Brett Moffitt Returns To A Full-Time NASCAR Seat, Will Drive For Hattori Racing Enterprises In 2018

Hattori Racing Enterprises (HRE) team owner Shigeaki Hattori announced today that the organization has tabbed Brett Moffitt to drive the No. 16 AISIN Group Toyota Tundra. Moffitt will take the reins of the No. 16 entry to begin the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season in the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. The Grimes, Iowa native has an extensive and successful history with HRE and crew chief Scott Zipadelli. From 2012-2013, the NASCAR Next alumnus competed in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East (NKNPSE) with…

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Despite Best Season In NASCAR, Truex Won’t Be Returning To Hattori Racing In 2018

Hattori Racing Enterprises announced on Thursday that the organization will once again compete full-time on the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series tour in 2018. Coming off HRE’s breakthrough, inaugural full-time campaign in 2017 in which the team tallied two pole positions, eight top-five’s, and 13 top-10 finishes, the No. 16 team is even better positioned for 2018 with an upgraded fleet of Toyota Tundras and Toyota Racing Development support. But, part of the press release stated that Ryan Truex wouldn’t be returning as the driver though. That’s shocking because Truex…

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Ryan Truex to Run Full Trucks Season With Hattori Racing Enterprises

Hattori Racing Enterprises announced on Monday morning that Ryan Truex, the 2009 and 2010 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Champion, will run a full-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) schedule in 2017, driving the No. 16 Toyota Tundra. Truex competed in 15 events with HRE in 2016 bringing home a career-best finish of second at Daytona International Speedway in February. “I’m grateful for this opportunity to race my first full National Series Season with HRE and Toyota Racing in 2017,” Truex said. “We started 2016 on a strong note and were able…

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