TALLADEGA, Ala. — Todd Gilliland held off the pack to win Friday’s ARCA race at Talladega Superspeedway.
Gilliland, who is competing full-time in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series for Kyle Busch Motorsports, earned his second career ARCA victory. His previous ARCA win was in 2015 at Toledo Speedway.
“Coming up is a really busy stretch for us in Trucks,” Gilliland said. “This is really big for us. My confidence has been down a little bit.”
Kyle Busch was outspoken in February about Gilliland’s performance, saying “his career is on the line,” referring to Gilliland not yet winning in a KBM truck.
“When I come to the ARCA Series or the K&N Series I have so much confidence,” Gilliland said. “I need to be able to take that to the truck and have confidence in myself.”