Coy Randall Gibbs was a Joe Gibbs Racing co-owner, American NASCAR driver, and Washington Redskins assistant coach. Gibbs, the COO and vice chairman of Joe Gibbs Racing, had a life that included playing linebacker for Stanford University, racing in NASCAR for four seasons from 2000 to 2003, and working as an offensive quality control assistant for his father’s Washington Commanders organization for several years.
From 1991 through 1994, Gibbs played linebacker for Stanford University, following in the footsteps of his renowned father. Gibbs led the Cardinal in tackles his senior year. However, he afterward decided to follow in his father’s footsteps by racing in NASCAR events. The story talks about the reason why Coy Gibbs d!ed. Please read the details to get a look at his life.
What Happened To Coy Gibbs?
Coy Gibbs, the team’s vice chairman d!ed a few hours before the Cup Series championship race on Sunday afternoon, a division of NASCAR. He d!ed at the age of 49.
Here is a tweet that Coy Gibbs, racing executive, de@d at 49 hours after their son wins the Xfinity Series championship. You can see below:
The racing world reacts to the unfortunate news of Coy Gibbs’ passing.
Gibbs, father of Ty Gibbs, died at the age of 49. pic.twitter.com/AO3Capy3Io
— NASCAR on NBC (@NASCARonNBC) November 6, 2022
On Saturday night, Ty Gibbs, Joe Gibbs’ son, won the NASCAR Xfinity Series championship. Due to a family emergency, he was forced to withdraw from the Cup Series finals, where he was set to race for Kurt Busch. A few hours later, the crew reported Coy Gibbs’ de@th.
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The Reason Behind The Deἀth Of Coy Gibbs
Coy Gibbs, the vice chairman of Joe Gibbs Racing for his NFL and NASCAR Hall of Fame father, d!ed hours after his son won the Xfinity Series championship Sunday morning. One report was that Coy d!ed of a heroin overdose shortly after returning to his Cornelius, North Carolina, home.
In a statement released publicly just before the start of the NASCAR season finale, the team stated, “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.” You can see the tweet below:
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.
— Joe Gibbs Racing (@JoeGibbsRacing) November 6, 2022
Tribute To Coy Gibbs
Many are sending condolences and prayers to the departed. NASCAR chairman expressed his sadness at the news. He also expressed his heartfelt sympathies to Coy’s family members following his untimely de@th. You can see a tweet below:
A moment of silence for Coy Gibbs 🕊️ pic.twitter.com/Y4eG1X26Gn
— NASCAR on TSN (@NASCARonTSN) November 6, 2022
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