Latest Joe Gibbs Racing Stories

2009-07-24 09:34:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Joe Gibbs Racing and NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Brad Coleman hit the sponsorship spot for online research recruitment giant BigSpot.com, a division of Offerwise, an Internet marketing company serving the market research industry. The BigSpot.com brand will launch their first entry into the NASCAR Nationwide Series at Iowa Speedway and will continue as Coleman's primary sponsor through the Michigan race and potentially beyond. Andrew Lissak,...

2009-05-02 22:59:09

Kyle Busch gave himself a 24th birthday present Saturday by winning the Sprint Cup Russ Friedman 400 auto race at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver in the No. 18 Toyota passed Jeff Gordon for the lead with 48 laps remaining and then crossed the finish line 2.752 seconds ahead of Tony Stewart to complete a NASCAR sweep this weekend at the 3/4-mile track. He also won Friday's Nationwide Lipton Tea 250 and Saturday's victory made him the second driver to win a Cup...

2009-04-11 20:38:49

Joey Logano won a late battle with Kyle Busch and took Saturday's Nashville 300 Nationwide Series auto race at Lebanon, Tenn. Logano passed Busch for the lead with 10 laps to go and avoided a crash involving Joe Nemechek and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to win the race at the Nashville Superspeedway, 0.487 seconds ahead of Busch, his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate. Logano led for 95 of 225 laps to 77 for Busch. The GameStop Toyota was good from the beginning, Logano said after his second career Nationwide...

2009-03-22 18:25:00

Kyle Busch led 378 of 503 laps Sunday and easily won the Food City 500 Sprint Cup auto race at the Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. It was his second Sprint Cup Series victory this season and 14th of his career. Busch turned back a determined effort by Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin, and with brother, Kurt, the Buschs have won the last three Sprint Cup races. There's a little bit of redemption here, Kyle Busch told reporters. This place owes me a few, but you can never ask a race track...

2009-02-14 19:19:35

Tony Stewart overcame a wreck in his primary car Saturday to win the Camping World 300 Nationwide Series race at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. Stewart, who drove the No. 80 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports, pitted and fell to 22nd with less than 30 laps to go, with most of the race's leaders staying on the track during its fifth caution flag. He had wrecked his primary car in Saturday's final practice for the Daytona 500. During the restart, he quickly moved through the pack and...

2008-12-22 08:00:00

MOUNT OLIVE, N.J., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Mars North America announced today that it will extend its contract as official NASCAR partner, giving tens of millions of NASCAR fans even more to cheer about at track and in store. The multi-year sponsorship commitment allows multiple Mars brands to connect with racing fans and includes four designations: -- Official Chocolate of NASCAR (M&M'S(R) Brand) -- Official Chocolate Bar of NASCAR (SNICKERS(R) Brand) -- Official...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.