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  • Thad Moffitt

Ford
Date of birth: Sep 12, 2000
Owner: David Gilliland
Thad Moffitt is the second fourth-generation member of the legendary Petty racing family. Great-grandfather Lee Petty was the winner of the inaugural Daytona 500 in 1959 and his grandfather Richard earned the nickname “The King” with 200 career and seven Cup Series championships. Moffit’s father Brian is the president of Richard Petty Motorsports. Moffitt began his racing career in go-karts and quarter-midgets before moving to limited late models and late model stock cars at Caraway Speedway and Ace Speedway in North Carolina. Moffitt made his ARCA Menards Series debut at Nashville in 2017 and started on the front row for his first race at Daytona International Speedway in 2019.