David Gilliland has scored five 20-something finishes in the five short, flat track races this year, but his most recent attempt at Richmond barely made the grade; he finished 29th in the Federated Auto Parts 400.
David Gilliland has been consistent in recent months. Since winning the pole for the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona, he has qualified mostly in the low 30s. All but one of his attempts ended in results better than his qualification, with an average finish of 24.7.
In the past two seasons, David Gilliland has finished in the top 20 only twice in 15 similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track races. His best result was a 17th in last year’s Atlanta AdvoCare 500.
David Gilliland has shown a lot of consistency at Bristol during the past five seasons. In nine races since the start of 2010 he has finished in a narrow band from 20th to 27th.
David Gilliland has finished consistently in the top 25 on road courses during the past three seasons. All five of his efforts have fallen in a narrow range of 20th to 26th.
David Gilliland has shown a lot of consistency at Pocono in the past four seasons with six of seven runs ending in the 20s.
David Gilliland has finished on the lead lap in his last three starts on flat tracks. He went the distance at Richmond, Pocono, and New Hampshire to finished 20th, 28th, and 24th respectively.
There have not been very many highs for the No. 38 team and David Gilliland, but they have scored five top-25 results in 19 races so far this season.
In three short, flat track races this season, David Gilliland has finished in the 20s at Phoenix, Martinsville, and Richmond.
David Gilliland wins the Coors Light Pole Award for the 56th Annual Coke Zero 400 with a lap of 45.153 seconds, 199.322 mph.
David Gilliland has three Sprint Cup career starts at Kentucky Speedway.
David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Long John Silver's Ford, comments on racing at Pocono Raceway.
David Gilliland has 15 starts at Dover International Speedway.
David Gilliland has 15 starts at Charlotte Motor Speedway.