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Nov 04
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France Talks Texas Fight, Chase Drama

2012 Brian France - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France said Tuesday in an interview on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio that the sanctioning body is still reviewing the tapes from a post-race fight Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway, but that it is prepared to dole out some "harsh punishment." "We're still reviewing the tapes, but sure, we're going to deal with some of the aftermath of the event," France said in an afternoon interview. "We'll look at that carefully. People that were involved in the post-race altercation in terms of throwing punches and doing things that are over the line for us, we'll be dealing with that with some harsh punishment." - Read Full Article at NASCAR.com FULL STORY »

Does Brad Keselowski have another miracle in his pocket?

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images We’re about to find out what Brad Keselowski does for an encore. The scene on pit road Sunday night at Texas Motor Speedway was eerily familiar. It was the second race in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR To Review The Brawl

Robin Pemberton NASCAR will study film of the post-race fight involving Jeff Gordon, Brad Keselowski and a host of crew members, but according to Robin Pemberton, the sanctioning body’s senior vice president of competition and racing development, NASCAR has no issue with ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick OK with Brad Keselowski’s driving, as long as he’s willing to fight

2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick - Photo Credit Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images FORT WORTH, Texas— Kevin Harvick says he has no problem with the way Brad Keselowski races, as long as Keselowski is willing to back it up outside the car. In fact, Harvick gave Keselowski a shove toward a melee developing with ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Q&A with Jeff Gordon

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, talks to his crew chief Alan Gustafson in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on October 31, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed the Chase format, the No. 24 teams strengths for winning the title, his current level of confidence, and more. IS THIS CHASE FORMAT WHAT FANS WANT? ... FULL STORY »

Runner-up finish is a mixed blessing for Jeff Gordon

2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images MARTINSVILLE, Va.— Finishing second to Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. wasn’t without substantial benefits to Jeff Gordon. When Gordon crossed the finish line .344 seconds behind Earnhardt in the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday, he ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Q&A with Jeff Gordon

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, drives during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 24, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed his past success at Martinsville, delivering a millionth meal to a local resident, the Hendrick plane tragedy, the traditional grandfather clock trophy, and more. YESTERDAY YOU ... FULL STORY »



Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, walks in the garage area - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 10.24.14
Early Friday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway, it was NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver, Jeff Gordon - with a lap speed of 99.251 mph - posting the quickest speed during the first Goody's 500 practice session. Posting the second quickest lap speed of 99.199 mph. was Joey Logano followed by Denny ...FULL STORY »
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Gordon’s Martinsville Success May Give Him Goody’s 500 Edge
Posted 10.21.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (October 21, 2014) – Eight drivers enter the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot® 500 at Martinsville Speedway Sunday afternoon with a shot at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship. With a win guaranteeing a berth in the championship finale, seven of those drivers should be quite concerned about Jeff Gordon and ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, prepares to drive in practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 20, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon Slips Into Eliminator Round
Posted 10.20.14
Over the last few laps of the GEICO 500, Jeff Gordon’s campaign for a possible fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hung by a thread as drivers at Talladega swapped positions. Ultimately, Gordon finished 26th, good enough to keep him in the Chase by three points over Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kasey ...FULL STORY »
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Milestone Anniversary for Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation
Posted 10.14.14
Charlotte, NC (October 14, 2014) - Founded in 1999, the Jeff  Gordon Children's Foundation (JGCF)  marks its 15th  anniversary this year. While there are many accomplishments to celebrate, Jeff Gordon is focused on its future. Four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Gordon has implemented tactical steps for setting and obtaining goals as the ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
Despite late scare, Kyle Busch finally finds his mojo at Kansas; Plus Sunday Notebook
Posted 10.05.14
KANSAS CITY, Kan.— In the closing laps of Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway, Kyle Busch was getting nervous—very nervous. The engine in his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota was running hot, and foul-smelling smoke was starting to fill the cockpit. At a race track that has haunted him for ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 10.03.14
Friday afternoon at Kansas Speedway, Jeff Gordon - with a lap speed of 196.257mph - was the quickest during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's Hollywood Casino 400. Kevin Harvick was second quickest with a lap speed of 196.178mph, and he was followed by Greg Biffle ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, celebrates with his team in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 28, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon adds to his legacy with Dover win
Posted 09.29.14
DOVER, Del.— With all the jockeying for Chase positions in the middle of the field, it was difficult at times to focus on what was happening at the front of the field in Sunday’s AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway. At the end of the day, Jeff Gordon took the checkered ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, celebrates with his team in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 28, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Gordon makes a statement in final Challenger Round race at Dover
Posted 09.28.14
DOVER, Del.—Now we are 12. Jeff Gordon took the checkered flag in Sunday's AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway, but four other drivers got the axe in the first Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup elimination race in the history of the sport. AJ Allmendinger, 2004 series champion Kurt Busch, Greg Biffle ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 28, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit:: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
2014 NSCS AAA 400 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 09.28.14
Jeff Gordon closed out round 1 of the new format in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) "Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship" Sunday with the victory over Brad Keselowski, as he tamed "the Monster Mile" at Dover International Speedway in the AAA 400. This was Gordon's fourth series win of the ...FULL STORY »


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