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Team: Richard Childress Racing-62-NNS
Age / DOB:  (39) / 7/10/1975
Ht / Wt:  5'9 / 180

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Brendan Gaughan finishes 6th in Friday night's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Bristol (TN) Motor Speedway.
He started the No. 62 South Point Chevrolet Camaro 11th on the grid for the Food City 300. He is currently 8th in the 2014 Nationwide Series championship standings after this event. Aug 23 - 5:27 PM

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Brendan Gaughan finishes 20th in Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

He started the No. 62 Allie Norman/South Point Chevrolet Camaro 7th on the grid for the Nationwide Children's Hospital 200. He dropped back on spot to 8th in the 2014 Nationwide Series championship standings after this event.
Aug 19 - 9:24 AM

Brendan Gaughan is currently tied for seventh in the driver point standings as the Nationwide Series heads the final road course race of the season at Mid-Ohio.

He is no stranger to road courses, but will turn his first Nationwide Series laps at the 2.258-mile road course on Friday during the first session of practice for the Series. He will pilot chassis No. 143 in the Children's Hospital 200. It was used at both road courses this season with the No. 62eam. Most recently at Watkins Glen last weekend, Gaughan finished 28th. It was also used in June at Road America, where Gaughan ended his 10-year winless streak and returned to victory lane.-Richard Childress Racing
Aug 13 - 1:50 PM

Brendan Gaughan started 9th in the NASCAR Nationwide Series Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International.

On lap 21 and lap 28 Gaughan was forced to make a pit stops after getting grass on the grille. The RCR team fought hard to move up through the field and, on lap 52, took over the race lead. Late race battles caused the No. 62 Chevrolet Camaro to pick up grass on the track, causing the water temperature to rise and forcing the team to visit pit road to cool down. Gaughan crossed the finish line in 28th-place as he and the No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino team moved up to seventh in the driver point standings as the Series heads to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course next weekend.-Richard Childress Racing
Aug 12 - 8:58 AM

Brendan Gaughan will make his fourth start this weekend at the 2.45-mile Watkings Glen road course.

His most recent start was in 2013 with his current team, Richard Childress Racing, qualifying 16th and finishing 14th. Gaughan also has one NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start in 2004. Gaughan will pilot chassis No. 143 in the Zippo 200 at WGI. It last saw track action at Road America, where Gaughan returned to victory lane with a great last-lap battle.-Richard Childress Racing
Aug 6 - 8:27 PM

Brendan Gaughan tops the speed chart in the Happy Hour practice session for the Nationwide Series U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway.

The No. 62 Chevrolet Camaro driver ran a fast lap of 133.469 mph. No. 5 Josh Berry, No. 29 Kenny Wallace, No. 16 Ryan Reed and No. 6 Trevor Bayne round out the top five of the 38 cars out on the track. The No. 72 driven by John Jackson was the slowest in the final practice session.
Aug 1 - 9:09 PM

Brendan Gaughan returns to the 7/8-mile oval Iowa Speedway to make his sixth Nationwide Series start in Saturday night's race.

He qualified 10th and finished 12th at Iowa in May, and averages a 15th-place start and 18.4-place finish. He will pilot chassis No. 130 in the U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa. This chassis has seen track action at Texas Motor Speedway in April and Iowa Speedway in May. Gaughan finished 12th in both events this season.-Richard Childress Racing
Jul 31 - 3:29 PM

Brendan Gaughan and the South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet Camaro started the NASCAR Nationwide Series Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the 17th position.

With the threat of a mechanical issue early in the race, crew chief Shane Wilson took advantage of the first caution on lap 15 to bring him in to evaluate the situation. The No. 62 Camaro restarted 31st and Gaughan battled to overcome the early issues throughout the day, working his way up to 14th on lap 46. He finished his day at the Brickyard in 19th-place. He is currently eighth in the driver point standings as the series heads to Iowa Speedway next weekend.-Richard Childress Racing
Jul 28 - 8:19 PM

Brendan Gaughan remains seventh in the driver point standings as the Nationwide Series heads to Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

The 39-year-old driver is set to make his first Nationwide Series start at the historic 2.5-mile oval. Gaughan has one NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start in 2004. The Las Vegas-native was involved in an on-track accident and completed 95 of 161 laps.-Richard Childress Racing
Jul 23 - 9:59 AM

Brendan Gaughan is making his fourth start at Chicagoland Speedway in the Nationwide Series on Saturday night.

Gaughan has led one lap and has an average start of 23.3 and an average finish of 19th. The 39-year-old driver also has three starts in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at the 1.5-mile speedway. In 2012, Gaughan qualified sixth and finished second. He averaged a 9.3-place start and a 13.7-place finish.-Richard Childress Racing
Jul 15 - 11:30 AM

Brendan Gaughan and the No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet qualified 11th for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Sta-Green 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

During the lap-14 caution, Gaughan visited pit road to repair right-side damage he received after brushing the wall. He restarted 28th on lap 17 and battled the field for the rest of the 200-lap event. Gaughan crossed the line in 16th place. The No. 62 Richard Childress Racing team remains seventh in the driver point standings as the Nationwide Series heads to the stand-alone event at Chicagoland Speedway next Saturday night.-Richard Childress racing
Jul 14 - 1:58 PM

Brendan Gaughan finishes 28th in Friday night's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway.

He started the No. 62 Chevrolet Camaro 14th on the grid for the Subway Firecracker 250. He is currently 7th in the 2014 NNS point standings.
Jul 7 - 8:45 PM

Brendan Gaughan is scheduled to make his 100th Nationwide Series start this weekend when the Series returns to the Sunshine State.

Since 2001, he earned 10 top-fives and 25 top-10 finishes, one pole award in 2009 at Bristol and one win this season at Road America. He is making his 6th start this weekend at the 2.5-mile Daytona tri-oval. He earned his first top-10 at Daytona this February when he finished 6th in the season opener. Gaughan also has nine starts in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at the historic superspeedway, leading 17 laps and earning one top-10 finish.-Richard Childress Racing
Jul 2 - 12:16 PM

Brendan Gaughan finishes 6th in Friday night's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY.

He started the No. 62 Chevrolet Camaro 12th on the grid for the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300. He is currently 7th in the 2014 NNS point standings.
Jun 29 - 12:11 PM

Brendan Gaughan will make his fourth Nationwide Series start at the 1.5-mile tri-oval Kentucky Speedway this weekend.

In three previous starts, Gaughan has led seven laps, completed 100 percent of the 600 laps ran and finished inside the top-five in all three starts. His average starting position is 10.7 and average finish is 3.7. The 38-year-old driver also has nine starts at Kentucky in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series where he led 72 laps and earned two top-five finishes. Gaughan's average starting position is 13.4 and average finish is 18.2.-Richard Childress Racing
Jun 25 - 1:38 PM