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By Luis Torres, Staff Writer For the first time in nearly 20 years, Bill McAnally will field a NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series entry as it was announced Monday that he and businessman Bill Hilgemann formed McAnally-Hilgemann Racing with K&N West champion Derek Kraus running the No. 19 Toyota Tundra on a full-time basis. Kraus ruled the regional level where in 2019 alone, he scored seven Pro Series wins (five in the West) and brought McAnally its ninth series title. Calling the shots for the Stratford, Wisconsin native willRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Heading into Speedweeks, one team that’s stirred some buzz in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series for making a crucial driver switch, which was the ultimate case for Hattori Racing Enterprises, as they released defending champion Brett Moffitt in favor of Austin Hill of Winston, Georgia, and already has hit his stride when he topped the speed chart during final practice. The 24-year-old clocked in at 46.646 seconds (192.943 mph), and while he’s satisfied of putting up an excellent lap, there’s still roomRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer  For this week’s edition of Climbing the Ladder, Seth Eggert sat down with NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Brett Moffitt. Moffitt is the 25-year-old driver of the No. 16 AISIN Group Toyota Tundra for Hattori Racing Enterprises. He is currently locked into the 2018 Playoffs via his win at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Moffitt was the 2015 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year. Seth Eggert: How did you become interested in Motorsports? Brett Moffitt: “I started go-karting when I was 10 orRead 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 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