Gary McDonald    26

Google+ Twitter Facebook rss

Gary McDonald
26

Sponsor Lakeland Landscape/TRC Electric
Manufacturer Pontiac
Owner Sean McDonald
Crewchief Chad McDonald
Birthdate Sept. 24, 1957
Hometown Ronkonkoma, N.Y.
Occupation ---

Career Highlights

  • Made NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour debut in the 2008 Thompson Icebreaker
  • Registered a career-high 12 starts in 2013

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Statistics

Year Rank Races Wins Poles Top 5s Top 10s
2008 33 5 0 0 0 0
2009 25 8 0 0 0 0
2010 21 10 0 0 0 0
2011 25 11 0 0 0 0
2012 27 6 0 0 0 0
2013 22 12 0 0 0 0
2014 21 6 0 0 0 0
TOTALS   58 0 0 0 0

BEST FINISH: 15th - six times (most recent, Monadnock - 7/19/14)

Year-by-year Whelen Modified Tour Recap

2013: Started 12 of 14 events and finished 22nd in points ... Tied career-best race finish of 15th in the Stafford Fall Final.  2012: Competed in six events during the first half of the season and recorded his best finish, 19th, at Monadnock.  2011: Competed in 11 events and finished 25th in points ... Tied his career-best race finish of 15th in the August New Hampshire event.  2010: Started 10 races and finished 21st in points ... Best finish of the year was 15th in the September New Hampshire race.  2009: Made eight starts and finished 25th in points.  2008: Started five races and finished 33rd in points.

Noteworthy

Started racing modifieds at age 17 … Raced mainly at Riverhead and Islip … Was the modified Rookie of the Year at Riverhead … Also raced at Freeport, Stafford, Thompson, Dover, Pocono, Monadnock, Riverside Park, and Wall before stepping away from racing while his kids grew up.