The Gibbs family poses with the Xfinity Series trophy
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NASCAR industry offers condolences, mourns loss of Coy Gibbs

Joe Gibbs Racing announced Sunday afternoon that team co-owner Coy Gibbs, father to Ty and son to Joe, had passed away overnight at the age of 49.

Gibbs was the vice chairman and chief operating officer for Joe Gibbs Racing. He was in attendance Saturday at Phoenix Raceway as Ty Gibbs claimed the NASCAR Xfinity Series championship.

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Many members of the NASCAR and larger sports community posted their condolences on social media.