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RCR Nationwide Series Daytona International Speedway Post Race Report

Race Highlights:  Brendan Gaughan qualified 14th and was the top Richard Childress Racing starter for the Subway Firecracker 250 powered by Coca-Cola. Brian Scott qualified 15th and Ty Dillon 16th. Ty Dillon earned an 11th-place finish with teammates Brian Scott and Brendan Gaughan finishing 16th and 28th , respectively. Ty Dillon currently leads the RCR drivers in the Nationwide...

Breaking Brendan: The Emotional Roller Coaster to Victory Lane

It had been since Oct. 11, 2003. It had been 294 starts across NASCAR’s top-three divisions. However, after more than 10 years of heart break, Brendan Gaughan finally got what he deserved – a win. Gaughan, whose family owns the South Point casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, has been racing in NASCAR’s top-three divisions since he was 21-years-old. Now, 39, Gaughan ended up in the...

Gaughan Holds Off Furious Tagliani at Road America; Complete Race Results

When Alex Tagliani had to pit for fuel near the end of the Gardner Denver 200 on Saturday -- and restart in the middle of the pack with only two laps of racing to go -- it looked like Brendan Gaughan might cruise to victory if he could hold off Chase Elliott and Johnny O'Connell. Those two drivers put up a strong fight to no avail, but Tagliani roared through the field like a...
Via Racing-reference
14 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Brendan Gaughan Wins Wild Nationwide Series Race in Road America

Elkhart Lake, Wis- The NASCAR Nationwide Series has experimented with racing in the rain a few times in its history. When it has rained, its usually been chaotic whenever they have done so. Today, it was more of the same in the Gardner Denver 200 at Road America. Rain delayed the 53 Lap race by over an hour at the start as NASCAR chose to allow the field to run several pace laps...
Via Race Review Online
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Race Recap: Gaughan Gets First NNS Win

Brendan Gaughan outlasted rain and Alex Tagliani to pick up his first career NASCAR Nationwide Series win in the Gardner Denver 200 from Road America. It looked like Tagliani’s race to lose, and he did when he ran out of fuel under caution opening the door for Gaughan. Gaughan certainly[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Gaughan to race for RCR in Nationwide

Richard Childress Racing announced on Friday that Brendan Gaughan will compete for the Nationwide Series championship next season. Gaughan, who is currently 10th in the truck series, will drive the No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet Camaro. He will join Ty Dillon, who will pilot the No. 3 Camaro, and Brian Scott in the No. 2 Chevy. "It is great to have Brendan...
Via Fox Sports
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Brendan Gaughan: Road Warrior

When I first took a look at Brendan Gaughan’s NASCAR racing history, specifically at Watkins Glen International, the term ‘road racer’ didn’t jump out at me. He has three career starts: two in the Nationwide Series and one in the Sprint Cup Series. His average finish of those three races is 29th. When I talked to him Friday morning, he corrected me quickly. “I’ve been...
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Brendan Gaughan to Drive Full 2013 NCWTS Season for RCR

WELCOME, N.C. – Brendan Gaughan will reunite with crew chief Shane Wilson to run a full season and compete for the 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship in Richard Childress Racing’s No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet Silverado. Driving for RCR in 2012, the Las Vegas native competed in eight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races (three top-five and...
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Gaughan discusses positives of Spanx

Through the power of TV, Brendan Gaughan discovered a secret that most women already know - the power of Spanx. Rather than dare to go bare, women have relied on the undergarment's miracle workings underneath tight-fitting apparel for years. For Gaughan, the body shapers made the racer appear more buff in his driver's suit. "It definitely svelted the big fellow up...
Via Fox Sports
November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Brendan Gaughan Settles for a 28th-Place Finish in the NASCAR Nationwide Series Event at Chicagoland

  Brendan Gaughan and the No. 33 Rheem/Menards Chevrolet team finished 28th in Sunday afternoon's STP 300 at Chicagoland Speedway after a late-race incident ruined a promising run. Gaughan started the race from the 10th position and fell into the top 15 during the early laps of the event after he informed the Ernie Cope-led team that the black and yellow Chevrolet was becoming...
Via Race Review Online
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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