Joe Gibbs Racing simply dominated much of today’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway and as the race neared conclusion it appeared that three teams would earn a finish in the top ten and at least one would certainly have the opportunity over the final laps to race for the famed grandfather clock trophy.
It was a typical day of racing at Talladega Superspeedway with everyone holding their breath and hoping to survive for an opportunity to win at the end. Unfortunately the famed track wouldn’t prove all that friendly to the three-car contingent of Joe Gibbs Racing. Denny Hamlin would survive a wild day of racing to secure a solid eighth-place effort, while Joey Logano rebounded from an early accident to finish 24th, and Kyle Busch would be collected in a wreck that left him with a disappointing 33rd-place finish.
Joe Gibbs Racing is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. We wanted to stop and recognize the people that have been with us from the beginning. Vince, our Chief Finance Executive, has had a front row seat as JGR has grown, changed and evolved over the years. He offers a unique perspective from his time as a tire carrier on the racetrack, to serving on the pit crew, and now as an accountant.
JGR Development Driver Clinches Championship at Dover Season Finale
Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) understands the importance of developing drivers for the future and the organization is committed to winning at every level it races.
A name NASCAR fans should get to know is Max Gresham. The 18-year-old Griffin, Ga.-native just wrapped up his dream season and finished with his first championship in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East with a third-place finish at the Dover 150 International Speedway.
It was a strong night for Joe Gibbs Racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway with Kyle Busch earning an impressive second-place finish in the Bank of America 500, while Denny Hamlin crossed the finish line in ninth, and Joey Logano took the checkered flag in 12th.