After a thrilling season of races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series, the top-ranking NASCAR drivers are now entering “The Chase” to determine this year’s victor. You can follow all of the drivers/teams in this year’s Chase on Twitter:
You can continue to follow all of the action of The Chase on our NASCAR event page, at twitter.com/#NASCAR. We’ve also created a special page at discover.twitter.com/thechase.html that lists the accounts of these drivers and other key NASCAR insiders (including teams, pit crews, media, families, and more) to make it easy for you to follow all your favorite NASCAR accounts.
Throughout the race to The Chase, Twitter has been the best place to get closer to the action on the track. During a rain delay in the race that determined The Chase contenders, Brad Keselowski (@keselowski) tweeted another memorable view from inside his car:
Sure is dark in here…#nascar @ririnsider twitter.com/keselowski/sta…
— Brad Keselowski (@keselowski) September 9, 2012
When The Chase contenders were determined, many qualifying drivers tweeted out their excitement:
What a awesome weekend. Once again.. Still smiling. Thank u for all the congrats tweet.
— Denny Hamlin (@dennyhamlin) September 3, 2012
Man I’m happy to make the chase! Really cool that all 4 HMS car are in. Thanks to all the hard work by everyone involved
— Kasey Kahne (@kaseykahne) September 9, 2012
…and Jeff Gordon (@JeffGordonWeb) showed that he’s celebrating by making good on a bet:
So as many of u may have heard, I made a statement that if we made the Chase I wud bring back the stache. I’m a man of my word.
— Jeff Gordon (@JeffGordonWeb) September 9, 2012
And although we try not to play favorites… the news in this Tweet is giving me an excuse to root for Dale Earnhardt Jr:
#BreakingNews, Dale Jr told me if he wins the 2012 #Sprint Cup, he will join the Twitter World for a year! -JR twitpic.com/aso5io
— Miss Sprint Cup (@MissSprintCup) September 9, 2012
Based on all the incredible perspectives shared by drivers, teams, families, reporters, and pit crews throughout the NASCAR Sprint Cup series, we can’t wait to watch the excitement of The Chase unfold on Twitter.
Posted by Omid Ashtari (@omid)
Head of Sports & Entertainment