NASCAR pro and social media darling, Brad Keselowski is facing fines after tweeting while driving during a race Monday.

According to a NASCAR spokesperson, drivers have been recently advised that electronic devises, including cellphone can no longer be carried inside racecars. Although drivers are encouraged to participate in social media, there are competition and safety concerns that

The racer was fined $25,000 for the infraction.  Some allege that the racer was being disciplined for a profane outburst after a crash and fight-marred race Sunday; NASCAR officials however, deny the allegations and urge that the fine is related to the recent rule change and driver safety.

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