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2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Q&A with Jeff Gordon

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 3M Chevrolet, sits in his car area during practice - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 3M CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Atlanta Motor Speedway and discussed the new rules package, his memories of racing through his career at AMS and many other topics.  Following receiving a commemorative photo of the souvenir program art and bandolero from US Legend Cars for his two children Ella and Leo from Atlanta Motor Speedway President Ed Clark, Gordon made the following comments: “That is amazing.  I appreciate you not giving me anything.  Leo is going to want to sleep in this thing at night.  I have a feeling this might end up in his bedroom for a year or two before he can drive it.  That is awesome. Thank you so much.  I ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Open Test Sessions 1 & 2 Speeds

Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Logo Thursday afternoon at Atlanta Motor Speedway, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) held two open test sessions in preparation for Sunday's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. In the first session, it was Jamie McMurray at the top of the speed chart with ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Race Preview

2015 NSCS No. 24 3M Chevrolet SS No. 24 3M Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 43 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 28th in standings 1 start 0 wins 1 pole position 0 top-five finishes 0 top-10 finishes 87 laps led Career 762 starts 92 wins 78 pole positions 320 top-five finishes 454 top-10 finishes 24,751 laps led Atlanta Career  41 ... FULL STORY »

Strong Run, Sour Finish For Jeff Gordon In Final Daytona 500

2015 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images The 57th running of the Daytona 500 had Jeff Gordon on pole for his final run in "The Great American Race." Gordon led the first lap and had his car up front for most of the early part of the race. ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon’s ‘Great American’ goodbye

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for the pole position for the 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 15, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images Jeff Gordon kicked off his final full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season the best way he possibly could – by winning the Daytona 500 Coors Light Pole. The 43-year-old will attempt to launch his farewell full-schedule campaign in even grander fashion ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Sixth Practice Session Speeds

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, drives through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 20, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) pole-sitter, Jeff Gordon, with a lap speed of 193.079 MPH, on Friday led the field of 14 drivers during the sixth Daytona 500 practice session at Daytona International Speedway. Michael Waltrip was second quickest in the ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Q&A with Jeff Gordon

2015 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed winning the pole, what it would mean to win the Daytona 500, past finishes at Daytona, the new grandstands at DIS, what the Brickyard 400 ... FULL STORY »



2015 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Race Preview
Posted 02.17.15
No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 43 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 1 pole position Career 761 starts 92 wins 78 pole positions 320 top-five finishes 454 top-10 finishes 24,664 laps led Daytona Career  44 starts 6 wins 4 pole positions 13 top-five finishes 20 top-10 finishes 623 laps led DAYTONA POLE-SITTER: With Jeff Gordon taking the top ...FULL STORY »
57th Annual Daytona 500 Logo
How To Make The Daytona 500
Posted 02.16.15
Now that Coors Light Pole qualifying for the Daytona 500 is complete, it’s time for the Duel at Daytona – two ‘twin’ 60-lap qualifying races on Thursday night (FOX Sports 1 at 7 p.m. ET) that will set the complete Daytona 500 field on Sunday at 1 p.m. on FOX. Here’s ...FULL STORY »
immie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 15, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Nick Of Time (Jimmie Johnson)
Posted 02.16.15
Jimmie Johnson thought he had missed the boat. Last to leave pit road during the cat-and-mouse waiting game in the third and final round of Sunday’s knockout qualifying session at Daytona, Johnson felt he had little chance to make it back to the start/finish line before time expired. Having run the fastest ...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 position for the 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 15, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
201-MPH Lap Gives Jeff Gordon DAYTONA 500 Pole
Posted 02.15.15
* DAYTONA 500 Qualifying Presented By Kroger Produces Elite Front Row of Gordon-Johnson * Front Row Represents 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup Titles, 5 DAYTONA 500 Victories DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Qualifying for the DAYTONA 500 this year was for the first time a group effort, but it produced a singular result on ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, his crew chief, Alan Gustafson, Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, and his crew chief, Chad Knaus, pose with the Daytona 500 Pole Award and Front Row Award after qualifying for the pole position and front row for the 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 15, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
All Chevrolet SS Front Row for the 57th Running of Daytona 500
Posted 02.15.15
Jeff Gordon Scores 78th Career Pole and 2nd for Great American Race DAYTONA BEACH, FLA (FEB 15, 2015) – For the third consecutive year, the Chevrolet SS will lead the field to the green flag for the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.  This year, Jeff Gordon put the bowtie in the top spot for ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, celebrates after qualifying for pole position for the 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 15, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Qualifying Results & Budweiser Duels Lineups
Posted 02.15.15
Sunday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway, the front row for the 2015 Daytona 500 was determined as Jeff Gordon, with a qualifying lap speed of 201.293 MPH, captured the pole for next weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) "Great American Race." This makes Gordon's second series pole for the Daytona 500, his ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Gordon speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon Not Going Quietly
Posted 02.14.15
Jeff Gordon likely is in total agreement with the poet Dylan Thomas who wrote, “Do not go gentle into that good night.” From the look of it, Gordon has no intention of making a quiet exit in his final season of full-time racing. With a lap at 196.764 mph, the driver ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Gordon speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
2015 NASCAR Sprint Unlimited Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.13.15
During the final 2015 NASCAR Sprint Unlimited practice session Friday evening at Daytona International Speedway, it was Jeff Gordon - with a lap speed of 196.764 MPH - who was overall quickest in the session. Denny Hamlin, with a lap speed of 196.524 MPH, was second quickest and was followed by ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon’s exit made Dale Earnhardt Jr. look in the mirror
Posted 02.13.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.— As an avid football fan, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has seen many a career come and go, but as Jeff Gordon’s final season in full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing approaches, Earnhardt, 40, is thinking more about his own advancing age. And it still seems strange to Earnhardt that ...FULL STORY »


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