Driver


Timothy Peters
Driver of the No. 17 Toyota Tundra

KY5_9362Birth Date: August 29, 1980
Hometown: Providence, North Carolina
Residence: Danville, Virginia
Marital Status: Married, Sara
Children: Son – Brantley, Daughter – Macie
Twitter: @TimothyPeters17

Timothy Peters Career Highlights:

  • In 2015, Peters returns for his seventh full-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season and sixth full-time with Red Horse Racing in the No. 17 Toyota Tundra.
  • Peters earned one win, nine top-fives and 13 top-ten finishes in 2014 on his way to a fifth-place finish in the driver points standings.
  • Became the only two-time Camping World Truck Series winner at Iowa Speedway in July 2013 and earned Red Horse Racing’s first win on a 1.5-mile speedway at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Along with his two victories, Peters earned four top-five and 11 top-10 finishes in the 2013 season.
  • A championship-contender during the 2012 Camping World Truck Series 22-race season, Peters finished a career-high second in the championship point standings and led for nine weeks, never falling below third. He earned two wins, two pole awards, 10 top-five and 16 top-10 finishes.
  • He led all 204 laps at Bristol Motor Speedway (August 2012) en route to the win and became the first driver to achieve the feat since 1997.
  • He earned one win in 2011 at Lucas Oil Raceway and finished fifth in the championship point standings.
  • Won the season-opener at Daytona International Speedway in 2010 and finished sixth in the championship point standings.
  • Earned his first Camping World Truck Series victory at Martinsville Speedway in 2009 and finished eighth in the championship point standings.
  • Competed in his first race for Red Horse Racing at Michigan International Speedway in June 2009, while collecting his first career pole award at Nashville Superspeedway in August.
  • Made eight Camping World Truck Series starts in 2008.
  • Was a part of Richard Childress Racing’s driver development program in 2006 and 2007. Made his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut in 2006 for RCR at Memphis Motorsports Park.
  • Made his Camping World Truck Series debut for Bobby Hamilton Racing in 2005.
  • Won the Bailey’s 300 Late Model Race at Martinsville Speedway in 2005.
  • 2004 South Boston Speedway Late Model Champion.
  • 2002-2003 Orange County Speedway Late Model Champion.

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