughlin Jr. hopes strong connection to Florida yields positive results at Gatornat’ls
March 15th, 2017 at 4:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** GAINESVILLE, FL â?? Although he's an Ohio boy through and through, six-time world champion drag racer Jeg Coughlin Jr. has spent enough time in the Sunshine State to consider it a second home. With the 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals coming up this weekend, he's hoping that familiarity...

Two-time drag racing champ Erica Enders looking to add ‘Gator’ skin to her wall
March 14th, 2017 at 5:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** GAINESVILLE, FL â?? One of only three women in history to capture a world championship in any of the top forms of motorsports, Erica Enders has amassed 21 national event victories in her illustrious career. However, that impressive number of wins doesn't include one from the prestigious Amalie Motor Oil...

Popular two-time champ Erica Enders has program right on track for Phoenix race
February 22nd, 2017 at 6:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** CHANDLER, AZ â?? Before she even turned professional, let alone captured two world championships, drag racer Erica Enders had a Disney movie made about her and her sister Courtney's lives in the NHRA Junior Dragster ranks. The film, the most watched movie in Disney Channel history, was entitled Right On...

More Phoenix fireworks on the mind of two-time Arizona Nat’ls winner Jeg Coughlin Jr.
February 20th, 2017 at 6:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** CHANDLER, AZ â?? Jeg Coughlin Jr. has visited the winner's circle at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park two times in the past, and if things go the way he's expecting at this weekend's 33rd annual NHRA Arizona Nationals, his JEGS.com Chevrolet Camaro will find its way back to that hallowed...

Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto to Miss 2014 AMA Pro Motocross Championship Season
May 9th, 2014 at 11:27 AM
Newly crowned Monster Energy AMA Supercross Champion Ryan Villopoto announced that he will not defend his 2013 AMA Pro Motocross Championship title this year, according to a recent press release from Kawasaki. Villopoto reportedly suffered knee issues throughout the 2014 Supercross season and, after consulting with his medical team, decided...