Gilliland Notches Third-Place Finish at K&N East Race at Greenville Pickens Speedway
Todd Gilliland drove the No. 16 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota Camry to a third-place finish in NASCAR K&N Pro Series East action at Greenville Pickens Speedway in South Carolina on Saturday night. The podium finish boosted the 16-year-old driver to third in the K&N East championship standings.
Gilliland charged from seventh on the grid to notch the podium finish in his first series start at the historic half-mile oval.
With the finish, Gilliland moved up to third in the championship standings, 12 points out of the lead.
“Our NAPA Toyota was fastest in practice, so I knew we had a really good car,” Gilliland said. “We slid back to eighth, but then started picking up spots on each restart.”
The Greenville Pickens event is slated to be televised on NBCSN on April 15 at 9 p.m. ET.
Start / Finish: 7/3
Points Earned: 41
Points Standing / Total: 3rd / 77 pts
Next Race: Bristol Motor Speedway (TN), April 22
How to Watch or Listen: NBCSN