Articles tagged ‘Toyota Motorsports’

Aug 31

2012 NSCS AdvoCare 500 Q&A with Toyota Motorsports Driver Kyle Busch

Kyle Busch - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw / Getty Images KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 Doublemint Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Is Atlanta a race you look forward to? "Just looking forward to getting to Atlanta here and seeing what we have and what's in store for us. We've had success here in the past and we've also had not such great success here in the past so we'll see what kind of weekend this is for us. Looking forward to driving the Doublemint Camry and getting it up front where we have a chance to win come 500 miles on Sunday." Do you feel like other drivers sympathize with your struggles to make the Chase? "I was asked the same question last year and I said, 'Yeah.' You sympathize with those ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS AdvoCare 500 First Practice Session Speeds

Martin Truex, Jr. - Photo Credit: Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images for NASCAR Martin Truex, Jr., with a lap speed of 185.220 mph, was the quickest during the first NSCS AdvoCare 500 practice session at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Second quickest was Kyle Busch with a lap speed of 184.831 mph, and was followed by Tony Stewart ... FULL STORY »

NAPA, MWR & Truex Extend NASCAR Partnership

MWR Team Owern Michael Waltrip (left) and Driver Martin Truex Jr. (right) stand next to the No. 56 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota Camry Truex To Continue Driving No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota ATLANTA – Michael Waltrip Racing announced Friday it has agreed to multiyear contract extensions with Martin Truex Jr. and NAPA AUTO PARTS keeping Truex behind the wheel of the No. 56 ... FULL STORY »

NAPA and Martin Truex Jr. Renew with Michael Waltrip Racing

Michael Waltrip talks with Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #56 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR 2012 NSCS AdvoCare 500 Q&A with Toyota Motorsports Team Owner Michael Waltrip and Driver Martin Truex, Jr. MICHAEL WALTRIP, team owner, Michael Waltrip Racing Does the renewal of NAPA and Martin Truex Jr. give Michael Waltrip Racing confidence leading into the ... FULL STORY »

2012 NCWTS Jeff Foxworthy’s Grit Chips 200 First Practice Session Speeds

Kyle Busch - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images for NASCAR Kyle Busch, with a lap speed of 178.482 mph, was the quickest during the first NCWTS Jeff Foxworthy's Grit Chips 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Following Busch (who is competing in all three series this weekend) was James Buescher with a ... FULL STORY »

Brian Scott 2012 NNS NRA American Warrior 300 Race Preview

No. 11 Dollar General Toyota Camry (Brian Scott) - Photo Credit: Matthew Stockman / Getty Images for NASCAR Brian Scott / No. 11 Dollar General Toyota Preview NRA American Warrior 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway No. 11 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: · SCOTT TO MAKE 100TH NATIONWIDE START:Joe Gibbs Racing’s Brian Scott reaches a milestone in his racing career ... FULL STORY »

Timothy Peters Leads Way to Dominating Win at Bristol

Timothy Peters, driver of the #17 Toyota/Red Horse Racing Toyota, celebrates with the checkered flag after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 22, 2012 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Tyler Barrick/Getty Images for NASCAR) Red Horse Racing Claims 1-2 Finish as Peters Leads All Laps to Take Victory in the UNOH 200 Bristol, Tenn. (Aug. 23, 2012)-- For the first time since 1997, a driver in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series led all of ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin in Garage - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR
Denny Hamlin 2012 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Preview
Posted 08.22.12
EXPRESS NOTES: Michigan Recap: Denny Hamlin finished 11th in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway, battling track position throughout the 201-lap event on the two-mile track won by Greg Biffle. Hamlin restarted 10th for the two-lap ‘green-white-checkered’ finish but was unable to make up any ground, ...FULL STORY »
Bobby Labonte Driver of the No. 47 Bush's Beans Toyota Camry
Labonte and JTG-Daugherty Racing Primed for Night Race at Bristol with No. 47 Bush’s Beans Toyota
Posted 08.22.12
BRISTOL, Tenn. (August 22, 2012) - - Driver’s never forget their first NASCAR victory in the top three touring divisions. For Bobby Labonte, his took place at Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) during the NASCAR Nationwide Series (formerly Busch Grand National Series) race on April 13, 1991. The taste of sweet ...FULL STORY »
No 18 Doublemint Toyota Camry of Kyle Busch During a Pit Stop - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – Knowns and Unknowns at Bristol
Posted 08.22.12
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 21, 2012) – As the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads back to Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway for Saturday’s Irwin Tools Night race, Kyle Busch is facing some knowns and plenty of unknowns in the racing mecca known as “Thunder Valley.” The obvious known is that the driver of ...FULL STORY »
Brian Vickers in the No. 55 MWR Toyota
Vickers, Childers Enjoy Solid 2012 Season
Posted 08.21.12
CORNELIUS, N.C. – This weekend Brian Vickers returns to Bristol Motor Speedway where he made his NASCAR Sprint Cup debut for Michael Waltrip Racing on March 18. Vickers led 125 laps and finished fifth on a day all three MWR cars posted top-five finishes. The Thomasville, N.C. native continued to impress ...FULL STORY »
Michael Waltrip Racing's No. 5-hour Energy Crew Chief, Brian Pattie (left) with MWR Director of Competition, Scott Miller (center) and Driver Clint Bowyer (right) - Photo Credit Jerry Markland/Getty Images For Michael Waltrip Racing
5-hour ENERGY Crew Chief Brian Pattie Enjoys “Flying Under the Radar” as the Team Prepares for Bristol
Posted 08.21.12
CORNELIUS, N.C. – No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota crew chief Brian Pattie heads to Bristol Motor Speedway for this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race with a 63-point cushion over 11th place with three races remaining before the field is set for the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Michael Waltrip ...FULL STORY »
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No. 18 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team Penalized For Rule Infractions At Michigan International Speedway
Posted 08.21.12
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 21, 2012) – NASCAR announced today penalties and fines to the No. 18 team that competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, as a result of rule infractions at Michigan International Speedway. The No. 18 car was found to be in violation of Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – August 20 – 25, 2012
Posted 08.21.12
BACK TRACK TO BROOKLYN: In the two races over the weekend at Michigan International Speedway, Toyota drivers earned a total of five top-10 finishes. Camry drivers Clint Bowyer (seventh) and Martin Truex Jr. (10th) registered top-10 finishes in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race, while Dakoda Armstrong (third), Parker ...FULL STORY »
2012 NSCS 93 Burger King car (Travis Kvapil) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR
‘All Coming Together’ for Kvapil
Posted 08.21.12
Hopes Team Continues to Show Improvement after Scoring Season-Best in Michigan Statesville, N.C. (August 21, 2012) - Without any prior notes or data to fall back on, BK Racing had a fresh slate when they started the season. Now that they've raced at most tracks on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ...FULL STORY »
2012 NSCS 83 car - Burger King (Landon Cassill) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR
Cassill Looking Forward to First Race at ‘Old Bristol’
Posted 08.21.12
Excited with Progress Shown at Michigan Statesville, N.C. (August 21, 2012) - Landon Cassill doesn't know what "old Bristol" is all about, but he's about to find out. His first NASCAR race at Bristol Motor Speedway came in 2008, after the track was resurfaced with multiple racing grooves. He never experienced ...FULL STORY »

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