Brett Moffitt should land somewhere in the low- to mid-30s this week unless he experiences some type of trouble in the Quaker State 400 by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway. All three of his previous starts with Front Row Motorsports on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks have resulted in finishes of 31st through 37th.
Brett Moffitt did not know he would contend for Rookie of the Year honors in 2015 when the season started, but persistent health issues for Brian Vickers opened a seat and gave him an unexpected opportunity.
Michigan International Speedway was the site of one of Brett Moffitt’s part time runs in 2014 . He qualified a collaborative Michael Waltrip Racing/Jay Robinson entry 34th for this race last year and finished in that same position.
Brett Moffitt will make his second Dover start this week in Front Row Motorsports’ No. 34. Last spring he raced a Jay Robinson / Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) collaborative effort to a 22nd-place result.
Front Row Motorsports will keep 22-year-old Brett Moffitt as the primary driver of its No. 34 entry in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, including multiple races with primary sponsorship from CSX and its "Play It Safe" initiative.
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.