Gaulding Leaves Greenville with Top-5 Finish

Quick Facts

Series: NASCAR K&N Pro Series East

Race: 2 of 14 — April 4, 2015

Driver: Gray Gaulding

Driver Points Standings: T3 (-5)

Car: No. 12 Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Toyota

Track: Greenville Pickens Speedway

Race: Kevin Whitaker Chevrolet 150

Distance: 152 Laps / 76 Miles

Broadcast: Tape Delayed on NBCSN on Tuesday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m. EST

Statesville, N.C. (April 5, 2015) Gray Gaulding uses a late race restart to muscle his way to a runner up finish at Greenville Pickens Speedway in his debut with Precision Performance Motorsports. Gaulding qualified the No.12 Krispy Kreme Coffee Toyota 11th after posting the eighth and second quickest times in the days pair of practice sessions.

When the green flag dropped for the scheduled 150 laps, Gaulding quickly took what was given but immediately began to save his equipment. The race began split into two seventy-five lap segments, Gaulding used the first seventy-five as a test session for the final stint. Gaulding was able to position himself to be on the inside row when the final caution came late in the race resulting in a green, white, checkered finish.

From the Driver’s Seat with Gray Gaulding: “This was a great way for myself, Mr. Gdovic, Charles, and the entire Precision Performance Motorsports team to start off our season together. I’m ready for Bristol (Motor Speedway) it’s my favorite track and Charles has a great package for there.”

On top of Box with Crew Chief Charles Denike: “Gray did an excellent job all day today. I am really proud of the way he and the entire team performed in our debut together.  We were fast off the trailer and executed a solid plan all day through the race. The green-white-checkered finish was exciting and Gray earned the 2nd place finish for us.”

Looking Ahead… The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East will be back on track Saturday, April 18 for the PittLite 125 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

First Practice

Final Practice



Position: 8th

Position: 2nd

Position: 11th

Position: 2nd

Fastest Time: 21.407

Fastest Time: 21.263

Fastest Time: 21.087

Laps: 152 / 152

Fastest Speed: 84.085mph

Fastest Speed: 84.654mph

Fastest Speed: 85.361mph


– Gray Gaulding Racing –

About Gray Gaulding:  Gray Gaulding is a seventeen year old NASCAR driver from Colonial Heights, Virginia. Gaulding currently competes in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series as well as a limited NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule and is a second year member of the NASCAR Next program. Learn more at or follow him on Snapchat Gray_Gaulding Instagram and Twitter @GrayGaulding as well as

About Krispy Kreme Doughnuts: Krispy Kreme is an international retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, including its signature Original Glazed(r) doughnut. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C., the Company has offered the highest-quality doughnuts and great-tasting coffee since it was founded in 1937. Krispy Kreme is proud of its Fundraising program, which for decades has helped non-profit organizations raise millions of dollars in needed funds. Today, Krispy Kreme can be found in over 1000 locations in more than 20 countries around the world. Krispy Kreme is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: KKD). Visit us at

About Precision Performance Motorsports: PPM is owned by Richard Gdovic and managed by Charles Denike who will also serve as the Crew Chief for the No. 12 Krispy Kreme Toyota. PPM fields cars in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour, and Whelen All-American Series – Late Models and Modifieds. PPM provides a comprehensive driver development program, race car rentals, setup and pull down rig services, test consultation, and driver coaching.  For more information about PPM, visit

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