Chicagoland: Toyota Motorsports preview

NEWS, NOTES & NUMBERS: This year, Toyota drivers have combined for eight wins, 32 top-five results, 69 top-10 finishes and seven poles after 17 of 35 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) races ... Four Cup drivers will compete in both NSCS and NNS races...

NEWS, NOTES & NUMBERS: This year, Toyota drivers have combined for eight wins, 32 top-five results, 69 top-10 finishes and seven poles after 17 of 35 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) races ... Four Cup drivers will compete in both NSCS and NNS races at Chicagoland -- Kyle Busch, Joey Logano, David Reutimann and Reed Sorenson ... Braun Racing announced that Eddie Pardue will assume crew chief duties for Jason Leffler beginning at Chicagoland ... Camry drivers Busch (fourth), Logano (seventh), Steve Wallace (eighth), Brendan Gaughan (ninth) and Leffler (10th) are in the top-10 in the NNS point standings.

REED SORENSON, No. 32 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Braun Racing

What do you think about racing at Chicagoland Speedway? "I'm looking forward to this weekend's Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland. The track surface is starting to age and when these mile-and-a-halves age, the racing keeps getting better and better. We are definitely looking forward to putting the bad luck we had in Daytona behind us and to getting the Dollar General Toyota running where it belongs, up front. Our sponsor, Dollar General (DG) is also the title sponsor of this weekend's Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland. Everyone at DG has been great to work with this year and I can't think of anything better than to drive the Dollar General car into victory lane for the Dollar General 300."

JOEY LOGANO, No. 20 GameStop Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing

What do you like about Chicagoland Speedway? "Chicagoland Speedway is a really cool place to go, because the track is state-of-the-art. It is one of the newest tracks on the schedule and it's right there in the Chicago market, which is a really cool city. I'm not much of a sports guy outside of racing, but I know how much the people here love their baseball, football and basketball. Now, racing is making its way to Chicago market as well. It doesn't hurt that I've won there too. It is a track that really suits my driving style and the quality of cars that Joe Gibbs Racing puts on the track. Kyle (Busch) and I finished one-two there last year and I think we can do it again this year. Hopefully, it ends up being just like it was last year, with us up front and him chasing us from second-place."

-source: toyota motorsports

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Jason Leffler , David Reutimann , Reed Sorenson , Joey Logano , Steve Wallace , Kyle Busch
Teams Joe Gibbs Racing