Brendan Gaughan failed to qualify at Martinsville and Texas in his last two attempts. He needs to simply make the show in order to stop his downward spiral.
Brendan Gaughan was credited with a 33rd place DNF in Friday night's NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Brendan Gaughan and Jeb Burton failed to qualify for the Duck Commander 500 and will not race on Saturday night.
Brendan Gaughan hopes that he is able to duplicate his Atlanta Quik Trip 500 effort instead of his result at Vegas in the Kobalt 400. He finished 28th in Georgia, but was only 38th in his home state of Nevada.
In six XFINITY Series starts at Texas Motor Speedway, Brendan Gaughan has completed 1,178 laps of the 1,205 (97.8 percent) that he has competed. He averages a starting position of 15.8 and a finishing position of 19.7 at the 1.5-mile speedway.
Brendan Gaughan has qualified on time only once in his first five attempts this season. He clocked in 31st fastest at Atlanta, but was forced to take provisionals at Vegas, Phoenix, and Auto Club. He failed to make the show at Martinsville.
Brendan Gaughan’s last attempt at Martinsville ended in a second-place finish. That came in the 2013 Kroger 200 in a Richard Childress Racing Truck after he qualified 15th.
Brendan Gaughan finishes second in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Auto Club Speedway.
The Western swing will wind up at Auto Club Speedway and fantasy owners wonder if Brendan Gaughan will finish in the mid-30s for a third consecutive week. He finished 38th at Las Vegas and was 37th at Phoenix.
In seven NASCAR XFINITY Series starts at Auto Club Speedway; Brendan Gaughan has accumulated three top-10 finishes and averages a starting position of 19 and a finishing position of 19.7.
Brendan Gaughan finishes eighth in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
In seven NASCAR XFINITY Series starts at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR), Brendan Gaughan has accumulated one top-five finish, three top-10 finishes and averages a starting position of 19.3 and a finishing position of 15.3.
Brendan Gaughan finishes sixth in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Brendan Gaughan has made two previous Cup starts at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. His best finish so far was a 22nd in 2004 racing for Roger Penske.