Fresh Beef Insinuated as NASCAR Star Publicly Threatens Ty Gibbs Amidst “the same sh*t every time”

Published 09/28/2022, 9:55 AM EDT
BROOKLYN, MICHIGAN – AUGUST 06: Ty Gibbs, driver of the #45 Monster Energy Toyota, looks on in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 06, 2022 in Brooklyn, Michigan. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Ty Gibbs has been driving in the Cup Series in Kurt Busch’s place for 23XI Racing for a good few races now. But of course, he is known to have quite the reputation in the Xfinity Series. Although his record has been relatively clean throughout his Cup Series run so far, he changed it in Texas.

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And Erik Jones joined the fans as they all called Joe Gibbs’ grandson out.

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Last weekend’s race at Texas saw a pit road altercation caused by Gibbs, as he slammed Ty Dillon’s door in the pit exit. Of course, Dillon was the one who hit Gibbs’ car first, but it wasn’t his fault. He was 3-wide in the pit lane, and Richard Childress’ grandson’s car touched Joe Gibbs’ grandson’s door by mistake.

But the #23 driver commenced the Owners’ Grandson’s war, as he intentionally hit the #3 car back in the door. Of course, one was an accident, while the other was intentional.

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However, Gibbs actually apologized in a Tweet later. He said, “I want to apologize for what happened on pit road during the race Sunday. I have to have a better understanding of the situation and my surroundings. I’m thankful no one was injured and will learn from it.”

Obviously, everyone was still quite mad at his move, and even Petty GMS driver, Erik Jones earned him not to ever touch his car.

While other fans think his apology is hollow, and he does this every time.

Clearly, a lot of unhappy faces here. But how did NASCAR react to this situation?

NASCAR slammed Ty Gibbs with a hefty fine

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Remember the Tweet saying “Pop pop is paying the fine as well I assume?”. Yep, the sport dribbled and slam dunked a massive fine on the Joe Gibbs Racing driver.

DOVER, DELAWARE – APRIL 30: Ty Gibbs, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, walks onstage during driver intros prior to the NASCAR Xfinity Series A-GAME 200 at Dover Motor Speedway on April 30, 2022 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

The driver has to pay NASCAR $75,000. But that’s not the end of it, because they will also deduct 25 points.

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A heavy penalty and fine for sure. But does he deserve it? Let us know in the comments.

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Hetul Katyal

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Hetul Katyal is a NASCAR and F1 Writer at Essentially Sports. Currently pursuing his degree in Journalism from Delhi College of Arts and Commerce. When the Stock Cars rev up, you can find him cheering Chase Elliott and Kyle Busch, in hopes of seeing one of them drive to the Victory Lane.

Edited By: Nizamul Haque Bhuyan

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