Jones signs contract extension with JGR for 2020 season
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Erik Jones has signed a contract extension with Joe Gibbs Racing for the 2020 season.
The 23-year-old Jones has two career Cup victories in three-plus seasons and...
Jones’ Darlington win give Joe Gibbs 4 chances at a title
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Joe Gibbs has had the hottest hand in NASCAR this season. Now, after Erik Jones' gritty, overnight victory at Darlington Raceway, the championship owner has four aces ready...
Erik Jones holds off Busch to win rain-delayed Southern 500
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Erik Jones used every bit of stamina he had at Darlington Raceway. Few know better than Jones the effort it took to hold off Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch and win...
Hamlin looks to continue dominant NASCAR run at Darlington
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — No one's been as hot as Denny Hamlin in NASCAR. He believes he can keep that going Sunday night in the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.
Earnhardt puts aside plane crash to run at Darlington
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A joyful Dale Earnhardt Jr. returned to the racetrack Saturday, finishing sixth in the Xfinity event at Darlington Raceway a little more than two weeks after he and his...
Earnhardt puts aside plane crash to run at Darlington
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A joyful Dale Earnhardt Jr. returned to the racetrack Saturday, finishing sixth in the Xfinity event at Darlington Raceway two weeks after he and his family escaped a plane...
Column: Hamlin cites new maturity in turnaround season
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Denny Hamlin has not finished lower than fifth since early July and his current six-race streak includes two victories in the last four races, a pair of runner-ups and a...
DiBenedetto falls short of win but earns immense respect
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — When his sponsorship dried up early last season, Matt DiBenedetto took the unique step of making a social media video asking for funding ideas.
The Latest: Denny Hamlin wins at Bristol
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR race at Bristol Motor Speedway (all times local):
Denny Hamlin has raced to his fourth victory of the season by holding off Matt...
Denny Hamlin passes inspection, retains pole at Bristol
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Denny Hamlin has passed pre-race inspection and his car will start on the pole Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Hamlin wins 1st pole of season for Toyota and Gibbs
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Denny Hamlin has won the pole for Saturday night's race at Bristol Motor Speedway, a critical short-track showdown for drivers trying to qualify for the playoffs.
Harvick wins NASCAR Cup race at Michigan for 47th career win
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kevin Harvick won a NASCAR Cup race at Michigan International Speedway for the second straight year, giving him two victories this year and 47 in his career.
The Latest: Kevin Harvick wins NASCAR Cup race at Michigan
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Michigan International Speedway (all times local):
The Latest: Elliott wins NASCAR Cup race at The Glen
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Watkins Glen International (all times local):
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Chase Elliott has won the pole for the NASCAR Cup race Sunday at Watkins Glen International.
Elliott, the defending race winner, was the fastest Saturday in both...
Jones inching closer to win, new contract with Gibbs
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Erik Jones started the season on the hot seat for Joe Gibbs Racing. Now, 21 races into the season, he is on a hot streak for the best team in NASCAR and making an easy case...
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Denny Hamlin had enough speed In his Toyota, enough confidence in his crew chief, and just enough fuel to reach the finish line. Hamlin got the win Sunday at Pocono Raceway —...
- Wilkes-Barre Citizens' VoiceNASCAR: Kyle Busch Comes Up Short In Quest For Third Straight Win At PoconoJuly 29, 2019
- The Times-TribuneNASCAR: Hamlin Wins At PoconoJuly 29, 2019
- The Times-TribuneNASCAR: Hamlin Wins At PoconoJuly 28, 2019
- The Herald-DispatchHamlin suffered carbon monoxide poisoning at DoverMay 8, 2019
- Norfolk Daily NewsHallman: Headline hereJuly 20, 2018
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Kevin Harvick used a late bump and run to win last year at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Repeating required another bump, but there was little time for a run before...
The Latest: Kevin Harvick races to 1st win season
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (all times local):
Kevin Harvick raced to his first NASCAR Cup Series victory of the...
Austin Dillon wins pole for NASCAR Cup Series race
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Austin Dillon and Daniel Hemric tuned up for Chicagoland Speedway with a little doubles ping-pong.
Worked out quite well for the Richard Childress Racing...
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race in Sonoma (all times local):
Martin Truex Jr. has won the NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway for the second straight...
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. left no doubt at the Coca-Cola 600 that Joe Gibbs Racing remains the powerhouse team.
Still, those chasing JGR have reason to be encouraged for the...
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — With a furrowed brow NASCAR legend Darrell Waltrip scoffed at the notion that the Coca-Cola 600 race is too long and should be shortened by, say, maybe a hundred miles or...
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Denny Hamlin suffered from nausea and double vision from carbon monoxide that seeped into his Toyota at the end of the NASCAR race at Dover.
The Latest: Martin Truex Jr. wins at Richmond Raceway
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race Saturday night at Richmond Raceway (all times local):
Martin Truex Jr. held off Clint Bowyer in a long duel and then...
Hamlin hoping for some hometown advantage
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Denny Hamlin would love to think he has an advantage when it comes to racing at Richmond Raceway.
The Joe Gibbs Racing star has won three times on the 0.75-mile,...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Gibbs has too many winning drivers in his organization. It is a good problem to have, but one that has led to increased speculation about his plans to juggle all his...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Denny Hamlin had such a fast car at Texas that he was able to win even after two penalties on pit road and some other issues during green flag conditions.
The Latest: Hamlin wins at Texas despite 2 penalties
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway (all times local):
Denny Hamlin overcame two penalties on pit road and won the NASCAR Cup...
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race near Phoenix (all times local):
Kyle Busch has won the NASCAR Cup Series race at ISM Raceway, tracking down...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kevin Harvick won the pole at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the first time in his 19-year NASCAR Cup Series career.
Harvick turned a lap in 29.914 seconds Friday in his...
Aric Almirola leads Ford sweep in qualifying at Atlanta
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Aric Almirola gave the new Mustang its first pole of the NASCAR season in Ford sweep of NASCAR Cup qualifying at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Column: Daytona 500 was action-packed opener NASCAR needed
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jim France told 'em to race and NASCAR's next generation didn't disappoint.
The Daytona 500 packed an unforeseen punch that, if nothing else, entertained Sunday's sun-drenched, sold-out crowd at the famed "World Center of Racing." There were a ton of wrecks, especially during the final 20 laps of regulation, which Kyle Busch described as the portion of the race in which "brains come unglued."
Joe Gibbs dedicates Daytona 500 victory to late son
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Joe Gibbs closed his eyes during a tribute lap for his late son, while crew members raised a banner to honor the co-founder of Joe Gibbs Racing.
Kyle Busch laments lack of help, runner-up finish at Daytona
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch felt like an amiable teammate, willing to do whatever it took to get Joe Gibbs Racing to victory lane at the Daytona 500. He's not so sure Denny Hamlin did the same.
Busch finished second in "The Great American Race," extending his winless streak to 14 in NASCAR's season opener, and sounded less than thrilled with the way Hamlin handled the final laps at Daytona International Speedway.
Watermelon farmer Chastain gets top 10 at Daytona 500
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Ross Chastain always has watermelons around victory lane, a nod to his roots in the family fruit farming business.
He may not spend much time on the Florida farm these days, but with good reason — the eighth-generation watermelon farmer was a 10th-place finisher in the Daytona 500. Chastain was part of a bumper crop of Daytona 500 rookies that made stout runs down the stretch in a "The Great American Race" won by Denny Hamlin.
Denny Hamlin cruises to 2nd Daytona 500 victory in 4 years
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Denny Hamlin came to the Daytona 500 determined to honor his late car owner with a victory.
He delivered with a storybook tribute for Joe Gibbs Racing.
Hamlin won NASCAR's biggest race for the second time in four years Sunday, leading JGR in a 1-2-3 sweep of the podium in overtime. The race and the season have been dedicated to J.D. Gibbs, Joe Gibbs' eldest son who died last month after battling a degenerative neurological disease.
The Latest: Denny Hamlin wins 2nd Daytona 500 in 4 years
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local):
Denny Hamlin has won his second Daytona 500 in four years, taking the checkered flag for Joe Gibbs Racing a month after Joe Gibbs' oldest son died following a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease. J.D. Gibbs was 49.
Hamlin predicted a long night of celebrating. He says "I'm going to hate tomorrow, but I'm going to love the rest of my life."
Elliott, Harvick, Hamlin, Newman in 1st wreck at Daytona
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Chase Elliott, Kevin Harvick, Denny Hamlin and Ryan Newman have been involved in the first wreck of Speedweeks.
The four Cup Series drivers crashed Saturday during the opening practice for the exhibition Clash race at Daytona International Speedway. The race is slated to start Sunday afternoon.
Joe Gibbs’ eldest son dies at 49 from neurological disease
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — J.D. Gibbs, eldest son of Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs, was remembered as the visionary behind the stellar career of several NASCAR stars following his death from complications a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease. He was 49.
Joe Gibbs Racing announced Gibbs' death Saturday. He died Friday.