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William Byron checks off painful box on offseason to-do list

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Bojangles' Southern 500 Qualifying

DARLINGTON, SC - SEPTEMBER 01: William Byron, driver of the #24 AXALTA Throwback Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on September 1, 2018 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

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Like many of his fellow NASCAR Cup peers, William Byron has used the off-season to get things done before heading to Daytona in a few weeks.

But while it had to be done, we have a hunch Byron wasn’t exactly looking forward to what he had to do Thursday morning: having his wisdom teeth pulled.

The 21-year-old Byron, who enters his sophomore season in NASCAR Cup with Hendrick Motorsports this season, took to Twitter on his way home after undergoing the painful procedure.

Check out Byron’s tweet, as well as some of the replies from several very empathetic followers: