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Joe Gibbs Racing announces changes to executive team

Joe Gibbs Racing has announced changes to its executive team as J.D. Gibbs will join his father -- JGR founder and three-time Super Bowl-winning coach Joe Gibbs -- as co-chairman of the organization.JGR also announced Thursday that Joe Gibbs' other son, Coy, is the company's newly appointed vice-chairman and COO, while longtime JGR employee and former chief marketing officer Dave...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

19 days until the Daytona 500, here's a history of the No. 19 in NASCAR

The No. 19 has been in NASCAR for a very long time. Unfortunately, though, it isn't a number that enjoyed much success, at least not until Joe Gibbs Racing started a fourth team this year, with Carl Edwards driving the No. 19 JGR Toyota.In 36 starts on the 2015 season, Edwards won two of the biggest races of the year, the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway and the Bojangles...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl Edwards vs. Denny Hamlin: Who ya' got in 2016 Sprint Cup?

When the flag drops for the Daytona 500 Feb. 21 on FOX, there likely will be seven active, full-time drivers in the field with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships to their names.Jimmie Johnson has six titles.Tony Stewart has three.Kyle and Kurt Busch, Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski and Matt Kenseth have one each.That means there's a lot of hungry drivers out there looking for...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: THE TRADITION CONTINUES! COMMEMORATIVE TICKET DESIGN RETURNS FOR DARLINGTON RACEWAY’S LABOR DAY WEEKEND EVENTS

DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (January 28, 2016) – When fans received their Darlington Raceway tickets in the mail last season, the throwback look commemorating its 1974 ticket was enough to bring back nostalgic memories even before they got to the track. Now in the second year of its throwback campaign, Darlington Raceway is excited to announce it will once again commemorate the...
Via On Pit Road
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Proud Sponsor of Joe Gibbs Racing and Drivers Denny Hamlin and Carl Edwards

Sport Clips Haircuts is an active sponsor in the fastest sport in America – AUTO RACING! We have sponsored NASCAR drivers for many years and even had a car in the 2006 Indianapolis 500 driven by Italy’s Max Papis! Sport Clips Racing is excited to enter its eighth season (2016) as a partner with Joe Gibbs Racing. Denny Hamlin enters his 11th full season with Joe Gibbs Racing in...
Via On Pit Road
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl Edwards gets new Subway paint scheme for 2016

A picture of the Subway Toyota Camry to be driven by Caro Edwards has appeared on the Joe Gibbs Racing Facebook page.  Right now there are not a lot of details about the No. 19 car and sponsor Subway except that the featured color this year will be green – likely coinciding with the chairs new environmental and fresh approach.  Last season Subway was the primary sponsor at Auto...
Via Tireball.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Edwards: Three reasons why the racing will be better in 2016

For the fourth consecutive season, NASCAR will introduce a new aerodynamic package, with the hopes of creating more passing and closer racing.Tuesday at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, Carl Edwards of Joe Gibbs Racing gave three reasons why this new package, which features lower aerodynamic downforce on both ends of the car, might actually work.3. In the driver's hands: "The...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Were JGR’s crew chief changes needed?

When officials at Joe Gibbs Racing announced right before Christmas that there would be a few personnel changes within the organization before the start of the 2016 season, they appeared to be a bit of a head-scratcher. But even after a few weeks to attempt to understand them, they still don’t quite make sense. The team announced in mid-December that Darian Grubb, previously on...
Via isportsweb.com
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Darian Grubb discusses details of Joe Gibbs Racing departure

Since it was announced that Darian Grubb would not return this season as crew chief for Carl Edwards at Joe Gibbs Racing, the veteran pit boss has moved on by taking the newly created position of vehicle production director at Hendrick Motorsports.Grubb, however, seems a bit baffled as to why JGR officials decided to break up he and Edwards in the first place.With Grubb calling the...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Looking Back at the Best Moments of 2015 – Part Two

©2015, John Harrelson / NKP Posted By: David Morgan – Follow at @damorgan86 December 30, 2015 Throughout the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, we got to experience all of the highlights and lowlights that NASCAR’s upper echelon had to offer, but after 36 races and the season were complete, there were some moments that stuck out more than others. So, without further ado...
Via Motor Racing Digest
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Desert rain was the unlikely source of Carl Edwards' 2015 Chase demise

The 2015 Sprint Cup season was in many ways a new beginning for Carl Edwards, who moved to Toyota and Joe Gibbs Racing after spending the first decade of his Cup career in Roush Fenway Racing Fords.After getting off to a surprisingly slow start with the powerhouse JGR organization, Edwards began to turn the corner with a huge win on Memorial Day weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway...
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December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

JGR makes crew chief changes for Denny Hamlin and Carl Edwards

Joe Gibbs Racing has made some changes to its crew chief lineup for the upcoming 2016 season. Most notable of the JGR crew chief changes is Dave Rodgers moving from the No. 11 driven by Denny Hamlin moving over to the No. 19 of Carl Edwards.  Mike Wheeler will become Hamlin’s crew chief in 2016, he previously worked with the No. 20 Xfinity Series team. Out of the equation is...
Via Tireball.com
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Gibbs Racing shuffles crew chiefs for Carl Edwards, Denny Hamlin

Joe Gibbs Racing had a great 2015, with Kyle Busch winning his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship and all four team drivers qualifying for the Chase for the Sprint Cup.Even with all that success, though, the team is making big changes for 2016.On Monday, JGR announced Dave Rogers will move from Denny Hamlin's No. 11 Toyota to the No. 19 of Carl Edwards, while Mike Wheeler...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs Player Profile: Carl Edwards, Jr.

Position: Relief Pitcher 2015 Stats: 4 2/3 IP, 6.24 DRA, 3.86 ERA 21.1 K%, 15.8 BB% Year in Review: When it comes to Carl Edwards, Jr. and the 2015 season that he just had, stats are sort of beside the point. Oh, he threw 4 2/3 innings of regular-season ball? That’s interesting. I’ll leave it to you to draw whatever you […]
Via BP Wrigleyville
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

History of the No. 19: Carl Edwards to the rescue

The No. 19 has been in NASCAR for a very long time. Unfortunately, though, it isn't a number that enjoyed much success, at least not until Joe Gibbs Racing started a fourth team this year, with Carl Edwards driving the No. 19 JGR Toyota.In 36 starts on the 2015 season, Edwards won two of the biggest races of the year, the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway and the Bojangles...
Via Fox Sports
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Gibbs not ready to discuss upcoming personnel changes

LAS VEGAS (AP) Joe Gibbs Racing is not discussing upcoming personnel changes to its four-car Sprint Cup lineup. Both team owner Joe Gibbs and driver Carl Edwards said they were not ready to comment on speculation crew chief Darian Grubb will move into an engineering role with the organization. Grubb was moved from Denny Hamlin's car a year ago to crew chief Edwards when JGR expanded...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

NASCAR: 2015’s biggest disappointments

Last Sunday under the lights at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season drew to an exciting, dramatic close. Joe Gibbs Racing’s Kyle Busch stood at the top of the sport, capturing his first series title, just months after returning from what could have been a career-ending injury.  The championship battle was hotly contested down to the very last lap...
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November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Chasing the Championship – The Championship Field is Set

HHP/Garry Eller Posted By: David Morgan – Follow at @damorgan86 November 17, 2015 The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup is nearly complete, with Sunday’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix determining which drivers would be joining Jeff Gordon in next weekend’s championship race in Homestead. Entering the day, seven drivers would be vying for the remaining three spots...
Via Motor Racing Digest
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Shortened race ends Edwards' Chase dreams at Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) Carl Edwards drove around in a holding pattern as the rain started to fall, ready to wash away his Chase chances at any second. ''We can't let it end like this,'' Edwards told his team on the radio. Unfortunately for them, it did. Five points from earning a spot in the finale of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, Edwards came up just short Sunday night at...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Dejected Carl Edwards left as first driver out of Championship 4

"We can't let it end like this."That was the mindset of Joe Gibbs Racing's Carl Edwards as rains halted Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway, officially ending his hopes at racing for the championship next weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway.When NASCAR declared the race official after 219 of the 312 laps, Edwards was 12th on the leaderboard and...
Via Fox Sports
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Raceday Rundown – Phoenix Edition

HHP/Garry Eller Posted By: David Morgan – Follow at @damorgan86 November 15, 2015 What: 28th Annual Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race No. 35 of 36 Where: Phoenix International Raceway – Avondale, Arizona TV/Radio: NBC, 2:30 pm ET / MRN and Sirius XM NASCAR Channel 90 Race Length: 312 laps, 312 miles (500 kilometers) Track Size: 1.0 mile tri-oval...
Via Motor Racing Digest
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix Preview

Russell LaBounty/NKP Posted By: David Morgan – Follow at @damorgan86 November 13, 2015 Following last weekend’s second race in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup at Texas that saw Jimmie Johnson play spoiler once again, the series heads to the Valley of the Sun for the final race in the round to determine which drivers will join Jeff Gordon in the Championship...
Via Motor Racing Digest
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Three JGR cars have issues in pre-race inspections at Texas

Three of the four Joe Gibbs Racing cars had issues clearing NASCAR technical inspection prior to Sunday's AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.The issues stemmed from the splitters being too thick, and NASCAR made the teams of Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards and Denny Hamlin change the splitters before going through the inspection process again. Busch and Edwards are among the eight remaining...
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November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday – Chase Showdown In Texas

(c)2011, Nigel KinradeAutostock Posted by Brandon Whitton – follow on twitter @whittonbm AAA Texas 500 – Texas Motor Speedway – November 6, 2011 The final stages of the 2011 Chase for the Sprint Cup featured polar opposites vying for the championship. Carl Edwards, the polished Missouri native held an eight point advantage over Tony Stewart, the gruff two time champion. While...
Via Motor Racing Digest
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

JGR title hopes take hit in incident involving Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards

The championship hopes for Joe Gibbs Racing rest squarely on the shoulders of Kyle Busch and Carl Edwards. But on Lap 170 of Sunday's Goody's Headache Relief Shots 500 at Martinsville Speedway, those hopes took a big hit.Running inside the top 10, Busch was working under Austin Dillon's No. 3 Chevrolet when the No. 18 Toyota bobbled in Turn 1 and 2, making contact with the left rear...
Via Fox Sports
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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