With the dawn of a new year, the NASCAR world will soon be hard at work again in preparation for Daytona Speedweeks 2016 and the upcoming Sprint Cup Series season.

But for even the most intense competitors, New Year's Day and New Year's Eve offer an opportunity for one last hurrah before getting down to business.

From the Harvicks and the Buschs to Dale Earnhardt Jr. and fiancee Amy Reimann, take a quick journey through the social media sphere to see how some of NASCAR's finest ushered in 2016.

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Prepared for my night of drinking beer and watching football! @BuschBeer pic.twitter.com/yQNeXIM6aa

— Kevin Harvick (@KevinHarvick) December 31, 2015

Head chef whipping up some cup cakes! pic.twitter.com/9n4LOiHakW

— Kevin Harvick (@KevinHarvick) December 31, 2015

My date has been snoring for 45 minutes & I'm not far behind. Here's a sneak peek into ur future whipper snappers! #oldasses #HappyNYE2016

— DeLana Harvick (@DeLanaHarvick) January 1, 2016

Happy New Year from Sydney Australia! They love their fireworks! pic.twitter.com/JDsZxQ80b8

— Jeff Gordon (@JeffGordonWeb) December 31, 2015

Happy New Years! Arrive. Raise Hell. Leave. And drink lots of champagne

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Happy New Years! pic.twitter.com/53OQOwPDR6

— Amy Reimann (@Amy_Reimann) January 1, 2016

Bedtime? What bedtime... It's New Years!! PARTY pic.twitter.com/lyDuGAfLWw

— Kyle Busch (@KyleBusch) January 1, 2016

Off your ass and on your feet. it's 2016. pic.twitter.com/1GcVvhmyyg

— Kenny Wallace (@Kenny_Wallace) January 1, 2016

Hiked up to 12,392 and had a fun ski down with these two @JimmieJohnson @zg81611 pic.twitter.com/F5inrdOh2v

— Barry Byrd (@Barry_Byrd) December 31, 2015

Vail, CO. 17,000 vertical feet covered on the last day of 2015, it's been a fun one. Couldn't be more excited about 2016, happy new year!

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Alice Cooper anyone?

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Hope you all have a very happy & healthy New Year! 41 in '16!!! pic.twitter.com/jqKqOMY4Ds

— Kurt Busch (@KurtBusch) January 1, 2016