Brendan Gaughan Finishes 18th at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the History 300
Brendan Gaughan and the No. 62 Richard Childress Racing team finished the History 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the 18th position. The South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet team qualified 20th for Saturday’s race in Concord, N.C. Gaughan reported a loose-handling race car on lap 10. Crew chief Shane Wilson called for four tires, fuel and a chassis adjustment on lap 25 to improve the handling, restarting 17th. On lap 38, Gaughan had a right-rear tire go flat forcing the team to return to pit road under green falling two laps down. The Las Vegas-native made a green-flag pit stop on lap 136 and was penalized for entering pit road to fast. The No. 62 RCR team served a pass-through penalty and went on to make up four positions, finishing 17th. Gaughan and the South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet Camaro will enter Dover International Raceway seventh in the driver point standings.
Start – 20th Finish – 17th Laps Led – 0 Points – 7th
BRENDAN GAUGHAN QUOTE:
“Sorry to all my No 62 team, I just pushed it a little too hard entering pit road. We were fortunate to be able to gamble and make up four positions after the speeding penalty. We’ll continue to work hard and move on to Dover.”