The rain in Watkins Glen, NY might have delayed the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race from Sunday afternoon to Monday morning, but it didn’t do anything to dampen the efforts of Joe Gibbs Racing.
JGR left the road course of Watkins Glen International with two top-five finishes as Kyle Busch and Joey Logano earned third and fifth-place respectively. While it appeared that teammate Denny Hamlin would have the opportunity to join them at the top of the field, an accident left the No. 11 team with a disappointing 36th-place finish. Read more
Joey Logano led the Joe Gibbs Racing Nationwide Series cars with a 3rd place finish at Watkins Glen. Kyle Busch led many laps on Saturday, but an early drive through the grass and a late fuel issue left him with a 4th place finish. Brian Scott was in the top-10 for most of the race, but overheating issues forced an unscheduled stop. He eventually finished 14th.
It was clear from the outset of today’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Good Sam’s RV Insurance 500 that all three Joe Gibbs Racing entries brought a car capable of winning at Pocono Raceway. Indeed, all three teammates would share the lead through most of the day, but separate late-race incidents would keep each of them from their desired finish. Kyle Busch would lead JGR with a second-place finish, while Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano were forced to settle for 15th and 26th respectively.
Kyle Busch led Joe Gibbs Racing with a 10th-place finish in today’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Meanwhile teammates Joey Logano and Denny Hamlin would finish 25th and 27th respectively as different fuel strategies resulted in a shuffled field.