Latest NASCAR Xfinity Series News

Ty Gibbs declines to discuss sudden death of his father

Dec. 01, 2022 19:36 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ty Gibbs on Thursday declined to discuss the death of his father, which occurred just hours after the young NASCAR driver won the Xfinity Series championship last month. Gibbs was asked about his grandfather, Hall of Famer Joe Gibbs, telling the employees...

Kevin Harvick will know if 2023 is final season by Daytona

Dec. 01, 2022 14:39 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Harvick will know if 2023 will be his last as a fulltime NASCAR driver before the season-opening Daytona 500 in February. “I don't really have a clear answer on that right now,” the 2014 Cup champ said Thursday about his future. “I think as we...

Tony Stewart gets his driver: Ryan Preece promoted to Cup

Nov. 16, 2022 07:01 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart won the battle with partner Gene Haas over next year's NASCAR lineup by giving reserve driver Ryan Preece a shot with a top-tier Cup organization. Preece spent this entire year doing simulator work for Stewart-Haas Racing that helped the...

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...

Column: Bittersweet win for Logano as Gibbs family mourns

Nov. 07, 2022 11:34 AM EST

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joey Logano began his career at Joe Gibbs Racing, which signed him to a driver development deal when he was 15, and then put “Sliced Bread” in a NASCAR national series race seven days after his 18th birthday. There was a plan to develop Logano, but it was...

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...

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...

Gibbs wins first NASCAR Xfinity Series title with late pass

Nov. 05, 2022 22:00 PM EDT

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Ty Gibbs felt like he embarrassed himself and, more importantly, his family by wrecking a teammate on the final lap last week. The only way to make up for it would be winning a championship with a clean, aggressive race. Gibbs pulled it off,...

Kyle Busch Motorsports switching to Chevy in Truck Series

Nov. 04, 2022 22:44 PM EDT

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyle Busch Motorsports is switching from Toyota to Chevrolet for its two new drivers in the NASCAR Truck Series. Chase Purdy will drive the No. 4 full-time and Jack Wood will have at least 10 races in the No. 51 while sharing it with Busch, other Cup and...