Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) will trade the selection of the auto from 18 to 54 old to the 2023 season. The body of workers said in assertion that “JGR intends to employ the No. 18 in the NASCAR Cup Series in future years.” JGR has primitive the No. 18 in every points-paying Cup dash since JGRs entry into the sport in 1992.
On the age of 20, Gibbs has confirmed gargantuan promise in the lower divisions of NASCAR. After a hit the 2021 ARCA title, he adopted it up with a laborious-fought championship in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Gibbs also obtained in his Xfinity debut, occurring to win eleven victories in 51 begins.
Simply hours after his NXS title triumph, Ty’s father Coy Gibbs, who became as soon as also the vp and chief operating officer at JGR, died all of a sudden. On the age of 49, his passing despatched shockwaves by all of the alternate.
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Ty has already been launched to the Cup Series, subbing for the injured Kurt Busch at 23XI Racing in 15 races this past season. His most effective end result came at Michigan, where he accomplished tenth.
Crew chief Chris Gayle, who led Gibbs to the Xfinity title, will proceed to work with him in the Cup Series.
No sponsorship important points were launched today.
Busch leaves the group after 15 seasons collectively, a hit the Cup title twice in 2015 and 2019, as effectively 56 dash wins. He’ll force for the Richard Childress Racing subsequent year as a teammate to Austin Dillon.