NSCS: Furniture Row Re-Signs Truex for 2016; Announces Switch to Toyota, Alliance With JGR

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LOUDON, N.H. – official team release — Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America photo — Furniture Row Racing has entered into a partnership with Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. to field Toyota Camrys for driver Martin Truex Jr. starting with the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. The Denver, Colo.-based team also picked up Truex’s contract option for 2016. By joining the …

KNPSE: Ben Kennedy Racing Unveils 2015 K&N East Toyota; Grala to Drive Kiklos No. 3

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official team release — BKR photo — Team principal Ben Kennedy and driver Kaz Grala unveiled Ben Kennedy Racing’s No. 3 Kiklos Toyota Camry that will be driven by the 16-year-old Grala in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East in 2015. “I think everyone at Toyota and NASCAR should be proud of the way this Camry …

ARCA: Toyota Renews Manufacturer Support for 2015 Season

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INDIANAPOLIS – official series release — Jim Michels/ARCA photo — Automobile Racing Club of America and Toyota Racing Development officials announced Saturday that Toyota is renewing its relationship with the series. Toyota will be an official Participating Manufacturer with the series for 2015, marking the ninth consecutive year that Toyota Camry drivers and race teams will be eligible for performance-based contingency …

NASCAR: Toyota Unveils 2015 Sprint Cup Series Camry; Nose Changes Among Highlights

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CONCORD, N.C. — official release — Michael L. Levitt/LAT photo — Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) and TRD, U.S.A. (Toyota Racing Development) introduced the new 2015 Toyota Camry race car this afternoon that will compete in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) competition beginning next season. With the announcement of the 2015 Camry race car, Toyota becomes the first manufacturer in the …

NNS: Wallace to Join JGR for First Nationwide Start of Season at Talladega

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April 24, 2014 — team release — JGR photo — HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — Darrell Wallace, Jr. is set to make his first NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start of the 2014 season at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday, May 3, behind the wheel of the No. 20 ToyotaCare Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR). The start will mark the 20-year-old’s fifth-career start …

NPAS: Gale Force Racing Switches to Toyota with Release of New iRacing Build

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April 19, 2014 — story by Managing Editor and NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series correspondent Jacob Seelman for Race Chaser Online — photo courtesy Nick Ottinger/Gale Force Sim Racing — CLAREMONT, N.C. — Hello, Invader Zim. Or more accurately, Invader Toyota. That’s right, the Gen-6 NASCAR Sprint Cup Toyota Camry is coming to iRacing and the NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series with …

NWAAS: Ryan Partridge Set For Irwindale Opener

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April 4, 2014 — By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR — photo courtesy Marv Keller/marvsphotography.com — DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Ryan Partridge believes his racing program was just hitting stride late last season en route to his first NASCAR late model track championship at Irwindale (Calif.) Event Center. “I know our program was getting good at the end of last year,” Partridge said. A lot …

NCWTS: Burton finds new home; teams with ThorSport for 2014 season openers

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SANDUSKY, Ohio (Feb. 7, 2014) — Jeb Burton, one of the most promising young drivers on the NASCAR horizon, has signed with ThorSport Racing to open the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards seasons. Burton, 21, the son of 2002 Daytona 500 winner Ward Burton and the fifth-place finisher in the 2013 Truck Series …