DGR-Crosley Tag

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
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer MADISON, Ill. — On Tuesday morning, Zane Smith had no idea that he would be running a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race any time in the near future. But a text from DGR-Crosley kicked off a whirlwind week for Smith, who had to get his NASCAR licence, a concussion test and fitted in his seat before boarding the plane to Gateway Motorsports Park. Smith has a series-leading three wins in the ARCA Racing Series in 2018 driving the No. 41 Toyota for MDM Motorsports.Read More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor FORT WORTH, Texas – In preparation for Friday night’s running of the PPG 400 at Texas Motor Speedway, the drivers of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series took to the 1.5-mile track for practice on Thursday to get their trucks dialed in before race day. The majority of the first 55-minute session was led by Stewart Friesen before a flurry of activity in the final minutes saw DGR-CROSLEY driver Chris Eggleston lay down the fastest lap at 29.853 seconds, 180.886 mph. Kyle Busch Motorsports shoe NoahRead More
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 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