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What a finish! Check out how the K&N Pro Series East opener ended (Video)


Todd Gilliland beats Cole Rouse and Harrison Burton across the finish line to win the New Smyrna 175 on Feb. 11, 2017, in the K N Pro Series East opener. Photo: Scott Hunter/NASCAR

Todd Gilliland passed Harrison Burton on the final lap to win the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East opener Sunday night at New Smyrna Speedway.

The 17-year-olds dueled the final two laps with Burton taking the lead before taking the white flag. Gilliland applied pressure and got back by him to win. Cole Rouse nipped Burton for second. The New Smyrna 175 will air at 6 p.m. ET on Feb. 27 on NBCSN.

Gilliland will compete for rookie of the year honors in the Camping World Truck Series for Kyle Busch Motorsports this season. Burton will be at teammate at KBM and is scheduled to run nine Truck races this season.

Watch the final two laps of Sunday night’s race: