Brett Moffitt
GMS Racing
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Moffitt shocked the NASCAR world when he marched to six victories and ran away with the truck series championship crown at Homestead last November. He did it with the relatively new Hattori Racing, who was competing in just their second full-time season in the Gander Outdoors Truck Series. The even more shocking development was the team had to let Moffitt go at the end of the season due to sponsorship issues. However, the young driver landed solidly on his feet at GMS Racing. He will take over the reins of the strong No. 24 Chevy Silverado and look to defend his title in 2019. Moffitt will be teamed with crew chief Jerry Baxter and they will be the outfit to beat right out of the gates this season. Read Past Outlooks
Third at Martinsville
Gander Outdoors Truck
March 23, 2019
Moffitt finished third in the TruNorth Global 250 Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway Saturday afternoon.
The reigning series champion had a strong day at the Virginia short track. Moffitt would start fifth on the grid and race among the leaders all afternoon in this 250-lap event. The GMS Racing star finished stage 2 fifth, and would have the good track position he needed for the stretch run. Moffitt would challenge for the win during the closing laps, but two accidents and cautions would hurt his chances to get around Kyle Busch. His third Top 5 of the season pushes Moffitt into third-place in the series standings.
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
Signed in early February with Hattori Racing to pilot the team's No. 16 Toyota Tundra full-time in 2018.
As of mid-January it's not been announced that Moffitt is taking over the No. 11 RHR Toyota, but it is expected. Moffitt filled in brilliantly for Matt Tifft in this truck last year when he was sidelined with a brain tumor. In just six starts he picked up a victory (Michigan) and four Top-10 finishes. That certainly got our attention and the attention of the owners at Red Horse Racing. Moffitt has become a journeyman driver in NASCAR, with starts across all three top touring divisions the last four seasons. He'd love a full-time gig with this well-equipped race team. It would seem to be a marriage made in heaven, and we expect it to happen. If so, the potential for wins and Top-10 finishes is obvious.
Moffitt wasn't really expected to make his Sprint Cup Series debut in 2015, but Brian Vickers' blood clots and inconsistency in the No. 34 FRM team ushered in the young driver to an unexpected rookie campaign. Moffitt debuted in the second race of the season at Atlanta and recorded a shocking eighth-place finish in the No. 55 Toyota. While that would be the only top-10 finish of his season, his flashes of brilliance throughout the year bolstered expectations and opportunities to continue racing. With Michael Waltrip Racing folding at the end of last season, it leaves Moffitt a bit up in the air going forward. He was a developmental driver for that organization and now he's a free agent as we enter 2016. This talented, young driver will certainly land some part-time or full-time opportunities to race going forward.
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Runner-up Finish at Vegas
Gander Outdoors Truck
March 1, 2019
Moffitt finished second in the Stratosphere 200 Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Friday night.
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Signs with GMS Racing
Gander Outdoors Truck
January 10, 2019
GMS Racing announced that 2018 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series champion driver Moffitt will join the organization for the 2019 season. The 26-year-old Grimes, Iowa native will be defending his championship title in GMS' No. 24 Chevrolet, alongside veteran crew chief Jerry Baxter, GMS Racing PR reports.
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Out at Hattori Racing
Camping World Truck
December 6, 2018
Moffitt is officially a free agent. The reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion was told last week that Hattori Racing Enterprises had reached an agreement with a new driver for the 2019 season, AutoWeek reports.
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Wins Truck Series Championship
Camping World Truck
November 16, 2018
By virtue of winning the Ford EcoBoost 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway Friday evening, Moffitt was declared the 2018 NASCAR Truck Series champion.
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Wins Lucas Oil 150
Camping World Truck
November 10, 2018
Moffitt won the Lucas Oil 150 Camping World Truck Series race at ISM Raceway Friday night.
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