When it comes to racing the 2.66 mile Superspeedway of Talladega it often comes down to a matter of simple survival.
A huge crash at the end of today’s race would prove that true once again as 25 cars would get involved. When it was all sorted out Kyle Busch would lead Joe Gibbs Racing with a third-place finish, while Denny Hamlin was scored 14th, and damage from an early race accident would knock Joey Logano off the lead lap and ultimately result in a 32nd-place finish. Read more
It was another strong day for Joe Gibbs Racing with all three teams earning a top ten finish in today’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway.
Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin, who ran first and second most of the day would each have to relinquish those spots late in the race for a final splash of fuel in order to make it to finish. Busch, who led an incredible 302 laps on the day, and Hamlin, who led 39, would have to settle for seventh and eighth-places respectively, while Joey Logano battled through an unfortunately timed early caution that left him a lap down in tenth. Read more
Denny Hamlin won Joe Gibbs Racing’s 100th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with a dominating performance in today’s Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
It was Hamlin’s Series-leading fifth victory of the season and first in the Chase as he moved to within seven points of the points lead after the second of 10 races in the battle for the Championship. Joey Logano earned a top-ten finish by coming home in eighth while Kyle Busch lost a certain top-five finish when he lost a cylinder in his engine just past the midpoint of the race and had to settle for 28th. Read more
Joe Gibbs Racing delivered three strong cars to Chicago for today’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway. After all three teams ran inside the top ten for the majority of the race, it was Kyle Busch leading JGR’s efforts at the end with a fourth-place finish, while Joey Logano crossed the line in seventh. Meanwhile, Denny Hamlin, who entered the day as the point leader in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, ran well all day and appeared certain for a top-five finish, but ran out of fuel on the final lap and fell from seventh to 16th at the finish. Read more
For much of the night it appeared Joe Gibbs Racing would continue its recent winning ways, but late pit strategy under a caution for rain would shuffle the field and leave the team with a disappointing finish in tonight’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway. Read more