Tag Archives: Ty Gibbs

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

Ty Gibbs JGR

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 […]

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 […]

Noah Gragson triumphs in the rain-shortened Kansas Xfinity race

Noah Gragson Kansas Xfinity 2022

The NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday was cut short by rain, but Noah Gragson’s triumph in Stage 2 resulted in an overwhelming win. The race was called after 93 of 200 laps because of rainfall after Justin Allgaier, a teammate from JR Motorsports, was successfully fended off for Stage 2 win. […]

Kurt Busch is still out and Ty Gibbs is back in position 45 at Michigan

Kurt Busch Michigan

After colliding during qualifying at Pocono Raceway, Kurt Busch will miss a third straight NASCAR Cup Series race due to concussion-like symptoms. Busch has been given a waiver, keeping him in the playoffs, but NASCAR’s medical staff has not yet given the driver the all-clear to race. Although he has dropped to 18th in the […]

Ty Gibbs defeats Allgaier to clinch the Michigan Xfinity victory

Ty Gibbs Michigan Xfinity

Only a small piece of debris really got in the way of Ty Gibbs’ NASCAR Xfinity Series-leading fifth victory of the year, and even that didn’t last long. The race at Michigan International Speedway’s last stage on Saturday was won by Gibbs, 19, and there were no cautions issued. However, on Lap 88 of 125, […]

The Watkins Glen NASCAR Cup race’s beginning was postponed by lightning

Watkins Glen NASCAR Cup

The NASCAR Cup Series race at Watkins Glen on Sunday has been postponed. Lightning is a different matter, despite the fact that rain tyres are available and NASCAR races in the rain on road courses. Everything was placed in a 30-minute lightning hold due to a strike within eight miles of the racing circuit as […]

Kurt Busch intends to return to the playoffs after missing the next two races

Kurt Busch Nascar 2022

For the remaining two races of the regular season, Kurt Busch will sit out while he recovers. Since a qualifying incident at Pocono on July 23 of this year, Busch, 44, has not been given the all-clear to race. He was suffering concussion-like symptoms at the time, and since then, he has been completely focused […]

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 […]

Ty Gibbs: “I never imagined competing against these guys”

Ty Gibbs Nascar 2022

Ty Gibbs didn’t anticipate making a start in the NASCAR Cup Series this year, but as is common, things sometimes change. Kurt Busch’s 23XI Racing team asked Gibbs to race its No. 45 Toyota after NASCAR declared early Sunday that Busch was not fully qualified to participate at Pocono Raceway. The 19-year-old grandson of Joe […]

Gragson defeats Gibbs to win the Pocono Xfinity race

Gragson Pocono Xfinity

The NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Pocono Raceway on Saturday was won by Noah Gragson after a thrilling side-by-side fight with Ty Gibbs. With 21 of the 90 circuits left, Gragson overtook squad member Josh Berry of JR Motorsports for the lead, but Ty Gibbs took over second and started his arduous pursuit of the […]