No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry XSE News and Notes

  • SECOND SEASON: Ty Gibbs is competing in his second full NASCAR Cup Series season driving the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry XSE for Joe Gibbs Racing. He has nine top-10 and five top-five finishes and 14th in points 84 points ahead of 17th place Bubba Wallace. The top-16 advance to the Playoffs.
  • LAPS LED: He has led 328 laps this season, which is the most he has led in any Cup season.
  • FIRST: In May at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Gibbs scored his first career pole position in the Cup Series.
  • SECOND: Gibbs finished a career-high second on May 12 at Darlington Raceway. He started fourth, led 34 laps and finished 1.214 seconds behind winner Brad Keselowski.
  • THIRD: Gibbs finished third last week at the Chicago Street Course. He led 17 laps. 
  • AVERAGE START/FINISH: Ty Gibbs average start is 10.8 which is fourth in NASCAR and his average finish is 14.1 which is eighth.  
  • POCONO: Gibbs made his Cup debut in July 2022 at Pocono. He subbed for the injured Kurt Busch and started at the rear of the field but finished an impressive 16th. Gibbs is the 37th driver younger than 20-years old to make a Cup Series start. In 2023, he started 11th, led four laps and finished fifth.
  • TRIANGLE: Gibbs started two NASCAR Xfinity races at Pocono and finished second both times. He’s competed in two ARCA races and won in 2020 and finished second in 2021.
  • TITLES: Gibbs has won the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series Rookie of the Year, 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series Champion, 2021 ARCA Menards Series Championship and 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Rookie of the Year.
  • ATOP THE PIT BOX: Veteran crew chief Chris Gayle will oversee the No. 54 team’s efforts in the 2024 season. Gayle, who is from Little Rock, Arkansas, has led his drivers to two NASCAR Cup Series victories and 37 Xfinity Series wins. He was also the crew chief of the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series championship with Gibbs. The list of drivers Gayle has visited victory lane with includes Gibbs, Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Sam Hornish Jr., Erik Jones, Elliott Sadler, Christopher Bell and John Hunter Nemechek.
  • RACE INFO: The Great American Getaway starts at 2:30 pm EDT on Sunday, July 14 and will be broadcast on USA, SiriusXM Channel 90 and MRN.

Ty Gibbs, Driver of the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry XSE:

“We’ve had some good luck at Pocono and I made my debut there two years ago. I like the track and it’s unique. We had a good run on Sunday at Chicago and our cars have been good. I know our Monster Energy Toyota Camry will be solid on Sunday.”