Joe Gibbs Racing proved hot in the warmth of the Phoenix desert today, with all three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams earning a top-ten finish, led by Denny Hamlin in the No. 11 FedEx Office Toyota, who won the Subway Fresh Fit 500.
The victory was the 198th for the No. 11 car in NASCAR history, which ties the No. 43 for all-time wins by car number in the Sprint Cup Series.
Meanwhile his teammates Kyle Busch and Joey Logano were also strong throughout the day and earned sixth and 10th-place finishes respectively. Read more
The Great American Race was postponed for the first time in history thanks to heavy rains that swept across Daytona International Speedway on Sunday. When the track was finally dry the result was a Monday night primetime event that certainly didn’t lack any of the excitement that has come to be expected from the Daytona 500.
Kyle Busch deftly avoided several wrecks and made a thrilling a pass of Tony Stewart just before the finish line to capture The Bud Shootout tonight at Daytona International Speedway.
The win was the first Shootout victory for Toyota as well as for Busch. Teammate Denny Hamlin managed to overcome an early accident to finish fifth, while Joey Logano was involved in an accident with 20 laps to go and finished 18th. Read more
Dave Alpern, Vice President of Marketing, is currently in his 19th year here at Joe Gibbs Racing. Dave began his career at JGR as a recent college graduate, working out of a broom closet as a unpaid project intern. Currently he oversees all aspects of marketing for the team, including customer products, branding, marketing activation, social media and assists in driver management and negotiation. Dave’s integrity, sense of humor, and strong ability to communicate are a few reasons why he is one of the longest tenured marketing executives in the sport. Read more