Coy Gibbs dies at 49

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The racing team announced, Coy Gibbs, co-owner of Joe Gibbs Racing, has died at the age of 49.

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The team said via Twitter on Sunday, "It is with great sadness that Joe Gibbs Racing confirms that Coe Gibbs went to live with Lord in his sleep last night."

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In 2019 Gibbs lost his second son, JD Gibbs. 

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Joe Gibbs was battling a degenerative neurological disease for a long time.

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Coy Gibb died hours after his son Ty Gibbs won the NASCAR Xfinity Series championship race, but it was not announced.49

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On Saturday, Coy Gibbs spoke to the media about his son's race after a controversial week.

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He said, "I think he has the skills and is determined. It definitely made me proud."

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According to NASCAR, Coy Gibbs also joined his father's team after finishing his football career, and Coy and JD Gibbs worked together.