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Racing to Tweet

In case you didn’t know, Jeff Gordon tweets like a bird. At the Fontana Auto Raceway recently, he spent 15 minutes chatting with some of his Drive to End Hunger fans on #jgchat, his Twitter hashtag for @Drive2EndHunger chat.

Excerpts follow:

Family

Q @the24fan: What is ur favorite part about being a dad? Ur job is dangerous, do u think ur a different driver after having kids? #jgchat

A @the24fan:love being a dad. My mindset on track is competition not danger. So, no hasn't changed except for less sleep. #jgchat

Q @tweetinwiddrest:How is it like to explain the things you do in racing to your daughter? #jgchat

A @tweetinwiddrest:It's fun. Ella recently asked how 2 b a racecar driver like @DanicaPatrick. Get some interesting ?'s sometimes. #jgchat

Q @SummerWOW:Hi Jeff! Im Like Ur #1 FAN! My Question Is Whats Your Favorite Color? #jgchat

A @SummerWOW:Ella & I had this same convo recently. I've always been torn between red & blue. Ella's favorite is pink. #jgchat

Q @Tom5576:Hi Jeff, does your mom & dad go to any of your races? #jgchat

A @Tom5576:Yes, my parents come to several races a year. I work closely with my stepdad. #jgchat

THE TRACK

Q @RebelHooligan24:After all the incredible moments in your career, what's the one moment that still stands out the most to you? #jgchat

A @RebelHooligan24:Out of incredible moments from my career, I gotta go w/ inaugural win @IMS #Brickyard400. Changed my life 4ever. #jgchat

Q @JonMarkowsky:Big fan since I was 7 (19 now). What do u think about 2013 cars coming 2 @NASCAR that are more like street cars? #jgchat

A @JonMarkowsky:I think it's awesome & that you'll really like the new 2013 @Chevrolet @NASCAR @Sprint Cup car. #greatlookingcar #jgchat

Q @IFailedmyTest:jeffgordonweb @Drive2EndHunger How's the car handling over seams? #jgchat

A @IFailedmyTest:Drive2EndHunger car was good today, even good over the seams! #jgchat

LIFE

Q @racefangina:What is your ultimate goal in life? I support @Drive2EndHunger each week & @JeffGordon4Cure. U've made a difference. #jgchat

A @racefangina:I want to be the best I can be & know I've put my all into the things that are important to me. #jgchat

Q @TomInRal:Boxers or briefs? #jgchat

A @TomInRal:Can't say I was expecting this one. Ha! I think I'll leave this one to the imagination. #TMI #jgchat

JEFF TELLS HOW TO HELP

Thx everyone 4 joining @Drive2EndHunger #jgchat. It's been fun. Be sure 2 visit www.drivetoendhunger.org & text "HUNGER" to 50555 to donate.*

*A $10.00 donation will go to AARP FOUNDATION. Charges will appear on your wireless bill, or be deducted from your prepaid balance. All purchases must be authorized by account holder. Message and data rates may apply. You will receive two confirmation texts. Reply STOP to 50555 to STOP. Reply HELP to 50555 for HELP. Full Terms: www.mGive.org/T Privacy Policy

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