Coy Gibbs, son of Joe and father of driver Ty, dies


(WJZY) – Coy Gibbs, the son of NASCAR legend Joe Gibbs and father of Xfinity driver Ty Gibbs, has died, Joe Gibbs Racing announced Sunday. He was 49.

“It is with great sorrow that Joe Gibbs Racing confirms that Coy Gibbs (co-owner) went to be with the Lord in his sleep last night. The family appreciates all the thoughts and prayers and asks for privacy at this time.”

The official cause of death was not immediately announced.

Coy was the vice chairman of Joe Gibbs Racing, according to his bio. He not only had a racing career, but was also once an assistant NFL coach, according to the Athletic.

Coy’s son Ty clinched the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series title on Saturday at Phoenix Raceway. Coy was there to witness his son’s victory, the Athletic reported.

Ty pulled out of Sunday’s Cup Series race with what was originally described as a family emergency.

In 2019, Joe Gibbs tragically lost another son, J.D., following a battle with a neurological disease.

Gibbs Racing is based in Huntersville, North Carolina.

You May Also Like
$1.5M worth of food stolen by school official: Prosecutors

$1.5M worth of food stolen by school official: Prosecutors

Andrew Schroedter, Sam Charles, Ben Bradley Posted: Jan 30, 2023 / 11:44…
Durenberger, former US senator from Minnesota, dies at 88

Durenberger, former US senator from Minnesota, dies at 88

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former U.S. Senator David Durenberger, a Minnesota…
How It's Done: Ron DeSantis Visits Miami in ‘Law and Order’ Push, Gets ‘Immediate Results'

Watch: Ron DeSantis Has Pitch-Perfect Response to Latest Round of Trump Criticisms

As RedState previously reported, 2024 GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump hit the…
Alice Evans showed up to court in LA this morning after missing earlier mandatory court date appearances and facing arrest. She appeared to be laughing hard as she walked inside

Alice Evans LAUGHS outside LA court after facing arrest for refusing to show up to earlier hearing

Alice Evans finally showed up at court in Los Angeles on Monday…
Night shoot: Brad Pitt, 59, was spotted on Monday filming a scene from his upcoming thriller Wolves in New York City wearing a bright orange puffer jacket

Brad Pitt and George Clooney film action scene for Wolves together in Chinatown area of New York

Brad Pitt was again hard at work filming his upcoming thriller film…
Biden to end COVID-19 emergencies on May 11

Biden to end COVID-19 emergencies on May 11

The government will treat the virus as an endemic threat to public…
Hunter Biden had a sexual relationship with one of his staffers, who DailyMail.com has chosen not to identify. Hunter filmed and photographed her having sex with him and saved the images on his laptop hard drive

Hunter Biden threatened to withhold pay if assistant didn’t FaceTime him for sex

Hunter Biden threatened one of his cash-strapped young female staffers with withholding…
Rep. George Santos tells GOP colleagues he won't serve on House committees

Rep. George Santos tells GOP colleagues he won’t serve on House committees

Rep. Santos facing campaign finance questions Rep. George Santos facing questions about…