Ty Gibbs wins races but is viewed as NASCAR's newest villain
First things first when it comes to Ty Gibbs and his latest controversy: Gibbs didn't want to waste any time removing his helmet as he and Sam Mayer argued at Martinsville Speedway. What started as some jawing between Xfinity Series rivals on pit road escalated into a full-blown fight. Mayer repeatedly scolded Gibbs following the April 9 race and even poked his finger inside Gibbs' visor, but none of that is what led Gibbs to start throwing haymakers.news.yahoo.com
Sheldon Creed wins $100,000 bonus with victory at Gateway
Sheldon Creed celebrates after winning a NASCAR Truck Series race at World Wide Technology Raceway on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Madison, Ill. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)MADISON, Ill. Sheldon Creed beat Sam Mayer on a restart with 13 laps to go Sunday at World Wide Technology Raceway to win his third Truck Series race of the season and a $100,000 bonus. Creed's victory pushed his bonus earnings to $150,000 this year in the Triple Truck Challenge. At the track outside of St. Louis, Creed battled with Todd Gilliland, who led a race-high 76 of the 160 laps. Moffitt tried to get around teammate Creed in the final restart but couldnt get his truck in position for the pass. The truck series next races Sunday at Darlington Raceway.