Joe Gibbs Racing proved ready for the challenge of the annual NASCAR Sprint Cup Series endurance test with Carl Edwards claiming victory in tonight’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin joined Edwards in the top ten with fourth and eighth-place finishes respectively, while Kyle Busch narrowly missed out with an 11th-place finish.
Edwards’ win gave Toyota its 300th victory across all three NASCAR National Series.Read More
A tremendous final four-tire pit stop by the FedEx team vaulted Denny Hamlin from sixth to first for the final restart and he would drive away over the last 10-lap sprint to the finish for Joe Gibbs Racing’s first NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race victory. Meanwhile Matt Kenseth finished fifth, while Kyle Busch earned a solid sixth-place finish in his first start of the season after recovering from injuries suffered at the season opening XFINITY Series race at Daytona, and Carl Edwards took the checkered flag in 17th.Read More