Gibbs, third in the Xfinity Series points standings, said he had to pull over on the side of the highway and collect his thoughts when he got the call Saturday to replace Busch.
Ty Gibbs, teenage grandson of Joe Gibbs, set for Cup debut at Pocono →
Gibbs said he was surprised Truex hasn't cracked the playoff bracket yet — and just as surprised that his race team has yet to sign Busch to a new contract.
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