Long John Silver’s Team Earned Top-20 at Short Track in April
STATESVILLE, SEPT. 2, 2014 – David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Long John Silver’s Ford, comments on racing at Richmond International Raceway:
“Richmond is always a wild race, and with it being the last race to make the Chase, it’s going to be even wilder. It’s always a fun racetrack, and I think they’ve got a different tire this year so it’s going to be a little different for us. But Richmond always puts on a great show. The fans love it and we always have fun, too. It’s good old-fashioned short-track racing.
“I like night racing at Richmond better. It just seems to have a little more grip. And any time a track has more grip, it puts on a better show. It becomes more racy and that lets us do more as drivers. We had a top-20, lead-lap finish there earlier this year, so we’re aiming to go back this second time and get even more out of it.”
JUST THE FACTS: Gilliland has 16 Sprint Cup career starts at Richmond International Raceway … He has two top-20 finishes at Richmond … His top finish at the three-quarter-mile oval is 18th (2008).
About Front Row Motorsports
Front Row Motorsports is a race-winning organization competing in the NASCAR’s premier Sprint Cup Series, fielding the No. 34 of David Ragan, the No. 38 of David Gilliland and the No. 35 Ford. The team is owned by Bob Jenkins and is headquartered just outside of Charlotte, N.C. FRM was named to INC Magazine’s “INC 5000” list in 2012, recognizing the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. The team’s partnership base is representative of more than $200 billion of the U.S. economy and includes organizations such as Ford Motor Company, CSX Transportation, Love’s Travel Stops, Farm Rich, Taco Bell and Long John Silver’s. Visit teamfrm.com.