Nashville: Toyota Motorsports preview

NEWS, NOTES & NUMBERS: This year, Tundra drivers have combined for one win, nine top-five results and 14 top-10 finishes after the first three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races ... Timothy Peters currently leads the NCWTS point ...

NEWS, NOTES & NUMBERS: This year, Tundra drivers have combined for one win, nine top-five results and 14 top-10 finishes after the first three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races ... Timothy Peters currently leads the NCWTS point standings with a 59-point advantage over fellow Tundra driver Aric Almirola ... Todd Bodine (third), Tayler Malsam (eighth), and David Starr (10th) are also in the top-10 in points ... Tundra drivers have earned three wins at Nashville Superspeedway -- two for Benson (2008 and 2006) and one for David Reutimann (2005) ... Busch will compete for his own NCWTS team in the Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) No. 18 Tundra at Nashville with sponsorship from Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based, Dollar General Stores.

MIKE SKINNER, No. 5 International Trucks/Monaco RV Toyota Tundra, Randy Moss Motorsports

What would it mean for you to get a win at Nashville? "It would mean everything to me to get the win at Nashville. I've had two of them won and had the caution come out and get beat by either getting wrecked or new tires. It's not been from lack of us running well at Nashville -- we run pretty good there. It would mean a lot to get one of those Gibson guitar trophies because I collect guitars. I love Nashville and have a lot of friends in Nashville. Nashville Superspeedway is an awesome place to race."

TODD BODINE, No. 30 Germain.com Toyota Tundra, Germain Racing

What does it mean for you to have a new truck for Nashville? "Every team wants to have new equipment. Keeping up with technology is important and it will be great to see how this new chassis will perform at Nashville. This Germain Racing team seems to have good equipment there and I've always had good runs at the race track. I think every driver wants that guitar trophy."

ARIC ALMIROLA, No. 51 Graceway Pharmaceuticals Toyota Tundra, Billy Ballew Motorsports

Do you look forward to racing at Nashville? "I'm excited about Nashville. We've run good there before and we have a really good truck that we're taking. We're taking the same truck that we ran third with at Atlanta. We have a pretty good baseline for there and we feel like we'll be in pretty good shape there so I'm really excited about going to Nashville."

TIMOTHY PETERS, No. 17 Red Horse Racing Toyota Tundra, Red Horse Racing

Do you like racing at Nashville? "Absolutely. Ever since I had my first shot there back in 2005, I've always ran well. There's just something about it that we got adjusted to it very quick. First pole there last year and I'm excited about going back. Anytime we get to go to any of the race tracks, I'm excited. More so this year because things seem to be clicking. Toyota Tundras are running fast each and every week."

-source: toyota motorsports

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Todd Bodine , David Starr , David Reutimann , Aric Almirola , Tayler Malsam , Kyle Busch
Teams Germain Racing , Kyle Busch Motorsports , Red Horse Racing