Articles tagged ‘Joe Gibbs Racing’

Sep 17

Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Ground) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images RACE INFO: Event: Sylvania 300 Date/Time: Sept. 21/2 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Matt Kenseth 2013 polesitter: Ryan Newman Distance: 300 laps/317.4 miles Track Length: 1 mile Banking: 7 degrees Track Shape:  Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Chicagoland Recap: Denny Hamlin finished sixth in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway, a solid result for the FedEx Racing Team in the first race of the 2014 Chase playoffs. Hamlin restarted fifth on worn tires with less than 10 laps remaining in the #11 FedEx Office Toyota, holding off a host of challengers en route to the finish line in the 267-lap event won by Brad Keselowski. Hamlin started 24th but immediately showed to be one of strongest cars from the drop of the green flag, moving up nine spots to 13th ... FULL STORY »

Joe Gibbs Racing Announces Partnerships with STANLEY and DEWALT

Joe Gibbs Racing Logo STANLEY to Sponsor Carl Edwards for 12 Races Starting in 2015; DEWALT Reunites with Matt Kenseth for Six Races Beginning Next Season Huntersville, N.C. (September 17, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announced today that it has entered partnership with world-leading tool ... FULL STORY »

Justin Boston 2014 NNS 300 Race Preview

Justin Boston Justin Boston No. 20 ZLOOP Toyota Preview 300 No. 20 ZLOOP Toyota News and Notes: BOSTON TO MAKE DEBUT IN ZLOOP NO. 20 TOYOTA AT KENTUCKY: This weekend Justin Boston will make his first start in the NASCAR Nationwide Series behind ... FULL STORY »

Sam Hornish Jr. Pilots No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota in Final Scheduled Race of 2014

Sam Hornish Jr. (Photo Credit: Patrick Smith / Getty Images) MOORESVILLE, N.C. (September 16, 2014) – This week the No. 54 Monster Energy seat will again see 35-year-old driver Sam Hornish Jr. in the Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) Camry. Hornish, a familiar face this year at JGR, along with the ... FULL STORY »

Justin Boston to Make Nationwide Series Debut with Joe Gibbs Racing

Justin Boston Huntersville, N.C. (Sept. 16, 2014) - Justin Boston will make his first career NASCAR Nationwide Series start in Saturday night’s 300 at Kentucky Speedway. Boston will make two starts in the No. 20 ZLOOP Toyota Camry ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 30 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Matt Kenseth/No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 29 Sprint Cup Series career starts at New Hampshire, Matt Kenseth has an average finish of ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch – The Chase is On

2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (M&M'S) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 16, 2014) – It was only the first race of the 10-race run to decide the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship, but Kyle Busch and his M&M’s team started NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Driver Elliott Sadler (OneMain Financial) - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Elliott Sadler 2014 NNS 300 Race Preview
Posted 09.16.14
Elliott Sadler - No. 11 OneMain Financial Toyota Preview 300 at Kentucky Speedway BACK TO THE BLUEGRASS STATE: Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 OneMain Financial team travel back to Sparta, Kentucky this weekend to compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Kentucky Speedway. In his Nationwide Series career, ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevenasky/Getty Images
Roller coaster first race for Busch brothers, Matt Kenseth
Posted 09.14.14
JOLIET, Ill.— A couple of near spin-outs on pit road, getting a free pass and a near crash between two brothers sums up Sunday's 400 at Chicagoland Speedway for three drivers. Kurt Busch started his day with a commitment line violation on lap 46 and had to serve a pass-through ...FULL STORY »
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Three Top-10 Finishes For Joe Gibbs Racing In Round 1
Posted 09.14.14
They didn’t contend for the win on Sunday afternoon in the 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, but it was a productive day nonetheless for Joe Gibbs Racing. The Huntersville, North Carolina-based team racked in three top-10 finishes led by Denny Hamlin with a sixth place performance. Pole sitter Kyle Busch ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (Sport Clips) - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin’s Day Ends Early with Engine Trouble; Finishes 32nd at Chicagoland Speedway
Posted 09.13.14
Box Score Info: RACE: Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast 300 TRACK: Chicagoland Speedway DRIVER: Denny Hamlin CAR: No. 20 Sport Clips Toyota Camry START: 16th FINISH: 32nd LAPS: 165 / 200 Post-Race Highlights: • For his only NASCAR Nationwide Series race of the 2014 season, Denny Hamlin started the Jimmy John’s ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Robert Reiners / Getty Images)
Kyle Busch and Monster Energy Third-Place at Chicagoland Speedway
Posted 09.13.14
No. 54 Toyota leads Race-High 141 laps to secure 22nd Top-Five Finish of the Season Date: ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota 2014 NNS Jimmy John’s 300 Post Race Notes And Quotes
Posted 09.13.14
TOYOTA NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Post-Race Notes & Quotes Chicagoland Speedway – Sept. 13, 2014 • Kyle Busch (third) was the first Toyota driver to the finish line in Saturday afternoon’s NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Chicagoland Speedway. • Busch crossed the finish line behind race-winner Kevin Harvick and runner-up Kyle Larson. • ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 12, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
2014 NSCS 400 Starting Lineup
Posted 09.12.14
Rain forced NASCAR officials to cancel the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) qualifying session Friday at Chicagoland Speedway, placing Kyle Busch - who was the fastest in practice - on the "pole" for Sunday's 400. Sharing the front row with Busch to start second will be Ryan Newman, and they ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch on track in the No. 18 M&M's Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 NSCS 400 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 09.12.14
Friday afternoon at Chicagoland Speedway, it was Kyle Busch - with a lap speed of 191.442mph - posting the fastest lap during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) 400 practice session. Ryan Newman was second fastest with a lap speed of 191.042mph, and he was followed by Carl Edwards ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 NSCS 400 Q&A with Matt Kenseth
Posted 09.12.14
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What is it like coming to Chicago as the defending race winner and trying to get the first Chase win this year? “We had a strong start last year.  This is a great race track, I love coming here.  It’s the ...FULL STORY »

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