July 18, 2018
Brett Moffitt, driver of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in the 16 for Hattori Racing, started 12th at Eldora Speedway, as the 41 of Ben Rhodes started on the pole.
On lap 10 / 150, the caution came out for the 21 of Johnny Sauter spinning, Moffitt was 11th. On lap 20, the caution came out for the 45 of Justin Fontaine, Moffitt was 16th. On lap 28, the caution came out for the 52 of Stewart Friesen spinning along with the 99 of Sheldon Creed, the 2 of Cody Coughlin and the 45 of Fontaine also went spinning around, Moffitt was 17th. At the end of the first stage, lap 40 / 150, Moffitt finished 17th as the 41 of Rhodes won the stage.
Rhodes hit the wall, no caution. On lap 50, Moffitt was 18th. Caution, the 88 of Matt Crafton and the 17 of Tyler Dippel went spinning, the 3 of Ryan Newman also had contact with Crafton. At the end of the second stage, lap 90 / 150, Moffitt finished 13th, as the 27 of Chase Briscoe won the stage.
With 30 laps to go, Moffitt was 7th and the 51 of Logan Seavey was in the lead. On lap 130, the caution came out for the 17 of Dippel. With about 10 laps to go, the 4 of Todd Gilliland, the 13 of Myatt Snider, and the 2 of Coughlin all spun out and caused the caution to come out. Caution out for the 25 of Dalton Sargeant, 63 of Kyle Strickler and 6 of Norm Benning. Will go into overtime.
The 98 of Grant Enfinger and the 27 of Briscoe battle for the Wii with two laps to go. At the end of the race, out of 150 laps, Moffitt finished 5th as the 27 of Briscoe won the race.
After the race Kenny Wallace talked with Brett Moffitt. Kenny Wallace said, " Brett Moffitt, this is your career year, 3 wins. But let's go back 8 years ago, I'm running my dirt car in Des Moines, Iowa at the fairgrounds and I look up and there you were running dirt, you're a dirt racer." Brett Moffitt said, "Yeah, I was about 14 years old back then, let me tell you it was a lot more fun, uh, racing dirt in the IMCA cars but we had a lot of fun out here tonight. Our iRacing Tundra was pretty good, and thanks to iRacing I got some experience this week and got to practice and then got to put it to use tonight."
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