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Coughlin Jr. wins final Pro Stock race of 2019

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Elite Motorsports is on a high. Not only did Erica Enders win her third Pro Stock Championship on Sunday, but Jeg Coughlin Jr. also won the final event of the season.

Coughlin Jr. defeated Fernando Cuadra in the final round of the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Pomona, California. The Delaware, Ohio native went 6.558 at 210.54 mph to claim the Wally.

JEGS/Elite Performance Pro Stock driver Jeg Coughlin Jr. racing on Sunday at the Auto Club NHRA Finals
Jeg Coughlin Jr. racing on Sunday at the Auto Club NHRA Finals (Photo by the NHRA)

Cuadra — who was appearing in his second final round of the Countdown to the Championship — went 6.604 at 209.72 mph in the losing effort.

“It was a tough race day and there was a lot of emotions going on, but it was a great weekend,” Coughlin said. “It felt really good today to bring home the win, and a double win with Erica bringing home the championship and with us securing the No. 2 position. To have 2020 be the 50th year for Pro Stock, it’s going to be exciting. I think the class right now is looking extremely good.”

Prior to this final round appearance, Coughlin Jr. held a 4-1 advantage against the Team Summit driver. However, this was the first-time that they faced each other in a final round.

Cuadra had the starting line advantage with his 0.016 reaction time. However, Coughlin Jr. — who had a 0.029 reaction time — was able to get past him by the Christmas tree.

Then, the JEGS driver was able to continue with the lead through the finish line. He won by 0.0333 seconds, or approximately 10 feet.

This is Coughlin Jr.’s second win of the season. He also won the MagicDry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona Nationals on Feb. 24 in Chandler, Arizona.

In addition, it is his 63rd Pro Stock win of his career.

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