Jegs, Kalitta Motorsports Form Partnership
YPSILANTI, Mich. — Jegs Mail Order will partner with Kalitta Motorsports next season, serving as an associate sponsor for the team’s NHRA Top Fuel and Funny Car operations in 2011.
Jegs Mail Order decals will adorn all three of Kalitta Motorsports race cars, including the team’s two Top Fuel dragsters, driven by Doug Kalitta and Dave Grubnic, as well as the DHL Funny Car driven by Jeff Arend, beginning at the Kragen O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Winternationals in Pomona, Calif., Feb. 24-27.
“We are extremely happy to announce our new partnership with Jegs,” said team owner Connie Kalitta. “JEGS is one of the most respected names in both mail order auto parts and in NHRA Drag Racing. Everyone at Kalitta Motorsports is excited about our team joining the JEGS racing family.”
Jegs has long been associated with the National Hot Rod Ass’n, sponsoring four-time NHRA Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin, Jr., son of Jegs High Performance founder Jeg Coughlin, Sr., for many years.
“We are excited as a company and a family to have the familiar yellow and black colors of Jegs involved with Kalitta Motorsports,” said Scott Woodruff, Jegs Director of Media and Motorsports.