MOORESVILLE, N.C. (May 22, 2018) – DGR-Crosley will field a car for NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular Todd Gilliland in the ARCA Racing Series General Tire 150 at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway on Thursday night. Gilliland will pilot the No. 54 Frontline Enterprises Toyota Camry in the teams third ARCA Racing Series race of the 2018 season.
The 18-year-old has two previous ARCA Racing Series starts, both of which occurred in 2015. Gilliland made history in his 2015 debut at Toledo (Ohio) Speedway by becoming the youngest race winner in series history. Although this will be Gilliland’s first time competing in the ARCA Racing Series at a one-and-a-half-mile track, the young driver recently participated in a test at Charlotte Motor Speedway where he set an impressive pace of 29.280 seconds per lap. With a speed of 184.426 mph, Gilliland was nearly three-and-a-half miles per hour faster than the second quickest competitor participating in the open test.
Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway, 1.5-mile oval
Event Details: General Tire 150 (150 miles, 100 laps)
Date: May 24, 2018
Schedule: 11:30 a.m……..Practice
9:00 p.m………General Tire 150
(all times ET)
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1
Gilliland on Charlotte Motor Speedway: “I’m really excited to be able to race the DGR-Crosley ARCA car at Charlotte. We had a really good test a couple weeks ago and that thing was fun to drive. I feel like I learned a lot in the truck race last weekend at Charlotte, so hopefully that’ll help us out and I’ll be able to put the Frontline Enterprises Toyota up front.”