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NASCAR: Regan Smith may have given birth to new meme of sleeping Chase Elliott

Jun 4, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT

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Both Regan Smith and Chase Elliott are winners for JR Motorsports in this year’s NASCAR Nationwide Series. Elliott has two wins, Smith one.

Smith, though, may have an edge in the social media game after capturing this gem of Elliott passed out on the way to the Atlanta airport.

Their boss, Dale Earnhardt Jr., chimed in thusly:

The popular NASCAR satirists, @nascarcasm, has also offered his take:

And just recently, Elliott has responded.

Sometimes you have to love the battles off-track as well as the ones on track.

The Nationwide Series is off this weekend, but resumes at Michigan the following weekend, June 13-15. Smith leads the points by 4 over Elliott Sadler, and 22 over Chase Elliott.

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