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Team: Front Row Motorsports-38
Age / DOB:  (38) / 4/1/1976
Ht / Wt:  5'9 / 155

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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.
Staying on the lead lap is a key component to potentially earning a top-20 finish, so this should improve his odds slightly on Sunday. Unfortunately, he finished at least one lap off the pace in his previous eight flat track starts. Jul 25 - 2:56 PM

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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.

Gilliland was considered a wild card threat at Daytona in the Coke Zero 400 after he won the pole, but an accident removed him from contention. Instead some of his best results have come on short, flat tracks where he completed all the laps at Richmond to earn a 20th-place finish and again last week at New Hampshire en route to a 24th.
Jul 17 - 9:42 PM

In three short, flat track races this season, David Gilliland has finished in the 20s at Phoenix, Martinsville, and Richmond.

His consistency should make him a good mid-range pick and his recent bad luck at Daytona could make other fantasy owners overlook him. In addition to three 20-something results on short, flat tracks this year, Gilliland also finished in the low 20s at Martinsville and Phoenix last fall.
Jul 10 - 4:42 PM

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.

This is the No. 38 Ford Fusion driver's third pole in 276 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races. It is his first pole and first top-10 start in 2014. This is Gilliland's second pole in 13 races at Daytona International Speedway.
Jul 4 - 7:13 PM

David Gilliland has three Sprint Cup career starts at Kentucky Speedway.

He shocked the racing world with his first Nationwide Series win at the 1.5-mile oval in 2006 in a part-time, unsponsored car. Love's Travel Stops returns as primary sponsor of the No. 38 Ford at Kentucky. Love's, Gilliland and local military will unveil a military salute paint scheme for the Daytona race on Thursday.-Breaking Limits
Jun 25 - 11:16 AM

David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Long John Silver's Ford, comments on racing at Pocono Raceway.

"Pocono is always challenging. It's three completely different turns.. You've got to pick your turn. In the past, I've worked on Turn 1 too much, and Turn 3 is really where you make or break yourself. So, our focus is 3, 2, 1, kind of working backwards because that's how your speed comes. It's a unique track, but it's fun and very, very fast."-Breaking Limits
Jun 4 - 2:28 PM

David Gilliland has 15 starts at Dover International Speedway.

His top finish at the one-mile concrete oval is 16th (2008). The Pete Store, the largest privately owned Peterbilt dealer by sales in the country, makes its 2014 return to the No. 38 Ford Fusion at Dover. The dealer has a store down the road from the "Monster Mile" in Seaford, Del.-Breaking Limits
May 28 - 2:25 PM

David Gilliland has 15 starts at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

His top finish at the 1.5-mile oval is 20th (2013), a history best for Front Row Motorsports at Charlotte. Love's Travel Stops returns as primary sponsor of the No. 38 for the Coca-Cola 600.-Breaking Limits
May 21 - 9:12 PM

David Gilliland has seven starts in the Sprint Showdown, the qualifying race for the All-Star Race.

His top finish in the non-points event is seventh (2008, 2011). Gilliland is also eligible to be voted into the All-Star Race through the Sprint Fan Vote online. Love's Travel Stops returns as primary sponsor of the No. 38 for the Sprint Showdown.-Breaking Limits
May 13 - 8:56 PM

David Gilliland (No. 38 Long John Silver's Ford Fusion) has 10 Sprint Cup career starts at Kansas Speedway.

He has three consecutive top-25 finishes at the 1.5-mile oval. His top finish at Kansas is 22nd (2006).-Breaking Limits
May 7 - 7:28 PM

David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Love's Travel Stops Ford, pushed teammate David Ragan to Front Row Motorsports' first victory in a 1-2 Ragan-Gilliland finish one year ago at Talladega Superspeedway.

"We're looking forward to going back with Love's Travel Stops again and seeing if we can't pull off another 1-2 finish but with the 38 in front this time." said Gilliland. He has 13 Sprint Cup career starts at Talladega. His top finish is 2nd (2013). He has one pole, and two top-five and four top-10 finishes at the 2.66-mile oval.-Breaking Limits
May 2 - 9:17 AM

David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Long John Silver's Ford, comments on racing at Richmond International Raceway.

"I like our chances at Richmond with the new rule package this year. I think the cars drive a lot better and help us to be more competitive as a team. We're looking forward to going there. We felt like we had a strong racecar in Phoenix, and usually a lot of stuff transfers over from Phoenix to Richmond. Hopefully we can improve on it and have a great race." Gilliland has 15 Sprint Cup career starts at Richmond International Raceway ... His top finish at the .75-mile oval is 18th (2008).-Breaking Limits
Apr 22 - 9:45 AM

David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Long John Silver's Ford, comments on racing at Martinsville Speedway.

"Martinsville is a unique track. You get done with that race and 95 percent of the drivers are boiling mad. The guy that won, of course, is pretty happy. Everybody else has been knocked and shoved and pushed around. ..you know you're going to get run into -- probably multiple times. And you're going to run into people. So, you've got to try to control your emotions in the car. That's the most challenging part of Martinsville Speedway."-Breaking Limits
Mar 26 - 8:04 PM

David Gilliland has 12 Sprint Cup career starts at Auto Club Speedway.

His top finish in Fontana is 17th (2008). The 37-year-old driver is from nearby Riverside, Calif. Love's Travel Stops returns as the primary sponsor on the No. 38 Ford Fusion.-Breaking Limits
Mar 19 - 1:09 PM

David Gilliland will take a detour -- on foot -- on his way to Las Vegas Motor Speedway this week.

The driver of the No. 38 Love's Travel Stops Ford will be part of a group hiking more than 20 miles of trails through the Grand Canyon Tuesday and Wednesday. Gilliland has seven Sprint Cup career starts at Las Vegas. His top finish at LVMS is 14th (2009). Love's Travel Stops returns as the primary sponsor on the No. 38 Ford Fusion.-Breaking Limits
Mar 4 - 9:25 PM