Toyota Racing Tag

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Six race was all it took for H2 Motorsports to earn its’ first top-10 finish with Shane Lee behind the wheel in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Strategy calls by crew chief Pete Rondeau kept the No. 28 Circuit City Toyota Supra in the top-10 in the closing laps at Iowa Speedway. Lee battled Justin Allgaier, Noah Gragson, and Tyler Reddick for a top-five. As the battles inside the top-five heated up, the Matt Hurley-owned car slipped backward. Lee held off charges from Justin Haley andRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent After a quiet but strong run at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Matt DiBenedetto walked away with a top-five finish. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver lined up inside the top-10 on the final restart for the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301. DiBenedetto’s No. 95 Procore Toyota Camry picked off car after car during the final 32 lap run. He battled fellow Toyota Racing drivers Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch, as well as Ryan Blaney, Joey Logano, and Ryan Newman. DiBenedetto slipped by both TruexRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Just hours removed from her second NASCAR K&N Pro Series West victory, Hailie Deegan broke the news that she will make her ARCA Menards Series debut with Venturini Motorsports later this season at Toledo Speedway. In total, Deegan will make six starts in ARCA competition. Deegan is running full-time for Bill McAnally Racing in the No. 19 Monster / NAPA Power Premium Plus Toyota Camry in the K&N Pro Series West with selected starts in the East division. The 17-year-old made her NASCAR debut lastRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer BRISTOL, Tenn. – Christopher Bell is a prime example of the success that the Toyota Racing’s Driver Development program. Prior to the 2014 season, Bell’s career had exclusively been confined to dirt track racing. When Bell, driver of the No. 20 Rheem Toyota Camry, entered the Toyota pipeline, he quickly advanced up the ladder. By the end of 2015, he was competing in a Kyle Busch Motorsports Truck. Bell went on to win the 2017 Truck Series Championship along with seven victories. Now, the JoeRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The Overton’s 400 was almost a case of going from worst to first for Martin Truex, Jr. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver had plenty of speed, but not enough to contend for the victory. After the final restart, Truex battled with Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick, Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott, and eventual race winner Kyle Busch. He pushed Logano into the lead with his No. 78 5-hour Energy / Bass Pro Shops Toyota Camry. Truex hovered just outside the top-five for theRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor With less than a month until the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season begins at Daytona, ThorSport Racing announced on Tuesday that they will be parting ways with manufacturer Toyota. Thorsport has had a successful run with Toyota since the 2012 season, when they made the switch over from Chevrolet. In their six years together, Thorsport captured two championships in 2013 and 2014, 19 wins, 117 top-five finishes, 227 top-10 finishes, 10 poles, and 2900 laps led in Toyota-powered trucks. Last season, Matt CraftonRead More

Posted On November 20, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Headline News

2015 6 Hours of Bahrain – FP3

Porsche returned to the top of the timing screens at Bahrain this morning as the teams took part in a final hour of Free Practice running before the important qualifying sessions later today in preparation for the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain tomorrow. Brendon Hartley laid down an early lap of 1m40.917s in the No.17 Porsche 919 Hybrid and the New Zealanders effort, which was 1.2s faster than Marcel Fassler’s best from last night’s session, was not bettered in the 60-minute session this morning. Making it another Porsche 1-2, theRead More