|DENNY HAMLIN CAPTURES TOYOTA'S FIRST DAYTONA 500 VICTORY|
|• Camry Drivers Dominate NASCAR's Biggest Event|
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2016) – Camry driver Denny Hamlin won NASCAR's biggest race – the Daytona 500 – when he finished first in Sunday's 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) season-opener at Daytona International Speedway. Hamlin earned his first-career Daytona 500 victory and the first for Toyota in the prestigious event which is second to only the series championship, which Camry driver Kyle Busch won in 2015.
|BRAD KESELOWSKI WINS NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES RACE IN DRAMATIC FASHION WITH LAST-LAP PASS OF HARVICK AND BUSCH|
|Ford Finishing Results:
1st – Brad Keselowski
7th – Joey Logano
11th – Aric Almirola
15th – Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
20th – Chris Buescher
24th – Cole Whitt
29th – Trevor Bayne
32nd – Greg Biffle
35th – David Gilliland
43rd – Sam Hornish Jr.
· Brad Keselowski's win today is his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory of the season and 17th of his career.
· For the second straight year both NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers at Team Penske have won a ra...[Read more...]|
|Amy Purdy to Pace Daytona 500 In Bold, New Toyota Camry|
|DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 18, 2015) -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS) U.S.A., Inc. and Daytona International Speedway today announced that 'Dancing With the Stars' finalist and Paralympics bronze medalist Amy Purdy will serve as the official pace car driver for the 2015 Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 22.
Purdy, a top-ranked adaptive snowboarder in the U.S., will pace 'The Great American Race' in the bold, new Toyota Camry that was redesigned for 2015.
'Another exciting moment in my rela...[Read more...]|
|GREG BIFFLE GIVES FORD MOTOR COMPANY 1,000TH NASCAR VICTORY AFTER WINNING AT MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY|
| ||◾Ford Motor Company has won 1,000 NASCAR races in the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series combined.
◾Jim Roper won the very first NASCAR-sanctioned stock car race in a Lincoln when he was deemed the winner at Charlotte on June 19, 1949.
◾Ford Motor Company has won 20 manufacturer titles and 13 driver championships in NASCAR's top three series.
DEARBORN, MI, (June 16, 2013) – Henry Ford's win over Alexander Winton on Oct. 10, 1901 in what proved to be his only race a...[Read more...]|
|FORD/AAA STUDENT AUTO SKILLS COMPETITION HELPS DEVELOP NEXT GENERATION OF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIANS|
|DEARBORN, Mich., June 5, 2013 – One hundred of the nation's best young automotive minds will converge on the Motor City to compete for the title of top high school technicians in the country at the 64th annual Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition National Finals, June 9-11. With jobs in the auto industry on the rise – up more than 30 percent since last April according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics – the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills challenge serves as a springboard for aspiring au...[Read more...]|