Coy Gibbs Die; A NASCAR Driver and Son of the Former NFL Coach Joe Gibbs, Dies at the Age of 49!

Who was Coy Gibbs:


Coy Gibbs famously known as the son of Joe Gibbs was born on 9 December 1972 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Coy is an American NASCAR driver and a football linebacker player. Coy lived in Cornelius, North Carolina with his wife Heather and 4 children; 3 sons and a daughter. He was a family man and loved to live for and with family. He was highly influenced by his father and built his interests in football and eventually in car racing. On that note, Coy’s son Ty Gibbs inherited the interest in car racing. It was a trend that the generation followed. 

Coy Gibbs played as a linebacker for Stanford University from 1991-1994 and shook the team in tackles in his senior season. Coy then shifted to NASCAR  in the year 2000 and made his NASCAR debut in the Craftsman Truck Series. He shared the driving duty of no #18 with his brother J.D. He began car racing full-time, posting two top-five finishes.

Coy was into racing from 2001-2002. In 2002, Coy made a contact with Kevin Harvick for car racing and trusted him. Kevin retaliated later on by intentionally wrecking Coy after a restart, which resulted in Kevin’s truck being parked for the remainder of the race. Kevin denied his action was intentional but the camera was the proof. Kevin was suspended from car racing for the entire season as he had some past mistakes as well. That season was Coy’s last season in car racing. 

NFL-Car Racing, again NFL-Car Racing: Know how Coy’s father Joe Gibbs Influenced Coy’s Career:


Joe Gibbs, father of Coy Gibbs was the head coach of the Washington football franchise from 1981-1992. During that time, they won 3 Super Bowls with a different quarterback. Joe Gibbs was the only coach to achieve this feat and therefore is considered one of the best coaches of football. Coy was highly influenced by his father and opted for football as his career where he played as a linebacker for Stanford University. 

Joe Gibbs left NFL coaching and indulged in NASCAR for his passion. Joe then founded Joe Car Racing and has won five NASCAR cup series of all time. Then, Coy got into NASCAR in 2001 and started with their Craftsman Truck Series. He was into Car racing till 2022. 

When Joe Gibbs again joined as a head coach for Washington Franchise in 2004 while finally retiring in 2007. Coy followed his father back into football as Joe Gibbs became Washington’s head coach again. He was the Offensive Quality Control Assistant during his father’s entire tenure. After that Coy made his come back to racing as an executive and became the co-owner of Joe Gibbs Racing to date. 

What could be the possible reason for Coy Gibbs’s Death?

Coy Gibbs was the co-owner of Joe Gibbs Racing and made his comeback in racing as an executive. Cay Gibb died on 5 November 2022. That Saturday was the happiest as well as saddest for Gibb’s family. Happiest because the same day Cay Gibbs’s son Ty Gibbs won the NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship at Phoenix Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. The saddest night because Cay Gibbs dies in his sleep. Cay Gibbs is a proud father and his soul must be showered with joy. 

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 Though there is no clue or reason for the death of Coy Gibbs death, it was declared by a tweet from Joe Gibbs Racing which states, ‘It is with great sorrow that Joe Gibbs Racing confirms that Coy Gibbs (co-owner) went to be with Lord in his sleep last night. The family appreciates all the thoughts and prayers and asks for privacy at this time.’ 

It is really sad to know that a father couldn’t celebrate his son’s victory and went to heaven on the same day as his win. May Coy’s soul Rest in Peace!

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