Tag Archives: Joe Gibbs Racing

Ty Gibbs will advance to Cup, taking Busch’s place at JGR in 2023

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In a move that was predicted, Ty Gibbs, the recently crowned NASCAR Xfinity Series winner, will replace Kyle Busch in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2023. The car’s number will be changed by Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) from 18 to 54 prior to the 2023 season. In a release, the team stated that “JGR intends […]

Sammy Smith, the ARCA East champion, will be part of JGR’s 2023 Xfinity lineup

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Sammy Smith, a two-time ARCA East winner, will devote himself entirely to the NASCAR Xfinity Series starting in 2023. The No. 18 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing will be driven by 18-year-old Smith in the upcoming season thanks to sponsorship from Pilot Flying J, TMC Transportation, and Allstate Peterbilt, among others. His team leader will be Jeff […]

Nemechek will race the whole 2023 Xfinity schedule under JGR

John Hunter Nemechek Xfinity Series Joe Gibbs Racing

John Hunter Nemechek is switching to Joe Gibbs Racing’s Xfinity Series full-time following an accomplished two-year career with Kyle Busch Motorsports in NASCAR Trucks. Nemechek will race JGR’s No. 20 Toyota exclusively in the Xfinity Series in 2023, according to a statement released by JGR on Thursday. The crew of Nemechek will be led by Ben […]

William Sawalich becomes a development racer for JGR and Toyota

William Sawalich JGR Toyota

William Sawalich, a rising star in the Late Model, recently reached a multi-year contract with Joe Gibbs Racing to become the newest Toyota development racer. In 2023, Sawalich, 16, will race the JGR No. 18 Toyota in the ARCA Menards Series. Phoenix Raceway will host his debut race on March 10. The Eden Prairie, Minnesota native […]

Ty Gibbs wins the NASCAR Xfinity championship in a dramatic Phoenix final

Ty Gibbs NASCAR Xfinity Phoenix

Ty Gibbs experienced his best, earning the 2022 Xfinity Series championship, one week after possibly his worst event as a NASCAR racer. Although Gibbs led the most laps, the closing 25 laps of the race saw him engaged in a frantic three-wide duel with fellow title challengers Noah Gragson and Justin Allgaier. With 20 of […]

Truex defeats Elliott to claim the pole in New Hampshire

Truex in New Hampshire 2022

First time since the 2018 season, Martin Truex Jr. secured the pole for the NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. In the last round of qualifying on Saturday, Truex, who had qualified ninth out of ten, took the lead with an average track pace of 127.113 mph. The pole position […]

Not Chase Elliott’s strategy for winning the Pocono Cup race

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Even though Chase Elliott was proclaimed the surprised victor of the race on Sunday at Pocono, he is clear that he would like to triumph on the racetrack and will accept any benefits due to him. The victor of Sunday’s race at Pocono Raceway, Denny Hamlin, and the runner-up, Kyle Busch, both ended in failure […]

Despite spinning during Pocono Cup practise, Ross Chastain is still the fastest

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In the NASCAR Cup Series race on Saturday at Pocono Raceway, Ross Chastain spun out but still finished first. Chastain set the quickest overall average track pace in practise earlier in Group B, clocking in at 167.719 mph. Though Chastain’s No. 1 Chevrolet spun off Turn 3 and down the frontstretch with just over a […]

Denny Hamlin wins the Pocono Cup pole, but Kurt Busch fails

Denny Hamlin Pocono Cup

Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway will feature a first row led by Denny Hamlin and Joe Gibbs Racing. The racer that qualified second-to-last for the championship race on Saturday, Hamlin, recorded the fastest average track pace of 169.991 mph. Kyle Busch, a member of Hamlin’s JGR squad, came in second (169.498 mph), […]

Busch will be replaced by Gibbs as he miss the Pocono NASCAR Cup race

Busch Pocono NASCAR Cup

Due to ongoing concussion symptoms, Kurt Busch will skip Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway. Busch, 43, was seriously injured in a crash during the last round of qualifying on Saturday, but NASCAR determined that he was not fit to race after a checkup on Sunday morning. The statement from NASCAR is as […]