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Timothy Peters Sweeps Kroger 200 Practices

Timothy Peters Sweeps Kroger 200 Practices

by October 30, 2015 0 comments

Talladega winner and native Virginian Timothy Peters was not to denied on Friday at Martinsville Speedway as he swept both practice sessions for Saturday’s Kroger 200.

Peters, a 2009 winner at Martinsville, turned in a lap of 19.721 seconds in first practice and 19.708 in final practice to take the top spot for all of Friday’s on-track sessions for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

Completing the top-10 in first practice behind the driver of the No. 17 Red Horse Racing Toyota were Matt Crafton, Cameron Hayley, Spencer Gallagher, Brandon Jones, Johnny Sauter, Daniel Hemric, Daniel Suarez, Ross Kenseth and Cole Custer.

Hayley, Tyler Young, Suarez, Custer, Gray Gaulding, Erik Jones, Brandon Jones, Sauter and John Hunter Nemechek respectively rounded out the standings in final practice for the race.

While Crafton and Erik Jones spent time in the top-10 of either session’s speed charts, Tyler Reddick was absent from the top-10 of either session as he respectively ran the 17th and 12th-fastest laps in first and final practice.

Qualifying for the Kroger 200 will take place on Saturday morning at 10:15 a.m ET while the 200-lap race will start at 1:30 p.m ET.

Top-10 First Practice Speeds for the Kroger 200

  1. 17 – Timothy Peters – Toyota – Red Horse Racing – 19.721 | Leader
  2. 88 – Matt Crafton – Toyota – ThorSport Racing – 19.776 | -0.055
  3. 13 – Cameron Hayley# – Toyota – ThorSport Racing – 19.805 | -0.084
  4. 23 – Spencer Gallagher# – Chevrolet – GMS Racing – 19.887 | -0.166
  5. 33 – Brandon Jones# – Chevrolet – GMS Racing – 19.980 | -0.259
  6. 98 – Johnny Sauter – Toyota – ThorSport Racing – 20.060 | -0.339
  7. 14 – Daniel Hemric# – Chevrolet – NTS Motorsports – 20.095 | -0.374
  8. 51 – Daniel Suarez(i) – Toyota – Kyle Busch Motorsports – 20.097 | -0.376
  9. 18 – Ross Kenseth(i) – Toyota – Hattori Racing Enterprises – 20.107 | -0.386
  10. 00 – Cole Custer – Chevrolet – JR Motorsports – 20.117 | -0.396

Top-10 Final Practice Speeds for the Kroger 200

  1. 17 – Timothy Peters – Toyota – Red Horse Racing – 19.708 | Leader
  2. 13 – Cameron Hayley# – Toyota – ThorSport Racing – 19.712 | -0.004
  3. 02 – Tyler Young – Chevrolet – Young’s Motorsports – 19.838 | -0.130
  4. 51 – Daniel Suarez(i) – Toyota – Kyle Busch Motorsports – 19.866 | -0.158
  5. 00 – Cole Custer – Chevrolet – JR Motorsports – 19.873 | -0.165
  6. 54 – Gray Gaulding – Toyota – Kyle Busch Motorsports – 19.874 | -0.166
  7. 4 – Erik Jones# – Toyota – Kyle Busch Motorsports – 19.880 | -0.172
  8. 33 – Brandon Jones# – Chevrolet – GMS Racing – 19.890 | -0.182
  9. 98 – Johnny Sauter – Toyota – ThorSport Racing – 19.895 | -0.187
  10. 8 – John Hunter Nemechek# – Chevrolet – SWM-NEMCO Motorsports – 19.898 | -0.190

# = Rookie, (i) = Ineligible for NASCAR Camping World Truck Series points.

Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/NASCAR via Getty Images

Kyle Pokrefky
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