Rookie, William Byron, Races Like A Veteran For Impressive Top-10 Finish

By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

FORT WORTH, Texas — I don’t really know how William Byron, a rookie in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, found the resolve and wherewithal to go from the back of the pack to finish Sunday’s crash-filled O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in 10th-place, but he indeed found it.
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Joe Gibbs Racing Plans Penalty Appeal, However…

STATEMENT FROM JOE GIBBS RACING
ON NASCAR PENALTY ISSUED TODAY

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (July 28, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) is aware of the penalty issued by NASCAR today regarding the No. 11 team’s post-race inspection infraction following Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race in Indianapolis. Continue reading “Joe Gibbs Racing Plans Penalty Appeal, However…”

Darian Grubb Named Denny Hamlin’s Crew Chief at Joe Gibbs Racing

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (December 9, 2011) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announces today that Darian Grubb has been named crew chief for its No. 11 FedEx Toyota NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team.
“Darian is a great addition to our organization and person to lead our No. 11 FedEx team,” said Joe Gibbs, owner of Joe Gibbs Racing. “Obviously he has proven the ability to guide a team to a championship and we are excited to have him working with Denny (Hamlin) toward achieving that goal here at Joe Gibbs Racing.”

Grubb is coming off an impressive championship run with driver Tony Stewart at Stewart-Haas Racing which included winning five of the 10 Chase races en route to capturing the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title. He spent the past three seasons as crew chief for Stewart on the No. 14 car after the driver left JGR to start his own race operation. Prior to joining Stewart-Haas Racing,

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