NSCS: Front Row Motorsports’ Brett Moffitt Honored as 2015 Sprint Cup Rookie of the Year

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LAS VEGAS — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Brett Moffitt was officially honored as the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year on Thursday during the NMPA Myers Brothers Luncheon in Las Vegas. The 23-year-old Grimes, Iowa native competed in 31 of the 36 races …

NSCS: Thriller Film ‘No Escape’ to Serve as Primary Sponsor for Moffitt at Bristol

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STATESVILLE, N.C. – official team release — FRM photo — Brett Moffitt’s No. 34 Ford will be surrounded by plenty of action before it even hits the track at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway this week. Images from the international thriller No Escape will cover Moffitt’s Ford Fusion as primary sponsor for Saturday’s Irwin Tools Night Race at the .533-mile oval. …

NSCS: Time for Something New; Moffitt to Make Pocono Debut on Sunday

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LONG POND, Pa. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Photo courtesy Brett Moffitt Racing — Brett Moffitt will do something he’s never done before in a race car this weekend — compete at the 2.5-mile Pocono Raceway. Moffitt, 22, will turn his first laps at race speed on Sunday in the Axalta “We Paint Winners” …

NSCS: Rookie Battle Heats Up; Moffitt to Drive No. 34 Car for Rest of Season

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STATESVILLE, N.C. — official team release — Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images North America photo — Front Row Motorsports will keep 22-year-old Brett Moffitt behind the wheel of its No. 34 Ford Fusion. The team has named the Grimes, Iowa, native as the primary driver of its No. 34 entry in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, including multiple races with primary sponsorship …

NSCS: Moving Again; David Ragan Joins Michael Waltrip Racing for the Remainder of 2015

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CORNELIUS, N.C. — official team release — Chris Graythen/Getty Images North America photo — Michael Waltrip Racing announced today that David Ragan will drive the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine for the remainder of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, beginning May 9 at Kansas Speedway. Brian Vickers had planned to race the Toyota fulltime in 2015, but heart surgery …

NSCS: Magical Return; Kurt Busch Earns Coors Light Pole in Second Race Back at Fontana

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FONTANA, Calif. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Report by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America photo – It has not taken long for Stewart-Haas Racing veteran Kurt Busch to become comfortable in a race car again. After conserving his tires throughout knockout qualifying on Friday evening, Busch took his No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet …

NSCS: Back on Top; Kurt Busch Paces Opening Practice Session at Auto Club

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FONTANA, Calif. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Report by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Harry How/Getty Images North America photo – It has been a solid return for Stewart-Haas Racing veteran Kurt Busch. Following a top five finish in his season debut in the CampingWorld.com 500 at Phoenix last weekend, Busch was quickest in practice at Auto Club …

NSCS: Vickers Sidelined Again Due to Blood Clots; Moffitt to Drive No. 55 at Fontana

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CORNELIUS, N.C. — official team release — NASCAR photo — Michael Waltrip Racing announced Friday that Brian Vickers will miss Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway due to a recurrence of blood clots. Brett Moffitt will drive Michael Waltrip Racing’s No. 55 Toyota in Vickers’ absence for Sunday’s event. Vickers informed MWR he has experienced a reoccurrence of blood clots, which will require the …

NSCS: Done Deal; Moffitt Named Substitute Driver at Front Row Motorsports for Three Races

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STATESVILLE, N.C. – official team release – Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo – 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. The young driver, who finished eighth in Sunday’s race at Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway, will drive the No. 34 Shaw’s Southern Belle Seafood …