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Timothy Peters crash photos

by Mike Haag | Posted on Saturday, June 10th, 2017

FORT WORTH, Texas – Photographer Michael C. Johnson captured NASCAR Camping World Series driver Timothy Peters’ horrific crash at the end of Friday’s 400 at Texas Motor Speedway.

On Lap 166 (white flag lap) Austin Wayne Self’s No. 22 Don’t Mess With Texas Toyota spun and made contact with Peters as they exited the dogleg and headed down the track’s frontstretch. Peters’ No. 99 Metabo Chevrolet Silverado spun and caught the infield grass, sending it airborne and his truck ended up on its roof.  Before Peters could be extricated from the wreckage his truck had to be turned over by safety officials.  Peters was evaluated at the track’s infield care center and released.

Check out the slide show below to see the sequence of crash photos by Michael C. Johnson.



About the Author

Mike Haag has covered motorsports in San Antonio and South Texas for more than 30 years. In addition to working for the San Antonio Express-News for nearly 28 years, Mike also has co-hosted TrackSmack with Dawn Murphy for 15 race seasons. In addition to being a writer, Mike also teaches English at Floresville High School.

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