Ty Gibbs’ father is not much of a talker. Coy Gibbs, the son of NASCAR and Pro Football Hall of Famer Joe Gibbs and the owner of his son Ty’s car in the ARCA Menards Series, generally keeps news to himself until he feels the time for its disclosure arrives. So yes, Ty Gibbs was caught off guard in December when his dad turned a simple television-viewing session into a moment that would change the 18-year-old’s career trajectory as a race car driver.
The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season has started in historic fashion becoming just the third season in series history to with two first-time winners to win the first two races of the year; joining the series’ inaugural season 1949 and 1950. Now the 2021 season, has the opportunity to join the inaugural 1949 season as just the second season in series history to start the year with three consecutive first-time winners to win the first three races of the year.
Last season was magical for Bret Holmes and the No. 23 Bret Holmes Racing team owned by his father Stacy Holmes. In his fifth season of competition in the ARCA Menards Series, Holmes finally broke through to pick up his first career win at Kansas Speedway in July and rode the momentum to become the ARCA Menards Series champion.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 11, 2021) – Denny Hamlin finally got the goods from capturing the 2020 DAYTONA 500. Hamlin, along with crew chief Chris Gabehart and Coy Gibbs, who was representing his Dad, Joe Gibbs, were honored Thursday for their accomplishment a year ago for winning the Great American Race.