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Aug 11
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Toyota Motorsports 2012 NSCS Finger Lakes 355 at The Glen Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Motorsports Logo KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 M&M's Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position: 2nd How important is your pit stall position at Watkins Glen? "Pit stall position is pretty important here. You've got to have a good selection to get a place where you want to be and then obviously guys are going to pick around you. The 18 M&M's Camry was really good during qualifying. It was really fast. I thought it was good and I thought it would be close to the pole. It was close, but it wasn't first." What is it that makes you so successful at road courses? "It's just time -- getting better at road racing. For me, at the beginning I wasn't excellent at it. I ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS Finger Lakes 355 at The Glen (Sat. Morning Added) Practice Session Speeds

Kyle Busch sits in car - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw, Getty Images for NASCAR NASCAR officials added an extra NSCS Finger Lakes 355 at The Glen practice session for Saturday morning, after rain on Friday forced the cancellation of one of the two sessions that were originally scheduled. And, at the end of the ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS Finger Lakes 355 Q&A with Toyota Motorsports Driver Martin Truex Jr.

Martin Truex, Jr. - Photo Credit: Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images for NASCAR MARTIN TRUEX JR., No. 56 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing How does it feel to be back at Watkins Glen this weekend? "I'm just excited to be here. I really enjoy the road course racing, especially here at ... FULL STORY »

Freightliner and Miller Share Primary Position on Labonte’s Toyota Camry at Watkins Glen International

Bobby Labonte Driver of the No. 47 Bush's Beans Toyota Camry WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (August 8, 2012) - - Two companies will be prominently displayed on Bobby Labonte’s No. 47 Toyota Camry fielded by JTG Daugherty Racing this weekend at Watkins Glen International. Both Freightliner and Miller are positioned on the hood ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – August 6 – 12, 2012

Toyota Motorsports Logo POCONO PLAYBACK: Two Camry drivers earned top-10 results in Sunday's rain-shortened NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Pocono Raceway. Martin Truex Jr. was the top-finishing Camry driver with a third-place result when the race was called at lap 98 ... FULL STORY »

Landon Cassill Simulating Success

No. 83 Burger King/Dr Pepper Toyota Camry (driven by Landon Cassill) new paint scheme that debuts at Watkins Glen Cassill Uses iRacing, Video Footage to Prepare for Road Courses Statesville, N.C. (August 7, 2012) - This week's Finger Lakes 355 at Watkins Glen International will mark Landon Cassill's second-career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start on a road course. Although he ... FULL STORY »

Travis Kvapil Doing His Part

2012 NSCS 93 Burger King car (Travis Kvapil) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR Kvapil Aims to 'Produce the Speed' at Watkins Glen Statesville, N.C. (August 7, 2012) - Travis Kvapil, driver of the No. 93 Burger King/Dr Pepper Toyota, will put his road racing tactics to the test this Sunday in the Finger Lakes ... 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
No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Crew Chief Brian Pattie’s Record Speaks for Itself at Watkins Glen
Posted 08.07.12
CORNELIUS, N.C. – No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota crew chief Brian Pattie circles Watkins Glen on his Sprint Cup Series schedule each year – and with good reason. Pattie has won in all three of NASCAR’s top touring series at the upstate New York road course. Pattie’s first win at Watkins ...FULL STORY »
Martin Truex Jr - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR
Martin Truex Jr 2012 NSCS Finger Lakes 355 at The Glen Race Preview
Posted 08.07.12
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota driver Martin Truex Jr. has many reasons to look forward to Sunday’s second and final road course race of the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup season at Watkins Glen International. In six starts at The Glen, the Mayetta, N.J. native owns two top-five ...FULL STORY »
Brian Vickers in the No. 55 MWR Toyota
Vickers Returns to No. 55 at The Glen, MWR Says He’s Key to its 2012 Success
Posted 08.07.12
CORNELIUS, N.C. – Few drivers have done more in less races this season than Brian Vickers has in Michael Waltrip Racing’s No. 55 Toyota. This weekend the Thomasville, N.C. native makes his fifth start in the No. 55 driving the MyClassicGarage Toyota. He owns two top-five finishes and has completed every ...FULL STORY »
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2012 August 7th Martinsville Goodyear Tire Test Q&A with Martin Truex Jr.
Posted 08.07.12
MARTIN TRUEX JR., No. 56 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing What are your thoughts on the 2013 car in the morning test session? "This is the first time I have run the 2013 car obviously. Coming to Martinsville -- this is a place where aerodynamics don't mean ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR
Joey Logano 2012 NSCS Finger Lakes 355 at The Glen Race Preview
Posted 08.07.12
Joey Logano / No. 20 Home Depot Toyota NSCS Preview Watkins Glen International  No. 20 Home Depot Toyota News & Notes: ·     LOOKING TO CONTINUE ROAD COURSE IMPROVEMENT:  When Joey Logano first broke through in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, he was not considered a very good road racer.  However, with a few years ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Motorsports 2012 NSCS Pennsylvania 400 Post-Race Report
Posted 08.05.12
Camry driver Martin Truex Jr. (third) was the top-finishing Toyota driver in Sunday's rain-shortened NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Pocono Raceway. Clint Bowyer also earned a top-10 result with an eighth-place finish at the 2.5-mile Pennsylvania track. Other Camry drivers in the field at Pocono included Mark Martin (12th), Joey ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Nationwide Series Iowa Speedway Post Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 08.05.12
TOYOTA NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Post-Race Notes & Quotes Iowa Speedway - August 4, 2012 - Camry driver Michael McDowell (sixth) was the highest-finishing Toyota driver in Saturday evening's NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Iowa Speedway. - Darrell Wallace Jr. (seventh) and Brett Moffitt (ninth) also recorded top-10 finishes for Toyota on the ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Motorsports 2012 NSCS Pennsylvania 400 Post-Qualifying Report
Posted 08.04.12
DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Ground Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position: 2nd How was your qualifying lap? "I'd like to say it was a good run, but just a little bit disappointed in our run. I think we wreaked the benefits in going out early. Knowing we were over ...FULL STORY »
Darrell Wallace Jr. - Photo Credit: Jennifer Coleman / NASCAR
2012 NNS U.S. Cellular 250 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 08.03.12
Joe Gibbs Racing development driver, Darrell Wallace, Jr., with a lap speed of 132.962 mph, showed the fastest way around Iowa Speedway during the final NNS U.S. Cellular 250 practice session. Brendan Gaughan was second fastest with a lap speed of 132.805 mph, and was followed by Brett Moffitt (132.514 mph) ...FULL STORY »


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