Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/17/14

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 21: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Z-Line Designs Toyota, does a burnout after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Championship and the Ford 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 21, 2009 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
I am not sure if anyone noticed, but Sunday was Toyota's first race weekend this year without at least one car finishing in the top five on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Its highest finish was sixth with Kyle Busch. All this comes on the heels of the blown motors two weeks ago at Dover and the announcement that Toyota Racing Development president Lee White will retire at the end of the year. Of course, no one on the outside really knows what is going on over at Toyota except the folks within their walls. You have to believe, though, they are making changes and will be going in the right direction. Setting the blown-motor issue aside, Toyota has had a successful early season. It has five wins in 14 races and has sat on eight poles. Unfortunately, all that success was being overshadowed by engine woes that began last year and carried into 2013. As I mentioned earlier, two weeks ago at Dover was the most recent incident. Both Matt Kenseth and Martin Truex's engines let go. Those two ...
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