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Brendan Gaughan

Team: Richard Childress Racing-62-NXS
Age / DOB:  (42) / 7/10/1975
Ht / Wt:  5'9 / 180

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Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 City Lights Shine Chevrolet Camaro) has five previous NASCAR XFINITY Series starts at Kansas Speedway, collecting two top-10 results with a best finish of ninth.
The veteran driver also has one Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start at the 1.5-mile track, where he finished 10th, and nine NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts, which resulted in two top-five and six top-10 finishes. Gaughan also has one NASCAR K&N Pro Series West start at the Midwest track, finishing fourth in 2001. He has completed 93.8 percent of all laps he has attempted there.-Richard Childress Racing Oct 17 - 8:57 PM

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Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet) finished 11th in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Drive for the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC.

He started 16th on the grid and completed all of the 200 laps run. Since this was the elimination race for the Chase Round of 12, only the top eight in the 2017 NXS Championship standings move on to the Chase Round of 8 at Kansas Speedway. Gaughan is ranked ninth after this event and has been cut from the playoffs.
Oct 9 - 12:25 PM

Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet Camaro) has 11 NASCAR XFINITY Series starts at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Among those starts, the veteran driver has a best finish of second, along with three top-10s which include a ninth-place finish from earlier this season. Gaughan has eight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts, collecting three top-five and four top-10 finishes. He also has two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series starts and one ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menards start at the 1.5-mile speedway.-Richard Childress Racing
Oct 4 - 4:29 PM

Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet Camaro) finished 10th in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Use Your Melon. Drive Sober 200 at Dover (DE) Int’l Speedway.

He started 13th in the lineup and completed all of the 200 laps run. Gaughan entered all 28 NXS races so far this season and is ninth in the 2017 driver point standings after this event.
Oct 3 - 12:43 PM

Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet Camaro) has 11 previous NASCAR XFINITY Series starts at Dover International Speedway with his best finish of seventh coming in May 2015.

He also has eight starts in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at the "Monster Mile," collecting one top-five and three top-10 finishes. The veteran driver also has three Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series starts at the speedway. XFINITY Series Playoffs: Gaughan gained two NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoff points after finishing 14th in Saturday night's race, moving from 11th to ninth in the standings. The first elimination of four drivers will occur after Charlotte Motor Speedway's Drive for the Cure 300 on Saturday, October 7.-Richard Childress Racing
Sep 28 - 8:50 PM

Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet Camaro) finished 14th in Saturday night's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY.

He started 16th in the lineup and completed 199 of the 200 laps run. Gaughan entered all 27 NXS races so far this season and is ninth in the 2017 driver point standings after this event.
Sep 26 - 10:45 AM

Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet Camaro) heads to one of his best tracks this weekend as the NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoffs kicks off its run at Kentucky Speedway.

He has one win, four top-five and eight top-10 finishes in the XFINITY Series at the 1.5-mile speedway. He has an average start of 9.8 and average finish of 9.1. The veteran driver also has nine NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts at Kentucky, collecting two top-five and two top-10 finishes. Gaughan secured his spot in the 2017 XFINITY Series Playoffs when he finished 13th at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday. He will kick off the playoffs from the 11th spot in the standings with the first set of eliminations occurring after the upcoming October race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.-Richard Childress Racing
Sep 21 - 1:47 PM

Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet Camaro) finished 13th in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) regular season-ending TheHouse.com 300 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL.

He started 19th in the lineup and completed all of the 200 laps run. Only the top 12 in the points will continue competing in the Chase for the 2017 NXS Championship after this race. Gaughan is 11th in the standings with 2,003 re-seeded points heading into the playoffs' Round of 12.
Sep 18 - 2:26 PM

Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet Camaro) has eight previous NASCAR XFINITY Series starts at Chicagoland Speedway, collecting one top-five and three top-10 finishes.

His best finish of fourth came at the 1.5-mile tri-oval in 2015. Gaughan also has one Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start and three Camping World Truck Series starts, in which his highest finish of second came in 2012. Gaughan currently sits 12th in the NXS playoff standings, 25 points ahead of 13th place. With this weekend's race at Chicagoland being the cutoff race before the Playoffs begin, Gaughan and the No. 62 team will be focused on doing everything they can to ensure a Playoff berth.-Richard Childress Racing
Sep 13 - 8:08 PM

Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet Camaro) finished 21st in Friday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond (VA) Raceway.

He started 17th in the lineup, led five laps and completed 248 of the 250 laps run. Gaughan entered all 25 NXS races so far this season and is 11th in the 2017 driver championship point standings after this event.
Sep 9 - 7:39 PM

Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet) has 11 NASCAR XFINITY Series starts at Richmond Raceway, collecting two top-10 finishes.

His best result of seventh came in the spring of 2016. The veteran driver also has two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series starts at the .75-mile raceway and three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts, which resulted in one top-10 finish. Gaughan has completed 98.4 percent of all laps he has attempted at Richmond Raceway.-Richard Childress Racing
Sep 6 - 8:51 PM

Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 NAPA Throwback Chevrolet Camaro) finished 13th in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200 at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina.

He started 19th in the lineup and completed all of the 148 laps run. Gaughan entered all 24 NXS races so far this season and is 11th in the 2017 driver championship point standings after this event.
Sep 4 - 2:00 PM

Brendan Gaughan has six previous NASCAR XFINITY Series starts at Darlington Raceway, with his best finish of 13th coming in 2015.

He also has two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) starts at the track "Too Tough To Tame." The No. 62 Chevrolet Camaro will be sporting the blue and gold colors of NAPA Auto Parts as part of this weekend's NASCAR Throwback celebration at Darlington. Gaughan will be piloting the car as a thank you to the sponsor with which he associates some of his best years in a race car. He was sponsored by NAPA when he got his start in the NCWTS and NASCAR K&N Pro Series West from 2000 to 2002. NAPA Auto Parts was also Gaughan's sponsor when he made his NASCAR Cup Series debut at Japan's Twin Ring Motegi in 1998.-Richard Childress Racing
Aug 30 - 8:01 PM

Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet Camaro) finished fifth in Sunday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Johnsonville 180 at Road America in Elkhart Lake, WI.

He started 18th in the lineup and completed all of the 45 laps run. Gaughan entered all 23 NXS races so far this season and moved up one spot to 11th in the 2017 driver championship point standings after this event.
Aug 28 - 11:25 PM

In five NASCAR XFINITY Series starts at Road America, Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet Camaro) has one victory (2015), three top-three finishes, an average start of 12.2 and an average finish of 6.6.

The Las Vegas native has led 14 laps and completed 100 percent of the laps he has attempted.-Richard Childress Racing
Aug 23 - 12:33 PM