When he was a kid growing up in Wilkes County, Junior Johnson liked to eat sausage and biscuits for breakfast.
The racing legend served a similar morning meal to more than 300 fans at the NASCAR Hall of Fame today as part of NASCAR Acceleration Weekend.
"You can work a full, hard day when you eat that kind of breakfast," said Johnson, 81, surrounded by vintage cars and baskets of sausage biscuits in the Great Hall this morning.
"It's a farmer's breakfast," he said.
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Johnson also brought along honey buns with his picture on the package, made by a company he co-owns in Winston-Salem.
Fan events continue through Sunday. Details: www.nascaracceleration2012.com.