The Rolex 24 at Daytona captured the attention of the racing world over the weekend.

You can include some high-profile NASCAR drivers among those who were watching the season-opening race in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

Here's what they were tweeting.

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Thank you for letting them race @CorvetteRacing. What a show and congrats!@TeamChevy @CampbellJim#Rolex24

— Jimmie Johnson (@JimmieJohnson) January 31, 2016

Congrats to @TeamChevy @CorvetteRacing on a stunningly close 1-2 finish at the #Daytona24 @CampbellJim

— Kurt Busch (@KurtBusch) February 1, 2016

"@barrywheeler75: @chaseelliott would u ever run in the #Rolex24"

Without a doubt. Would love to if the chance was ever there

— Chase Elliott (@chaseelliott) January 31, 2016

Loved it, 24hrs and finish inches apart, amazing race!!

— Darrell Waltrip (@AllWaltrip) January 31, 2016

Doing some wood work and watching the #rolex24 @disupdates

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Congrats to #XFINITYSeries regular @Brendan62 on 3rd in PC class at #Rolex24

— XFINITY Racing (@XFINITYRacing) January 31, 2016

Gaughan wasn't the only NASCAR regular on the track. Chip Ganassi Racing's Kyle Larson was also behind the wheel in Daytona ... and got buried in the tire barrier.

For complete coverage of the 2016 Rolex 24 at Daytona, click here.