Brett Moffitt has made all three starts for the similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks this year. Two of these came with Michael Waltrip Racing at Atlanta Motor Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway, while the other was in the No. 34 Front Row Motorsports car at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. He will continue to gain experience with a fourth start this week.
Driver swaps continue in response to the loss of Kyle Busch to injury and Brian Vickers to health concerns. With the news that David Ragan will move to the No. 55 for the remainder of the season after Talladega SuperSpeedway, Brett Moffitt has been named as the driver of the No. 34 at Kansas Speedway, according to NBC NASCAR Talk’s Dustin Long.
Brett Moffitt’s 17th-place finish in the Food City 500 at Bristol was his best result in the past four weeks, which is when he climbed back into the No. 55 in relief of Brian Vickers.
If Brett Moffitt outlasts two competitors this Saturday, he will show improvement over his first Bristol attempt. Last fall, he sustained both crash damage and an engine failure in the first 78 laps of the Irwin Tools Night Race and retired in 42nd.
Brett Moffitt scored an amazing top-10 finish at Atlanta in the second week of the season driving the No. 55 in relief of Brian Vickers. He hopes he can repeat that feat Saturday night.
Brett Moffitt has been at his best in the No. 55 ride this season in relief of Brian Vickers. He finished eighth at Atlanta, was 22nd at Auto Club, and 28th at Martinsville.
Brett Moffitt will make his first start at Martinsville this week, but he has tasted success there in the past. He won the 2010 UNOH Performance 200 in the K&N East series.
With Brian Vickers sidelined by blood clots this week at Auto Club Speedway, Brett Moffitt will move out of the No. 34 and back into the No. 55 for the Auto Club 400.
Twenty-two-year-old up-and-coming driver Brett Moffitt will pilot Front Row Motorsports' No. 34 Ford Fusion for the next three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races.
In a substitute roll for Brian Vickers this week, Moffitt more than acquitted himself. He finished eighth in the Quik Trip 500 after starting the event 22nd.
Brett Moffitt may well be in the best equipment of his career this week when he subs for the convalescing Brian Vickers at Atlanta. He will make his second career start on this track after finishing 34th last year.
Brett Moffitt will run selected races in the Michael Waltrip Racing stable and could be a surprisingly good value during the season. His Cup debut netted a 22nd-place finish at Dover.
Michael Waltrip Racing announced today Brett Moffitt will drive the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 1.
Brett Moffitt will make his sixth Cup start this week in the No. 66. His most recent attempt came on another similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track in Charlotte where he finished 40th.