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From business perspective, Gibbs to Toyota makes a lot of sense

Still wondering why Joe Gibbs Racing jumped ship at Chevrolet to join Toyota in 2008? Because it makes a lot of sense, Marty Smith writes in Door-To-Door.

Updated: September 12, 2007, 12:40 PM ET
By Marty Smith | ESPN.com

By moving to Toyota, Joe Gibbs Racing is presenting the NASCAR world a stark reality check. This is a shrewd business decision, strategically clever and quite possibly vital in ensuring the sustained well-being of the company and its 430 employees.

I'm a Chevy guy. I drive a Silverado. A General Motors seat belt clasp like the one in my Granny's Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme affixed to a black belt often holds up my pants. As a race fan I'm not terribly enamored by the karma involved ...

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