Todd 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 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, NASCAR Correspondent The momentum from winning the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season-opener continued for Austin Hill with a top-10 finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Hill ran inside the top-10 throughout the entire Ultimate Tailgating 200. Hill’s No. 16 AM Ortega / United Rentals Toyota Tundra was ahead of the carnage on a restart with 13 laps to go. He lined up sixth on the final restart of the night, with six laps to go, after a brief delay for rain. In the final six laps, theRead 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 After missing several races last season due to age restrictions, Todd Gilliland will run the full 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series schedule. In total, Gilliland missed four races in 2018. The Kyle Busch Motorsports driver still earned four top-five and nine top-10 finishes, as well as one pole position. His best finish, second, came at Gateway Motorsports Park. Although he missed the Playoffs, Gilliland managed to finish 10th in the championship standings and just 21 points shy of a Rookie of the Year title. “LastRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The 24th season of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has concluded, and it’ll go down as one of more storytelling seasons. From emerging drivers to heartbreaking losses, 2018 had its share of moments, and we’ll tackle 10 of them as the year winds down. Today, we conclude our look at the best moments of the season in the Truck Series. 51 Is The Magic Number: Kyle Busch Equals Ron Hornaday in All-Time Wins One more crack to get to victory No. 51, in truck No.Read More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The 24th season of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has concluded, and it’ll go down as one of more storytelling seasons. From emerging drivers to heartbreaking losses, 2018 had its share of moments, and we’ll tackle 10 of them as the year winds down. Today, we look at Part One of the best moments of the season in the Truck Series. Lapped Traffic Enrages Johnny Sauter Known to be competitive and vocal, Johnny Sauter was far from pleased with DGR-Crosley’s Bo LeMastus, who felt that heRead 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 At Homestead-Miami Speedway, two titles were on the line as Myatt Snider fought to win 2018 Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors over Todd Gilliland. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series duo were never far apart in the Ford EcoBoost 200. In the incident-free race, Snider’s No. 13 Tenda Ford F-150 fell behind on the long green flag run. Luckily, his competition for ROTY honors, Gilliland also fell behind. Entering Homestead with a 22-Point advantage, Snider just had to keep the Kyle Busch Motorsports driverRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief FORT WORTH, Texas — Todd Gilliland endured a devastating defeat after running out of gas on the final lap of the JAG Metals 350 while leading on Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway. The talented 18-year-old was out front for a race-high 60 of the 147 laps, commanding a solid lead of 1.3 seconds over Justin Haley on the last lap and looking poised for his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory. However, everything came undone on the backstretch as Gilliland’s No. 4 KyleRead More