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Brett Moffitt Wins Ford EcoBoost 200, 2018 Camping World Truck Series Championship

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Brett Moffitt started the 2018 Camping World Truck Series season unsure if he’d even run a full schedule. He ended it a NASCAR champion. Moffitt cruised to victory in the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, earning the series championship in the process. It’s his sixth win of the year and first title in any …

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4 Burning Questions: Homestead

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For the fifth year, the NASCAR playoffs will conclude with a championship race, the third that it will happen across all three national touring series. The rules of a championship race are fairly straight forward: the highest finishing driver among the final four playoff drivers will end the night as champion of their respective series. …

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Brett Moffitt: ‘We’ve Overachieved Everyone’s Goals’

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Late in the  2017 off-season, Brett Moffitt was announced as the driver of the No. 16 Hattori Racing Toyota. Since then, it’s been a career-year for the Iowa native. After six years of part-time racing among the top three NASCAR touring divisions, Moffitt has five victories in 2018, solidifying his spot into the Championship 4 …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Breaking Down the Championship 4

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Friday night, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will crown its 19th series champion, and it comes down to four drivers, racing for all the marbles. Johnny Sauter, Brett Moffitt, Justin Haley and Noah Gragson, who have a combined 15 wins in 22 races, will fight it out, head-to-head for this year’s title. It’s a …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Previewing NASCAR Championship Weekend

Homestead Cup Racing

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

It’s a fun Frontstretch Podcast this week, as the trio of Dustin Albino, Mike Neff and Zach Catanzareti break down all things Phoenix while previewing Championship Weekend in Homestead. With wins last weekend at ISM Raceway, Kyle Busch, Christopher Bell and Brett Moffitt punched their tickets to battle for a championship in the Cup, XFINITY and Truck series, respectively. Collectively, we break down the Cup …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NASCAR Playoff Overload On NBC At Phoenix

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The revamped ISM Raceway brought a number of new elements to the package.  For one, there is a Modern Margarita stand just outside of Victory Lane.  Also, the place was so full of locked gates that the Camping World Truck Series Championship 4 drivers couldn’t get to the Media Center for their press conference Friday …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Scores 5th 2018 Win at ISM Raceway

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In a Nutshell: Brett Moffitt took the checkered flag less than a half-second ahead of Noah Gragson to win Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 150 at ISM Raceway. The driver of the No. 16 Toyota utilized a dramatic three-wide pass for the lead on the final restart with three laps remaining …

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Brett Moffitt Hits Walk-Off at ISM Raceway; Championship 4 Field Set

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A late race caution and the dogleg put a storybook ending on Brett Moffitt‘s race at ISM Raceway. A race where Moffitt just sat in the bushes waiting to pounce and that was just what he did. Moffitt passed both Noah Gragson and Grant Enfinger during the final restart with three laps remaining to secure …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Championship 4 Clinch Scenarios for Phoenix

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When the checkered flag flies Friday night (Nov. 9) over ISM Raceway in Phoenix, four drivers will know they’ve got the chance to race for the championship when the series visits Homestead-Miami Speedway to close out the year. GMS Racing teammates Johnny Sauter and Justin Haley have the least amount of pressure on them heading …

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Justin Haley Punches Ticket to Homestead with Victory at Texas

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The Jaws theme was playing in the background as Justin Haley began creeping closer and closer to the No. 4 of Todd Gilliland. All he needed was for Gilliland to make a mistake, and that was just what happened. Gilliland ran out of fuel on the backstretch and Haley went passed the No. 4 and rocketed …

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