Denny Hamlin led Joe Gibbs Racing with an eighth-place finish in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway this afternoon. Teammates Kyle Busch and Joey Logano would finish 23rd and 24th respectively on a rare Tuesday race following two days of heavy rains from Tropical Storm Lee that forced a postponement from Sunday night’s scheduled running.
Denny Hamlin led Joe Gibbs Racing with a seventh-place finish tonight in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway, while teammates Joey Logano and Kyle Busch would battle to finish 13th and 14th respectively.
Kyle Busch made history Friday night in Bristol, TN by winning this 50th NASCAR Nationwide Series win. In doing so he became the first driver to ever achieve the feat. Teammate Joey Logano wasn’t going to let the win go without a battle. Logano chased Busch down with 5 laps to go and races along side him on the final lap, eventually finishing second by 0.019 seconds! Brian Scott rounded out a great night for Joe Gibbs Racing, finishing 10th.
Joe Gibbs Racing sweeps both races at Michigan this season!
Kyle Busch and the No. 18 Interstate Batteries team put together an impressive performance today at Michigan International Speedway, charging their way to the front of the field to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400. Meanwhile Joey Logano brought the No. 20 Home Depot Toyota across the line in 21st and a hard hit into the wall left Denny Hamlin with a 35th-place finish for the No. 11 FedEx Freight Toyota.
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.