NASCAR fines Ty Gibbs $75,000 for pit road incident at Texas

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William Byron penalized for hit on Hamlin that NASCAR missed

NASCAR on Tuesday docked William Byron 25 points and fined him $50,000 for deliberately spinning championship rival Denny Hamlin in a retaliatory move missed by scoring officials. The penalty dropped Byron to eight points below the cutline heading into Sunday’s race at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama. NASCAR on Tuesday also fined Ty Gibbs $75,000 and docked 23XI Racing 25 owner points for what it called ‚Äúretaliatory vehicle contact on pit road with crew members/officials in close proximity; second offense” in Sunday’s race at Texas Motor Speedway.