Latest Joe Gibbs News

Joe Gibbs says success all about finding the right people

May. 23, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — When Joe Gibbs decided to venture off from the NFL and form a race team in 1992 he was scared. Petrified, in fact. Gibbs had won three Super Bowls as coach of the Washington Redskins, but he was an outsider starting from scratch when it came to stock car racing. And when his team...

Stewart, Gibbs, Labonte elected to NASCAR Hall of Fame

May. 22, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart and friends are heading to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The three-time Cup Series champion will be inducted alongside his former car owner Joe Gibbs and teammate Bobby Labonte. Driver Buddy Baker and mechanic Waddell Wilson rounded out the Class of 2020. "It totally changed...

Harvick leads Stewart-Haas dominance in Kansas qualifying

May. 10, 2019 8:46 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kevin Harvick joked that the intra-team competition at Stewart-Haas Racing is marked by a whole lot of trash talk, and that Clint Bowyer usually says so much it's tough to get a dig in. Harvick had the final word Friday night. He scored his third pole of the season to lead a...

Rules package still in spotlight as Cup Series hits Kansas

May. 10, 2019 6:50 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. should know how to get around Kansas Speedway in a hurry. He won both races at the 1 1/2-mile track just west of downtown Kansas City during his 2017 championship season. He has an astonishing eight top-five finishes, more than any other track, his run of success...

Truex wins 2nd career Monday NASCAR race at Dover

May. 6, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. stood next to the 60-pound metallic gold Monster trophy on the victory lane stage and was uncertain about how many fingers he should flash for his celebratory photo. "Two for the season or three for Dover?" Truex asked. How about one of each? Truex solved his snapshot...

The Latest: Truex wins NASCAR race at Dover

May. 6, 2019 3:28 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Dover International Speedway (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Martin Truex Jr. has won a Monday race at Dover International Speedway for the second time in his career, pulling away from the field down the stretch to reach victory lane for the second time...

Bell wins Xfinity race for 2nd straight NASCAR win at Dover

May. 4, 2019 4:17 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Christopher Bell raced to his third Xfinity Series victory of the season, winning an extra $100,000 for taking the checkered flag at Dover International Speedway. Bell also won at Dover for the second straight time, though he led only 44 laps in the No. 20 Toyota on Saturday compared...

Busch nears NASCAR milestone top-10 streak to start a season

May. 4, 2019 2:11 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Morgan Shepherd pushed his No. 89 Chevrolet for a few feet through the garage with all the might a 77-year-old NASCAR driver could muster before yielding to his crew. Pushing 80, Shepherd just might race long enough for his age to match his car number. "Oh, yeah. That won't be nothing,"...

Chase Elliott wins Cup race at Talladega, 1st win for Chevy

Apr. 28, 2019 9:11 PM EDT

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Chase Elliott felt right at home, embraced by fans at a track a few hours from home and one where his father celebrated victory a couple of decades before. This time it was Chase's turn. Elliott won the Cup Series race Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, giving Chevrolet its first...

The Latest: Chase Elliott wins at Talladega

Apr. 28, 2019 5:49 PM EDT

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's Cup series race at Talladega Superspeedway (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Chase Elliott has won the Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway, giving Chevrolet its first victory of the season. Elliott took the lead shortly after a restart with four laps to go...