Elliott Sadler walks with his children, son Wyatt and daughter Austyn, along pit road prior to the final XFINITY Series race of the 2016 season at Homestead-Miami Speedway in November.
Children are a huge part of the culture at the race track each week in NASCAR. Check these great photos from the recently concluded season involving some of the kids of different drivers:
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Hey, you're not old enough to drive
Cash Bowyer, son of driver Clint Bowyer, sits in his dad's race car prior to the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona last July.
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You've heard of fatherly advice? Well, Kevin Harvick's son Keelan offer his dad a little driving advice before the September race at Chicagoland Speedway.
Harvick with Keelan and wife DeLana in Victory Lane after dad won the aptly-named Bad Boy Off Road 300 at New Hampshire.
Brad Keselowski's daughter Scarlett seems unimpressed with her father in Victory Lane after Keselowski won the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona in July.
Even though his dad wasn't driving in the season-opening Daytona 500, Jeff Gordon's son Leo made a visit to old No. 24, now piloted by Chase Elliott, on pit road before the race. The noise obviously was a little much.
Father and son
Gordon with Leo after Jeff, who had tried to retire at the end of the 2015 season, was called back into action as a subsitute driver for the injured Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Gordon with wife Ingrid Vandebosch (left) and daugher Ella before yet another race when he subbed for Earnhardt Jr., who missed the second half of the season while recovering from a concussion.
7-time champ, 2-time dad
Jimmie Johnson opens a Champions Week photo shoot in Las Vegas by placing his daughters Genevieve (left) and Lydia on the top of his No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet.
The whole Johnson family arrives on the red carpet to formally celebrate dad's record-tying seventh NASCAR Premier Series championship. That's Johnson's wife, Chandra, with daughters Lydia (lower left) and Genevieve (lower right).
Daddy time at Daytona
Denny Hamlin (left) with daughter Taylor and her mother, Jordan Fish, after Denny's epic win in the season-opening Daytona 500.
Kiss for pops
After yet another Hamlin win at Richmond, Denny the dad receives a kiss from Taylor in Victory Lane.
Kyle Busch holds son Brexton as he and wife Samantha sit on the start-finish line at storied Indianapolis Motor Speedway following Kyle's July win in the Brickyard 400.
Kyle Busch tosses son Brexton in the air next to the grandfather clock he just claimed by winning at Martinsville.
Aric Almirola takes son Alex with him to greet fans during driver introductions for the July race at Daytona, but Alex seems to think the crowd is just a little too boisterous.
Miles the Monster joins the family of driver Matt Kenseth for a celebration in Victory Lane after Kenseth's win at Dover.
Owen Larson, son of driver Kyle Larson and his girlfriend, Katelynn Sweet (right), seems to be having a good time in Victory Lane after Kyle's XFINITY Series race win at Texas.
I back Dad
Owen Larson makes no secret about where his loyalty lies, toting a No. 42 Kyle Larson die-cast car pretty much everywhere he goes at races.