FREE NEWSLETTER

Toyota GR Supra Racing Concept coming to NASCAR

30 May 2018

According to various sources, Toyota is planning on replacing the Camry with the recently introduced fifth-generation Supra model to NASCAR’s Xfinity Series next year.

The Japanese carmaker has been a consistent factor in NASCAR since joining in 2002, winning its first NASCAR Cup Series championship in 2015 with Kyle Busch and again in last year with Martin Truex Jr. It follows Chevrolet which is introducing the Camaro and Ford the Mustang next year as the series transitions more to sportscars.

The Supra was launched at the Geneva Show in March, Toyota claiming that the GR Supra Racing Concept is a competition-ready glimpse into the future. Based on a compact, two-door layout, it has a pure front-engine/rear-wheel drive configuration and makes use of advanced lightweight materials in its construction.

Partners

Latest issue

FREE Newsletter

Stay up to date and a chance to win 1 Years Subscription*

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Latest Tweets

Stay up to date with our social world

RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
18 Jan
Don't miss this issue of RACE TECH where we celebrate 50 years of @IMSA It's president, Scott Atherton @IMSAtherton… https://t.co/Zj4irauWAJ
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
15 Jan
Brabham names returns to Le Mans and endurance racing https://t.co/Abb3s8AGwr
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
15 Jan
NTT becomes IndyCar Series title partner https://t.co/Sv6q35NZkx
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
15 Jan
Ferrari to run 2019 car ahead of first tests https://t.co/PyF8sBBF8D
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
10 Jan
And we’re off... come and visit us on stand 3770 for the latest issue and our excellent offers at #ASI2019 https://t.co/dpS2s3sIrT
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
7 Jan
Porsche enjoyed ‘perfect’ test at Daytona https://t.co/zZQ16SDlyB
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
7 Jan
Watch: Porsche Motorsport prepares for Rolex 24 at Daytona https://t.co/xlwd6ProWn
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
19 Dec
BorgWarner to continue as official IndyCar supplier through 2020 https://t.co/W8c4Xrx7W5