Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Fast Facts Redux: Gray Gaulding

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BK Racing driver Gray Gaulding, at the young age of 20, is already in his fifth season of top-tier NASCAR competition. Find out more about this upcoming star – who has been racing for 16 years – in this week’s Fast Facts, originally published in June 2014.
  • 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 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 – a member of the 2014 NASCAR Next class – competed in the Camping World Truck Series for NTS Motorsports, earning a fourth-place finish at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.  He has also raced in the Xfinity Series, earning two 13th-place finishes in 2016 for Roush Fenway Racing.
  • Gaulding, driving the No. 23 for BK Racing, finished 20th in his first Daytona 500 in February of this year.
  • Learn more about Gaulding at his website, www.graygaulding.com.


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