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Peters tops final Trucks practice at Charlotte

May 17, 2013, Staff report, NASCAR.com

Peters tops final Trucks practice at Charlotte
Rookie Ryan Blaney follows close behind

CONCORD, N.C. -- Timothy Peters, 13th in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series standings, led final practice Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the North Carolina Education Lottery 200. Peters, driving the No. 17 for Red Horse Racing, posted a top speed of 180.965 mph and a best time of 29.84 seconds.

Ryan Blaney was second with a speed of 180.789 mph on the 1.5-mile speedway.

Ty Dillon, German Quiroga Jr. and Miguel Paludo rounded out the top five.

Friday’s session was the third and final practice before qualifying at 4 p.m. ET for the 134-lap, 201-mile race set for 8 p.m., televised on SPEED.

Dillon was fastest in Thursday’s opening practice with a speed of 179.283 mph, and Jeb Burton led yesterday’s second session at 180.572 mph.

Justin Lofton, the race’s defending champion, was sixth in final practice.

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