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  1. Toyota to hike engine power for Denny Hamlin, others

    David Newton

    A week after decreasing power in favor of durability, Toyota Racing Development is adjusting engines on some of the six Sprint Cup cars it supplies to recapture speed.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2013
  2. Lee White, Toyota Racing Development president, to retire followi...

    David Newton

    The president and general manager of Toyota Racing Development will retire at the end of the 2013 season and step away from his daily duties immediately due to family health care needs.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2013
  3. Toyota Racing Development to have upgraded engine parts at Pocono...

    David Newton

    Toyota Racing Development will introduce upgraded engine parts and make adjustments in power for Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway to ensure durability moving forward.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2013
  4. Matt Kenseth calls NASCAR penalties 'grossly unfair'

    David Newton

    Matt Kenseth says the penalties NASCAR levied against his Sprint Cup team and Joe Gibbs Racing were "grossly unfair'" and "borderline shameful."

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2013
  5. NASCAR lowers boom on Matt Kenseth for engine part

    David Newton

    Sprint Cup driver Matt Kenseth was penalized 50 points in the standings and his crew chief was suspended for six races and fined $200,000 after the engine from the winning No. 20 car at Kansas Speedway failed a secondary postrace inspection.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2013
  6. NASCAR - Kyle Busch plays blame game all wrong

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- We were wondering when Kyle Busch's frustration over not making the Chase would come to a head. We saw it on Sunday at Dover. Shortly after finishing seventh due to fuel mileage in a race he led 302 of 400 laps, the Joe Gibbs Rac...

    Blog | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  7. Kyle Busch issues apology to Toyota Racing Development

    David Newton

    Kyle Busch has apologized to Toyota Racing Development for comments made about TRD engines following Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Dover.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  8. Toyota unveils deals with 3, including Joe Gibbs Racing

    David Newton

    Joe Gibbs Racing, Michael Waltrip Racing and JTG Daugherty Racing announced new multi-year extensions with Toyota on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  9. Denny Hamlin requests early switch to Toyota engine

    David Newton

    Denny Hamlin, who has experienced more than his share of engine issues this season, may have a Toyota Racing Development engine in his Sprint Cup car next weekend at Michigan

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2011
  10. Toyota expects little impact from Japan tragedy

    David Newton

    The destruction caused by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan will not have an immediate effect on Toyota's NASCAR efforts, officials from the Japan-based company said on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2011
  11. Toyota Racing Development president says Denny Hamlin is wrong ab...

    David Newton

    The president of Toyota Racing Development doesn't agree with Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin that the Toyota Sprint Cup engine is behind other manufacturers in terms of power and reliability.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2010
  12. TRD president Lee White: Toyota's problems differed from Roush Fe...

    David Newton

    The president of Toyota Racing Development says the engine failures incurred by the three Roush Fenway Racing teams during Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway were unrelated to the problems five Toyota teams experienced on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2009
  13. 'The Rock' still has open testing dates

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The president of Toyota Racing Development tossed out a sweet little nugget Wednesday during a conference call about an apparent plot to monopolize Rockingham Speedway for testing. Lee White said he heard that one Sprint Cup team ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 15, 2009
  14. Old friends Roush and White spark war of words over cheating

    David Newton

    For two guys who used to be friends, the accusations of cheating volleyed between Ford team owner Jack Roush and Toyota Racing Development GM Lee White sure turned ugly in a hurry, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2008
  15. Strong speed numbers at Daytona testing good news for Toyota

    David Newton

    Why was Lee White smiling? The GM of Toyota Racing Development liked what he saw this week at Daytona testing: his manufacturer dominating the speed charts.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2008
  16. Sputtering engine program biggest disappointment for Toyota

    David Newton

    Dave Blaney has a pole and Brian Vickers has two top-10s, but these "random moments of overachievement" have been scant in Toyota's foray into Nextel Cup racing, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2007