Latest Joe Gibbs News

Kevin Harvick ends 65-race drought with 6th win at Michigan

Aug. 07, 2022 20:27 PM EDT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kevin Harvick got his groove back, fittingly at one of his favorite tracks. Harvick ended a 65- race winless drought that lasted nearly two years with his sixth victory at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday. “Good timing, for sure," he...

Ty Gibbs, grandson of Joe Gibbs, gets 5th Xfinity win of '22

Aug. 06, 2022 18:30 PM EDT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Ty Gibbs won his Xfinity Series-high fifth race this year and ninth of his two-year career Saturday at Michigan International Speedway. The 19-year-old grandson of team owner Joe Gibbs, in the No. 54 Toyota, led 54 of the 125 laps on the 2-mile oval. ...

NASCAR's Kyle Busch thankful family escaped mall shooting

Aug. 06, 2022 17:13 PM EDT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kyle Busch’s tumultuous year took another turn. Busch, his wife and their two children escaped the Mall of America in Minnesota after shots were fired, three days before racing at Michigan International Speedway. “If you look at that dark...

SHR restructures as Frood leaves NASCAR team for lacrosse

Aug. 02, 2022 07:53 AM EDT

Stewart-Haas Racing restructured its leadership department of the NASCAR team to replace president Brett Frood, who was announced as commissioner of the National Lacrosse League on Tuesday. Frood has been with SHR since Tony Stewart became co-owner of the organization in 2009. He'll...

Kyle Busch open to racing 'for under my market value' in '23

Jul. 30, 2022 13:54 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Busch started his Saturday by joining past winners at the hallowed Indianapolis Motor Speedway for a class photo on the Yard of Bricks. He was seated next to Arie Luyendyk, in front of Marcus Ericsson, Alexander Rossi and Helio Castroneves — a combined...

NASCAR and IndyCar intersect at Indianapolis extravaganza

Jul. 29, 2022 16:02 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Now is the time to tune into American motorsports, on display all weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where NASCAR and IndyCar intersect with both series embroiled in turmoil. Two-time IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden was cleared to compete on the road...

Kurt Busch to miss Indy with concussion-like symptoms

Jul. 27, 2022 17:09 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kurt Busch will miss Sunday's NASCAR race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with concussion-like symptoms and be replaced again by Ty Gibbs in the Toyota for 23XI Racing. The team said Wednesday that Busch has not been cleared to race for a second consecutive...

NASCAR slams McDowell and team for illegally modified part

Jul. 26, 2022 17:50 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR levied another round of massive penalties on Tuesday, this time against Michael McDowell and Front Row Motorsports, for illegal modifications discovered after McDowell's sixth-place finish at Pocono Raceway. NASCAR fined crew chief Blake Harris...

Column: NASCAR and IndyCar speed into shared Indy weekend

Jul. 26, 2022 14:53 PM EDT

Denny Hamlin ate dinner next to the winning Pocono Raceway trophy, opened the celebratory champagne awarded to the victor and enjoyed a glass with his meal. It was an advertisement: “Live on EBay. 1 tainted trophy and 1 used bottle of champagne,” he posted on social media. ...

JGR accepts penalties given to Hamlin, Busch, apologizes

Jul. 25, 2022 17:28 PM EDT

NASCAR warned its teams it was serious about stamping out a culture of cheating that stretched back to its roots and let illegitimate race winners often walk away unscathed with nothing worse than a fine or a few docked points for the team. But the drivers always kept the trophy and...