Phillip McGilton

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Phillip McGilton
Born (1978-10-06) October 6, 1978 (age 38)
Marion, Illinois
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career
13 races run over 5 years
Best finish 9th (2008)
First race 2008 Chevy Silverado 250 (Daytona)
Last race 2008 Kroger 250 (Martinsville)
Wins Top tens Poles
2 5 0
Statistics current as of June 1, 2010.

Phillip McGilton (born October 6, 1978)[1] is an American professional stock car racing driver and businessman. He formed PJM Enterprises in 2002, a residential and commercial construction company that eventually grew into include automotive fabrication, and motorsports and educational ventures.

McGilton began racing at the age of eight in dirt bikes and moved up to the Arena Cross Series. After spending time as a rodeo competitor in steer wrestling,[2] he resumed racing as a hobby in go-karts and off-road racing, before eventually moving up to stock cars. After graduating from Fast Track Driving School, he made his debut in the ARCA RE/MAX Series at Michigan International Speedway in 2006. In six starts in the No. 42 Ford, he earned a best finish of 9th at Kansas Speedway. In 2007, McGilton signed with the Brewco Motorsports driver development program in the No. 47 Ford Fusion, and finished sixth in points, runner-up to Michael McDowell for the SunTrust Rookie of the Year award. He earned eight top 10s, including a career best finish of 3rd at The Milwaukee Mile.

After the 2007 season, McGilton joined Bill Davis Racing to drive the No. 22 Toyota Tundra in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series for the full 2008 season.[3] In four races, he earned a best finish of 10th at California Speedway and did not finish worse than 16th. After the Kroger 250 at Martinsville, he was released and replaced by Scott Speed.

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]

ARCA Re/Max Series[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Phillip McGilton Career Statistics
  2. ^ "Southern Illinoisan from Carbondale, Illinois on September 3, 2000 · Page 9". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 29 April 2017. 
  3. ^ Bill Davis Racing names driver for truck team
  4. ^ "Phillip McGilton – 2008 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved November 30, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Phillip McGilton − 2006 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Phillip McGilton − 2007 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved May 24, 2015.