Brendan Gaughan Finishes 22nd at Michigan International Speedway
Brendan Gaughan and the No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino team qualified 16th for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 250 at Michigan International Speedway. The Las Vegas-native maintained a spot inside the top-15 throughout the 125-lap event and began reporting tight conditions on lap 25. Crew Chief Shane Wilson was able to improve the handling of the Chevrolet during the first pit stop. The South Point Hotel & Casino team gambled with fuel mileage at the end of the race and came up one lap short, bringing the team to pit road and crossing the finish line 22nd. Brendan Gaughan and the No. 62 Richard Childress Racing team remain seventh in the driver point standings as they head to Road America next weekend.
Start – 16th Finish – 22nd Laps Led – 0 Points – 7th
BRENDAN GAUGHAN QUOTE:
“We did our fair share of gambling today at Michigan, just came up one lap short there at the end. This entire No. 62 team did one heck of a job and we are going to take what we learned and get ready to go road course racing next week at Road America.”