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18:30  12 january  2019
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NASCAR community mourns death of J.D. Gibbs© Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR

The NASCAR community was rocked by the death Friday of J.D. Gibbs, son of car owner Joe Gibbs and former president of Joe Gibbs Racing. J.D. Gibbs was 49.

The team stated that that Gibbs died after a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease.

Tributes poured in throughout NASCAR on social media.

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