Prime Journey Racing Staff in America: Staff ‘Toyota Tundra’ Surges to Lead

After competing in races throughout the U.S., the co-ed Journey Racing group jumped into first place within the USARA Factors Rating after profitable the epic 30-hour Cussed Mule Journey Race.

Staff Toyota Tundra is a co-ed Journey Racing group that GearJunkie assembled this 12 months in partnership with Toyota.

The U.S. Journey Racing Affiliation (USARA) lately up to date its factors collection standings, which offers an ongoing rating of groups throughout the nation based mostly on their race outcomes at USARA-affiliated and USARA-sanctioned occasions. Groups rating factors for his or her prime 5 finishes of the 12 months based mostly on a rankings calculation that mixes Race Size with a group’s Total End Place.

Presently, the highest three groups are 1) Staff Toyota Tundra with 402 factors, 2) Robust Machine AR with 369 factors, and three) Rib Mountain Racing with 283 factors. Extra particulars on the group’s races, end place, and factors might be discovered underneath “USARA Factors Rating” on the Journey Racing microsite.

A Profitable 2022 for Staff Toyota Tundra

Team Toyota Tundra; (photo/Kyle Nossaman)
(Photograph/Staff Toyota Tundra)

Staff Toyota Tundra, led by captain and navigator Justin Bakken, has six first general finishes (of the seven Journey Races it’s competed in). The group completed second general on the 12-hour Code Blue Problem in Wisconsin. The group’s roster fluctuates however frequently options Justin Bakken, Mari Chandler, and Brian Mayer.

Staff Toyota Tundra’s athleticism and navigational brilliance had been placed on show most lately on the brutal Cussed Mule Journey Race, held close to Cable, Wisc., on June 25. They had been the one group to “clear the course,” efficiently navigating to all 65 course checkpoints and crossing the end line nicely underneath the 30-hour cutoff at 28:12:10.

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The group raced in opposition to the third-ranked group, Rib Mountain Racing, at this 12 months’s 18-hour Berryman Journey Race. Rib Mountain completed second general in that race, behind Staff Toyota Tundra.

The 2022 USARA season began in August 2021 and can conclude this September on the 30-hour Nationwide Championship race held on September 17, 2022, close to Bishop, Calif., within the Japanese Sierra Mountains.

Staff Toyota Tundra has simply two or three extra races remaining on its schedule earlier than the Nationwide Championship. This weekend, the group heads to New Gloucester, Maine, to compete in one other Regional Championship race, the 24-hour Maine Summer time Journey Race, from July 16 to 17. The race will characteristic trekking, biking, and paddling: frequent journey race disciplines.

Each GearJunkie and Toyota will attend the Maine race occasion this coming weekend, the place a 2022 Toyota Tundra will probably be onsite for race members to work together with. GearJunkie will put up images and movies from the race on Instagram. You should definitely test it out for an inside have a look at a fun-filled Journey Racing weekend.

Further Data

Team Toyota Tundra
(Photograph/Ryan Johnson)

Learn extra about Journey Racing and the Staff Toyota Tundra group members. Plus, take a look at our Journey Racing microsite for tons of nice content material, together with Journey Racing 101 articles, Gear Roundups, Information, Gear Giveaways, Race Calendar, Factors Rating, and extra.

This text is sponsored by Toyota. Discover out extra concerning the 2022 Toyota Tundra on-line

team Toyota Tundra racing in the USARA Rib Mountain race in Wisconsin.
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