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Feb 21
Saturday

Statement from Joe Gibbs Racing Regarding Injury Status of Kyle Busch

Joe Gibbs Racing Logo Daytona Beach, Florida (Feb. 21, 2015) – Kyle Busch, driver of the No. 54 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), sustained a compound fracture of the right lower leg in an accident during Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. Additionally, Busch suffered a mid-foot fracture of his left foot in the accident. Busch was transported to a local hospital for treatment immediately following the accident and is currently undergoing surgery on his right leg. Busch’s injuries will sideline him for an undetermined period of time. Veteran Matt Crafton will serve as the interim driver for Busch’s No. 18 Toyota during Sunday’s 57th Daytona 500. An interim driver has not been determined for the following race March 1 at ... FULL STORY »

Matt Crafton To Replace Injured Kyle Busch For Daytona 500

2015 NASCAR Driver Matt Crafton - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Busch Sidelined For Undetermined Period Of Time DAYTONA BEACH, Florida Two-time and defending NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) champion Matt Crafton will replace the injured Kyle Busch in Sunday’s 57th annual Daytona 500. The decision was made by Joe Gibbs Racing ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch To Miss Daytona 500 After Injury Following XFINITY Opener At Daytona

Emergency workers attend to Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster energy Toyota, after he was involved in an on-track incident during the NASCAR XFINITY Series Alert Today Florida 300 at Daytona International Speedway on February 21, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images NASCAR announced shortly before 7:30 p.m. Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway that Kyle Busch would not compete in Sunday’s Daytona 500. Busch was injured in a Lap 112 incident in the season-opening NASCAR XFINTY Series race, which started when Kyle ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch In Distress After Hard Hit At Daytona International Speedway

Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster energy Toyota, Erik Jones, driver of the #20 GameStop/Rock Candy Toyota, Brian Scott, driver of the #2 Shore Lodge Chevrolet, Darrell Wallace Jr., driver of the #6 Ford EcoBoost Ford, Brendan Gaughan, driver of the #62 South Point Chevrolet, and others are involved in a large on-track incident during the NASCAR XFINITY Series Alert Today Florida 300 at Daytona International Speedway on February 21, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Kyle Busch, the leading all-time winner in the NASCAR XFINITY Series was injured in a late-race crash Saturday afternoon in the Alert Today Florida 300 at Daytona International Speedway. Busch was attempting to shove fellow Toyota teammate Erik Jones towards the ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Final Practice Session Speeds

2015 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Express) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Saturday morning at Daytona International Speedway, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams had their final practice session for the 57th running of the Daytona 500. And, at the end of the "Happy Hour" session and at the top of ... FULL STORY »

2015 NXS Alert Today Florida 300 First Practice Session Speeds

2015 NXS Driver Kyle Busch (Monster Energy) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Friday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway, the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) held their first practice session of the 2015 season, and it was Kyle Busch - with a lap speed of 191.681 MPH - at the top of the speed chart ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Third Practice Session Accident Q&A with Denny Hamlin

2015 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin on track at Daytona International Speedway in the No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How aggressive were drivers in practice? "People say in practice that you can't make aggressive moves, but we also have to put ourselves in decent positions where we're going to have ... FULL STORY »



2015 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch on trackin the No. 18 M&M's Crispy Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Third Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.18.15
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams returned to action Wednesday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway, as they practice prior to the Budweiser Duel qualifying races on Thursday -- which will determine the final starting lineup for the Daytona 500 on Sunday. Posting the fastest lap speed of 200.776 MPH in the ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Arris) - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Race Preview
Posted 02.18.15
Carl Edwards / No. 19 ARRIS Toyota Preview Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway  No. 19 ARRIS Toyota News and Notes:  Edwards is paired up with championship-winning crew chief Darian Grubb for the 2015 season at Joe Gibbs Racing.  Grubb was part of the team that tied with Edwards for the championship in ...FULL STORY »
2014 NCWTS Driver Erik Jones (KBM) - Photo Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
Erik Jones 2015 NXS Alert Today Florida 300 Race Preview
Posted 02.17.15
Erik Jones / No. 20 GameStop Rock Candy Toyota Camry Preview Alert Today Florida 300 at Daytona International Speedway No. 20 GameStop Rock Candy Toyota Camry News and Notes: • NEW YEAR, NEW FACE: Embarking on their eighth year with Joe Gibbs Racing, GameStop will have Erik Jones as their driver for 10 ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin 2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Race Preview
Posted 02.17.15
Denny Hamlin #11 FedEx Express Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing Race Info: Race: Daytona 500 Date/Time: Feb. 22/1 p.m. ET Distance: 200 laps/500 miles Track Length: 2.5 miles Track Shape: Tri-oval Banking: 31 degrees 2014 Winner: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Express Notes: Sprint Unlimited Recap: Hamlin finished 19th in Saturday night’s Sprint Unlimited at Daytona. The defending race winner was collected in a Lap ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Race Preview
Posted 02.16.15
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview DAYTONA 500 at Daytona International Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: TWO-TIME LOOKING FOR THREE:  Two-time Daytona 500 Champion, Matt Kenseth returns to the 2.5-mile superspeedway as one of only 11 drivers in NASCAR history who have won this prestigious race ...FULL STORY »
Cody Coughlin
JGR Development Driver Impresses All in First Trip to Daytona
Posted 02.16.15
(DAYTONA BEACH, FL - February 15, 2015) - To start on the front row, lead laps, have a shot to win in the waning moments and finish in the top-five is a good day for any driver at Daytona Int'l Raceway. Do that as a rookie though and ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards (Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn / Getty Images)
Carl Edwards Guaranteed Starting Spot In Daytona 500
Posted 02.15.15
Without owner points or a provisional to fall back on to earn a spot in NASCAR’s Super Bowl event, the sleepless nights and the countless meetings for Joe Gibbs Racing newest driver Carl Edwards were all for not, as the driver of the No. 19 ARRIS Toyota Camry successfully earned ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the 3rd Annual Sprint Unlimited at Daytona at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Kenseth edges Truex for the win in spirited Sprint Unlimited
Posted 02.15.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Matt Kenseth did what he couldn’t do all of last year — win a race. And Martin Truex Jr., runner-up in Saturday night’s 75-lap Sprint Unlimited exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway, did what he could do only once in 2014 — lead a lap. Coming to the finish line ...FULL STORY »
Cody Coughlin, No. 55 JEGS.com / Sport Clips Toyota Camry
Sport Clips To Be a Part of Cody Coughlin’s First Race at Daytona
Posted 02.13.15
(DAYTONA BEACH, FL - February 12, 2015) - The first day of school. The first time you drive. The first kiss. There are many firsts that you remember in your life. Cody Coughlin will experience a first on Saturday as he competes in his first race at Daytona International Speedway. In ...FULL STORY »


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