Mooresville, NC- Hattori Racing Enterprises (HRE) will be making their 11th start in the NASCAR K&N East Series this coming weekend at Dover International Speedway also known as the “Monster Mile” for the Drive Sober 150 presented by the Delaware Office of Highway Safety. The team is pleased to have Trey Hutchens behind the wheel of the No. 1 Gunma Toyopet Toyota Camry.
This is Hutchens’ second time driving for Hattori Racing Enterprises and his eighth start of the 2014 K&N East season. Dover has been a good track to Hutchens, his best finish came at The Monster Mile in 2013 when he finished eighth after starting the event from the 26th starting position.
This weekend the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East will be joining the NASCAR Nationwide Series and the NASACAR Sprint Cup Series. The K&N East Series will have practice on Friday September 25 with an autograph session, qualifying and the race taking place on Saturday September 26. The NASCAR K&N East Series Drive Sober 150 will be televised on Fox Sports1 on October 4 at 10 am ET.
HRE History: Hattori Racing Enterprises was founded in 2009 by Shigeaki Hattori, to give young drivers a chance to develop their talents and gain experience in quality equipment with a skilled and knowledgeable team.
A championship driver himself, Hattori earned the Formula Toyota title in Japan in 1994 he then later moved to the United Stated in 1995, where he competed in the Indy Racing league`s Indy Lights and IndyCar Series. Hattori also raced in the Toyota Atlantic Series and in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.