LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Officials from Young’s Motorsports confirmed today that NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) veteran Timothy Peters will drive the team’s No. 02 Chevrolet Silverado in Saturday night’s Las Vegas 350 at Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway.
Peters, the defending Las Vegas pole winner will be reunited with former Red Horse Racing crew chief Chad Kendrick, where the two hope they can rekindle their potent driver-crew chief combo and earn Young’s Motorsports their second top-10 finish of the season.
“This is a tremendous opportunity for Young’s Motorsports,” said team principal and driver Tyler Young. “I’ve always had a lot of respect for Timothy not only as a competitor but as a pure talent behind the wheel. I’m excited to see him behind the wheel of one of our trucks and hope that it can bring one of our best finishes of the year.”
Peters, 36, invades Las Vegas on the heels of capturing a stunning victory in this past Saturday night’s ValleyStar Credit Union 300 prestigious NASCAR Late Model race under the lights at the historic Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. It was the Danville, Virginia’s native second victory in the crown jewel Late Model race.
With the sweet celebration still refreshing, Peters returns to the Truck Series for the first time in nearly four months and eyes his fourth top-10 in seven races in 2017.
“I can’t thank Young’s Motorsports enough for the chance to drive their truck this weekend at Las Vegas,” sounded Peters. “I’ve known Tyler a long time and I know he works hard to keep his team going at every race. Hopefully, we can go to Las Vegas this weekend and have a strong showing and some fun too.”
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