NASCAR Twitter Mad At NASCAR Drivers For Not Saying Jeff Gordon Is Top 5 GOAT

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Today, the poor unfortunate soul who runs NBC’s NASCAR Twitter account is feeling the wrath of countless Jeff Gordon fans who are INFURIATED that a pool of NASCAR drivers don’t think that the Greatest Taxi Driver To Ever Drive A Jalopnik Staff Member is one of the greatest to ever play the game drive a car in a counter clockwise fashion for several hours.

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It all started with this informative tweet, declaring Jimmie Johnson as the best stock car driver of the post-running-from-the-ATF era (via NASCAR.com, ie “don’t blame us for this bullcrap”):

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NASCAR fans, it turns out, take some of this stuff quite seriously. Pandemonium ensued.

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It would be easy to keep posting tweets ala poll-induced rage, but I think you get the picture.

The funny part of all this malarky is that the poll is of 19 current unnamed drivers. The guys that actually do this for a living. The people in the cars going in circles at 200 MPH. But, or course, it’s probably the idiot Millennials’ fault:

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Never change, NASCAR fans. I mean, after you ditch the racism and confederate battle flag.

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