2016 Xfinity Season in Review: Brendan Gaughan
CREW CHIEF: Shane Wilson
TEAM: Richard Childress Racing
LAPS LED: 36
TOP 5s: 4 (Career-high)
TOP 10s: 16 (Career-high)
WHAT WENT RIGHT: Qualified for the inaugural Xfinity Chase and made it through to the second round ... Led a season-high 19 laps at Kentucky Speedway before finishing sixth ... Season-best finish of second at Road America ... Earned career-best average finish of 12.2.
WHAT WENT WRONG: Only one DNF, in Phoenix II, which eliminated Gaughan from the Chase ... Failed to win for the second year in a row.
WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2017: At 41, will enter his sixth full-time season in the Xfinity Series with teammates Brandon Jones and rookie Daniel Hemric.