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By Luis Torres, Staff Writer A passing of the torch between two Las Vegas natives has been established as Beard Motorsports announced Thursday that Noah Gragson will replace the retired Brendan Gaughan in the No. 62 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE for next month’s Daytona 500. This will be the 22-year-old Xfinity Series standout’s first attempt to qualify for a Cup race as he’ll be among several drivers who’ll look to take one of the four available spots and be among the 40 drivers competing in the 63rd renewal of “TheRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Veteran racer Brendan Gaughan is set to hang up the helmet at the conclusion of the fall race at Talladega Superspeedway October 4, 2020. Last month, the Las Vegas native announced his intentions of retiring on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio, but it didn’t catch wind until Auto Racing Daily published the report on December 18, 2019. Motorsports Tribune reached out to Gaughan’s team (Beard Motorsports), confirming it’ll be his final Cup season. Beard officially issued a press release Monday that the 62nd Daytona 500 will mark theRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer He may not be competing full-time, but Brendan Gaughan will be back at Daytona International Speedway for the Daytona 500. For the second year in a row, Gaughan will pilot the Beard Motorsports entry in ‘The Great American Race.’ This year, it will be in the familiar No. 62 Beard Oil Distributing and TTS Logistics Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. Last year, Gaughan competed in all four Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series restrictor plate races for team-owner Mark Beard. The underdog team finished just shy of aRead More