TOYOTA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TOYOTA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NASCAR: Jeff Gordon takes fifth win at Brickyard http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58229779-77/160-chevrolet-gordon-ford.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58229779-77/160-chevrolet-gordon-ford.html.csp">NASCAR: Jeff Gordon takes fifth win at Brickyard</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNA FRYER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T22:55:40.459-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Indianapolis • With a tinge of gray hair at his temples, his hat on backward and his two young children by his side, Jeff Gordon celebrated as if he was 23 years old again. Gordon won a NASCAR-record fifth Brickyard 400 on Sunday, eight days before his 43rd birthday and on the weekend Indianapolis Motor Speedway celebrated the 20th anniversary of his first Brickyard victory. Gordon’s first win came before the celebratory kissing of the Yard of Bricks was en vogue, before he became a household na...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58229779@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:55:40 MDT New Toyota minivan makes it easier to yell at kids http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58198702-79/minivan-toyota-kids-feature.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58198702-79/minivan-toyota-kids-feature.html.csp">New Toyota minivan makes it easier to yell at kids</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM KRISHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T14:18:02.013-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 02:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • Toyota wants to help you scream at your unruly kids. The latest version of the company’s Sienna minivan has a feature called “Driver Easy Speak.” It uses a built-in microphone to amplify a parent’s voice through speakers in the back seats. Toyota says it added Easy Speak “so parents don’t have to shout to passengers in the back.” But chances are many parents will yell into the microphone anyway. And the feature only works one way, so the kids can’t talk back. At least not with amplifie...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581987022014-07-18T14:18:02.013-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T14:18:02.013-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198702@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:18:02 MDT VW passes GM in global auto sales race http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58191915-79/sales-percent-global-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58191915-79/sales-percent-global-million.html.csp">VW passes GM in global auto sales race</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T17:15:02.421-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 05:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • Volkswagen bumped General Motors out of second place in the global auto sales race during the first half of the year, but Toyota is expected to stay in first place. GM said Wednesday that it sold 4.92 million cars and trucks worldwide from January through June. But VW said it sold 4.97 million. Toyota won’t release first-half numbers until later this month. But it was in first place at the end of the first quarter and it expects to sell 10.1 million vehicles this year. VW sales are gro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581919152014-07-16T17:15:02.421-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T17:15:02.421-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Keselowski followed up Saturday’s Nationwide Series victory with his first Sprint Cup win at New Hampshire, dominating in the No. 2 Ford for his third victory of the season. After the last caution came with four laps left, Keselowski pulled away on the final restart to become the first driver to sweep the weekend in track history. He had the fastest car...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581806652014-07-13T22:57:25.25-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-13T22:57:25.25-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Almirola’s unexpected win came on the same weekend Petty celebrated the 30th anniversary of his 200th win. Petty wasn’t around for the festivities, having already left Daytona during one of the many delays. He didn’t miss much considering steady rain put a slight damper on the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581541722014-07-06T22:31:40.648-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-06T22:31:40.648-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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A decade later, Edwards finally has a win to show for his hard work. He beat road racing ace Jeff Gordon to get to Victory Lane on Sunday at Sonoma Raceway, where Gordon leads all drivers with five wins. “My road racing progression, it’s been a pretty long climb,” Edwards said. “The real special part t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581011272014-06-22T22:46:43.584-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-22T22:46:43.584-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Their Audi No. 2 finished three laps ahead of Audi No. 1 driven by Lucas di Grassi, Marc Gene and defending champion Tom Kristensen. Audi has now won 10 of the last 11 races at Le Mans, including the last five. “We did like in 2011,” Treluyer told Eurosp...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580721522014-06-15T23:14:29.007-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-15T23:14:29.007-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Johnson and his No. 48 Chevrolet made it through the last few laps with a comfortable lead, and the six-time series champion won Sunday for the first time in 25 NASCAR Sprint Cup starts at MIS. Johnson outlasted pole winner Kevin Harvick ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580718532014-06-15T22:05:53.096-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-15T22:05:53.096-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Their Audi No. 2 finished three laps ahead of Audi No. 1 driven by Lucas di Grassi, Marc Gene and defending champion Tom Kristensen. Audi has now won 10 of the last 11 races at Le Mans, including the last five. “We did like in 2011,” Treluyer told Eurospo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580706362014-06-17T17:04:38.785-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-17T17:04:38.785-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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A victory this week would give NASCAR’s most popular driver a winning streak. Earnhardt has already reached Victory Lane twice this year, including last weekend at Pocono. Now third in the Sprint Cup standings, Earnhardt has three second-place finishes in 2014 to go with his two wins — and the question is no longer whether he can win, but ho...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580687652014-06-14T22:27:02.349-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-14T22:27:02.349-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Earnhardt turned Brad Keselowski’s trash into Victory Lane treasure, pulling away down the stretch Sunday at Pocono Raceway for his second win of the season and a secured spot in the Chase field. He paired his first career win at Pocono with his Daytona 500 championship for his first multi-win season since 2004. “I feel like I’m such a lucky guy to have this second opportunity a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580435392014-06-08T22:19:01.337-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-08T22:19:01.337-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Now, it’s off to Dover International Speedway where Johnson is the heavy favorite Sunday to start a winning streak — and add to his resume as the track’s greatest driver. “We are coming to my favorite racetrack,” Johnson said, “and by the stats, probably ou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58012248@www.sltrib.com Sat, 31 May 2014 22:04:02 MDT NASCAR: Johnson builds on track record with 9th Dover win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58014877-77/johnson-chevrolet-dover-400.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58014877-77/johnson-chevrolet-dover-400.html.csp">NASCAR: Johnson builds on track record with 9th Dover win</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAN GELSTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-01T21:51:26.829-06:00">Updated Jun 1, 2014 09:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dover, Del. • Jimmie Johnson handled the pothole at Dover the same way he disposed of a rough patch to start the season. He won. A week after shaking off a lengthy winless streak by his championship standards, Johnson raced his way to another routine romp at Dover International Speedway. He followed last week’s victory in the Coca-Cola 600 with another sensational run at Dover, extending his track victory record to nine. Johnson was the class of the field in a race red-flagged for 22 minutes to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580148772014-06-01T21:51:26.829-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-01T21:51:26.829-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58014877@www.sltrib.com Sun, 01 Jun 2014 21:51:26 MDT