David Gilliland Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Age has its limits and rookie Tyler Ankrum was no different after sitting out the first three NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series races because according to the NASCAR rulebook, he wasn’t eligible to compete at ovals bigger than a mile as he wasn’t 18-years-old until March 6th. A few weeks removed from finally turning magic age No. 18, last year’s NASCAR K&N Pro Series East champion is set to make his first start of the season at Martinsville Speedway, driving the No. 17 Toyota Tundra forRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent DGR-Crosley driver Natalie Decker will have plenty of seat time the next two weeks at Daytona International Speedway. One year removed from winning the pole in the Lucas Oil 200 she will once again compete in the ARCA Racing Series season opener as well as the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race. Although Decker’s schedule was not a full season, DGR-Crosley has adjusted because of her participation in the W Series. Her new racing home also found her topping a ‘DGR driver pyramid,’ above teamRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Entering its second full season in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, David Gilliland Racing – CROSLEY Group has embraced the role of driver development. In 2018, the team had 11 drivers, including co-owners Gilliland and Bo LeMastus, behind the wheel of its’ Toyota Tundras. DGR – CROSLEY has fielded teams from the late model ranks to the Truck Series. In 2019, the team is expanding. In the Truck Series, Anthony Alfredo and Natalie Decker, will split time in one truck, while 2018 NASCAR K&NRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer NASCAR K&N Pro Series East champion Tyler Ankrum becomes the latest driver announced to run the Gander Outdoors Truck Series full-time, as he’ll drive the No. 17 Toyota Tundra for DGR-Crosley. However, much like Todd Gilliland this season, Ankrum, who will turn 18 on March 6th, will miss the first three races of the season due to age restrictions denying him running at tracks longer than a mile. Instead, he’ll make his first start of the season at Martinsville Speedway March 23. A driver that’ll runRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer MOORESVILLE, N.C. – As the holiday season approaches, NASCAR drivers, motorsports personalities and legends, and race fans came together at the 30th Anniversary of Stocks for Tots. Raising awareness for victims of child abuse, Hall of Famers, competitors from NASCAR, NHRA, and the Allison Legacy Series visited with race fans at the NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresville, N.C. on December 4, 2018. Don Miller, co-founder of Stocks for Tots, admitted that he never expected Stocks for Tots to last 30 years, let alone become what itRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer David Gilliland Racing – CROSLEY Group’s driver development program will expand with the addition of Natalie Decker in 2019. Decker will make starts in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, ARCA Racing Series, and NASCAR K&N Pro Series. Decker will make her Truck Series debut with backing from her long-time sponsor, N29 Technologies, LLC. The Eagle River, WI native spent the previous two seasons in ARCA, amassing two top-five and 11 top-10 finishes in 27 starts. Decker turned heads earning a pole position in theRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service TALLADEGA, Ala. – Racing for just the fourth time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this season, Timothy Peters fought off a block from Noah Gragson on the final lap of the Fr8Auctions 250 at Talladega Superspeedway to become the first three-time winner at the 2.66-mile track. Driving in the last of his three events for GMS Racing, Peters started a move to the outside of Gragson’s Toyota on the backstretch. When Gragson moved up to block, Peters stayed in the gas, andRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor TALLADEGA, Ala. – David Gilliland showed the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series field how it’s done in qualifying for Saturday’s Fr8Auctions 250 at Talladega, putting his No. 51 Toyota on the pole with a lap of 53.032 seconds, 180.570 mph. In addition to winning the pole, Gilliland had a new member of the family in tow, Winston, the family dog, who was adopted by the Gilliland family earlier in the week. “It’s a very special weekend,” said Gilliland. “Obviously a weekend that we’ll remember forever withRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regulars have won 14 of the 18 races so far in the 2018 season. For the 19th race and first elimination race of the season, the Series heads to the unpredictable Talladega Superspeedway. Teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, stage racing, the threat of elimination and the Playoffs are just some of the storylines heading into the 19th race of the season at Talladega. Coverage for the Fr8Auctions 250 is scheduled to start Saturday at 1:00 p.m. ET.Read More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer David Gilliland Racing – CROSLEY Group continues to develop talent as Matt Mills joins the team. Mills will drive the No. 54 J.F. Electric / Crosley Brands Toyota Tundra in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Corrigan Oil 200 at Michigan International Speedway. Mills has primarily driven for underfunded teams until now. Mills has 10 previous Truck Series starts with two top-20 finishes. His best result, 17th(twice), came at Kansas Speedway and Dover International Speedway last year with Faith Motorsports. The 21-year-old has yet toRead More