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Toyota In NASCAR

Everything You Need to Know About Toyota's NASCAR Efforts

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2007 Toyota Camry NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Race Car

2007 Toyota Camry NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Race Car

Courtesy of Toyota Motorsports
Toyota Announces NASCAR Intentions

In 2003 Toyota announced that it was going to join the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series for the 2004 season.

Then just three years later Toyota announced that they were moving up to NEXTEL Cup and Busch series competition for the 2007 season.

Toyota NASCAR Teams

Currently there are three NEXTEL Cup teams that are fielding the Toyota Camry. Those three teams include a total of seven drivers.

Bill Davis Racing fields two NEXTEL Cup drivers.

  • Jeremy Mayfield - Jeremy Mayfield drives the Bill Davis Racing #36 Toyota Camry.
  • Dave Blaney - Dave Blaney drives the Bill Davis Racing #22 Toyota Camry.

Michael Waltrip Racing fields three NEXTEL Cup drivers.

  • Michael Waltrip - Michael Waltrip is the owner of Michael Waltrip Racing and the driver of his own #55 Toyota Camry.
  • Dale Jarrett - Dale Jarrett drives the Michael Waltrip Racing #44 Toyota Camry.
  • David Reutimann - David Reutimann drives the Michael Waltrip Racing #00 Toyota Camry.

Team Red Bull fields two NEXTEL Cup drivers.

  • Brian Vickers - Brian Vickers drives the Team Red Bull #83 Toyota Camry.
  • A.J. Allmendinger - A.J. Allmendinger drives the Team Red Bull #84 Toyota Camry.

Toyota Got Off To A Slow Start In NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Racing

Michael Waltrip was one of the most high-profile drivers moving to the Toyota stable in 2007. His outgoing personality and media savvy made him the go-to guy for Toyota. However his 2007 got off to a terrible start.

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