Brendan Gaughan Finishes 20th at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
Brendan Gaughan and the No. 62 Allie Norman / South Point Hotel Camaro qualified seventh for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. After going off-course on lap 37, Gaughan was shuffled back to the 23rd-position. By lap-55 the Richard Childress Racing team had worked its way back to the third position and took over the lead on lap 61. Crew chief Shane Wilson brought Gaughan and the No. 62 Chevrolet in for their final pit stop on lap 69 and the crew got him back on track in the 13th position. With less than 10 laps to go, Gaughan reported that he was pushing water after grass was reported on the grille of the Camaro. The 39-year-old crossed the finish line in the 20th position. Gaughan and the No. 62 Allie Norman / South Point Hotel Chevrolet are eighth in the driver point standings, 22 points behind seventh, heading into next Friday’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Start – 7th Finish – 20th Laps Led – 5 Points – 8th
BRENDAN GAUGHAN QUOTE:
“Our Richard Childress Racing Camaro was very strong today, but bad luck seems to follow us. The important part of this weekend was the Nationwide Children’s Hospital and all of the kids and families that were at the race. The 62 team was paired with the amazing and strong Allie Norman. Great to meet her and her family and spend time with them. Sorry we couldn’t end the day in victory lane for them.”