Featured Toyota Racing Reveals the NASCAR Supra!

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    wow, I did not see that one coming... interesting.
     
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    I cannot read the article please cut and paste
     
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    https://www.autoevolution.com/news/...-nascars-xfinity-series-next-year-125966.html
     
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    Exciting news that will be fun to watch...
     
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    NASCAR fun to watch huh :crazy:
     
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    From the point of just that NASCAR is so big, No. 1 spector event in the US I believe, and replacing the camry with the Supra...
     
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    I'm no Nascar expert, but from my 5 minutes of research I think the Camry will still run in the main Cup series at the top level. I believe the Xfinity series is for drivers that haven't worked their way up the ladder or something. So the Supra will run Xfinity and the Camry in Cup. I think that's consistent with other manufacturers, ie I saw mention of Ford/Chevy/Dodge using their sports cars years ago for Xfinity while the "sedans" still run in Cup. Toyota was just the outlier who didn't have a sports car to run so the Camry was a bit out of place.
     
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    Pure GT cars next year
     
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    But don’t the nascars really not have much in common with the production cars, most of them don’t even look like the car they’re suppose to be
     
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    Yeah they're just namesakes. Basically just for advertising. The cars themselves are all tube frames with pushrod V8s, 4-spd Manuals, and McLaren electronics funny enough.
     
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    Interesting, interesting....
     
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    The three Cup races a year that are actually run on a road course can be fun, the rest....
     
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    Maybe the Nascar Supra will be auto only too... since the "manual transmission cannot hold all the power" lol
     
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