Associate Editor Tim Esterdahl is a married father of three who enjoys all things automotive including wrenching on his collection of old pickups. He also plays an absurd amount of golf. Like really absurd.
For the first time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series history, a team captured back to back championship titles. The winning driver, Matt Crafton did it in the ThorSport Racing No.88 Menards Toyota Tundra. The win caps off an impressive season by Tundra drivers and makes the fifth NCWTS driver’s title for a Toyota Tundra driver. Toyota also won the manufacture’s title for the seventh time.
We just received word a few hours ago that the Toyota TRD Pro not only finished the Baja 1000, it won!
Sometime today, the 2015 Toyota TRD Pro will begin one of the most grueling tests of vehicle endurance – the 47th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. Over the next several days, the truck will race across the desert landscape with a team of Toyota engineers and drivers pushing the truck to its limits.
The news out of Ram Trucks is that the 2016 Ram 1500 will debut at the January, 2015 Detroit Auto Show. The truck is expected to be just a mild update.
Yesterday, the first new 2015 Ford F-150 rolled off the assembly line to much hoopla and fan fare. Ford claims Aluminum is the future of trucks and the ride quality is vastly improved. Absent from yesterday’s fanfare was an announcement about MPG. What is the hold up?