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calidrifter Sep 23, 7:13pm - #283005 
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Toyota Celebrity Race

As you all know the Toyota LB Gran Prix has always had a celebrity race before the main event. Now you all also know that the cars in said event have always been Celicas. Now that the Celica has officially been discontinued what car do you think will be the one that replaces it in the celebrity portion of the weekend. Do you guys think it will be the Scion Tc, Corolla XR-S, Matrix XR-S? Or will Toyota continue using the celica?

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JBing Sep 23, 7:15pm - #283006 

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Either the Tc or the matrix idunno

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stefanoc Sep 23, 7:26pm - #283007 

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toyota camry and siennas
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CaLiGTS Sep 23, 7:28pm - #283008 

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Toyota Prius ?

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ExNihilo Sep 23, 7:40pm - #283009 
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Suddenly the celebrity race takes on a new importance. Which car will be crowned the Celica sucessor? I'm guessing Solara. But the TC is, unfortunately, a strong contender.

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SPec_ceLICA Sep 23, 7:44pm - #283010 

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supra_celica Sep 23, 7:44pm - #283011 

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What channel and time will this be airing on?

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ghostingcelica Sep 23, 7:48pm - #283012 
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i think the tc probably
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XxMerlinxX Sep 23, 8:13pm - #283013 
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I'd bet anything it'll be the TC. Toyota's put so much backing behind this it's unbelievable. I wish they'd stick with the celica's though. frown

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VSGTS14 Sep 23, 8:32pm - #283014 

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if it continues, i would think..nothing
there are no other toyota's that have the same setup as a celica and wouldn't be meant to race.

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Sancho Sep 23, 8:53pm - #283015 

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tCs or Corolla-S (no, serious grin)

I hope they don't use the Matrix puke

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Virgilson Sep 23, 8:55pm - #283016 

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they better use the Celica!!
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ragingpaseo Sep 23, 9:20pm - #283017 
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i say the MILF mobile, solara...
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sho Sep 23, 9:37pm - #283018 

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^^ thats true.ic a lot of MILF's in solaras. rofl rofl

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VoodooGTS Sep 23, 9:37pm - #283019 

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Originally Posted by Virgilson
they better use the Celica!!


serious... i didn't get the graphcis for nothing. rofl

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Steven Sep 23, 10:04pm - #283020 
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you guys are all wrong, I heard from the toyota dealership that they were going to use Siennas
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Erick Sep 23, 10:30pm - #283021 

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^^ rofl but yah the handling of the celica owns the sienna though rofl

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Steven Sep 23, 10:45pm - #283022 
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no it doesn't. Nothing out performs the ultimate suspension of a minivan.

Originally Posted by Erick
^^ rofl but yah the handling of the celica owns the sienna though rofl
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Virgilson Sep 23, 10:50pm - #283023 

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^^^ no really...are you serious, minivans...
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ExNihilo Sep 23, 11:35pm - #283024 
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Originally Posted by Steven
you guys are all wrong, I heard from the toyota dealership that they were going to use Siennas


rofl rofl rofl

OK, here's my take. There'll be a separate, new entry for Scion (the TC), and a Solara.
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l2pdrums Sep 23, 11:44pm - #283025 

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What if they continue to still use the celicas even if they are discontinued. I doubt it, I'd say the TC.

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shawnstam Sep 24, 12:22am - #283026 
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I heard that they are going to use tundras, they have the best race suspension.
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RedSunCelica Sep 24, 12:45am - #283027 

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itll be tC's so when the race starts well sneak a GTS into the starting line and pass them all up in front of every one smile

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grcelica Sep 24, 12:57am - #283028 

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They will use Celicas. They aren't selling them in the states, but they are still making them...my guess
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Elec-FuYu Sep 24, 2:36am - #283029 
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im guessing the Echo Hatch.

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2003cbgts Sep 24, 4:20am - #283030 

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id be willing to let them use my dads 82 corolla wave
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falkkor Sep 24, 6:25am - #283031 

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Japan will still have Celicas.. So I hear. So Im guessing they will jsut ship them over.
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Nemesis Sep 24, 6:34am - #283032 

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My bets on the SOLARAS. Since they were the pace cars for last years race.

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stefanoc Sep 24, 7:17pm - #283033 

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if its not sienna, then it will be tC
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jyboygenius Sep 24, 8:20pm - #283034 
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It would be the Corolla XRS. Didja know in WRC, Toyota isn't in teh first division, but the second. They use some variant of the Corolla which has typical AWd and a fuckin sweet engine.

Imagine if the XRS had AWD and was t/c'ed.

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ted18852103 Sep 24, 10:58pm - #283035 
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no they will use that 05 supra i have heard so much about lol j/k

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jadoreGTS Sep 25, 4:15am - #283036 

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i think it will be the scion Tc

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thE_laW Sep 28, 8:49am - #283037 

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ha they should make it spyders with hard tops. mmmm

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celicajonz Sep 28, 4:16pm - #283038 
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...S/C tc for the pace car...know what would be sweet...running every gen. celica for the race...mmmmmmmm gt-four...yeah mr.-2 hard tops would b sweet too...i heard they're gonna use double cab tundras(lifted)..ha!!! rofl

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csheriff Sep 28, 4:45pm - #283039 
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My bet is they will stick with the Celica.

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