Shigeaki Hattori: The Man Behind Hattori Racing Enterprises while Merging International Racing Cultures

The Japan Toyota Technical Institute student crew members with Hattori Racing Enterprises team owner, Shigeaki Hattori (Right, Front) and the No. 1 driver Max McLaughlin (Center). Photo – Sharon Burton for Fan4Racing Blog and Radio

Hattori Racing Enterprises is an anomaly within NASCAR ranks as they participate in the K&N Pro Series East along with the Gander Outdoors Truck Series, where they won the championship title last year with Brett Moffitt. And that’s because their participation in the sport gives the two series an amazing international exposure that is driven by the man behind the organization. That man is Shigeaki Hattori who came to the United States from Japan at the age of 30 in 1995.

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