American stock car racing driver Ty Gibbs competes professionally. Driving the No. 18 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing in each series, he races full-time in the ARCA Menards Series as well as intermittently in the ARCA Menards Series East and West.
In addition, he competes on occasion in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, piloting the No. 54 and 81 Toyota Supra for JGR. He is both Joe Gibbs’ grandson and Coy Gibbs’ son. Gibbs won the ARCA Menards Series in 2021.
He was born on October 4, 2002, in Charlotte, North Carolina, and as of April 2022, he will be 19 years old.
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Life of Ty Gibbs
One who races
In the summer of 2015, at the age of 13, he started operating Shifter Karts at GoPro Motorplex. 2019’s IceBreaker 125 Late Model Stock event at Myrtle Beach Speedway was won by Gibbs. For Nelson Motorsport, he was operating the No. 18 car.
A Career in Late Model Stock Racing
In 2017 and 2018, he represented Larlowe Racing in the CARS Late Model Stock competition. He was 14th in the season standings in 2017. (due to him competing only in 8 out 13 races that year).
He came in eighth in 2018. He has two pole positions, 90 laps led, and an average finish of 13.3, with his best placing coming in second at Anderson Motor Speedway.
East of the ARCA Menards Series
In the DGR-Crosley No. 17 in the 2019 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, Gibbs ran a partial schedule and finished in second place four times in five events. On September 21, during his sixth attempt at the Apple Barrel 125 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, he won the first race of his career.
He was driving the No. 54. Later that year, he will take part in the series, now known as the ARCA Menards Series East, on a full-time basis. Before going out late in the General Tire 125 at Dover, he led 104 laps. Making his one and only DNF in the series and only top-four finish in any year.
He made four starts in the 2021 campaign, three of which were in events that were part of the ARCA Menards Series’ primary schedule. He took the early lead in each of his four outings, eventually finishing 625 laps while leading 621 of them. He came in ninth place overall as a result.
A West Career with the ARCA Menards Series
Gibbs won the 2019 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season finale at ISM Raceway on his series debut. He came back to compete in the same race the following year, but this time JGR fielded their own No. 18 vehicle with owner points.
David Gilliland passed him on the last lap, and despite leading the majority of the race’s laps, he came in second. In 2021, he competed at both races in Phoenix, winning both of them while starting from the front row.
The first race, held in March, served as a support race for the main ARCA Menards Series, and the second race, held in November, served as the West Series’ season finale. In both the March race and the September race, he led 124 of the 150 total laps. He came in 19th in both the 2020 and 2021 standings.
ARCA’s Menards Series
In a total of 47 outings, he has accumulated 38 top-five finishes and 18 victories in the ARCA Menards Series. Gibbs competed in 11 of the ARCA Menards Series’ 20 events in 2019 and, despite taking home victories at Gateway and Salem, placed 13th overall.
The next year, he took part in 16 of the 20 events and placed seventh overall. He turned 18 on October 4, 2020, making him qualified to compete on all of the ARCA’s scheduled tracks (including Daytona and Talladega).
In the JGR No. 18 series, he competed full-time in 2021. At Daytona, he finished fourth to kick off the season. Then, despite getting into a collision with Greg Van Alst, he won in Phoenix and finished 27th at Talladega.
He won the race in May at Kansas after dominating every lap, making history as the first driver in the series to do so since Kevin Swindell did it at Chicagoland Speedway in 2012. With 10 victories in 20 races, he finished the 2021 season as the champion.
Working for Xfinity Series
In 2021, a Career
The Xfinity Series debut of Gibbs in 2021 at the Daytona Road circuit was announced by JGR on January 26, 2021. He would compete in the team’s No. 54 vehicle in the opening contest of a part-time program.
Along with Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr., John Hunter Nemechek, and Ty Dillon, he was a passenger in the vehicle. Austin Cindric was beaten by Gibbs on the Daytona Road Course in overtime.
He won in his first Xfinity race to become the sixth driver to do it (after Dale Earnhardt, Ricky Rudd, Joe Ruttman, Terry Labonte, and Kurt Busch). In the NASCAR Cup Series, he was the first person to do so without any prior experience.
He overtook Cindric to become the driver who was the youngest to win an Xfinity road course race at the age of 18 years, 4 months, and 16 days.
At Charlotte Motor Speedway later in May, he triumphed once more. He earned his fourth victory of the year at the Kansas Lottery 300 in October. Despite only participating in 18 of the 33 races, he ended the season in 13th place overall.
In 2022, a career
He entered the series full-time in 2022 while driving the No. 54. At Richmond, Atlanta, and Las Vegas, Gibbs prevailed. After Sam Mayer bumped and ran over him on the last lap of the Martinsville spring race on April 8, he came in eighth.
An estimated $1.5 million is Ty Gibbs’s net worth.