It was a popular story when it was first unveiled as a mostly complete race car, and it’s been the talk of the Pro Modified world this week after it finally hit the race track for testing. “It” of course is none other than Troy Coughlin’s brand spankin’ new C6 Chevrolet Corvette that Coughlin is expected to debut on the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by ProCare Rx in the near future. It’s turbocharged and a soon-to-be new addition to the JEG’S team, as it powers out of Roger Burgess’ R2B2 Race Cars facility in Lawrenceville, Georgia, where it’s been under the watchful eye of chassis man Jim Geese.
The new Team JEG’S Corvette is powered by another monster big block out of the Proline Racing shop with a pair of class-required 88mm turbochcargers. Easy to spot in the JEG’S distinctive yellow paint, the C6 is equipped with a unique clear bubble placed over the intake manifold to provide a glimpse inside.