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NASCAR Next 2014 class member Gray Gaulding already has a dozen years of racing experience under his belt at the young age of 16 – find out more about this young star on the horizon in the Camping World Truck Series in this week’s Fast Facts.
- Gray Gaulding was born Feb. 10, 1998 in Colonial Heights, Virginia. He began racing motorbikes at age 4 and moved into four-wheel vehicles at age 9. He raced Bandoleros at age 10, winning in his first race.
- Gaulding became the youngest driver in the NASCAR Legends Division at age 12, winning a Legends car national championship that season. He also beat Sprint Cup Series star Kevin Harvick in a karting event at Harvick’s track, earning himself a driver development program spot with Kevin Harvick Inc.
- At age 13, Gaulding raced Super Late Models and was named Rookie of the Year in the Pro All Stars Series (PASS), the youngest driver to ever win the award.
- In 2013 at age 15, Gaulding raced in the K&N Pro Series East and West, winning the pole at Richmond International Raceway and becoming the youngest pole winner in K&N Series history (15 years, two months, 15 days). Later in the year, he became the youngest race winner in K&N West history at Phoenix International Raceway (15 years, eight months, 30 days).
- In 2014, Gaulding is racing the No. 20 Chevrolet Silverado for NTS Motorsports, where his father, Dwayne, is vice president of operations.
- Learn more about Gaulding at his website, www.graygaulding.com.