Team: No. 38 Krispy Kreme/ Ford Performance/ MOMO Ford Fusion
Crew Chief: Teddy Brown
Gray Gaulding will make his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards and Superspeedway debut this weekend in the Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire at Daytona Int’l Speedway.
When the green flag drops, Gray Gaulding will be the youngest driver in the field to strap in behind the wheel and take laps around the World Center of Racing.
Just three days before the green flag drops of the Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire, NASCAR Next Alumni, Gray Gaulding turns just 18-years old. Gaulding will strap in on Saturday, February 13, 2016 behind the wheel of the No.38 Krispy Kreme adorned Ford Fusion for Lira Motorsports.
Gray on Daytona
“It’s finally race week, this offseason has seemed like an eternity and I’m ready to get back racing,” said Gaulding. “I knew after the first laps around Daytona (International Speedway) last month during the test I wanted to run this race and thanks to Krispy Kreme, Ford, Carols Lira, and Lira Motorsports in a few short days we will be back on track.”
Follow Gray and Lira Motorsports
Be sure to follow Gray and Lira Motorsports on social media throughout the week; Facebook /GrayGauldingRacing, /LiraMotorsportsFL; Twitter- @GrayGaulding, @LiraMotorsports.
The 53rd annual running of the Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona is live on FOX SPORTS 1 (FS1) Saturday, February 13 and precedes NASCAR’s same-night Sprint Unlimited. The ARCA Racing Series takes to the track for practice Thursday from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Menards Pole Qualifying presented by Ansell is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Friday, following final practice Friday morning (9:30 – 10:30 a.m.), ARCAracing.com will feature live timing and scoring and live chat for all on-track activities.
About Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc.: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc., is a global retailer of premium- quality sweet treats, including its signature Original Glazed® 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 Doughnuts is proud of its Fundraising program, which for decades has helped non-profit organizations raise millions of dollars in needed funds. The Company has more than 1,000 retail shops in 25 countries. Connect with Krispy Kreme Doughnuts at www.KrispyKreme.com, or on one its many social media channels, including www.Facebook.com/KrispyKreme, and www.Twitter.com/KrispyKreme.
About Lira Motorsports: Lira Motorsports is a multi-car, multi series race team owned by Carlos and Amanda Lira. The team competes in the ARCA Racing Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, NASCAR Whelen All- American Late Model, and IMSA Sportscar events nationwide. Lira Motorsports’ ARCA and NASCAR Trucks programs are operated from an 18,000 square foot shop in Mooresville, North Carolina and the late model team operates from a 12,000 square foot facility in Port Orange, Florida, just minutes from Daytona International Speedway.