LAS VEGAS: Toyota will use its Tundra TRD Professional in NASCAR’s Vans Sequence subsequent season as a part of an overhaul to the automobiles used within the third-tier sequence.
The Tundra TRD Professional was once unveiled earlier than Friday evening’s race at Las Vegas Speedway. It is going to make its pageant debut in subsequent season’s opener at Daytona World Speedway in February.
The brand new frame for 2022 is helping Toyota rejoice the release of latest Tundra fashions on showroom flooring. Toyota tries to race automobiles that carefully resemble manufacturing automobiles and Toyota is the one producer that fields 3 other frame types throughout NASCARs most sensible 3 sequence.
Toyota subsequent 12 months will box a Camry TRD within the Cup Sequence, which is switching to Subsequent Gen fashions in 2022. The Toyota Supra is the Xfinity Sequence access.
The NASCAR Tenting International Truck Sequence has at all times been extraordinarily necessary to Toyota now not handiest in our historical past, however our focal point at our dealerships, mentioned Paul Doleshal, crew supervisor of motorsports for Toyota Motor North The us.
Toyota first entered NASCAR within the Truck Sequence in 2004 and has 8 motive force championships and 11 producers championships. Ben Rhodes’ win within the season-opening race at Daytona was once the 2 hundredth victory for the Tundra.
Toyota is on tempo this season to earn a twelfth producers championship. Six of the ten drivers that certified for this seasons Truck Sequence playoffs compete in Toyotas.