,WJZY) — Coy Gibbs, son of NASCAR legend Joe Gibbs and father of Xfinity driver Ty Gibbs, has died, Joe Gibbs Racing announced Sunday. He was 49 years old.
“It is with great sadness that Joe Gibbs Racing confirms that Coe Gibbs (co-owner) went to live with Lord in his sleep last night. The family appreciates all thoughts and prayers and calls for privacy at this time Is. “
The official cause of death was not immediately announced.
Coe according to his bio, Joe Gibbs was the vice president of Racing. He not only had a racing career, but was also once an assistant NFL coach, according to athletics,
Coe’s son Ty won the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series title at Phoenix Raceway on Saturday. The Athletic reported that Coe had gone there to see his son’s victory.
Ty dropped out of the race for Sunday’s Cup Series, which was originally described as a family emergency.
In 2019, Joe Gibbs tragically lost another son, JD, after a battle with a neurological disease.
Gibbs Racing is based in Huntersville, North Carolina.