Butch Gilliland

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Butch Gilliland
Born (1972-02-25) February 25, 1972 (age 45)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Achievements 1997 Winston West Series champion
1997 and 1999 Winston West Series Most Popular Driver
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career
10 races run over 11 years
Best finish 60th (1997)
First race 1990 Banquet Frozen Foods 300 (Sonoma)
Last race 1999 Save Mart/Kragen 350 (Sonoma)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career
12 races run over 3 years
Best finish 39th (1995)
First race 1995 Skoal Bandit Copper World Classic (Phoenix)
Last race 1997 Carquest 420K (Las Vegas)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 1 0

Butch Gilliland (born February 25, 1972) is a former NASCAR Winston Cup Series and Craftsman Truck Series driver from California.[1] He was the 1997 Winston West (now K&N Pro Series West) champion and based on the west coast.[1] All of his 10 Cup starts came at either Sears Point Raceway or Phoenix International Raceway, most of them as West competitors in Cup/West combination races, and all 12 of his Truck Series starts came at various west coast tracks.[1] He has one NASCAR top-ten, which he recorded in a Truck Series race at Saugus Speedway in Saugus, California in 1995.[1] He retired from competitive racing in 2002.[2]

He is the father of Cup Series driver David Gilliland and the grandfather of K&N Pro Series West driver Todd Gilliland.

Motorsports career results[edit]

NASCAR[edit]

(key) (Bold – Pole position awarded by qualifying time. Italics – Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. * – Most laps led.)

Craftsman Truck Series[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Driving statistics". Racing-Reference. Retrieved 20 March 2010. 
  2. ^ Brewster, Louis (July 16, 2014). "Irwindale Speedway: Butch Gilliland, David Gilliland, Todd Gilliland to compete in three-generation race". Los Angeles Daily News. Retrieved November 12, 2015. 

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Achievements
Preceded by
Lance Hooper
NASCAR Winston West Series champion
1997
Succeeded by
Kevin Harvick