Toyota continues to be the only manufacturer in NASCAR to showcase three nameplates across NASCAR’s three national series – the TRD Camry in the NCS, the Supra in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) and the Tundra in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS).
What motor is in the NASCAR Toyota Camry?
But first, the specs. The 5.7-liter naturally aspirated V-8 remains, and Toyota will run it in one of two states of tune depending on the track. The lower tune produces 550 hp, but the wick can be turned up to 670 hp for certain tracks.
Why did Dodge leave NASCAR?
Despite designing a Gen-6 car, Dodge stepped away from the sport after Brad Keselowski’s 2012 championship. The American automaker pulled its support, unable to find a flagship team to replace the departing Penske Racing.
Does Toyota use Chevy engines in NASCAR?
For instance, Ford supplies engine parts to the Ford NASCAR teams while Chevrolet supplies engine parts to the Chevrolet NASCAR teams. Meanwhile, Toyota is the only automaker in NASCAR that builds entire engines for teams.
Is Honda going to join NASCAR?
As NASCAR continues their plan to evolve the sport, their focus is expanding from tracks and new cars to who is making those cars. … Both BMW and Honda have denied interest in coming to the sport despite past rumors, but they are still involved in almost every other form of motorsport.
Does Jeff Gordon still own the 48 car?
A journey that began as Gordon/Evernham Motorsports and JG Motorsports in the Busch Series, and eventually transitioned to the Hendrick Motorsports No. 48 in the Cup Series with Jimmie Johnson will reach its intended destination in January when Jeff Gordon officially becomes a co-owner alongside Rick Hendrick.