Michigan: Timothy Peters preview

Timothy Peters Enjoying His Ride At BHR His impression of Michigan International Speedway: "Michigan will be the biggest track that I have raced on yet. We got our feet wet at Martinsville, a short track, then we moved up to the bigger tracks...

Timothy Peters Enjoying His Ride At BHR

His impression of Michigan International Speedway: "Michigan will be the biggest track that I have raced on yet. We got our feet wet at Martinsville, a short track, then we moved up to the bigger tracks like Gateway, Charlotte, Dover and Texas. I am really looking forward to going there and running at a track that is two miles in length. We just need to get some more good finishes like we did at Dover. I am learning more and more every time we go out and it is good to go to tracks like Michigan that I haven't seen yet because it gives me a chance to learn something new. Hopefully running Michigan will help me prepare for Daytona next February. I am looking forward to mixing it up at Michigan. It is a big wide fast racetrack with plenty of room to race. "

Learning from the Bossman: "Bobby Hamilton has been very helpful to me at all these new tracks. They are new to me but not new to him. Every week he sits down with me and shares something about that particular track and I am sure he will do the same thing at Michigan. Last week at Texas he taught me a lot about getting around there and how to use the throttle to help it turn. He has a wealth of experience at these tracks not only in these NASCAR Craftsman Trucks but in Busch cars and Cup cars as well. "

Running for Bobby Hamilton Racing: "I feel like this is a great place for me right now and I just want to come back here next year with Bailey's on board for the full NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series season. Everyone here at Bobby Hamilton Racing works together as a team. Our team is getting better all the time. I think when I get to come back to some of these tracks for the second time later on this year we will be a lot better, we will have some experience at these tracks and that will help us out a lot."

Notes:

* Timothy Peters will make his sixth career NCTS start in the Paramount Health Insurance 200 at Michigan International Speedway.

* Peters registered his best NCTS finish at Dover on June 4th coming home in the sixth position.

* Peters also had his career best qualifying effort at Dover. He qualified his Bailey's Dodge in the fourth position.

* Peters is currently 4th in the NCTS Raybestos Rookie of the Year chase, 49 points behind Todd Kluever.

* Peter's will pilot the BHR chassis "Beavis" this weekend at Michigan International Speedway. Bobby Hamilton won with Beavis at Atlanta in 2004 and Darlington in 2003. Peters drove it to a career best fourth at Dover.

Crew Chief Randy Seals on Michigan International Speedway: "Michigan is a very fast racetrack with lots of room to race. Timothy has proven to be a very fast learner at all of these tracks that we go to with him for the first time and I am sure that he will adapt pretty quickly to Michigan. He picks up things pretty quickly and he takes a lot of responsibility for the performance of the truck. We will race Michigan a lot like we have some of these other tracks. We won't take any unnecessary chances and we will try to come out of there with the truck in one piece and get a good finish. "

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Bobby Hamilton , Todd Kluever , Timothy Peters