Happy National High-Five Day!
Before we find out who will do all the high-fiving in Victory Lane following Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol (1:30 p.m. ET, FOX), we’ve put together 15 awesome NASCAR high fives through the years:
Jeff Gordon, 2001
The four-time Cup champion and current FOX NASCAR analyst high fives a group of fans after winning the 2001 Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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Jeff Gordon, 2007
Gordon high fives a member of his No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports crew after winning the at Darlington Raceway.
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Kyle Busch, 2008
Rowdy grabbed the checkered flag and high fived a NASCAR official after his win at Talladega Superspeedway in 2008.
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Jimmie Johnson, 2010
The now seven-time Cup champion high fives Kate Carlson, daughter of Hendrick Motorsports executive Marshall Carlson, prior to the 2010 Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
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Jimmie Johnson, 2011
There were plenty of high fives to go around for Johnson at Kansas Speedway in 2011.
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Michael Waltrip, 2011
During the Michael Waltrip Racing days, the two-time Daytona 500 champion high fives members of his crew at Richmond International Raceway.
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Kyle Busch, 2012
After winning NASCAR’s season-opening exhibition race at Daytona in February 2012, Busch grabbed the checkered flag and high fived a young fan in the process.
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Brian Vickers, 2013
Following his New Hampshire victory in 2013, Vickers high fived fans while parading down the frontstretch.
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Matt Kenseth, 2013
Kenseth high fives his boss Joe Gibbs prior to a race at Kansas Speedway in 2013.
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Jeff Gordon, 2014
Gordon high fives his son, Leo, as his daughter, Ella, looks on after winning the Brickyard 400 at Indy in 2014.
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Denny Hamlin, 2016
Hamlin high fives Andy Graves in Victory Lane following his 2016 Daytona 500 win.
Dale Earnhardt Jr., 2017
Earnhardt tries to best to hand out as many high fives as possible during driver introductions prior to the 2017 Daytona 500.
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Chase Elliott, 2017
Elliott slaps some skin with the fans before the 2017 Daytona 500.
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Landon Cassill, 2017
Cassill was all into high-fiving the fans prior to the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.
Danica Patrick, 2017
Patrick is a good multi-tasker, balancing an Coke in her hand while giving out high fives during driver introductions at Texas.
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