LAS VEGAS: Toyota will use its Tundra TRD Pro in the NASCAR Trucks series next season as part of a redesign of the vehicles used in the third level series.
The Tundra TRD Pro was unveiled ahead of Friday night’s race at Las Vegas Speedway. It will make its competitive debut when it opens next season at Daytona International Speedway in February.
The new bodywork for 2022 helps Toyota celebrate the launch of new Tundra models in showrooms. Toyota tries to race vehicles that closely resemble production vehicles, and Toyota is the only automaker to offer three different body styles in NASCAR’s first three series.
Next year, Toyota will field a Camry TRD in the Cup series, which will upgrade to Next Gen models in 2022. The Toyota Supra is the entry to the Xfinity series.
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has always been extremely important to Toyota, not only in our history but also in our care for our dealerships, said Paul Doleshal, Powersports Group Director for Toyota Motor North America.
Toyota first entered NASCAR in the Truck Series in 2004 and has eight Drivers ‘Championships and 11 Manufacturers’ Championships. Ben Rhodes’s victory in the season opener at Daytona was the Tundra’s 200th victory.
Toyota is on track this season to win a 12th Manufacturers’ Championship. Six of the 10 drivers qualified for this season’s Truck Series playoffs compete in Toyotas.
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