Coy Gibbs died hours after his son Ty Gibbs won the NASCAR Xfinity title

Avondale, Arizona. – Coy Gibbs, vice president of Joe Gibbs Racing for his father’s NFL and NASCAR Hall of Fame, passed away Sunday morning just hours after his son Ty Gibbs won the Xfinity Series Championship. He was 49 years old.

“It is with great sadness that Joe Gibbs Racing can confirm that Coy Gibbs (co-owner) went to be with the Lord in his sleep last night. The family appreciates all thoughts and prayers and asks for privacy,” the team said in a statement issued shortly before the start of the NASCAR season finale. at this time.

Joe Gibbs lost his two sons. JD Gibbs died in 2019 of a neurodegenerative disease, and he was also 49 at the time of his death. Coy Gibbs succeeded his older brother as Vice President of the family-run organization NASCAR.