Category: ‘Motorsports 101 Features’

Jeg Coughlin Jr. coming to life as NHRA tour heads to middle stretch of regular season
May 16th, 2017 at 6:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** TOPEKA, KS â?? Six-time world champion drag racer Jeg Coughlin Jr. knows his Performance Chevrolet Camaro has been running well all year. He also knows it's been getting even better over the last few national events, which has him thrilled to be heading to Heartland Park Topeka for this...

Atlanta runner-up Erica Enders looking to go ‘One Step Beyond’ in Topeka
May 15th, 2017 at 5:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** TOPEKA, KS â?? Fresh off a season-best runner-up finish at the last NHRA tour stop in Atlanta, two-time Pro Stock world champion Erica Enders is looking to go "One Step Beyond" at this weekend's 29th annual Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties at Heartland Park Topeka. "We are going...

Five-time Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. arrives in Atlanta on a hot streak
May 3rd, 2017 at 2:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** COMMERCE, GA â?? No one in Pro Stock has had a quicker racecar than Jeg Coughlin Jr.'s Performance Chevrolet Camaro at the last two NHRA drag races, which has the 58-time national winner excited about his prospects heading into this weekend's 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals at...

Victory in Atlanta would be special for two-time Pro Stock champion Erica Enders
May 3rd, 2017 at 2:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** COMMERCE, GA â?? Erica Enders has two NHRA titles, 21 individual race victories, 14 runner-ups and 18 top qualifying efforts to her credit. One of the big things missing is a win at Atlanta Dragway, the home track for longtime series sponsor Coca-Cola. It's something Enders hopes to remedy at...

Two-time champ Erica Enders says Four-Wide drag racing levels playing field
April 26th, 2017 at 12:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** CONCORD, N.C. â?? Eight years into the return of Four-Wide competition at Bruton Smith's "Bellagio of Drag Strips," two-time Pro Stock world champion Erica Enders says the unique format and the style of racing it requires makes for some of the best drag racing on the 24-race NHRA Mello Yello...