NASCAR & Auto Racing

Ambrose in Cup Toyotas next year

JTG-Daugherty Racing will field Toyotas in its first full season of Sprint Cup racing in 2009 as part of technical alliance with Michael Waltrip Racing and Toyota Racing Development.

Marcos Ambrose will drive for the team owned by Tad and Jodi Geschickter and former NBA player and current ESPN broadcaster Brad Daugherty. The team will move its Cup operation to Michael Waltrip Racing's facility in Cornelius, N.C.

Frank Kerr will be the team's crew chief.