Toyota Camry Daytona 500 Pace Car(2012) [Reviews]

Toyota Motor Sales, USA Inc. (TMS), and the Daytona International Speedway (DIS), today announced a brand new Toyota Camry 2012 will serve as the official pace car in next year's DAYTONA 500 ®.

Toyota presents the new Camry - the best-selling car in America, nine years running - in Daytona, "Great American Race," February 26, 2012. Race kicks off the season every year NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

"We are delighted to introduce the new Camry at Daytona in the biggest race of the season," said Ed Lauk, manager of TMS marketing business of racing. "We believe the Daytona 500 is the perfect place to introduce the new Toyota Camry -. It will be released this fall, we knew that when the opportunity arose to work in partnership with Daytona would be a great way to highlight the new Camry and strengthen the commitment of Toyota and NASCAR fans. "

Toyota Camry is on sale in 1983 and since then more than nine million were sold in the US Camry was the best-selling car in America for 13 of the last 14 years.

This year marks the 25th anniversary production of the Camry in Georgetown, Kentucky Toyota began producing the Camry in Georgetown in 1986 and now the car is also built in Lafayette, Indiana

The 2012 Camry began a bold and sophisticated with a new more spacious interior, improved driving dynamics and driving even more relaxed than before. The new security model of ruling class, fuel economy and multimedia technology.

"NASCAR and Daytona International Speedway to provide a unique platform for U.S. manufacturers to showcase their technology, innovation and global automotive excellence," said Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III. "After almost eight years to compete at the highest level of NASCAR, I am pleased that Toyota Camry 2012, the pace of the Daytona 500."

Toyota already has several NASCAR vehicles rhythm tracks, including the Auto Club Speedway of Southern CaliforniaSM, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Chicagoland Speedway ®, Dover (Delete) International Speedway, Infineon Raceway in California, Kansas Speedway ®, Martinsville (Virginia) Speedway ®, Nashville Super Speedway New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Phoenix International Raceway ®, Richmond (VA) International Raceway ®, Wisconsin Road America and Watkins Glen (NY) International ®.

In 2004, Toyota began to participate in the competition for NASCAR Fielding Tundra in NASCAR Camping World Truck (NCWTS). Three years later, in 2007, Toyota began competing in the CNS and the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) with the Camry.
Toyota has won three consecutive constructors 'titles' NNS (2008-2010) with the Camry and Toyota drivers have earned the title of a driver (Kyle Busch in 2009) and recorded 60 victories NNS. NCI in the competition, Camry drivers have earned 36 first place trophies.

In seven years to participate in NCWTS, Toyota has captured five consecutive manufacturers' championships (2006-2010), and Tundra drivers have won titles with driver Todd Bodine (2006 and 2010) and Johnny Benson (2008), and earned 88 wins the race.

At Daytona International Speedway, Toyota has recorded eight NASCAR drivers NASCAR victory over the three national touring series, including a win NSCS (Kyle Busch in 2008), two NNS winner (in 2008 Denny Hamlin and Tony Stewart in 2008) and five-time winner NCWTS . In 2008, Toyota said Hamlin NSCS first victory in a non-qualifying test to determine the Daytona 500 starting lineup.

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