DGR-Crosley Tag

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 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 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 Luis Torres, Staff Writer In what’s been a career of slim opportunities in NASCAR, Kyle Benjamin will get another crack in the Camping World Truck Series with DGR-Crosley at Martinsville Speedway for Saturday’s Texas Roadhouse 200. After coming up one spot short of beating John Hunter Nemechek to win in his series debut, the 20-year-old will pilot the No. 17 Crosley Brands Toyota Camry and hopes he can contend for the victory once again. “I’m really thankful for the opportunity to go back to Martinsville with DGR-Crosley,” Benjamin said.Read More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The latest batch of fresh faces in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers competing in the Texas Roadhouse 200 at Martinsville Speedway Oct. 27 will now include K&N Pro Series East champion Tyler Ankrum. DGR-Crosley announced its 10th driver to race in the No. 54 Toyota Tundra Tuesday after the 17 year-old raced for the David Gilliland owned team in K&N East this season, where he racked up four wins and finished inside the top-10 in all but two races to score the seriesRead More

Posted On August 21, 2018By Seth EggertIn Breaking News, Headline News, Trucks

Climbing the Ladder: Riley Herbst

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer  For this week’s edition of Climbing the Ladder, Seth Eggert sat down with Joe Gibbs Racing’s Riley Herbst at Bristol Motor Speedway. The 19-year-old is the driver of the No. 18 NOS / ORCA Coolers / Advance Auto Parts Toyota Camry in the ARCA Racing Series. Herbst won the 2017 Scott Rookie of the Year Award in ARCA. Herbst is currently third in ARCA’s Championship Points Standings, 410-Points behind Sheldon Creed. The Las Vegas, NV native has also competed with DGR – Crosley Group and KyleRead 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
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Despite having one of the most dominant cars, Todd Gilliland ended up sixth after Mother Nature ended the ModSpace 150 early. Gilliland’s top-10 at Pocono Raceway was the third ARCA Racing Series event in which he appeared to have a race-winning car but failed to entered victory lane this season. Gilliland lost the lead on a lap-15 restart to eventual winner Zane Smith. The caution waved before he could reclaim the top position. His DGR-Crosley Group team elected to bring the No. 54 Frontline EnterprisesRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer SPARTA, Ky. – Among the dirt ringers in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Eldora Dirt Derby will be Chris Windom. The USAC Champion will drive the No. 54 Baldwin Brothers Racing / Central Abrasives Toyota Tundra for the first-year DGR-Crosley team. Windom has three Truck Series starts, including last year’s race at Eldora. He started 20th, driving a second truck for MB Motorsports. Windom ended the day in 19thafter getting swept up in a multi-truck accident. “The opportunity to team with DGR-Crosley allows meRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer JOLIET, Ill. — Making just his fourth career start in the ARCA Racing Series, Todd Gilliland had another strong showing in the SCOTT 150 at Chicagoland Speedway, leading 28 laps in the second-half of the race. However, a late-race caution erased Gilliland’s large lead, sent the leaders to pit road for fresh tires and resulted in a frantic green-white-checkered finish. The end result was a third-place finish and the second straight frustrating ARCA race in the No. 54 DGR-Crosley Toyota. In May at Charlotte MotorRead More