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Date of birth: Sep 12, 2000
Owner: David Gilliland
Hometown: Trinity, North Carolina
Crew Chief: Derek Smith
A rare fourth-generation driver, Thad Moffitt is the latest racer to be part of the rich legacy of the Petty family. Grandson of NASCAR’s all-time winningest driver, “The King,” Richard Petty, Moffitt made his ARCA Menards Series debut in 2017 and has been a familiar semi-regular fixture in the garage ever since. Carrying on a family tradition by running No. 46, the next in line after the No. 45 run by his late cousin Adam Petty, 2020 was Moffitt’s most successful season to date.