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NASCAR Announces Penalties Following Texas Motor Speedway Featured

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NASCAR announced penalties following the weekend events at Texas Motor Speedway late Tuesday afternoon. The penalties included a pair of NASCAR Cup Series teams as well as an individual.

NASCAR fined driver Ty Gibbs $75,000 and took a loss of 25 owner points for an incident on pit road with competitor Ty Dillon. 

Gibbs violated sections 4.3.A & 4.4.C: NASCAR Member Code of Conduct Notes: Retaliatory vehicle contact on pit road with crew members/officials in close proximity; second offense. 

William Byron has also been fined $50,000 for an incident that took place between him and Denny Hamlin under caution. The No. 24 Cup Series team will also lose 25 driver and owner points.

Byron violated sections 4.3.A & 4.4.C: NASCAR Member Code of Conduct Notes: Vehicle contact during a caution period. 

Patrick Briody has been indefinitely suspended from NASCAR for a behavioral penalty.

Brett Winningham

Brett has been following the sport of NASCAR since the beginning of the 2006 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Since Brett was 13, he has had a passion of chasing a job in sports that not many get the opportunity of doing. He has been in the NASCAR media since the middle of the 2010 season. Since then, he has been a part of many racing podcast shows to improve his talents. You can find him on twitter @NASCAR_Brett.

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