The champ Tweeted an image of an essay he wrote when he was 11:
Some of the drivers Tweeted after the thrilling race:
See more Tweets from drivers on this Twitter list.
@NASCAR teams Tweeted before and after the race:
Fox Sports, the official US broadcaster, brought fans behind the scenes:
And of course celebs were part of the #DAYTONA500 convo too:
Check out this Moment to see which celebs were at the race.
On Sunday, NASCAR invited fans on Twitter to race in the first-ever Hashtag 500 for a chance to win authentic memorabilia from this year’s Great American Race. Fans watching the live race broadcast on FOX and/or following @NASCAR could receive custom hashtags to Tweet with for a chance to win 10 special giveaways.
@NASCAR Viners were on ground to take fans inside the track:
Over 100,000 fans who attended the #DAYTONA500 were encouraged to join the Twitter convo via these call to actions on the track’s infield and fanzone:
Credit: Twitter, Inc.
Miss some of the great #DAYTONA500 Tweets? Here’s a recap of Sunday’s race as told in Tweets: