Former NASCAR Truck Series Champion to Run Full-time ‘Double Duty’ in Xfinity and Truck Series For 2021

Published 12/03/2020, 7:30 AM EST
Oct 25, 2020; Fort Worth, TX, USA; NASCAR Gander RV and Outdoors Truck Series driver Brett Moffitt (23) makes his way into turn one during the SpeedyCash.com 400 at Texas Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Raymond Carlin III-USA TODAY Sports


For the 2021 season, Brett Moffitt will have his hands full. This is because the 28-year-old is set to compete full time in the NASCAR Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series.

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In the coming season, Moffitt will be on a mission to bid for a second Truck series crown, as he recently penned a contract with Niece Motorsports for the Truck series. Prior to that, he announced that he would compete in the Xfinity Series with Our Motorsports.

His maiden title came in 2018 when he raced for Hattori Racing Enterprises. Since then, Moffitt has moved to GMS Racing for the 2019 and 2020 seasons. During both those seasons, he managed to reach the championship 4 and finished third on both occasions.

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What lies in the future for former NASCAR champion Brett Moffitt?

The driver is set to take over the wheel of Niece Motorsports’ No. 45 Chevrolet Silverado. In a statement, he declared that he was grateful for the opportunity. Brett Moffitt is also relishing the chance to compete full-time in both series.

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Fort Worth, TX, USA; NASCAR Gander RV and Outdoors Truck Series driver Brett Moffitt (23) passes Sheldon Creed (2) coming out of turn four during the SpeedyCash.com 400 at Texas Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Raymond Carlin III-USA TODAY Sports

It is also worth noting that this Niece Motorsports deal pairs him with Ryan Truex and Carson Hocevar, with Niece owner Al Niece declaring that he has high hopes for such a strong line-up. He acknowledged that Moffitt is hugely talented and will be a valuable asset to the team.

Of course, trying to juggle two full-time gigs in NASCAR is not easy. However, Brett Moffitt is fairly confident that he can pull it off.

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Aside from the Truck Series title, he will surely have his eyes set on the Xfinity title. Obviously, this will not be an easy task, as he will have a number of adversaries in both series. Despite this, he will be eager to perform as best as he can in 2021.

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