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NEWTON, Iowa — Timothy Peters considered it a milestone victory. It certainly was memorable.
Peters took the lead off a restart with 10 laps remaining to dash to victory in the NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series American Ethanol 200 Saturday night at Iowa Speedway. The win was the first of the season, allowing him to increase his season points lead to 12 over Justin Lofton.
“I love Iowa and I love going to places where our results are OK and turning them into a best finish,” Peters said. “Today was definitely a milestone in my career, I feel like, because I’ve never sat on the pole and never led like we did tonight to win the race.”
The Red Horse Racing driver claimed his first pole position of the season. He became the third trucks driver in four races to win from the pole.
Peters achieved it in dramatic fashion. A late wreck forced a seventh caution with less than 20 laps remaining to set up the final restart between Peters and veteran Ron Hornaday Jr. When Hornaday spun his tires...
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It was a weekend of firsts for Red Horse Racing driver Timothy Peters as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series raced into Iowa Speedway for the American Ethanol 200. Peters captured the pole for the 200-lap event and was able to stay in the top three positions all night, capturing his first win of the season. The pole position was Peters' first of the season, alongside his first...
Red Horse Racing's Timothy Peters is leading the truck points standings. The racing veteran knows his margin for error is slim to stay on top, considering the top four drivers are separated by a mere nine points, with the top seven within 50 points of the lead.
"Everybody's going to be tough," Peters said. "We just need to be a little bit better.
Timothy Peters won the NASCAR trucks series race at Iowa Speedway on Saturday night, notching his first victory of the season.
It's the fourth career win for Peters, who overtook Ron Hornaday Jr. with 10 laps left to become the third pole-sitter to win a trucks race in four events in Iowa.
Peters gave his lead up to Hornaday on a restart with just over 30 laps left. But the...
Throughout the 2012 Camping World Truck Series season, consistency was the name of the game for Timothy Peters.
Not winning a race in the opening eight races, Peters started off Saturday night at the Iowa Speedway by taking the pole, getting out to an early lead in the process.
James Buescher would eventually pass Peters, jumping out to lead 91 of the 200 laps before a flat right...
Timothy Peters took home his first victory of the season in the American Ethanol 200 Camping World Truck series race at Iowa Speedway on Saturday night. With his fourth career win, Peters extends his points lead over Justin Lofton to 12 points.
The Red Horse Racing driver passed truck veteran and restart expert Ron Hornaday on the final restart to become the third pole-sitter to...
Timothy Peters won the fourth Truck Series race of his career.
A drive for 25. At least that is what some NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers would relish.
With the 2013 NCWTS season schedule expected to be released soon, some drivers shared their opinions for the series to expand back to 25 races in a Friday news conference before opening practice for the American Ethanol 200 at Iowa Speedway.
"I'm hearing a lot of that chatter...
Toyota hadn’t won a pole in the first seven races of the Camping World Truck Series season until Matt Crafton took the top spot in qualifying last two weeks ago at Kentucky Speedway.
Now, the Toyota banner has two-straight Truck Series poles with Timothy Peters winning the pole for Saturday night’s American Ethanol 200 at Iowa Speedway.
Taking the pole with six trucks remaining...