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Sep 22
2011

NHMS preview: South Point Hotel & Casino Tundra, Brendan Gaughan

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New Hampshire Next for South Point Hotel & Casino Tundra Driver

 

 - Gaughan drives the No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Tundra

- He is an 8-time winner in the Truck Series

- He holds two NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Championship Titles

- Gaughan won in the GT class in the Rolex 24 at Daytona this year

- Gaughan has raced in each of NASCAR’s three national series at NHMS

- He has 6 Truck Series races to his credit there

- His best finish is 5th and his best start is 2nd

- Gaughan has earned a win on a former NASCAR one-mile track—The Milwaukee Mile

 

Mooresville, N.C. (Sep. 21, 2011) - New Hampshire Motor Speedway is a track that Brendan Gaughan is only cautiously optimistic about. He admits he has had some great race trucks and race cars at the Loudon, NH, based 1-mile oval, but, he has had his fair share of run-ins and at the track, too. For the eight-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series winner, New Hampshire is certainly a track he’d like to conquer—and one he knows can be tricky for him.

 

“New Hampshire is New Hampshire. It’s a bit like Milwaukee but with more grip since the pavement is newer. I have had good race trucks there but it’s a bit frustrating to me because my finishes at the track don’t really show it. I have been caught up in other people’s problems there. You name it, I think it’s happened to me at New Hampshire. That said, I’m looking forward to getting there to see what our No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Tundra will do. Our team has had some strong performances in the past few races and I expect to see more of the same at New Hampshire,” explained Gaughan.

 

Gaughan will race chassis number GR-017 for Saturday’s 175 laps/185.15 miles at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

 

Watch Gaughan in the No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Tundra at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on SPEED. Racing action at is Saturday, September 24th 3:00 PM. Tune in early to catch the NCWTS Setup at 2:30 PM. Not in front of a TV? Tune your radio to your local MRN affiliate.

 

Germain Racing has earned two championship titles in the Truck Series. The Toyota team owns 22 victories and 9 pole awards in the series that continues to grow ratings on SPEED. For more information on Germain Racing, visit www.GermainRacing.com or follow the team on Twitter @GermainRacing.

 

Brendan Gaughan holds eight Truck Series victories to go along with his two K&N Pro Series West championship titles. He currently ranks 13th in the 2011 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver’s points standings. 

 

Follow Gaughan at www.BrendanGaughan.com or on Twitter @Brendan62.

 

About South Point…The South Point (http://www.SouthPointCasino.com) is a 2,200-room resort in Las Vegas, Nevada providing affordable luxury while catering to visitors and locals alike. This casino destination features a world-class spa, bowling center, eight restaurants, showroom, equestrian arena, convention center, exhibit hall, bingo and all of the casino games that made Las Vegas famous. The South Point opened in December 2005.

 

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