Gibbs, the 18-year-old grandson of Joe Gibbs, who was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame, won the best six races in the series in the partially scheduled ARCA Menors series.
Joe Gibbs Racing announced on Tuesday that Thailand will carry out a full ARCA schedule in 2021 and compete for the series title.
Thai Gibbs will also debut on February 20th with the Xfinity series driving the No. 54 Toyota on the Daytona International Speedway Road Course. His entire 2021 schedule has not been set, but Gibbs will be competing for the Rookie of the Year honor in the Xfinity series.
Gibbs shares a ride with Cup Series stars Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin and Martin Truex Jr. All of these stars will have at least one race with the team.
“I’m excited to run the full season in the ARCA Menors series,” said Thai Gibbs. “Mark McFarland (Crew Chief) has formed a great team that gives us a chance to succeed every week.
“I’m also very pleased to have the opportunity to work with (crew chief) Chris Gayle to make his debut in the Xfinity series. Teams from the series such as Brandon (Jones), Harrison (Burton) and Daniel (Hemric). I can’t imagine a better situation where I can learn and compare notes with veterans like Kyle, Denny, Denny as well as Mate. Martin sharing a car. “
Gale, who works with all No. 54 drivers, said he was looking forward to Gibbs’ debut in the series.
“Thailand has already shown a lot of talent at each step of his career and I think the opportunity to learn from veteran teammates will be of great benefit to his growth,” he said.
JGR said the full driver schedule for No. 54 will be announced at a later date.
Thai Gibbs won the ARCA title in 2021 and Xfinity will make its debut.
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