KNPSW: Todd Gilliland is Third-Generation to Win at Evergreen With K&N West Victory

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Todd Gilliland's led all 150 laps in the NAPA Auto Parts 150 to collect his fifth K&N West win of the season. (Otto Kitsinger/NASCAR via Getty Images photo)

Todd Gilliland’s led all 150 laps in the NAPA Auto Parts 150 to collect his fifth K&N West win of the season. (Otto Kitsinger/NASCAR via Getty Images photo)

MONROE, Wash. — Todd Gilliland dominated the field in Saturday’s NAPA Auto Parts 150 presented by Toyota to earn his fifth victory of the season and his sixth NASCAR K&N Pro Series West win overall.

The 16-year-old Sherrills Ford, N.C. native and NASCAR Next driver led the field to green after winning the 21 Means 21 Pole Award earlier in the day. He paced the field throughout the race, leading all 150 laps at Washington’s Evergreen Speedway.

“The results come with effort,” Gilliland said. “Everybody has been working so hard to bring these results in. I’m happy we can do it for our sponsors, our fans, and everybody.”

The big battle came from Gilliland’s Bill McAnally Racing teammates Chris Eggleston and Riley Herbst for the runner-up spot, with Eggleston securing the spot courtesy of a pass on the backstretch with 44 laps to go.

Gracin Raz and Ryan Partridge rounded out the top five, followed by Cole Rouse, Blaine Perkins, Julia Landauer, Nicole Behar and Cole Moore.

With his win, Gilliland now has a 12-point lead over Partridge in the series standings, and the third-generation driver joins his grandfather Butch and father David on the winners list at the .646-mile oval.

 

RESULTS: NASCAR K&N Pro Series West; NAPA Auto Parts 150; Evergreen Raceway; Aug. 13, 2016

  1. Todd Gilliland
  2. Chris Eggleston
  3. Riley Herbst
  4. Gracin Raz
  5. Ryan Partridge
  6. Cole Rouse
  7. Blaine Perkins
  8. Julia Landauer
  9. Nicole Behar
  10. Cole Moore
  11. Braeden Havens
  12. Ron Norman
  13. Bill Kann
  14. Will Rodgers
  15. Jesse Iwuji
  16. Noah Gragson
  17. Rich DeLong III
  18. Garret Archer
  19. Dan Phillippi
  20. Takuma Koga
  21. Salvatore Iovino
  22. Jack Chisholm

NASCAR Integrated Marketing Communications and Bill McAnally Racing contributed to this report.

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