Articles tagged ‘Toyota Racing Development’

Jun 04

Toyota Racing Development President Lee White to Retire at End of Season

Lee White (L), president and GM of Toyota Racing Development, talks with team owner Joe Gibbs (R) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images TORRANCE, CA June 4, 2013 - TRD, USA (Toyota Racing Development) President Lee White today announced that he has elected to retire at the end of the 2013 race season. Due to family health care needs, White will step down from his daily duties and will vacate the position of president and general manager of TRD, effective immediately. "I have been planning and working toward retirement at the end of this race season in December," he said. "I have been offered and accepted an opportunity to perform a reduced amount of duties from my home office. This generous arrangement afforded to us by the company will allow me to attend to personal family priorities." White has been with TRD for over 15 ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Q&A with Team Owner Joe Gibbs

2013 NSCS Team Owner Joe Gibbs - Photo Credit: Ed Zurga/Getty Images JOE GIBBS, team owner, Joe Gibbs Racing Opening statement: "I'd like to start by saying that when you're faced with something like this, you want to make sure that you do it the right way and go through it the ... FULL STORY »

Statements from Joe Gibbs Racing & Toyota Racing on No. 20 NSCS Team Infractions

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 The Home Depot/Husky Toyota, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 400 at Kansas Speedway on April 21, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. (April 20, 2013 - Source: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Statement from Joe Gibbs Racing on NASCAR Penalty Issued Today HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (April 24, 2013) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) is aware of the penalty issued by NASCAR today regarding the engine in our No. 20 car used in last week’s ... FULL STORY »

SR² Motorsports Expands in NASCAR Nationwide Series

SR2 Motorsports Logo Team Purchased Nationwide Series 81 Team MOORESVILLE, N.C. (February 4, 2013) - Looking to improve on a successful first season, SR² Motorsports announced today it has expanded its role in the NASCAR Nationwide Series in its second year. The Buford, Ga.-based ... FULL STORY »

Frank Kimmel Eyes Championship Point Lead at Madison International Speedway

No. 44 Ansell / Menards Toyota Camry Coming off his 76th career ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards victory at the Springfield Mile, Frank Kimmel has championship momentum on his side as the series moves to Madison International Speedway. Kimme's only start in Wisconsin's capital city came ... FULL STORY »

Frank Kimmel Hopes to Go Back-To-Back at Pocono

No. 44 Ansell / Menards Toyota Camry Coming off his 75th career win last Friday at Lucas Oil Raceway Park, Frank Kimmel returns to the Pocono Raceway looking for his second consecutive win and fourth career win at the Pennsylvania Triangle. Kimmel and the Ansell/Menards team enter ... FULL STORY »

Frank Kimmel Aiming for Break Through Short Track Win

No. 44 Ansell / Menards Toyota Camry For the second time in series history, the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will hit Indianapolis' short track for the Messina Wildlife Animal Stopper 200. 2011 marked the first time Frank Kimmel and the ARCA competitors competed at Lucas ... FULL STORY »

Frank Kimmel Hopes to Make Right Turns at New Jersey
Posted 06.27.12
No. 44 Ansell/ Menards Toyota Camry ARCA RACING SERIES - RACE 10 OF 20 - NEW JERSEY MOTORSPORTS PARK Since 2008, the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards has had a midseason twist, visiting the road course at New Jersey Motorsports Park. The 150 mile event on the 2.25 mile ...FULL STORY »
Martin Truex Jr.
Martin Truex, Jr., 2012 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 05.23.12
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota driver Martin Truex Jr. understands the importance of this weekend’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. His team, led by crew chief Chad Johnston, is tied for fifth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship standings. Every point is crucial when ...FULL STORY »
No. 18 Dollar General Toyota Tundra
Confident 18 will be Winning Number for Third Straight Year (Jason Leffler)
Posted 05.14.12
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (May 14, 2012) - When the final results are posted after Friday's N.C. Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway, Jason Leffler is confident that the number 18 will be the first to cross the finish line for the third straight year. Driving for the two-time ...FULL STORY »
John Wes Townley (Photo Credit: Toyota Motorsports Media)
Toyota ‘Save in May’ Sales Event to Sponsor John Wes Townley in Talladega and Charlotte
Posted 05.02.12
CONCORD, N.C. (May 2, 2012) - Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., announced today that driver John Wes Townley will carry the colors of the Toyota 'Save in May' Sales Event in the May 5 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) event at Talladega Superspeedway and in the May 18 NASCAR Camping World ...FULL STORY »

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