Latest Christopher Bell News

Chase Elliott wins most popular driver for 5th straight year

Dec. 01, 2022 20:03 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chase Elliott simply can't be beat when it comes to his grip on NASCAR 's title as fans most popular driver. Not even with a late social media push by Ryan Blaney to end Elliott's reign. In a season in which he won five races and finished...

Ty Gibbs promoted to replace Kyle Busch in JGR's Cup car

Nov. 15, 2022 14:38 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ty Gibbs was promoted to NASCAR's top Cup series on Tuesday in an expected announcement that was void of any celebration as Joe Gibbs Racing continues to mourn the loss of Gibbs' father. Coy Gibbs died in his sleep hours after his 20-year-old son won the...

JGR co-owner Coy Gibbs, 49, dies hours after son wins title

Nov. 07, 2022 02:48 AM EST

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Coy Gibbs, the vice chairman of Joe Gibbs Racing for his NFL and NASCAR Hall of Fame father, died Sunday morning just hours after his son won the Xfinity Series championship. He was 49. “It is with great sorrow that Joe Gibbs Racing confirms that Coy Gibbs...

Joey Logano wins at Phoenix to earn 2nd NASCAR championship

Nov. 06, 2022 20:55 PM EST

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Penske Perfect. From the first NASCAR race with the new Next Gen car, the Daytona 500, the IndyCar championship and now the NASCAR Cup title, it's been about as close to a perfect season as possible for Roger Penske. Joey Logano won his...

Bell finishes 10th at Phoenix following Coy Gibbs' death

Nov. 06, 2022 20:31 PM EST

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — As Christopher Bell was about to leave for driver introductions, he still wasn't sure if he would even race in the NASCAR Cup Series finale. Bell and his Joe Gibbs Racing teammates learned a few hours earlier that team vice chairman Coy Gibbs, son of NFL and...