Ty Gibbs is an American-based professional stock car racing driver. He competes in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (full-time) and drives the No. 54 Toyota Supra for Joe Gibbs Racing. Further, in the NASCAR Cup Series (part-time), he drives the No. 23 Toyota Camry for 23XI Racing. Ty was the 2021 ARCA Menards Series champion. He is the grandson of Joe Gibbs, a former NFL coach and a current NASCAR team owner.
Ty Gibbs Early Life:
Ty was born on 4th October 2002, in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States.
Ty Gibbs Family Background:
Ty is the son of Coy Gibbs, the late former NASCAR driver and the late former football team assistant coach, and Heather Gibbs, a Charlotte-area realtor. Ty has two brothers, Case and Jett, and a sister named Ellie.
Ty is the grandson of Joe Gibbs. He is also the cousin of Jackson Gibbs, a former Appalachian State University quarterback, and Miller Gibbs, a tight end.
Ty Gibbs’s Father Died On November 6
Coy Gibbs died on 6th November, Sunday at the early age of 49; he was the son of Joe Gibbs, an auto racing team owner and former professional football coach, and father of Ty Gibbs,
At about 3 p.m. ET, Joe Gibbs racing released a statement confirming Coy’s death. The reason given is he peacefully died in sleep.
One night prior, on Saturday, Coy was at Phoenix Raceway as Ty was driving for the family’s team. This young boy won his 7th race of the year and achieved his first NASCAR championship.
After the race, Coy, his father, and his son returned to North Carolina before Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series championship race.
As the news was out, many well-known sports people gave their condolences to the family. Jim France, NASCAR Chairman and CEO said he was heartbroken by the loss of Coy Gibbs, and on behalf of the France Family and all of NASCAR, he gave his condolences to the Gibbs family.
On Sunday at Phoenix Raceway, before the Cup championship race, NASCAR held a moment of silence for Coy Gibbs.
On Sunday, Ty was scheduled to drive in the NASCAR Cup Series championship race in 23XI Racing’s No. 23 Toyota. But as news spread on Sunday morning, driver Daniel Hemric was named to compete in the race instead of Ty.
Ty Gibbs Education:
Ty is a high school graduate. Further, his schooling details are still unavailable in the media.
Ty Gibbs Physical stats:
Ty stands 5’7″ tall and weighs around 55kg. He is a handsome young man with an amazing smile, which also adds to his charming personality. Further, he has short blonde hair and hazel grey eyes.
Ty Gibbs Birth Signs:
According to Ty’s birthdate, his zodiac sign is Libra; Libra is an air sign. Librans are cozy, extroverted, intelligent, charming, persuasive, and friendly; they are often concerned with attaining harmony, balance, justice, and peace in the world.
Ty Gibbs Net worth:
Ty started his career early, and his primary source of income comes from his professional stock car racing career. Ty’s estimated net worth is between $1.5 million to $3 million.
Ty Gibbs Relationship Status:
Ty is currently single, and any past relationship history has not been found in the media. He seems to concentrate more on his professional career rather than dating someone.
Ty Gibbs Career:
In the summer of 2015, Ty started running Shifter Karts at GoPro Motorplex at 13. In 2019, he won the IceBreaker 125 Late Model Stock race, driving the No. 18 for Nelson Motorsports.
Further, in 2017 and 2018, for Marlowe Racing, Ty competed in the CARS Late Model Stock series; in 2017, he finished 14th in the season points standings, and in 2018, he was 8th. At Anderson Motor Speedway, Ty earned 2 pole positions, led 90 laps, and had an average finish of 13.3.
On 21st September 2019, Ty scored his first career win in his 6th start at New Hampshire Motor Speedway at the Apple Barrel 125. Further, he would compete in the ARCA Menards Series East the following year. Ty drove the No. 18 for Joe Gibbs Racing; Ty led 104 laps at Dover before he crashed out late and scored his only DNF in the series.
In the 2021 season, Ty made four starts. He won the pole position and the race in all 4 starts, and he finished 9th in the standings.
In the 2019 season finale, Ty made his debut in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West at ISM Raceway. Later the following year, he returned to run the same race and this time with JGR fielding with their owner points. Throughout the event, he led the most laps but finished 2nd. In 2021, he ran both races at Phoenix. Ty started on the pole and won both events. The first event was a companion event with the primary ARCA Menards Series in March; he led 124 of 150 laps and all 100laps. His second race was the West Series season finale in November. In both the 2020 and 2021 standings, Ty finished 19th.
Ty has won 18 ARCA Menards Series races and earned 38 top-five finishes in total of 47 starts.
In 2019, in the ARCA Menards Series, Ty ran 11 of 20 races, finishing 13th in the standing after picking up wins at Salem and Gateway. The following year he competed in 16 of 20 and finished 5th in the standings, collecting wins at Pocono, Gateway, Kentucky, Winchester, Iowa, and Memphis.
Ty turned 18 on 4th October 2020, making him eligible on all tracks on the ARCA schedule (including Talladega and Daytona). Further, in the 2021 series, he ran full-time in the JGR No. 18; and started the season at Daytona with a 4th-place finish. Further, followed by a win at Phoenix and Talladega, Ty earned a 27th-place. In May, in the race at Kansas, he led every lap and, for the first time since 2012, a driver in the series led all laps in a race.
Ty ended the 2021 season as champion, winning 10 out of 20. Throughout the season, he had a close point battle with Corey Heim; but later finished in the top five in every race except Talladega Superspeedway, he finished 27th.
On 26th January 2021, JGR announced that Ty would make his Xfinity Series debut at the Daytona Road Course in 2021. He shared the ride with Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., Ty Dillon, and John Hunter Nemechek.
Ty, on the Daytona Road Course, held off Austin Cindric in overtime to win and become the 6th driver to win in their Xfinity debut. He is the only driver in the modern era since 1972 to win his first NASCAR national series race. At 18 years and a few months, Ty becomes the youngest driver to win an Xfinity road course race. In May, he also won at Charlotte Motor Speedway. At Watkins Glen International, he led the most laps and won. Further, in September, at Richmond Raceway, Ty led the most laps in the race and ended in 7th. In October, he got his 4th win in the Kansas Lottery 300, and in the final standings, he finished 13th in the season and also won Rookie of the Year honors.
For 2022, Ty moved into the series full-time, and in the season at Las Vegas, Atlanta, and Richmond, he won early. Further, at the Martinsville spring race on 8th April, he finished 8th. In July, Ty scored his 4th win at Road America by passing Kyle Larson on the final lap and a month later, at Michigan earned his 5th win of the season. At Watkins Glen, Ty finished 27th, and at the Martinsville playoff race, he won and made the Championship 4. Ty becomes the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series champion at Phoenix.
On 24th July 2022, 23XI Racing announced that Ty would make his NASCAR Cup Series (2022) debut at Pocono; he will drive the No. 45 car as a fill-in for Kurt Busch, the original driver. Ty finished 16th in the race, and after 3 days, it was announced to fill in again for Kurt in the Verizon 200 at Indianapolis, resulting in Ty finishing 17th. Further, at Michigan in the FireKeepers Casino 400, he scored his 1st career top-10, finishing in 10th place but the following week at Richmond, finishing 36th after an engine failure. He filled in for Kurt during the last 2 regular season races at Daytona and Watkins Glen, where Ty finished 13th and 26th, respectively.
Ty Gibbs Social Appearance:
Ty is on Instagram and Twitter with around 46K and 33K followers, respectively. His posts mainly include his racing pictures and some of his personal life pictures.