WATCH: NASCAR Community Including Kyle Larson’s Special New Year Wishes

Published 01/01/2022, 6:35 AM EST
Nov 7, 2021; Avondale, Arizona, USA; NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Larson (5) celebrates winning the NASCAR Cup Series Championship at Phoenix Raceway. Mandatory Credit: Mike Dinovo-USA TODAY Sports


2021 is finally over and it is now January 2022. Naturally, everyone flocked to social media to convey their wishes and ring in the new year. This obviously included the NASCAR drivers and the rest of the community. A fair number of drivers posted messages or pictures of their celebrations and wished the fans. Now, they will be looking forward to seeing what 2022 brings to the table.

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Of course, reigning Cup Series champion, Kyle Larson was one of the first to express his wishes for the new year. The #5 driver is still riding on a high from seizing his maiden Cup title. Needless to say, he can look back fondly at 2021 and hope that this year will be just as fruitful. Even his teammate Alex Bowman had a lot to be thankful for in 2021 and is eagerly waiting for the new season to begin.

From the Joe Gibbs Racing camp, Christopher Bell also sent his New Year’s wishes. Aside from him, 23XI Racing’s new recruit, Kurt Busch also tweeted about the New Year. Busch even revealed his plans for a New Year celebration, which included enjoying some drinks with his wife.

How did the other NASCAR driver celebrate the New Year?

Of course, Joey Logano had to make a spectacle of himself in his celebration, and he went all out. He teamed up with Planet Fitness, wearing a large top hat and pitched a special message for the fans.

He said, “Happy New Year’s Eve! It’s Joey Logano, I just hope that everyone’s having a great time celebrating tonight with their friends and family. I wanted to give you guys a special offer that Planet Fitness is giving everyone on this New Year’s Eve. One of the best deals that Planet Fitness has ever offered, starting today till January 1st. Sign up today with Planet Fitness and get zero dollars enrolment and your first month free.”

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Meanwhile, Austin Cindric had other plans for the New Year. To be precise, he was busying relaxing and watching Star Wars: Rogue One. Finally, Erik Jones looked back on his 2021 and revisited some of his favorite memories.

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Dhruv George

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Dhruv George is a senior Motorsports author for EssentiallySports, having authored nearly 12000 articles spanning different sports like F1, NASCAR, Tennis, NFL, and eSports. He graduated with a PG Diploma in Journalism from the Xavier Institute of Communications. Dhruv has also conducted interviews with F1 driver Pierre Gasly and Moto2 rider Tony Arbolino.

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