NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour 2022 championship celebration

2021 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion Jon McKennedy For only the second time in his long career, Jon McKennedy in 2022 ran all the races on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour schedule. The 35-year-old from Chelmsford, Massachusetts, turned his second full season with the Tour into his first series championship. Driving for team owner Tim […]

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour 2022 special award winners

The 2022 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season featured 16 races, 67 drivers and more than 2,750 laps completed from February through October. While Jon McKennedy claimed the biggest prize of the season, the 2022 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship, there were several special awards that were claimed by a variety of drivers. Below are the […]

Ryan Truex rejoins JGR for six-race Xfinity schedule next season

Joe Gibbs Racing made another key addition to its Xfinity Series driver roster Thursday, bringing back Ryan Truex for a partial schedule in 2023. Truex is scheduled for six races as the driver of the No. 19 Toyota. Veteran Jason Ratcliff returns to the organization as the team’s crew chief. The organization indicated that the […]

Joe Gibbs Racing taps Nemechek for full-time Xfinity seat in 2023

Joe Gibbs Racing supplemented its driver lineup for the NASCAR Xfinity Series on Thursday, moving John Hunter Nemechek into a full-time role in 2023. Nemechek is set to drive the No. 20 Toyota next season, with Ben Beshore serving as the team’s crew chief. He joins new teammate Sammy Smith, who was named Tuesday as […]

NASCAR community celebrates life of Coy Gibbs at JGR service

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — The NASCAR community gathered at Joe Gibbs Racing on Wednesday afternoon to celebrate the life of Coy Gibbs. Gibbs, the 49-year-old vice chairman and chief operating officer of his father‘s company, died Nov. 6 just hours after his son, Ty Gibbs, claimed the NASCAR Xfinity Series championship at Phoenix Raceway. JGR, owned […]