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Gibbs makes formal announcement on Toyota move

Updated: September 5, 2007, 8:49 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- The worst-kept secret in NASCAR became official on Wednesday as Joe Gibbs Racing officially announced its move from Chevrolet to Toyota beginning in 2008.

The move ends JGR's 16-year association with General Motors at the end of this season and gives Japan-based Toyota instant legitimacy in NASCAR's top series.

Toyota will inherit Chevrolet's top team outside of Hendrick Motorsports and its list of drivers will grow from a group that ...

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