David Gilliland Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer For the 10th time in NASCAR history, there will be a father-and-son combination in a national series race as DGR-Crosley Racing announced Thursday that driver-owner David Gilliland will make his second Camping World Truck Series this season in the JEGS 200 at Dover International Speedway May 4th. It’ll mark Gilliland’s first start driving for his own team, and will have Frontline Enterprises as his primary sponsor in the No. 54 Toyota Tundra. “I’ve been waiting for the right opportunity to get behind the wheel ofRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor After starting under bright sunshine and ending as darkness moved in at Talladega Superspeedway, the 2013 Aaron’s 499 delivered a great finish for the die-hard fans that endured a race that took approximately seven hours to complete after rain moved in halfway through the race to delay it. When the race restarted, fans saw a finish for the ages when David Ragan, being pushed by his Front Row Motorsports teammate, David Gilliland, shocked the world and took his underdog No. 34 Farm Rich Ford toRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Another driver will join the ranks of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers as Timothy Peters will attempt his debut at Talladega Superspeedway. Peters will drive the No. 92 Advance Auto Parts Ford Fusion for Ricky Benton Racing in the GEICO 500 at the 2.66-mile Tri-Oval. Peters is no stranger to restrictor plate racing. The Danville, VA native has back-to-back NASCAR Camping World Truck Series wins at Talladega in 2014 and 2015. He also won the Truck Series season-opener at Daytona International Speedway in 2010.Read More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Another new face will be behind the wheel in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series as Kyle Benjamin will make his debut. Benjamin will drive the No. 54 Toyota Tundra for DGR-CROSLEY in the Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Martinsville Speedway. In six career NASCAR Xfinity Series starts, Benjamin has one top-five and two top-10s. He also has 33 NASCAR K&N Pro Series Starts with five victories, 14 top-fives, and 19 top-10s. “Everyone at DGR-CROSLEY is excited to have Kyle in the truck this weekend,”Read More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Ricky Benton Racing will make their season debut in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in March 24th’s Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Martinsville Speedway, with veteran Timothy Peters strapping in the No. 92 BTS Tire and Wheel Distributors/Carquest Auto Parts/Valvoline Ford F-150. It’ll mark Benton’s first Truck Series start this season after spending its early season efforts in the Daytona 500 with David Gilliland in February. In Benton’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut as an owner, Gilliland brought the No. 92 Ford FusionRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer David Gilliland Racing-Crosley announced Tuesday that Justin Marks will replace Bo LeMastus in the No. 54 Crosley Toyota Tundra for Friday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It’ll be Marks’ first Truck Series start since February 2016 at Atlanta Motor Speedway and his first at Las Vegas in 10 years. Marks, who’s running full-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, said the deal to run for DGR-Crolsey was a late decision, but he’s looking forward to provide a great resultRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – In a race that produced seven cautions for 35 laps and left 21 trucks running at the finish, Johnny Sauter held off Justin Haley by .098 seconds at Daytona International Speedway to win Friday night’s NextEra Energy Resources 250, the season-opener for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Sauter grabbed the lead from pole winner David Gilliland on Lap 92 of 100 and stayed out front the rest of the way. The victory was Sauter’s third at Daytona and 18thRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — While he may just be in a fill-in role until his son Todd turns 18, David Gilliland is making good use of the Kyle Busch Motorsports horsepower at his disposal by winning the pole for Friday night’s NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona. Gilliland, the 2007 Daytona 500 polesitter, was the fastest in the first round of qualifying and backed it up in the second round with a lap of 49.017 seconds, 183.610 mph, to score his first career pole inRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Kyle Busch Motorsports will continue to groom young talent as they add Todd Gilliland to the Rookie of the Year battle in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Gilliland, who will turn 18 on May 15, will pilot the No. 4 Toyota Tundra in 19 of the 23 events. Gilliland, who made his Truck Series debut last year, has two top-fives and three top-10s in six starts. He also won back-to-back NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Championships in 2016 and 2017, as well as finishingRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For this week’s edition of Climbing the Ladder, Seth Eggert sat down with Kyle Busch Motorsports driver Todd Gilliland. Gilliland is a 17-year-old NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver, who drives both the No. 46 and No. 51 Pedigree Toyota Tundra. Gilliland is also competing full-time in both the NASCAR K&N Pro East Series and West Series for Bill McAnally Racing. He currently sits 19 points behind Harrison Burton in the East Series standings and leads the standings in the West Series by 11 pointsRead More