Articles tagged ‘JGR’

Feb 18

2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Third Practice Session Speeds

2015 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch on track at Daytona International Speedway in the No. 18 M&M's Crispy Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images 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 third session (first of two for the day ) was Kyle Busch, and he was followed by Jimmie Johnson (200.530 MPH) who was second, Trevor Bayne (200.053) third, Kasey Kahne (199.858) fourth and Ryan Newman (199.645) was fifth. Rounding out the top-ten fastest drivers in the practice were Brian Scott (199.552 MPH) who was sixth, Jeff Gordon (199.437) seventh, Casey Mears (199.313) eighth, Michael Waltrip (199.164) ninth and David Gilliland (199.150) posting ... FULL STORY »

Carl Edwards 2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Arris) - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Erik Jones 2015 NXS Alert Today Florida 300 Race Preview

2014 NCWTS Driver Erik Jones (KBM) - Photo Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images 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, ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Race Preview

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 ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

JGR Development Driver Impresses All in First Trip to Daytona

Cody Coughlin (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 ... FULL STORY »

Carl Edwards Guaranteed Starting Spot In Daytona 500

Carl Edwards (Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn / Getty Images) 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 ... 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 »
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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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2015 NASCAR Daytona Media Day Q&A with Toyota NCWTS & NXS Drivers
Posted 02.12.15
DANIEL SUAREZ, No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What is your primary goal for the season? "The first goal is going to be to learn. I pretty much believe that this is the most important thing. After that, I believe we are going to be competitive and if we are ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Express) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2015 NASCAR Sprint Unlimited Race Preview
Posted 02.10.15
Race Info: Race: Sprint Unlimited Date/Time: Feb. 14/8:15 p.m. ET Distance: 75 laps/187.5 miles Track Length: 2.5 miles Track Shape: Tri-oval Banking: 31 degrees 2014 Winner: Denny Hamlin Express Notes: Denny and Dave: Hamlin begins the 2015 NASCAR season with his third-career Cup Series crew chief. Dave Rogers climbs atop the #11 FedEx pit box following five years with ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Halloween Toyota, stands in the garage area - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – Crispy is Back
Posted 02.10.15
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 10, 2015) – For Kyle Busch and M&M’s Crispy, 2015 is the year of the comeback. In January, Busch’s primary backer M&M’s listened to the fans and launched the highly anticipated return of M&M’s Crispy. Just one month later, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series fans are also looking forward ...FULL STORY »
Driver Kyle Busch chuckles on stage during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at the Charlotte Convention Center on January 26, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo Credit:  Bob Leverone / Getty Images)
Kyle Busch: I Won’t Throw Away My Season Again
Posted 01.27.15
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The annual Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour might signify the start of a new season, but Joe Gibbs Racing drivers weren’t putting up the excitement facade. All admitted there is work to be done. In addition to acknowledging a lack of speed in 2014 and “everything was a ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards (right), driver of the #19 Arris Toyota, speaks with the media during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at the Charlotte Convention Center on January 26, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images)
As 2015 season approaches, Joe Gibbs Racing deals with massive changes
Posted 01.27.15
CHARLOTTE, N.C.— In contemplating his future at Joe Gibbs Racing, driver Carl Edwards draws inspiration from an unlikely source—Kevin Harvick. With a new team, a new crew chief and a new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format in 2014, Kevin Harvick drove his No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet to ...FULL STORY »
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GameStop Continues Partnership with Joe Gibbs Racing for 2015 Season
Posted 01.26.15
Erik Jones Takes Over Driving Duties for GameStop for 10 Races in the No. 20 Toyota Camry HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (January 26, 2015) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announced today that longtime partner GameStop will  sponsor Erik Jones for 10 races in the No. 20 Toyota Camry in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. This ...FULL STORY »
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Jake Griffin Announces First Career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Start
Posted 01.18.15
Quincy, Illinois -– 16-year-old Jake Griffin is excited to announce that he has inked a deal with MB Motorsports to pilot their No. 63 Chevrolet Silverado entry in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) event at Martinsville Speedway (Martinsville, Virginia) on Saturday, March 28th. The Kroger 250 will mark ...FULL STORY »

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