Dover: Toyota Motorsports preview

NEWS, NOTES & NUMBERS: This year, Tundra drivers have combined for two wins, 15 top-five results, 25 top-10 finishes and one pole after the first five NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races ... Timothy Peters continues to lead the NCWTS...

NEWS, NOTES & NUMBERS: This year, Tundra drivers have combined for two wins, 15 top-five results, 25 top-10 finishes and one pole after the first five NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races ... Timothy Peters continues to lead the NCWTS point standings, holding a 22-point advantage over fellow Tundra driver Todd Bodine ... Aric Almirola (third) and Mike Skinner (10th) are also in the top-10 in points ... Bodine has earned three wins at Dover, including his first NASCAR victory in 1991, in the Nationwide Series ... Skinner has earned the pole position two of the last three years at Dover (2007 and 2008) ... Peters will make an appearance at the Toyota PitPass display on Friday at 12:30 PM.

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

What do you enjoy about racing at Dover? "Dover is my favorite race track. It's really unique. It's like a souped-up Bristol. You can run two-wide, sometimes three-wide, at Dover depending on how much rubber gets laid down. It's really fast. It's definitely one of the most physically demanding tracks that we go to. The amount of load through the corners, the amount of g-force, it's very physically demanding. It isn't called the 'Monster Mile' for nothing. It's a lot of fun, though."

JUSTIN LOFTON, No. 7 Visitpit.com Tundra, Red Horse Racing

Are you looking forward to racing at Dover? "I've never been there but I've always wanted to go there. Everyone says it's going to fit my driving style so I'm looking forward to going to Dover. I guess it's because they say I drive out of control most of the time. We're taking a great truck."

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

Are you excited to get back to Dover after having such a good truck there last year? "I'm definitely looking forward to going to Dover but I'd say I'm cautiously optimistic because we are going with a new tire and that changes everything. Dover's always been one of my favorite tracks. I've always run well there -- it doesn't matter what I'm in. If we can go back and get the Germain.com Tundra as good as it was last year then we will have a real shot at getting a win."

-source: toyota motorsports

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Todd Bodine , Mike Skinner , Timothy Peters
Teams Germain Racing , Red Horse Racing