Todd Gilliland Tag

By NASCAR Wire Service MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Blowing around two-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion Matt Crafton after a restart with 10 laps left, 19-year-old Noah Gragson scored his first victory in Saturday’s Texas Roadhouse 200 at Martinsville Speedway. The Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender frustrated Playoff competitors Crafton and Johnny Sauter, who finished second and third behind him. After talking the checkered flag, Gragson parked his No. 51 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota near the flag stand and climbed to the top of the frontstretch catchfence in celebration. AfterRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service LOUDON, N.H. – In Christopher Bell’s dominating win in Saturday’s UNOH 175 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the rich got richer. The top seed in the series Playoffs, Bell won the first two stages of the opening postseason event and took the checkered flag 1.248 seconds ahead of runner-up Ryan Truex to notch his fifth victory of the season. The win earned Bell automatic advancement into the second round of the Playoffs, gave him an additional seven playoffRead 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
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer After a two week absence, Todd Gilliland is back behind the wheel for Kyle Busch Motorsports this weekend. In Saturday’s Drivin’ for Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park, Gilliland will pilot the No. 51 Pedigree Toyota Tundra, the second of six races scheduled for the 17-year-old, third generation driver. The last time Gilliland competed in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, he was turning heads in his debut. He ran has high as second in the No. 46 Pedigree Toyota Tundra for KBM before theRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For this week’s edition of Climbing the Ladder, we took some time at Charlotte Motor Speedway to sit down with Noah Gragson, an 18-year-old NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver that drives the No. 18 Switch Toyota Tundra for Kyle Busch Motorsports. Gragson is competing for both the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship and Rookie of the Year honors. Seth Eggert: How did you become interested in motorsports? Noah Gragson: Well, I’m 18-years-old now, and I started when I was 13-years-old. I’m fromRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Before the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season began, Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced that Todd Gilliland would make his Series debut at Gateway Motorsports Park on June 17. KBM also announced that team owner and 2015 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Busch would compete in five races. That will now change as Pedigree and Banfield Pet Hospital have signed on as the primary sponsor. Pedigree will sponsor Gilliland for six races while Banfield Pet Hospital will sponsor Busch for two races.Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Recently, NASCAR’s has had its history written and records broken by drivers such as Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, and Jimmie Johnson. This weekend, a 15-year-old driver, Todd Gilliland, has the opportunity to break a 50-year-old record set by Dan Gurney. Gurney is perhaps better known for his open-wheel racing career, where in Formula 1, he earned four wins and 19 podium finishes. Gurney competed in 17 NASCAR races throughout his career. Dan Gurney won four straight races that he competed in what is now theRead More