Originally written on Frontstretch  |  Last updated 10/19/14
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Father and Son Take the Wheel on Different Tracks   Statesville, N.C. (November 15, 2011) - Look for two Gillilands to don firesuits and go racing this weekend at Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway. David Gilliland will be behind the wheel of the No. 34 Front Row Motorsports Ford for Sunday's Ford 400, the final race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. His 11-year-old son, Todd, will be behind the controls of an Xbox 360 console competing in "Battle of the NASCAR Kids." The younger "Gilly" is participating in a competition among drivers' kids playing "NASCAR Unleashed," a newly released racing video game. The event will be held Saturday morning at the speedway, with each child competing for a charity of his choice. Todd is competing for Sherrills Ford Optimist Park, a recreation center in the Gillilands' hometown that suffered fire damage earlier this year. He'll sport a white and purple No. 34 jumpsuit, patterned after his dad's race uniform.The elder Gilliland will run his sixth ...
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