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Jun 27
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Sonoma is a homecoming for Jeff Gordon in more ways than one

2015 NSCS Driver, Jeff Gordon (AARP) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images SONOMA, Calif. – When Jeff Gordon talks about a homecoming at Sonoma Raceway, there’s a lot more to it than just the proximity to his native Vallejo. From a racing standpoint, Gordon can return to the 1.99-mile road course secure in the knowledge that very little has changed from his early days at the track. And, interestingly, Gordon finds similarities between the meandering road course at Sears Point and NASCAR’s most venerable and shortest speedway. “This track reminds me so much of Martinsville in the way in which very little changes here,” Gordon said before Friday’s opening practice in preparation for Sunday's race at Sonoma (3 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1). “From how you have to set the car up, ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Q&A with Jeff Gordon

2015 NSCS Driver, Jeff Gordon (AARP) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 AARP MEMBER ADVANTAGES CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Sonoma Raceway and discussed his success at Sonoma Raceway, what drivers and teams can expect with the new rule changes at Kentucky Speedway, his ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Scheduled for Green Flag Experience Prior to Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (June 24, 2015) — As the sun sets on Jeff Gordon’s historic racing career, fans at Martinsville Speedway will have the opportunity to see the NASCAR legend up-close and personal before the start of the Goody’s® Headache Relief ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Race Preview

2015 NSCS No. 24 AARP Member Services Chevrolet SS No. 24 AARP Member Advantages Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 43 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 10th in standings 15 starts 0 wins 3 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 8 top-10 finishes 162 laps led Career 776 starts 92 wins 80 pole positions 322 top-five finishes 462 top-10 finishes 24,826 laps ... FULL STORY »

Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Race Preview

Hendrick Motorsports SONOMA RACEWAY (1.99-MILE ROAD COURSE) LOCATION: SONOMA, CALIFORNIA EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 16 OF 36) TUNE IN: 3 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JUNE 28 (FS1/PRN/SIRIUSXM) HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT SONOMA: In 26 races at Sonoma, Hendrick Motorsports leads the competition with six victories, nine ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Explains Testy Radio Exchange

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta/Penn State Chevrolet, looks on in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Axalta "We Paint Winners" 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 5, 2015 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Last Sunday at Pocono Raceway, Jeff Gordon’s frustration boiled to the surface, and the result was an uncharacteristically acrimonious radio exchange with crew chief Alan Gustafson. Gustafson wanted Gordon to pit for tires late in the race. Gordon thought keeping his ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Final Practice Session Speeds

2015 NSCS Jeff Gordon sits in his No. 24 Panasonic Chevrolet SS at Michigan International Speedway. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images Jeff Gordon, with a lap speed of 198.604 MPH, was the quickest early Saturday afternoon in the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Quicken Loans 400 practice session at Michigan International Speedway (MIS). Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr., both ran ... FULL STORY »



Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 PANASONIC Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 12, 2015 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Rey Del Rio/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Q&A with Jeff Gordon
Posted 06.12.15
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 PANASONIC CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed his confidence at Michigan, his goal of winning at Kentucky, radio discussions and frustrations last week at Pocono, and more.  ON RACING AT MICHIGAN: “This is a track, certainly after how we performed last year, and just a track that ...FULL STORY »
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Phoenix Int’l Raceway to be Renamed Jeff Gordon Raceway on Nov. 15 for the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500
Posted 06.12.15
PHOENIX – Phoenix International Raceway will officially be renamed Jeff Gordon Raceway on Nov. 15, 2015 for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500, PIR President Bryan R. Sperber announced today. The race is the semifinal race for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and ...FULL STORY »
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Sonoma Raceway Pays Tribute to Jeff Gordon at Toyota/Save Mart 350
Posted 06.11.15
SONOMA, Calif. (June 11, 2015) – Northern California’s Jeff Gordon is the undisputed king of Sonoma Raceway, and this year’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 will mark the NASCAR legend’s final visit to the challenging road course as a full-time driver in the Sprint Cup Series. Gordon, a native of nearby Vallejo, has ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Panasonic Chevrolet, looks on in the garage area - Photo Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.09.15
No. 24 Panasonic Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 43 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 10th in standings 14 starts 0 wins 3 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 8 top-10 finishes 162 laps led Career 775 starts 92 wins 80 pole positions 322 top-five finishes 462 top-10 finishes 24,826 laps led Michigan Career  44 starts 3 wins 6 pole positions 19 top-five finishes 27 top-10 finishes 1,058 laps led MOST ...FULL STORY »
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Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.09.15
MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY (TWO-MILE SPEEDWAY) LOCATION: BROOKLYN, MICHIGAN EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 15 OF 36) TUNE IN: 1 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JUNE 14 (FS1/MRN/SIRIUSXM) HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT MICHIGAN: Hendrick Motorsports drivers have led 2,368 laps en route to eight wins, 48 top-five finishes and 88 top-10s at Michigan. The organization swept both ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta/Penn State Chevrolet, looks on in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Axalta "We Paint Winners" 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 5, 2015 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon, Axalta promote STEM education through Penn State paint scheme
Posted 06.06.15
LONG POND, Pa. -- Jeff Gordon has always experienced strong support at Pocono Raceway, a track where he’s won six NASCAR Sprint Cup races. This weekend, he’s feeling a little extra love. Gordon is not only driving a Penn State-themed, blue-and-white Chevrolet in Sunday’s Axalta 'We Paint Winners' 400, his team ...FULL STORY »
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Jeff Gordon Commits $100,000 Towards Childhood Cancer Research Through Foundation
Posted 06.05.15
LONG POND, Pa. – September is national Childhood Cancer Awareness month and NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon will make a significant contribution towards research through his foundation and Kick-it event held during the month. Gordon has committed to match all funds raised – up to $100,000 through Kick-It, a program and ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta/Penn State Chevrolet, looks on in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Axalta "We Paint Winners" 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 5, 2015 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Axalta 400 Q&A with Jeff Gordon
Posted 06.05.15
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 AXALTA/PENN STATE CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Pocono Raceway and discussed last week’s driver’s council meeting, the roughness of the Tunnel Turn at Pocono Raceway and many other topics. HOW DOES IT FEEL TO BE PART OF THE PENN STATE FAMILY HERE IN ...FULL STORY »
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Jeff Gordon Will Commit $100,000 to Childhood Cancer Research in September
Posted 06.04.15
Charlotte, NC (June 4, 2014) - In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon has personally committed to matching all funds raised -- up to $100,000 -- through JGCF Kick-It events held during the month of September. Kick-It, a program and partner of the Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation, is a ...FULL STORY »


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