Red Horse Racing Tag

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 Luis Torres, Staff Writer Ricky Benton Racing will make their season debut in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in March 24th’s Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Martinsville Speedway, with veteran Timothy Peters strapping in the No. 92 BTS Tire and Wheel Distributors/Carquest Auto Parts/Valvoline Ford F-150. It’ll mark Benton’s first Truck Series start this season after spending its early season efforts in the Daytona 500 with David Gilliland in February. In Benton’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut as an owner, Gilliland brought the No. 92 Ford FusionRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor According to multiple reports, Red Horse Racing, a mainstay in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series since 2005, will be suspending their operations, effective immediately, due to a lack of funding. The organization has 16 wins to its name over the years, as well as 112 top-five finishes, 236 top-10 finishes, and 14 poles. Currently, the team fields entries for Timothy Peters and Brett Moffitt on a full-time basis, with their two trucks ranked sixth and 10th in points, respectively, after last Friday’s race atRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer  After the closure of Michael Waltrip Racing at the end of the 2015 season, MWR development driver, Brett Moffitt, was left without a ride. Moffitt spent most of the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season filling in for Matt Tifft who had under-gone surgery for a brain tumor. In this substitute role in the Red Horse Racing No. 11 Toyota Tundra, Moffitt scored his first NASCAR National Series victory in dramatic fashion at Michigan International Raceway. After this upset win, he will now pilotRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The last time the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series visited Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (CTMP), Erik Jones took home the victory, beating Matt Crafton by over 1.5 seconds. There are no past winners entered in this weekend’s race, guaranteeing a fourth different winner at CTMP. Truck Series Chase 14 races into the 2016 Camping World Truck Series Season, there have been nine different winners. Three of those winners, Brett Moffitt, Kyle Busch, and Kyle Larson, are not eligible for the Truck Series Chase. Matt Crafton,Read More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service BROOKLYN, Mich. – In five NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts, Brett Moffitt had never led a lap. But in Saturday’s Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan International Speedway, Moffitt picked the perfect time to take the point for the first time. Powering around Red Horse Racing teammate Timothy Peters and five-time series winner William Byron off the second corner of the final lap at the two-mile track, Moffitt held off Peters by .098 seconds to win a NASCAR national series race for theRead More

Posted On August 20, 2016By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Headline News, Xfinity

Matt Tifft Returns to Track After Brain Surgery

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service After surgery to remove a slow-growing, non-malignant tumor from his brain, NASCAR XFINITY Series driver Matt Tifft has been cleared to return to the race track, a process he will begin with a late model stock test on Sunday at Hickory (N.C.) Motor Speedway. Tifft hasn’t competed in a NASCAR race since May 21, when he drove for Red Horse Racing in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. All told, Tifft ran three races for Red Horse and six XFINITY events for Joe GibbsRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Brett Moffitt will pilot the No. 11 Toyota Tundra for Red Horse Racing in Thursday night’s Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway. The 23-year-old former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year is subbing for Matt Tifft, who recently underwent brain surgery. “Obviously, we’re thinking of Matt and can’t wait for him to return, so we’re sending him our best wishes and we hope to see him back at the track soon,” Moffitt said in a statement. “I hate that it’s underRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service HAMPTON, Ga. – In a wild race that saw some of the best trucks in the field destroyed before the finish, John Hunter Nemechek held off Cameron Hayley in a two-lap dash to the checkers to win Saturday’s Great Clips 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event at Atlanta Motor Speedway. But it was a skull session with 2014 Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick the night before that was instrumental in guiding Nemechek to victory in his unsponsored No. 8 Chevrolet. “I’ve got toRead More
By Seth Livingstone, NASCAR Wire Service HOMESTEAD, Fla.—As strong as he was in winning Friday night’s Ford EcoBoost 200, Matt Crafton was already looking ahead to 2016. Crafton, whose hopes for a third consecutive NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship were dashed by a crash at Phoenix last week, won his sixth race of the season, holding off John Hunter Nemechek and Tyler Reddick in the season finale. Although Crafton’s No. 88 Toyota Tundra finished 2.9 seconds ahead of Nemechek and more than six seconds ahead of Reddick, the 39-year-oldRead More