Brendan Gaughan

usa United States
Full Name
William Brendan Gaughan
Las Vegas, NV
Date of Birth
First Year

Brendan Gaughan is an American stock car racing driver. He currently competes part-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 62 Chevrolet for Beard Motorsports. Gaughan is the grandson of Vegas gaming pioneer Jackie Gaughan and son of Michael Gaughan, a hotel and casino magnate.

Gaughan began his career racing in off-road racing and he rose up through the ranks from pickup trucks to the professional two-wheel-drive Trophy Truck class. In the late 1990s, he switched to pavement racing in a stock car. This led to a career in NASCAR racing. He began in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series (now Gander Outdoors Truck Series); later to the Busch Series (now Xfinity Series) and Monster Energy Cup Series during the 2000s.

During the course of his career, Gaughan has raced for Team Penske (partnership with Jasper Motorsports), Richard Childress Racing, Premium Motorsports, Germain Racing and Rusty Wallace Racing.

Other Accomplishments

  • 1995, 1996 SODA Class 13 champion
  • 2000, 2001 NASCAR Winston West Series champion
  • 2002  Truck Series Rookie of the Year
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Cup Series

SeasonTeamStartPoleWinTop-5Top-10DNFLaps CompLead Lap FinLaps LedRaces LedDNQWD
2001No Team Data000000000010
2002No Team Data000000000010
2004Team Penske360014897031030500
2010No Team Data100001100000
2012Richard Childress Racing400001105700000
2013Phoenix Racing10000019600000
2015Premium Motorsports800002186110080
2017Beard Motorsports40001172326100
2018Beard Motorsports40000174732200