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Present-day stars pay homage to the past -- via social media

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 21: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, walks on pit road during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 21, 2015 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 21: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, walks on pit road during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 21, 2015 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Six-time Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson was among many present-day NASCAR stars and race organizations who paid homage to their heroes of the past as the 2016 NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony went down Saturday.

But they did so with some present-day social-media technology.

Here is what they were saying:

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