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Sep 01
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Late-race surge at Atlanta puts Kahne in Victory Lane—and in the Chase

Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 31, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images HAMPTON, Ga. – It was Tony Stewart’s return to racing that dominated the headlines before Sunday night’s Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but it was Kasey Kahne who stole the show—and a berth in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. In a race that went 10 laps beyond its scheduled distance of 325 laps, Kahne surged past Matt Kenseth on the second attempt at a green-white-checkered-flag finish to win for the first time this year and the third time at the 1.54-mile speedway. Kenseth finished second and clinched a Chase spot on points, leaving just two of 16 positions in NASCAR’s 10-race playoff available in Saturday’s regular-season finale at Richmond International Raceway. After streaking into the lead on a restart ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Results & Point Standings

Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 31, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images After a second attempt at a green-white-checkered (flags) dash to the finish, it was Kasey Kahne holding off Matt Kenseth (by 0.574 seconds) to win Sunday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Kahne, who clinched a spot ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Q&A with Jeff Gordon

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Panasonic Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 29, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 PANASONIC CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Atlanta Motor Speedway and discussed making his 750th start at Atlanta Motor Speedway, his longevity, last week at Bristol, Atlanta’s 2015 date and many other topics. TALK ... FULL STORY »

Late Restart Catapults Jeff Gordon to Michigan Victory

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 17, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images BROOKLYN, Mich.— So much for restarts being a problem for Jeff Gordon. The four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion broke away after a late caution to win Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Gordon, who faced questions about his struggles ... FULL STORY »

Chevrolet Victorious at Michigan as Gordon Scores Third Win of 2014

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 17, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Team Chevy Takes Four of Top Five Finishing Positions BROOKLYN, Mich. – (August 17, 2014) – Jeff Gordon made the right move when it counted on the final restart of the Pure Michigan 400 to score his third NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Results & Point Standings

2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon crosses the start/finish line at Michigan International Speedway in the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images From the pole to victory lane, Jeff Gordon retakes the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) points lead with his win Sunday in the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. This was Gordon's third series win of the 2014 season, his ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Final Practice Session Speeds

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, stands in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway on August 1, 2014 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images During the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway, it was Jeff Gordon - with a lap speed of 200.156mph - showing the quickest way around the track. Series Rookie of ... FULL STORY »



Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, celebrates with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 15, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Robert Reiners/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon Places Chevy SS on the Pole at Michigan
Posted 08.15.14
Six of the Top-12 Starters Will Pilot Chevy SS Race Cars On Sunday BROOKLYN, Mich. - Jeff Gordon, driver of the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS, set a track qualifying record en route to winning the pole for the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Friday. Gordon turned in a fast ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon on track at Michigan International Speedway in the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Starting Lineup
Posted 08.15.14
Friday evening at Michigan International Speedway, and for the second consecutive weekend, Jeff Gordon - with a new qualifying track record of 206.558mph - captured the pole for Sunday's Pure Michigan 400. Gordon, who broke Kevin Harvick's June MIS qualifying track record of 204.557mph, received his second series pole of the ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, looks on in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with Jeff Gordon
Posted 08.15.14
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 AXALTA CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed tires during practice, the new rule change announced today by NASCAR, how he tries to keep emotions in check, pit crews as athletes today, and more. TALK ABOUT YOUR EXCITING SPONSORSHIP NEWS ANNOUNCEMENT THIS WEEK “We are very excited about that. ...FULL STORY »
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2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with Jimmie Johnson
Posted 08.15.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S /JIMMIE JOHNSON FOUNDATION CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed recent bad luck, the upcoming Chase, today’s rule change announced by NASCAR, and more. AFTER YOUR WIN HERE AT MICHIGAN IN JUNE, TALK ABOUT YOUR THOUGHTS FOR THIS WEEKEND AND BEING LOCKED INTO THE CHASE “It’s good ...FULL STORY »
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3M to Partner with Hendrick Motorsports
Posted 08.12.14
Three-Year Deal Commitment to Kick-Off in 2015 with Jeff Gordon CONCORD, N.C. (Aug 12, 2014) – 3M will join 11-time Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports beginning with the 2015 NASCAR season when it will become a primary sponsor of driver Jeff Gordon and his No. 24 Chevrolet SS team. The new relationship ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International on August 9, 2014 in Watkins Glen, New York. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon Puts Chevrolet SS on Pole at The Glen
Posted 08.09.14
Team Chevy Drivers claim 7 of Top 12 Starting Positions for Cheez-It 355 WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - (August 9, 2014) - Jeff Gordon powered the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS to the pole position for Sunday's Cheez-It 355 at The Glen with a lap of 68.126 seconds/129.466 m.p.h.  It is the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Starting Lineup
Posted 08.09.14
Marcos Ambrose broke his own NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) qualifying track record at Watkins Glen International on Saturday afternoon during the first round of qualifying - with a lap speed of 129.491mph. But, it was the current series points leader, Jeff Gordon's speed of 129.466mph, during the final round of qualifying, ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Q&A with Jeff Gordon
Posted 08.08.14
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Watkins Glen International and discussed the return of Drive To End Hunger and AARP as sponsors in 2015, the first practice session and many other topics. TALK ABOUT THE SPONSORSHIP RENEWAL:  “I’m really excited.  It’s ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Drive to End Hunger and Hendrick Motorsports extend relationship
Posted 08.08.14
Successful Cause Awareness Effort to Return in 2015 with Jeff GordonCONCORD, N.C. (Aug. 8, 2014) – AARP and AARP Foundation’s nationwide campaign to address the problem of older adult hunger through the Drive to End Hunger program will return with 11-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports in 2015 as ...FULL STORY »


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