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Larry Gunselman (born December 1, 1960) is an American racecar driver. He has made a total over 100 starts and over 2 million in earnings in all three of NASCAR's top divisions.

Gunselman began racing in various West Coast series before moving to the Winston West Series, where he won the Most Popular Driver award in 1996. That same year, he made his NASCAR debut in the Winston Cup Series at Sonoma. He qualified 43rd and finished 36th in the #35 Race Stuff/Olson Technology Ford Thunderbird. He would qualify the next year, picking up sponsorship from Caterpillar, Inc. after David Green's entry failed to qualify. Gunselman attempted two races in Cup in 1998 in the #37 and #58 cars, but failed to qualify for both of them.

He would return to competition in 2000 driving for Brevak Racing in the Craftsman Truck Series. He crashed out of his debut at Cicero, and had two twenty-sixth place finishes in the next two races. In 2001, he joined MB Motorsports and picked up sponsorship from Waterloo Tool Storage. He drove seventeen races that season with a best finish of 16th at Kansas Speedway, as well as including an additional start at Texas Motor Speedway for Troxell Racing. He started out 2002 with MB, but was released after three starts. After making a few Busch Series starts for Brian Weber, Gunselman hooked up with DF2 Motorsports and ran fourteen races with the team, his best finish a 16th at Talladega Superspeedway. He would move to Day Enterprise Racing the following season, and qualified for every race. He had an eighteenth place finish at Talladega and finished 21st in points at season's end.

Gunselman began 2004 by running the first two races of the season for MacDonald Motorsports, but remained out of racing until the middle of the year, when he ran five races for Mach 1 Racing in the Lucas Oil Ford Taurus, where he failed to finish higher than 33rd. He attempted to qualify for the 2005 and 2006 Daytona 500 for Ware Racing Enterprises, but did not make the race, in either circumstance. After spending 2007 out of the sport, he returned to the Nationwide Series in 2008 when he was hired as the driver of the #91 Chevy for MSRP Motorsports, but was released after ten races. Shortly afterwards, he was hired by Derrike Cope to drive his #74 Dodge Ram in the Truck Series, and later by Johnny Davis to drive the #0 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. Following the season, he formed Gunselman Motorsports, which fields the #64 Toyota Camry in the Sprint Cup Series. Mike Wallace is the current driver.

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