Taylor Gray – No. 19 Operation 300 Toyota GR Supra Preview – BetMGM 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway


No. 19 Operation 300 Toyota GR Supra News and Notes:

  • GRAY AT CHARLOTTE: Taylor Gray has two previous starts a Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS). He has one start in a NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series (NCTS) race with a 10th-place finish and one start in an ARCA Menards Series (AMS) race with a third-place finish. Gray will be running double-duty this weekend as he runs the NCTS race on Friday night before the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) race on Saturday.
  • ON THE PITBOX: Seth Chavka will lead the No. 19 Toyota GR Supra team for the 2024 season as he embarks on his rookie season as a crew chief in the Xfinity Series. Chavka is no stranger to JGR, as he has spent time in the Cup Series shop as lead race engineer for the likes of Erik Jones, Kyle Busch, and most recently, Ty Gibbs, since starting his tenure with the team in 2019. Prior to joining JGR, Chavka spent seven years at Richard Childress Racing and one year at Kevin Harvick Inc. as an engineer. In his 13 years spent in NASCAR, Chavka has earned six NASCAR Cup Series victories and four Xfinity Series victories.
  • NO. 19 IN 2024: The JGR No. 19 will have a rotating schedule of drivers throughout the 2024 season. Ryan Truex, Aric Almirola, and Ty Gibbs have already made starts behind the wheel. Gray will run 10 races with the No. 19 team. Joe Graf Jr., Josh Bilicki, Brett Moffitt, Justin Bonsignore, and William Sawalich are also slated to run races later this year.
  • JGR AT CHARLOTTE: Joe Gibbs Racing has 10 Xfinity Series wins at Charlotte Motor Speedway accompanied by 43 top-fives, 66 top-10s, seven poles, and 2,070 laps led. Mike Bliss, Kyle Busch, Joey Logano, Denny Hamlin, and Ty Gibbs have all piloted JGR cars to victory lane.
  • FOLLOW ALONG: Follow along for updates and a behind-the-scenes look at Gray’s 2024 NXS Season.

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  • RACE INFO: The BetMGM 300 is scheduled for 1:00 PM EST on Saturday, May 25. Coverage of the race will be on FOX, PRN, Sirius XM NASCAR Radio and available to stream on the FOX Sports app.

From the Driver’s Seat:

Taylor Gray: “I’m looking forward to this weekend since it is a home race for our team. It’d be great to get this summer stretch started on a high note, so we’re looking to go out and get a solid run in this weekend.”

Gray’s 2024 NASCAR Xfinity Series Stats:

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Gray’s 2024 NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series Stats:

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