AM Racing expands into NASCAR Xfinity Series with Ford, Brett Moffitt

AM Racing expands into NASCAR Xfinity Series with Ford, Brett Moffitt

After seven years in NASCAR Truck Series, AM race will move to the Xfinity series And that from a new manufacturer. On Monday, the team announced that they will field the #25 Ford Mustang Brett Moffitt.

AM Racing started out as a Toyota team before switching to Chevrolet in 2017, which they continued to use in trucks for the next six seasons. The team primarily set up a single truck for Austin Wayne Himself, who ran full-season with the team from 2019-2021 before beginning to reduce his schedule to focus on raising his newborn daughter. Moffitt was entrusted with the number 22 for two races in Knoxville and Kansas, but didn’t finish either. He first rode with the team at the 2021 Knoxville event but also ended up retiring.

Moffitt, the 2018 Truck Champion, has been a regular at Xfinity since 2020. After finishing twenty-first overall in 2021, his 2022 campaign with Our Motorsports was cut short due to lack of funding. He eventually joined Ford at SS-Green Light Racing for Kansas where he placed tenth. He previously drove a Ford in the 2015 Cup Series with Front Row Motorsports where he was Rookie of the Year.

“I’m really looking forward to this next chapter of my career,” said Moffitt. “(Owner) Wade (Moore), Kevin (Cywinsky)and the entire team at AM Racing are putting the pieces together to ensure we not only have a team that can compete at the front, but that can win races in 2023.

“I have been impressed with the team’s long-term plan and I know without question that we will be able to achieve the goals we have set ourselves. I look forward to representing AM Racing as the driver of the #25 Ford Mustang.”

As part of AM’s move to Ford, they formed a technical alliance with Stewart-Haas race, Ford performanceand Roush Yates engines. The team will continue to set up a part-time trucking program in 2023 while running the entire program ARCA Menards series.

“This is a significant step for AM Racing and our future in NASCAR,” commented Cywinski. “AM Racing is committed to ensuring that we take the actions necessary to give not only our team, but Brett the opportunity to be competitive from the time we show up at Daytona in February, which this group deserves .

“We are also grateful to have formed a technical alliance with Stewart-Haas Racing and Ford Performance. With their leadership and leadership, it should provide our team with an opportunity to compete for a spot in the Xfinity Series playoffs in our inaugural season.”

AM Racing is the third Ford team with a confirmed driver lineup for the 2023 Xfinity season, alongside SHR and RSS race.

“Numbers are strong and to have another Ford team with Roush Yates horsepower in the Xfinity Series is something that bodes well for Stewart-Haas Racing.” added SHR competition director Gregory Zipadelli. “This is a partnership that can accelerate the growth of AM Racing while benefitting our own efforts in the Xfinity Series.”

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