Change is the word for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2015

The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season is one of major change for the Joe Gibbs Racing organization. While drivers Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth all return to the organization, JGR has expanded to add a fourth team with Carl Edwards as the driver. In addition to the fourth team, JGR has shuffled its driver-crew chief lineup -- with Kenseth and Jason Ratcliff the only 2014...
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Kyle Busch annoyed by being mistaken for older brother Kurt

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Kyle Busch is not getting involved in his older brother's personal issues, and expressed disappointment Monday that he has been mistaken for Kurt in coverage of assault allegations against the 2004 champion. Kurt Busch spent four days recently in a Delaware courtroom as part of a hearing regarding an ex-girlfriend's request for a no-contact order. Patricia Driscoll...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Live stream: Joe Gibbs Racing press conference on NASCAR Media Tour

Watch Joe Gibbs Racing drivers Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth, Denny Hamlin Carl Edwards and team officials speak at a press conference at the NASCAR Hall of Fame at 4 p.m. ET Monday. Catch the stream live at or
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Erik Jones gets sponsor for part-time Xfinity Series schedule with JGR

Joe Gibbs Racing announced Monday that longtime partner GameStop will sponsor Erik Jones for 10 races in the No. 20 JGR Toyota Camry in the 2015 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. This season will mark GameStop's eighth with JGR. Matt Kenseth drove the No. 20 GameStop Toyota in 2013 and 2014, finishing his two-year stint with a win in last year's season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

EXCLUSIVE: NASCAR XFINITY Series Rookie Daniel Suárez set to learn in the fast lane

At the age of 10, one of Daniel Suárez’s friends offered him a chance to practice his go-kart. A simple practice then turned into getting his own go-kart at the age of 11. Getting some races under his belt, just having some fun and spending time with family, he started to win some races. Those races then took him to the World Championships in Spain, followed by Italy. “The hobby...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

NXS: 2015 Season Preview – Joe Gibbs Racing

RIDGELAND, Miss. — After finishing second in the owner’s championship yet again in 2014, Joe Gibbs Racing and their NASCAR Xfinity Series program will have a new look to it in 2015 as they will compete for both the owner’s and driver’s title after undergoing an offseason overhaul that saw both drivers and crews getting swapped. With Elliott Sadler leaving the team over the offseason...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Tyler Reddick – Flying Under The Asphalt Radar

GRAHAM, N.C. — When the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series kicks off its 21st season in Daytona on February 20th, most eyes will be fixed on the usual suspects expected to contend for wins. Kyle Busch and his KBM truck team, Timothy Peters, 2-time defending champ Matt Crafton and Johnny Sauter just to name a few. But someone that eyes should be fixed on is 19-year-old Tyler...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

NXS: 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series Preview – Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 20 & No. 54

With a line-up of talented drivers expected for both rides over the course of 2015, it seems at though Joe Gibbs Racing is setting themselves up for another successful season of NASCAR XFINITY Series Competition.   Looking back at 2014…. Leading the No. 54 Monster Energy team, crew chief Adams Stevens would bring home eight wins and 29 top-fives across the season to finish second...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Ren suing former employer, Kyle Busch Motorsports, for $390k

According to a report at, Rick Ren is suing his former employer, Kyle Busch Motorsports, for $390,000 in commissions and bonuses the team allegedly owes him. An attorney for KBM told the website that the team "does not owe Mr. Ren or his company a penny." Ren formerly worked as KBM's competition director and general manager, but the team parted ways with him after...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch and Samantha Busch brace for impending parenthood

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Busch and his wife, Samantha, are expecting their first child, a boy, in May. But they aren't waiting until the last minute to prepare for the new addition to the family.
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Justin Boston Eager to Start 2015 with KBM

EASTON, Pa. — Justin Boston accomplished a lot in  the 2014 racing season that he had never accomplished before in his career. First he won in the ARCA Racing Series at Toledo, then won a second race later in the season at Madison. These wins propelled him to the top-five in ARCA championship standings, backing up his 2013 season which was winless. Boston also made his first-career...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Drivers Ring in the New Year on Social Media

EASTON, Pa. — This week, we all said ‘farewell’ to 2014 and brought in a warm welcome to 2015. With a memorable and phenomenal season in the books, many drivers of the Camping World Truck Series took to social media to voice their excitement for the new approaching year. Happy New Year! 🎉 — Kyle Busch (@KyleBusch) January 1, 2015 Busch, who, in 10 starts drive to...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

'Dega disaster: Defining moment No. 18 did in Chase hopes of Kyle Busch

Editor's note: For the month of December, will count down 31 moments that defined the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. This is No. 18. When NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France decided to radically overhaul the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup in 2014, he said one of his key goals was to produce "Game 7 moments." The new Chase did exactly that and then some. Unfortunately...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

2014Review/ 2015 Preview: Joe Gibbs Racing Kyle Busch & Denny Hamlin

Season in Review: Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin The 2014 season may have not gone the way Joe Gibbs Racing may envisioned as the season featured several high and low points for the team. Although all members of JGR clinched their spot into the Chase, they fell short of a championship.  For Denny Hamlin, the year may have gotten off to a great start. Winning the first race of the year...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

NCWTS: KBM Announces Crew Chief & Number Lineups

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Kyle Busch Motorsports announced Thursday the team’s crew chief and truck number lineup for the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. Jerry Baxter will move from the No. 54 Toyota and serve as the crew chief for the No. 51. It was announced last week, by Joe Gibbs Racing, that Eric Phillips would move over to the NASCAR Xfinity Series next season....
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

KBM Finalizes Crew Chief Lineup and Truck Numbers for 2015

Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today that veteran crew chief Jerry Baxter will move over to call the shots for the back-to-back reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Owner's Champion No. 51 team and the addition of Shannon Rursch as crew chief for Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate Justin Boston's full-time effort for 2015 in the No. 54 Tundra. The two join Ryan "Rudy...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kyle Busch Has Scheduled Surgery on Left Foot

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – Kyle Busch had surgery on his foot Thursday morning to relieve a recurring source of inflammation on the left foot. Busch will make a full recovery in time for the season opener at the Daytona International Speedway. It isn’t uncommon for NASCAR drivers to have these during the off-season as it won’t affect performance during a race weekend. Dr. Robert Anderson...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch undergoes successful surgery on left foot

Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Busch underwent successful surgery on his left foot on Thursday morning, Joe Gibbs Racing announced in a team release. The driver of the No. 18 JGR Toyota is expected to make a full recovery in time for the start of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season in February.   JGR said in Thursday's release that the surgery was planned and was performed to relieve...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR driver Kyle Busch has surgery on left foot

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Kyle Busch underwent successful surgery on his left foot Thursday at a Charlotte, North Carolina hospital. The surgery was to relieve recurring inflammation in Busch's foot. Joe Gibbs Racing said in a statement the procedure was done by Dr. Robert Anderson of OrthoCarolina. Busch is expected to recover in time for the start of the 2015 season, which opens at...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch Has Successful Offseason Foot Surgery This Morning

Kyle Busch, driver of the No. 18 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) had successful surgery on his left foot this morning. Busch is expected to make a full recovery in time for the start of the 2015 NASCAR season in February. The scheduled offseason surgery was performed to relieve a recurring source of inflammation in his left foot. The surgery was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Darrell Wallace Jr. granted a release from his JGR contract

Darrell Wallace Jr. has been granted a release from his contract with Joe Gibbs Racing, a team spokesman confirmed Monday afternoon.   The 21-year-old Mobile, Ala., native scored four NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victories in 2014 driving on loan to Kyle Busch Motorsports, as well as competed in two NASCAR Nationwide Series races for JGR. When Wallace earned his first-career...
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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch gets new crew chief as JGR restacks for 2015

Matt Kenseth will have Jason Ratcliff as his crew chief again in 2015. The rest of Joe Gibbs Racing’s driver/crew chief combinations will change. Most notable will be the promotion of Adam Stevens from the No. 54 Xfinity Series team to the role of Kyle Busch’s crew chief in the Cup Series. Busch’s former crew chief Dave Rodgers will slide over to the No. 11 car driven by Denny...
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Joe Gibbs Racing Company Has Released

a full slate of Crew Chiefs for the 2015 NASCAR season JGR’s 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crew Chief lineup: Jason Ratcliff, #20 Toyota driven by Matt Kenseth Dave Rogers, #11 Toyota driven by Denny Hamlin Darian Grubb, #19 Toyota driven by Carl Edwards Adam Stevens, #18 Toyota driven by Kyle Busch (Rogers moves from #18 Cup team, Grubb moves from #11 Cup team, Stevens moves up...
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

NSCS: Joe Gibbs Racing Announces Crew Chief Lineup

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – Joe Gibbs Racing announced Thursday their crew chief lineup for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and XFINITY Series teams. JGR’s Sprint Cup Series crew chief lineup: CAR CREW CHIEF DRIVER 11 Dave Rogers Denny Hamlin 18 Adam Stevens Kyle Busch 19 Darian Grubb Carl Edwards 20 Jason Ratcliff Matt Kenseth   JGR’s XFINITY Series crew chief lineup: CAR CREW...
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Chase Elliott, Kyle Busch, And Loads More News

Brian France says that Harvick’s race/championship win is ‘like a grand slam in the ninth inning.’ Matt McCall is going to be the new crew chief for Jamie McMurray in 2015. Matt Borland is moving to the F1 team that Gene Haas owns. At Jr. Motorsports crew chief changes are going to be big.  Ernie Cope is the new crew chief for Chase Elliott while Regan Smith is going to get...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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