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Brett Moffitt finishes fifth at Texas Motor Speedway

Brett Moffitt finished fifth in the Vankor 350 at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday.

Moffitt’s top-five finish added 48 points to his season total.

Moffitt started in eighth position and led seven laps in the race, holding the lead a total of two times. The sixth-year driver has tallied 11 career victories, with 31 top-five finishes and 40 results inside the top 10.

In his career at Texas Motor Speedway, Moffitt has compiled two top-five finishes and his fifth-place result marks the second top-10.

The Grimes, Iowa native’s starting and finishing positions compared favorably to his career averages, starting three spots higher than his career mark of 10.8 and completing the race six places ahead of his 11.5 career average finish.

Moffitt’s fifth-place finish was against a field of 36 drivers. The race endured five cautions and 26 caution laps. Prior to the checkered flag there were 15 lead changes.

Kyle Busch brought home the win in the race, and Christian Eckes followed in second. Matt Crafton placed third, with Stewart Friesen securing fourth place. Moffitt rounded out the top five.

After Busch won Stage 1, Moffitt drove the No. 23 car to the win in Stage 2.

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