"This is a special race for us because we get to pay tribute to a NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee. Jerry Cook was a six-time Modified champ, and he'll get inducted with the Class of 2016 coming up in January. But this weekend at Martinsville, we're going to have a replica paint scheme like one of his old Modifieds. His daughter sent us a bunch of personal photos so we could make sure we got the design just right. He'll be there Sunday to see it, so we hope he likes it."
JUST THE FACTS: Gilliland has 18 Sprint Cup starts at Martinsville Speedway ... His best finish at the track known as the "Paperclip" is 19th (2010) ... The No. 38 will pay tribute to 2016 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee and six-time NASCAR Modified champ Jerry Cook with a replica paint scheme ... Gilliland will be at the speedway's pre-race stage with Cook on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. for a question-and-answer session.