- United States
- Full Name
- William Brendan Gaughan
- Las Vegas, NV
- Date of Birth
- First Year
- Current Team
- Beard Motorsports
Brendan Gaughan is an American stock car racing driver. He currently competes part-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, driving the #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 1995 and 1996 he was the SODA Class 13 champion. Switching to stock cars, he picked up the 2000 and 2001 NASCAR Winston West Series championships. He was also named the 2002 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Rookie of the Year.
During the course of his career, Gaughan has raced for Team Penske (partnership with Jasper Motorsports), Richard Childress Racing, Premium Motorsports, Phoenix Racing, and his father’s Orleans Racing team.
01/10/2018 – Gaughan will drive all four restrictor plate races at Daytona and Talladega in the #62 Beard Oil/South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet. (Press Release)
|Season||Team||Starts||Poles||Wins||Top5s||Top10s||Laps Comp||Laps Led||Races Led||DNF||DNQ||WD|
|2001||Bill McAnally Racing||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|
|2002||South Point Racing||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|
|2012||Richard Childress Racing||4||0||0||0||0||1057||0||0||1||0||0|