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By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent  An uneventful night with a top-five finish was just want Todd Gilliland needed to return to form in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. After several eventful weeks left Gilliland’s No. 4 JBL / SiriusXM with less-than stellar results, he rebounded at Kansas Speedway. On back-to-back restarts in the Digital Ally 250, the Kyle Busch Motorsports driver made bold moves to gain positions. Gilliland found himself battling three-wide with Ben Rhodes, Matt Crafton, and eventual race winner Ross Chastain. While he held off Crafton, theRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Less than a week after Kyle Busch Motorsports team owner Kyle Busch said that his driver needed to ‘pick up the pace,’ Todd Gilliland did just that with a top-10 finish. The NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series competitor has speed throughout the Strat 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. In the long 74-lap run to the finish, Gilliland attempted to drive his No. 4 Mobil 1 Toyota Tundra in the tire tracks of his KBM team owner. He restarted third, but slowly faded. Over halfwayRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer They way in which races play out can put drivers in a box, as Todd Gilliland experienced at Texas Motor Speedway. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rookie of the Year contender had one of the best races of his career to date in the PPG 400, finishing sixth. After pitting prior to the final restarts, Gilliland’s No. 4 Mobil 1 Toyota Tundra restarted towards the back of the top-10. In the short runs to the finish, there was no much that the Sherrills Ford,Read More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Teams in all three of NASCAR’s National Series were penalized following the race weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Lug nuts were the main culprit, accounting for three of the four penalties that NASCAR issued on Wednesday. Following the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, the race winning car of Kevin Harvick was found to have an improperly installed lug nut. Harvick’s Stewart-Haas Racing crew chief Rodney Childers was fined $10,000 as a result. The same lug nut issue was found afterRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For Kyle Busch Motorsports’ Noah Gragson, the Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park presents an opportunity. Despite having zero starts at the Canadian road course, Gragson, a Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender, has had success on road courses. In four road course starts in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West, Gragson has two victories, three top-fives, and four top-10s. His two victories came at the Utah Motorsports Campus in 2016. Gragson also has four road course starts in the K&N Pro SeriesRead More