Brett Moffitt Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer For the first time since Johnny Benson a decade ago, the defending NASCAR Truck Series champion won’t defend their title with the team they won the championship. That’s the case for Brett Moffitt, who won’t be returning to Hattori Racing Enterprises in 2019 as announced Wednesday via statement by Shige Hattori, and it’s an absolute crushing blow to not just Moffitt, but the state of NASCAR. “We are extremely proud of what we achieved with Brett and winning the championship together,” said Hattori. “Our organization’s relationshipRead More
Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Score one for the underfunded teams as Brett Moffitt and Hattori Racing Enterprises took the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship on Friday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Moffitt led a race-high 59 laps in the Ford EcoBoost 200 and beat pole sitter Grant Enfinger to the checkered flag by 2.000 seconds for his sixth victory of the season. The 2018 season was a constant battle for funding for the team owned by former driver Shigeaki Hattori of Japan, with the low point being theRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Pole sitter Grant Enfinger came into Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida with a purpose, scoring his second win of the season, but it wasn’t meant to be as he came up short of beating race winner and champion Brett Moffitt in Friday’s Ford EcoBoost 200, leading 33 of 134 laps. Enfinger was the only threat both Moffitt and third-place Noah Gragson dealt with in a quick race that was only slowed down twice for the end of both stages, which the Fairhope, Alabama native crossed the lineRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor HOMESTEAD, Fla. – The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will be the first title fight of the weekend to be settled, as the four remaining drivers in the Playoffs will duke it out Friday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway for the right to hoist the championship trophy when the checkered flag falls. Eight drivers started the Playoffs with a berth in the championship race in mind, but half of them fell by the wayside, leaving Noah Gragson, Justin Haley, Brett Moffitt, and Johnny Sauter as the fourRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service AVONDALE, Ariz. – Charging from third to first with a strong inside move after a restart with three laps left, Brett Moffitt clinched his spot in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship 4 with a dramatic victory in Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 at ISM Raceway. While Noah Gragson and Grant Enfinger battled for the lead and swapped side-to-side shots on Lap 148 of 150, Moffitt powered his No. 16 Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota down to the frontstretch apron and cleared Gragson and EnfingerRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer A chance at a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship was one restart away for Grant Enfinger. Circumstances kept him out of victory lane and ultimately out of the Championship Four. On the final restart, Enfinger’s No. 98 Protect the Harvest / Curb Records Ford F-150 lined up alongside race leader, and Playoff contender, Noah Gragson. As the field dived into turn one of the reconfigured ISM Raceway, Brett Moffitt, another Playoff contender dove deep to the inside. Moffitt emerged with the lead as EnfingerRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer For the 22nd race of the season, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series heads to ISM Raceway. Teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, stage racing, and the final chance to secure a spot at Homestead are just some of the storylines heading into the 22nd race of the season at Phoenix. Coverage for the Lucas Oil 150 is scheduled to start Friday night at 8:30 p.m. ET. ISM Raceway has been on the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule since the Series’ inauguralRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service FORT WORTH, Tex. – Todd Gilliland’s heartbreak was serendipity for Justin Haley, who staked out his place in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship 4 race with a stunning victory Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway. Gilliland was half a lap away from collecting his first series win in the Jag Metals 350 when his No. 4 Toyota sputtered on the backstretch and ran out of fuel. Haley, who was 1.3 seconds back on the white-flag lap, surged past Gilliland and crossed theRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regulars have won 15 of the 20 races so far in the 2018 season. For the 21st race of the season, the Series heads to the Texas Motor Speedway. Teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, stage racing, the second-last chance to secure a spot at Homestead, and the Playoffs are just some of the storylines heading into the 21st race of the season at Texas. Coverage for the JAG Metals 350 is scheduled to start Friday night atRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Qualifying aside, Saturday at Martinsville Speedway belonged to Johnny Sauter, who earned another shot at the NASCAR Camping World Series championship with a dominating victory in the Texas Roadhouse 200. After inheriting the lead when pole winner and race leader Todd Gilliland came to pit road with 11 laps left in Stage 1, Sauter was out front for 148 of the remaining 161 Laps, sweeping both stages and the race win to grab a berth in the NCWTS Championship 4 race atRead More