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Timothy Peters knows the way to victory lane at Iowa Speedway.
He followed that path Saturday night to his best finish of the season.
It was the Red Horse Racing driver’s first win of the season and sixth in his career. He jumped to sixth in points. The track provided a similar boost last year, propelling Peters to a second-place points finish.
"We started off the season a little rocky," Peters said. "We’re turning that around. And we’re going to shine through the summer months. We’re going to shine through Homestead and we’re going to get that championship that was so close last year."
Peters grabbed the lead with 27 laps to go, taking the outside lane on Ty Dillon and then pulled away from the field. Crew chief Butch Hylton made the crucial call to replace two tires late, saving time on a pit stop. The move paid dividends, giving Peters the handling he needed to take the corner after the green flag dropped.
"Butch made a great decision there at the end, t...
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Timothy Peters won the American Ethanol 200 at Iowa Speedway on Saturday night.
German Quiroga began the race on the pole and led early on. James Buescher would also see time at the front of the field but with 35 laps to go Ty Dillon went to the front of the field. Timothy Peters who won at Iowa last year took the lead with 26 to go.
With 11 to go Quiroga sent Ryan Blaney into the...
Series: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
Race: American Ethanol 200
Track: Iowa Speedway
Defending Champion: Timothy Peters
The Camping World Truck Series comes into the Iowa Speedway after running two weekends ago at the Kentucky Speedway.
Being a standalone race, there are no Sprint Cup Series drivers entered, so this will be the best chance for the regular drivers...
In a field full of talented young drivers, 17-year-old rookie Erik Jones proved to be the "Cream of the Young Crop" in the American Ethanol 200 presented by Enogen at Iowa Speedway on Saturday. In only his third start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) with Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM), the rookie captivated the audience as he effortlessly danced...
Erik Jones led the way with a lap of 23.337 seconds in the first practice for the American Ethanol 200 from Iowa. Rounding out the top five was Ryan Blaney, Ross Chastain, Timothy Peters, and Ron Hornaday, Jr.
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