Score one for John Wes.
Townley struck first in the head-to-head matchup of the “Chicken Man” against the GoDaddy megastar, beating Danica at Daytona.
Despite finishing two laps down in 23rd place, Townley bested Danica, who was caught up in a crash and placed 35th.
The race was also notable for Townley’s bizarre surge of fame: During the race, “John Wes Townley” became the No. 3 trending Twitter topic in the United States.