By AMANDA VINCENT Kyle Benjamin is set for his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut Saturday in the ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway as driver of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota. “I’m thrilled for the opportunity to drive a Toyota in the XFINITY Series for Joe Gibbs Racing,” Benjamin said. “This is going [...]
Matt Kenseth wins his first pole of the season, edging out Ryan Blaney. Matt Kenseth knew Richmond International Raceway represented an ideal place to turn around a lackluster start to his season, promised the Joe Gibbs Racing driver fulfilled during qualifying on Friday. Speeding to the pole for Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400 (2 p.m. Show More Summary
Plus: Toyota recalls Tacoma pickups and Volkswagen teases T-Roc crossover.
Every time I see Ryan Tuerck’s epic Toyota GT86 with the V8 from a Ferrari 458 stuffed into its hood, I still can’t believe how cool it is. It’s the insane drift build that just won’t quit, but let’s face it: if I had a 458 engine swapped into anything, I’d hoon it all the time, too. Read more...
By AMANDA VINCENT Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond (Va.) International Speedway will mark the 300th-career series start for Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford. “Can’t believe I’m coming up on my 300th Cup start this weekend at @RIRInsider,” Logano tweeted, along with a throwback [...]
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By so many standards, the FJ40 Land Cruiser is the definitive 20th century 4x4. With an international pedigree like a Land Rover, the rugged simplicity of a Jeep and swagger like an old Bronco, the FJ is a greatest hits album of classic trucks. Fun to look at, sure, but driving one will take your appreciation to a… Read more...
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From Google/Waymo to Apple to countless startups, why do we see so many Toyota hybrids being used in autonomous car testing?
Toyota of North America is recalling 228,000 Tacoma midsize pickups from the 2016 and 2017 model years. The affected vehicles may be leaking oil from their rear differentials. If left unchecked, the affected component could eventually...Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Dylan Lupton has joined JGL Racing’s “Young Guns” program to become a part of the team’s stable of drivers that share driving duties behind the wheel of JGL’s No. 24 Toyota in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Lupton’s first turn behind the wheel of the No. 24 will be Saturday’s ToyotaCare 250 at [...]
Lose enough oil, and the rear differential might seize up entirely.
By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR kicked-off the Richmond (Va.) International Raceway weekend that will culminate in Sunday’s running of the Toyota Owners 400 for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series by cracking down on rules infractions committed by several race teams during recent weekends at Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Richard Childress Racing Operations Director Sammy Johns will be atop the pit box for RCR’s No. 3 Chevrolet team of Austin Dillon for Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway in place of Slugger Labbe, according to a statement distributed by Richard Childress Racing on Friday morning. [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR Xfinity Series head to a short track for the second-consecutive weekend, this time around to Richmond (Va.) International Speedway for two races sponsored by Toyota. The Xfinity Series will run the ToyotaCare 250, and the race weekend will culminate in Sunday’s running of the [...]
The Kona is aimed at the Toyota C-HR and the Honda HR-V.
Toyota is recalling about 250,000 small pickup trucks mainly in North America because the rear wheels have the potential to lock up.
The differentials are prone to fluid leak, eventually causing damage and failure.
The company said the defect could increase the risk of a crash.