Brendan Gaughan is Aiming to Make History with Back-to-Back Victories at Road America

Photo - Courtesy of Road America
Photo – Courtesy of Road America

Will Brendan Gaughan defy the history of five different winners in five races at Road America this weekend to become first NASCAR XFINITY Series driver with back-to-back wins?

There is plenty of evidence that says Gaughan’s chances of winning the Road America 180 Fired Up by Johnsonville are in his favor with the state of Wisconsin becoming his ‘happy place.’

As the 2014 defending winner, Gaughan has some impressive victories in the state, making him the envy of the series drivers racing at Road America this weekend. Gaughan has victories at three major venues in Wisconsin with different configurations between the tracks making those wins an amazing accomplishment.
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NASCAR XFINITY Series Road America 180 Fired Up by Johnsonville Preview



Next Race: Road America 180 Fired Up by Johnsonville

The Place: Road America

The Date: Saturday, Aug. 29

The Time: 3 p.m. (ET)

TV: NBCSN, 2:30 p.m. (ET)

Radio: MRN, SiriusXM Ch. 90

Distance: 182.16 miles (45 laps)


Points Tighten as Dillon Capitalizes on Buescher’s Fuel Mileage Mistake at Bristol

When Chris Buescher’s Roush Fenway Racing Ford faltered on the front row of the green-white-checkered restart last weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway, the points leader faded to an 11th-place finish, as championship contender Ty Dillon motored to a third-place showing, closing the standings lead gap between first and second to 19 points.

Buescher was visibly upset about finishing outside the top-ten; his sixth in the last eight races. Continue reading