The Off-Road Championship (TORC)
Toyota competed in its 16th season of off-road racing in 2013. After the demise of the CORR series in 2008, a new professional, televised series was established for short-course racing – TORC (The Off-Road Championship).
In the PRO 4x4 class, Johnny Greaves earned six victories as he captured his second championship in the last four seasons in 2013. It marked the third championship for a Toyota Tundra driver with Rick Huseman capturing his first professional Driver’s Championship in 2009. C.J. Greaves registered four victories on the way to a third-place finish in PRO 2WD truck and placed second overall in PRO Light with six wins.
In 2012, he debuted a new PRO 2WD truck and won two races in finishing fourth. He placed third overall in PRO Light in 2012 with one win. Jeff Kincaid (Tacoma) recorded six victories en route to his seventh in PRO Light Driver’s Championship in 2009. Additionally, Toyota took the 2009 Manufacturer’s Championship in this division. In the Super Buggy class, Toyota-powered driver CJ Greaves (Johnny Greaves’ son) won the championship in both 2010 and 2011. Shawn Morris and Tim Lemons finished first and second in the championship point standings in 2009.
Rick Huseman completely dominated the 2010 season with 10 wins and 13 podiums in 15 rounds of racing and taking the championship in the process. He started the 2011 season strong, winning the first 4 rounds and capturing six wins overall, earning 9 podiums in 12 rounds of racing.
Eric Barron debuted a brand-new Pro 4 Unlimited truck in 2012 winning three races in a row in the process. He returns in 2013 with sights on the championship.