Drag Illustrated Issue 177, July / August 2022 - Page 17

UNDER THE LIGHTS

Header flames pop out of the nitro-injected JEGS . com A / Fuel dragster driven by Mike Coughlin during an evening qualifying session at the Cavalcade of Stars NHRA North Central divisional race . Coughlin qualified No . 1 with a booming 5.18 at 281.71 MPH in the McPhillips family ’ s dragster before bowing out with a tire-smoking run in the semifinals . Going into the second half of the season , Coughlin is fifth in national points and leading the North Central Region points standings .
Photograph by Cole Rokosky Summit Motorsports Park | Norwalk , Ohio | Saturday , June 4 , 2022
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