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New Breed Of Toyota Camry NASCAR Race Car Unveiled In Detroit Motor Show
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New Breed Of Toyota Camry NASCAR Race Car Unveiled In Detroit Motor Show

The Toyota NASCAR racing teams that will be going to compete in the upcoming 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will have a different look. Toyota, the Japanese auto giant, has decided to upgrade the Toyota Camry for the 2017 NASCAR racing season. The new Camry racing model will also reflect the production car that will arrive on the showroom floor later this year.

According to Motorsport report, the all-new 2018 Toyota Camry was unveiled during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Monday. It's NASCAR motorsport match will debut at Daytona Speedweeks next month, just ahead of the Toyota’s road-going version's debuts in August.

The new race car has been on display along with the newly built Toyota Camry production vehicle, which is scheduled to go on sale this coming August.

What To Expect From The New Camry Racing Model

An earlier version of Camry, the Gen-6 series NASCAR racer, was powered by a 5.8-liter V-8 along with an old-school pushrod technology and 4-speed manual transmission. But things are about to change for the Toyota racing team as the manufacturer has finally revealed to the world the new Camry racing model.

Unlike the previous build model, the new race car will offer a more aggressive-looking style and feature a much sharper bodywork than the previous versions. It also boasts a trio of powertrain on board, so expect lots of power on this new Camry when it hits the race track next month.

The New 2018 Toyota Camry Will Support Three Racing Teams

The new 2018 NASCAR Camry will provide support and race with three organizations namely: Joe Gibbs Racing, Furniture Row Racing, and BK Racing teams in the top NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. In addition to the three racing teams, Toyota also offers the Camry up for service in the lower level NASCAR Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series.

Reports also said that Kyle Busch and Denny Hamilin will be two of the drivers set to race the new NASCAR Camry. However, the legendary Carl Edwards won't be joining the list of the Camry drivers.

Toyota's NASCAR Performance

Toyota made its NASCAR racing debut in 2007, and have amassed a total of 95 wins in NASCAR premier division. The racing teams have won its first manufacturer’s title last year after winning 16 of 36 races and has made a 10 total Chase appearances with six total drivers since 2015.

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  1. Power and Race Crew
    Power and Race Crew
    Thanks for the post! Exciting stuff.
  2. TMH
    Vote #14... Just purchased a 2017 Toyota Camry for personal use and I love it. It handles like a dream. Even though it is only a 4 cylinder, the Camry boasts good pick-up speed. It would be something else to drive the Toyota Camry racecar, perhaps, one day on my bucketlist!


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