Toyota Racing is looking for its own version of the triple crown this weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
After clinching the manufacturer’s championship in the Camping World Truck Series last Friday, Toyota can win the title in both the Xfinity and Sprint Cup Series this weekend.
Daniel Suarez won the Truck race at Phoenix International Raceway, sealing the manufacturer’s championship for Toyota for the fourth consecutive season. It is the company’s eighth overall manufacturer’s title.
Entering Homestead, Toyota leads the manufacturer’s championship by 21 points in the Xfinity Series and 30 points in the Sprint Cup Series.
A finish of 17th or better by a Toyota driver in Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300 would clinch the manufacturer’s championship. It would be the fourth overall manufacturer’s championship for Toyota, which also claimed the honors from 2008-10.
In the Sprint Cup Series, a finish of 26th or better by a Toyota driver in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 would clinch the manufacturer’s championship. It would be the first for Toyota in the Cup Series.
A Toyota manufacturer’s championship in the Cup Series would also mark the first time in 13 seasons that Chevrolet has not earned the honors.
Toyota also has driver’s represented in the Championship 4 at Homestead in all three NASCAR national series.