Gray Motorsports Found a Home in NC

In 2009, Gray Motorsports made their home base in Denver, North Carolina. They occupied a 24,000 square foot facility with 18,000 square feet of that space as a state-of-the-art engine shop.

September 1

Shane Gray Made First Ever Pro Stock Start

Shane Gray debuted in the NHRA Pro Stock category, winning his first round pairing with Ron Krisher. His debut ended with a second round loss to Greg Anderson.

February 11

Shane Gray Grabbed First Wally

Shane Gray piloted his Tire Kingdom Pontiac GXP to his first Wally at the season ending event in Pomona, California. Shane Gray - .010, 6.566 seconds at 209.20 mph defeated Jeg Coughlin - .046, 6.568 seconds at 210.19 mph.

November 14

Shane Gray Won Topeka

Shane collected his second Wally with a win in Topeka, Kansas in his Service Central Pontiac GXP. Shane Gray - .047, 6.679 seconds at 206.95 mph defeated Greg Stanfield - .040, 6.693 seconds at 206.29 mph.

May 22

Johnny Gray Won First Ever Funny Car Wally

Johnny powers to his first ever Funny Car victory! He claimed the 30th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals.In Funny Car, Pro Stock driver-turned Funny Car pilot Johnny Gray raced to his first NHRA career win. Gray's run of 4.113 seconds at 307.02 mph in his Service Central Dodge Charger was strong enough to get past Don Schumacher Racing teammate Ron Capps in Gray's second final round appearance of the 2011 season.

August 21

Johnny Collected 2 Funny Car Events in 2012!!!

Englishtown and Sonoma Wally's were Johnny's, taking the total Funny Car Wally count to 3! In Englishtown: Gray raced to a 4.078 at 314.39 mph to take the trophy. In Sonoma: Gray (4.142, 305.15) def. Matt Hagan (5.461, 146.67)

November 15

Shane Gray was King of the Tables in Las Vegas

Shane Gray brought home his third Wally with a win in Las Vegas. Gray posted a winning time of 6.699 seconds at 206.89 mph in his Gray Motorsports Chevy Camaro. His quicker 0.032 reaction time overcame V. Gaines faster, but losing Kendall Oil Dodge Avenger, which finished in 6.698 seconds at 207.46 mph.

October 27

Johnny Captured 4 Funny Car Wally's in 2013!

Johnny added to his collection of Funny Car Wally's by grabbing Gainesville, Atlanta, Topeka, and Norwalk!

November 15

Cagnazzi Racing and Gray Motorsports Combine Efforts

Victor Cagnazzi and his powerful NHRA Pro Stock racing organization join efforts with Gray Motorsports to contend for the 2014 NHRA Pro Stock World Championship.

December 1

Jonathan Gray Makes Pro Stock Debut

Jonathan Gray makes his debut in NHRA Pro Stock racing. He nails a 0.004 second reaction in a first round loss to Allen Johnson, the eventual race winner.

March 13

Dave Connolly Won Epping in an all-Gray Motorsports Final

Dave Connolly beat Jonathan Gray in an all-Gray Motorsports Final. This was Jonathan's first Final Round in his career. Dave Connolly - .019, 6.536 seconds at 213.23 mph defeated Jonathan Gray - .046, 6.577 seconds at 213.16 mph.

June 22

Shane Captured the U.S. Nationals

Shane Gray took the 2014 U.S. Nationals win over his teammate Dave Connolly, for the second-consecutive all-Gray Motorsports final. Shane Gray - .034, 6.641 seconds at 208.42 mph defeated Dave Connolly - .013, 26.800 seconds at 27.45 mph.

September 1

Jonathan Won!!!

Jonathan won his first event in a weather-postponed event. The Carolina Nationals were completed in Dallas, and Jonathan came out on top! Jonathan Gray - .021, 6.589 seconds at 209.10 mph defeated Jason Line - .038, 6.605 seconds at 209.62 mph.

September 17

FOUR-IN-A-ROW for Gray Motorsports

Dave Connolly claimed the Dallas Fall Nationals making this the fourth consecutive NHRA Pro Stock win for Gray Motorsports. Dave Connolly - .028, 6.616 seconds at 210.05 mph defeated Shane Gray - .039, 6.617 seconds at 210.73 mph.

September 21

Dave Connolly Grabbed a 3rd Victory in 2014

Connolly delivered his third victory for Gray Motorsports in the 2014 season by capturing the Midwest Nationals in St. Louis. Dave Connolly - .017, 6.562 seconds at 211.53 mph defeated Jason Line - .031, 6.565 seconds at 211.66 mph.

September 28

Larry Morgan Racing Joins Gray Motorsports for 2015

Larry Morgan brings his experience to the Gray Motorsports camp for the 2015 NHRA season. In a new Jerry Haas built Chevrolet Camaro, Larry and his team will work alongside the Gray Motorsports entries driven by Shane and Jonathan Gray.

November 15

Larry Morgan Takes Gray Motorsports to a Hometown Win

Larry and Gray Motorsports win together at the 4-Wide Nationals at ZMAX Dragway! It is the first win for Larry since 2009.

March 29

Larry Morgan Wins with Gray Motorsports at the Mile-High Nationals

In a burndown of the starting line tree, Larry Morgan beats Allen Johnson in Denver!

July 26

Valvoline and NOVA Services Come On-Board for 2016

Long-time supporters Valvoline and Nova Services come forward to support the Gray Motorsports campaign in 2016.

January 1

Tanner Gray, at 17 years old, takes over the full time ride

At a ripe young age of 17, Tanner has the full-time driving duty at Gray Motorsports.

February 10

In his 4th career start, Tanner Gray wins his first Pro Stock Wally in Las Vegas

Tanner Gray, at seventeen years old, becomes the youngest driver in NHRA history to win a professional event!

April 2

Tanner wins again!!! Topeka 2017

Topeka was the site of the second NHRA Pro Stock win for Tanner Gray!

May 21

Napa Valley Victory for Tanner! Sonoma, California

Grabbing his third career victory in just his 15th start, Tanner Gray shows his drive to win!

July 30

Tanner wins at the Zoo! Brainerd, Minnesota

He captured the fourth win of his rookie season at the 17th event of the season and career!

August 20

The Gray Family Grabs Charlotte! Win number 5 for Tanner!

Given the nickname "Pretty Ricky" by some of his crew, Tanner drove the number 15 Chevrolet Camaro to his fifth victory of the season and took over the points lead!

September 17

Tanner Gray named 2017 Auto Club of Southern California Road to the Future Award Winner

Tanner Gray capped off his rookie season being recognized as the 2017 Auto Club of Southern California Road to the Future Award Winner.

November 13

Tanner Gray Captures Gatornationals Win, Second Gatornationals Win in a Row for Gray Motorsports

Tanner Gray drove around the competition during tricky track conditions to win his 6th national event title!

March 18

Tanner is the Champion!!!

After collecting 8 wins in 2018, Tanner becomes the youngest in NHRA history to become a crowned champion!

November 11