November 29, 2023


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Ty Gibbs / No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota GR Supra Preview — Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. 300

No. 54 Monster Electrical power Toyota GR Supra News and Notes

  • Full Year: Ty Gibbs will contend entire time in the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Sequence driving the No. 54 Toyota GR Supra for Joe Gibbs Racing. Monster Electricity will be the main sponsor for a vast majority of races this time, including Daytona, when Interstate Batteries and Activity Clips will also have principal sponsorship throughout the yr.
  • Gibbs done in only 18 Xfinity races in 2021, but received four races and completed 13th in the Xfinity Collection ultimate driver issue standings. That gained him the Xfinity Rookie of the Year award.
  • WHAT A DEBUT: In Gibbs’ Xfinity Sequence debut in February 2021 at the Daytona Highway System, he led 14 of the 56 laps en route to his initial profession Xfinity Collection gain. Gibbs grew to become the youngest driver to acquire a Xfinity road training course race at 18 several years, 4 months, 16 days. The Charlotte, N.C., native also grew to become the 2nd-youngest winner in Xfinity Sequence historical past soon after Joey Logano who received in June 2008 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta when he was 18 a long time and 21 days old.
  • IN Great Business: Gibbs is the sixth driver to win in his Xfinity Series debut, becoming a member of Dale Earnhardt, Joe Ruttman, Ricky Rudd, Terry Labonte and Kurt Busch. Those five drivers experienced now driven in the NASCAR Cup Sequence before racing in the Xfinity Series.
  • DAYTONA: Gibbs has not competed on the Daytona oval in the Xfinity Sequence and has only done in a person ARCA race at Daytona in 2021 when he started 13th and finished fourth. His only other superspeedway start off arrived in 2021 when he begun to start with and finished 27th soon after leading 13 laps at Talladega in the ARCA Collection.
  • ARCA CHAMPIONS: Gibbs became the 2021 ARCA Menard Sequence Champions on the toughness of 10 wins, in addition one acquire each and every in ARCA West and ARCA East.
  • ATOP THE PIT BOX: Veteran crew chief Chris Gayle will oversee the No. 54 team’s initiatives in the 2022 time. Gale, who is from Little Rock, Arkansas, has led his drivers to two NASCAR Cup Series victories and 30 Xfinity Series wins. The listing of motorists Gayle has visited victory lane with contains Gibbs, Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Sam Hornish Jr., Erik Jones, Elliott Sadler, Christopher Bell and John Hunter Nemechek.
  • The Daytona race will be the 100th race for the Supra in Xfinity Collection levels of competition. Christopher Bell won the initially race in the Supra in Atlanta in February 2019, aspect of 33 victories in levels of competition considering the fact that 2019. Daniel Hemric gained the 1st championship for the Supra very last November in Phoenix.
  • JGR AT DAYTONA: Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) has 108 complete commences at Daytona in Xfinity competitors with four wins, 28 top-5 finishes, 46 leading-10 finishes, seven poles and the group has led 697 laps.
  • RACE Facts: The Beef. It’s What’s For Evening meal. 300 is scheduled for 5 pm EST on Saturday, February 19 and will be broadcast on FS1, SiriusXM Channel 90 and MRN.



Ty Gibbs, Driver of the No. 54 Monster Electricity Toyota GR Supra

“I’m excited about the 2022 year and it is excellent to be again with Chris Gayle and most of the 54 guys. We experienced a good deal of achievement final 12 months section time and we hope to develop off that. We have superior aid from Monster Electricity, Interstate Batteries and Sport Clips and of course Toyota and all people at TRD. I feel our Monster Electrical power Toyota GR Supra will be excellent. I have not operate a NASCAR Xfinity race on the Daytona oval, but I know we’ll have fantastic products and we’ll be ready to go.”


Chris Gayle, Crew Chief of the No. 54 Monster Electricity Toyota GR Supra

“We experienced some good good results with Ty previous yr, winning 4 races. We’re all prepared to function whole-time with him in 2022 and ideally keep on that success. Most of the 54 guys are again with us much too and we are completely ready. Daytona will be attention-grabbing since Ty has not competed in any Xfinity Superspeedway races at Daytona or Talladega, so it will be new to him. But it is all about building through the calendar year and obtaining accomplishment. We have a good deal of help from Monster Vitality, Interstate Batteries and Sport Clips, in addition everyone at Toyota and TRD. We’re energized and prepared to get going.”

Gibbs 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Sequence Stats



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