Five races and the 2007 Nextel Cup Series is over. Four drivers are competing for the first place in the Drivers Championship. From now one they will treat every race like the last one of the championship. They are willing to fight until the last lap, until the last drop of fuel, and their team mates can represent an important advantage.
The four drivers that are fighting for the title are: Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Clint Bowyer and Tony Stewart. Jeff Gordon Driver Details
Joe Jackson Gibbs who born in November 25, 1940 is the founder and owner of one of the biggest Nascar team, Joe Gibbs Racing and also a football coach. Gibbs, who won three Super Bowls during his first stint as Redskins coach from 1981-1992, formed Joe Gibbs Racing in July 1991 with business partner Don Meredith. The two met in April of 1991 with Jimmy Johnson of Hendrick Motorsports and seven-time Winston Cup Champion Richard Petty to discuss forming a NASCAR team and shortly after found (...)
Although GM is going support them in the battle for this year’s title drivers Tony Stewart and Denny Hamlin are both excited with their team’s switch from Chevrolet to Toyota for the next season.
The drivers are expected to become the leading Toyota drivers in the next season.
"I feel like the only way that you constantly stay ahead of the game is by putting yourselves in positions to be leaders, not followers. That’s why I signed up with Joe Gibbs Racing in the first place and that’s why (...)
After Joe Gibbs Racing announced that they will switch GM to join Toyota from the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series the manufacturer, who won more Nextel Cups and races than any other competitor, expressed its dissapointment. This happened due to the fact that for 16 years the collaboration between GM and Joe Gibbs Racing was absolutely perfect.
"While we understand the business nature of racing, we are disappointed in J.D.’s decision and announcement today. With our long-standing relationship (...)