Peters Ready to Tackle Track Too Tough To Tame

Timothy Peters

DARLINGTON, S.C. (July 27, 2010) – NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Timothy Peters is no stranger to Darlington Raceway. Peters remembers taking family vacations to Myrtle Beach and attending races at the track known as “Too Tough To Tame.” Peters spent Monday and Tuesday in South Carolina promoting the upcoming Camping World Truck Series Too Tough To Tame 200.

“I’m really looking forward to racing at Darlington Raceway,” said the Danville, Virginia native. “I was lucky to be a part of a tire test at the track in March and the seat time was really valuable. I got my Darlington Stripe out of the way early during the test and I’m ready to get back to the track for some great racing in a couple weeks.”

Peters kept a busy schedule while in the Palmetto state, his day started early Monday morning at Fort Jackson in Columbia where he signed autographs and posed for photos with troops. Tuesday was another early morning, featuring stops at morning TV shows in Myrtle Beach and was followed by a visit to McLeod Children’s Hospital in Florence.

"McLeod Children's Hospital staff and patients were abuzz with anticipation today. We would like to thank NASCAR for spending time with our children,” said Linda Pate, RN, Director of McLeod Children’s Hospital. “It is always a pleasure to see the children's faces light up with excitement as they did when Timothy Peters visited their rooms.  We appreciate Timothy for taking time from his busy schedule to make our children's hospitalization a positive experience."

“Timothy is a great young driver and has a promising future in NASCAR,” said track President, Chris Browning. “He was really fast at the tire test in March and I would not be surprised to see him come in here on August 14 and perform really well. I really appreciate everything he did to help us promote the event.”

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Darlington Raceway, or the track “Too Tough To Tame” as it is known to many, is where the purest of NASCAR competition meets true southern hospitality. A NASCAR staple since 1950, Darlington Raceway has seen some of motorsports most talented drivers thunder to Gatorade Victory Lane. In 2010, NASCAR’s stars returned to battle the track “Too Tough To Tame” in the Sprint Cup Series SHOWTIME Southern 500® and Nationwide Series Royal Purple 200 Presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will also make a stop at Darlington for the first time since the 2004 season.

Don’t miss any of the paint-scraping action at Darlington Raceway in 2010. The Camping World Truck Series will make its return to Darlington Raceway for first time since 2004 on August 14 for the Too Tough To Tame 200. The Darlington Historic Racing Festival will make its return on September 24-26. The three-day festival will feature the cars and stars that made motorsports the spectacle it is today. Tickets for both events are on-sale now. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Darlington Raceway ticket office at 866-459-RACE or online at http://www.darlingtonraceway.com/tickets/.

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