CENTERVILLE, Tenn. — Rackley W.A.R., co-owned by Willie Allen and Curtis Sutton, has announced the formation of a new NASCAR Camping World Truck Series operation.
The newly-formed team will field the No. 25 Chevrolet Silverado in the Truck Series with veteran driver Timothy Peters, beginning full-time competition at Daytona (Fla.) Int’l Speedway next month.
“It has always been a dream to be a NASCAR owner,” Allen said. “We are excited about the all-star team we have assembled. I am thankful to have partnered with Curtis Sutton, as we both are driven to succeed. Our team is assembled with very humble and hungry individuals, and we are a close family who want to achieve greatness.”
In December, the duo announced a partnership to form Rackley W.A.R., a new team in Tennessee with a portfolio of experience in both motorsports and marketing.
“I am excited and looking forward to this opportunity as an owner to help lead the No. 25 Rackley Roofing Chevrolet Silverado team to be competitive every single week,” Sutton said. “After being a sponsor (Rackley Roofing) for the last two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series seasons, I felt an obligation to my family, my co-workers and my friends to help build a competitive team.
“The pieces have been put together for our first season. Our focus was to find humble individuals that are proven winners at the highest level to join our team. There is a lot of excitement around bringing experienced crew chief Chad Kendrick and driver Timothy Peters to the team. I am confident Rackley W.A.R. has been assembled as leaders in each of our fields of expertise. Our goal is to be competitive in 2021, and the years to come with the goal towards bringing a championship to Tennessee.”
Peters will embark on his 17th season in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this year. In 248 series starts, Peters has amassed 11 wins, 59 top-five finishes, and 129 top-10 finishes.
In addition, Peters has one start in the NASCAR Cup Series and eight starts in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. He’s been active recently in late model stock car competition with the CARS Tour, racing with and helping to manage the Nelson Motorsports team.
“The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has always been special, and to have the opportunity to return to full time competition is a blessing,” Peters said. “I am very grateful to Willie Allen and Curtis Sutton for the opportunity to represent Rackley Roofing and W.A.R. Shocks. Both gentlemen are top-notch people with a singular determination to win on and off the track.”
The 40-year-old Virginia native will be a full-time competitor in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for the first time since 2016.
Rackley W.A.R. will enter its inaugural NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season with an integrated technical and operational partnership with the reigning championship-winning team, GMS Racing.
The agreement with GMS Racing will allow Rackley W.A.R. to purchase chassis and other services developed over their years of championship-caliber competition.