Hattori Racing Enterprises Tag

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Despite a relative lack of experience in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Brett Moffitt has become an early favorite for the Championship. Moffitt enters Kansas Speedway with a new sponsor on his No. 16 Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota Tundra, Concrete Supply / Central Plains Cement Company. Friday night’s 37 Kind Days 250 will mark his second trip to the Kansas City, Kansas track in the Truck Series. In Moffitt’s only other trip in the Truck Series to Kansas, he started and finished seventh. OnRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service HAMPTON, Ga. – Brett Moffit streaked into the lead on an overtime restart in Saturday’s Active Pest Control 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway and pulled away to win the second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race of his career. Diving to the inside and taking then-leader Myatt Snider and Johnny Sauter three-wide into the first corner on Lap 133 of 134, Moffitt beat Noah Gragson to the finish line by 1.326 seconds. Gragson charged from ninth to second on the penultimate lap and beat third-placeRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer NASCAR Next alumni Brett Moffitt has finally found a full-time opportunity. Moffitt will drive the No. 16 AISIN Group Toyota Tundra for Hattori Racing Enterprises in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Moffitt has 13 starts in the Truck Series, including a thrilling victory at Michigan Speedway in 2016. The Grimes, IA native also has three top-fives and six top-10s in the series. Moffitt also has 45 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series starts and two Xfinity Series starts. Moffitt competed for Hattori in the NASCARRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Another piece of the 2018 Camping World Truck Series puzzle has fallen into place as Hattori Racing Enterprises will return full-time. However, the team will be returning without Ryan Truex who lead the team to a ninth-place finish in points in their first full-time season. Although the team never reached victory lane in 2017, Truex tied their best finish, second at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. He also finished second in the 2016 season-opener with Hattori. Truex also earned the organization’s first two pole positions atRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The championship dream came to an end for Ryan Truex despite a fourth-place finish in the TheHouse.com 225. Truex entered Chicagoland Speedway seven points behind Ben Rhodes, the only driver not locked into the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoffs. Truex ran up front in the No. 16 ADVICS / AISIN Toyota Tundra all night long as did his rival, Rhodes. The duo were never far apart, Rhodes often running just one or two spots behind Truex. When the checkered flag waved, they were tiedRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer One more race, one more opportunity, that is all that Ryan Truex has if he wants to make the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoffs. Truex enters TheHouse.com 225 at Chicagoland Speedway just seven points behind the cutoff held by Ben Rhodes. Truex has one previous start in the Truck Series at Chicagoland where he finished 15th. He also has two starts in the NASCAR Xfinity Series at the 1.5-mile tri-oval with a best finish of 10th in 2012. Truex’s most recent Monster EnergyRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Despite winning the second stage of the Chevrolet Silverado 250, Ryan Truex is now on the outside, looking in for the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoffs. Truex, who finished fifth, was bumped from the Playoffs, when Austin Cindric took the checkered flag, with just one race left to get in. Truex ran up front all race long even though many teams were on different strategies. For just the second time this season, he picked up a stage win in Stage 2 at CanadianRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer  After struggling in the last three races, Ryan Truex looks to return to form in the Overton’s 150 at Pocono Raceway. This weekend, Truex will have a new sponsor on his No. 16 Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota Tundra in the grocery chain ShopRite. Crew chief Scott Zipadelli is also bringing a brand new Toyota Tundra, chassis No. 006, to the track this weekend. Truex has never competed in a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Pocono. However, he has two previous starts in theRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Entering the WinStarOnlineGaming.com 400k at Texas Motor Speedway, Ryan Truex was coming off his fourth straight Top 10 finishes in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. This was also Truex’s second trip to the 1.5-mile speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. In the first practice Truex placed his No. 16 H.E.B. Grocery Store Toyota Tundra 10th on the speed charts for Hattori Racing Enterprises. Crew chief Scott Zipadelli continued to make improvements on the truck as Truex was ninth in the second practice and fifth inRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Recently, Shigeaki Hattori moved his Hattori Racing Enterprises team to a new race shop. When the move was announced, Hattori stated that his No. 81 Toyota Tundra would compete full-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. With the move from a shop next to Germain Racing Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series team to the shop that once housed Rusty Wallace Racing nearing completion, Hattori named the driver of his Toyota Tundra as Ryan Truex. Truex piloted the No. 81 Toyota Tundra in 15 racesRead More