Loudon: Toyota Motorsports preview

NEWS, NOTES & NUMBERS: This year, Toyota drivers have combined for seven wins, 28 top-five results, 61 top-10 finishes and seven poles after 15 of 35 NASCAR Nationwide Series races ... Five Camry drivers are currently in the top-10 in the NNS...

NEWS, NOTES & NUMBERS: This year, Toyota drivers have combined for seven wins, 28 top-five results, 61 top-10 finishes and seven poles after 15 of 35 NASCAR Nationwide Series races ... Five Camry drivers are currently in the top-10 in the NNS point standings -- Kyle Busch (fourth), Brendan Gaughan (seventh), Steve Wallace (eighth), Jason Leffler (ninth) and Joey Logano (10th) ... Busch is 90 laps shy of passing Mark Martin (8,082 laps) for the all-time lead in NNS laps led ... Busch currently has 7,992 career NNS laps led ... Busch is currently third on the all-time wins list in the Nationwide Series with 35 career wins ... The pink car featured in the Toyota 'Sponsafier' TV commercial ('Kimmy') will be driven by Busch later this year at Richmond International Raceway, Sept. 11.

BRIAN SCOTT, No. 11 Bigspot.com Toyota Camry, Braun Racing

What do you think about the Rookie-of-the-Year competition in the NNS this year? "It's a big goal of mine to win the Raybestos Rookie-of-the-Year title. I think that'd really help me in my career. Unfortunately, it's almost been a battle of attrition right now. I've just outlasted the other rookies so far. I was really looking forward to it at the beginning of this year, thinking we were going to have a really good battle. Going through it I knew that we were up against some really stout competition with some Cup-affiliated teams and I knew we were going to have our work cut out for us. I think it's better for everybody in this sport to have some rookies going race by race to see who's going to win and having it go down to the wire. I would appreciate a challenge like that more than just running away with it."

-source: toyota motorsports

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Brendan Gaughan , Joey Logano , Steve Wallace , Kyle Busch , Mark Martin