Press Release

Tony Stewart Statement Regarding J.D. Gibbs

COLUMBUS, Ind. (Jan. 12, 2019) – The following is a statement from three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Tony Stewart on the passing of J.D. Gibbs.

“I’m absolutely heartbroken for the entire Gibbs family. J.D. was a great person – a family man who loved sports, and racing in particular. He played a big part in my racing career, both as a driver and as a team owner. And when he asked how you were doing, he genuinely cared. I’m going to miss that the most.”


(Cover photograph by Chuck Burton/Associated Press)