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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 did so as the new leader in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. With Earnhardt, a non-Chase driver, winning the first race of the Chase’s Eliminator Round, Gordon goes to Texas and Phoenix two solid finishes away from advancing to the championship race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. But Gordon narrowly missed the major prize, a victory that would have locked him into the season finale ahead of a test session at Homestead. In one respect, Gordon can blame himself for the second-place ... 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 »

2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 First Practice Session Speeds

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, walks in the garage area - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Gordon’s Martinsville Success May Give Him Goody’s 500 Edge

Martinsville Speedway Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Slips Into Eliminator Round

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

Milestone Anniversary for Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation

Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation 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 ... FULL STORY »

Despite late scare, Kyle Busch finally finds his mojo at Kansas; Plus Sunday Notebook

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images 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 ... 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 »
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
2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 09.20.14
Saturday afternoon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS), it was Jeff Gordon - with a lap speed of 135.357mph - leading the field in the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) SYLVANIA 300 practice session. Tomorrow's pole-sitter and current series points leader, Brad Keselowski, was second quickest with a lap speed ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Q&A with Jeff Gordon
Posted 09.19.14
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed the strengths of his team, the race tracks he likes coming up in the Chase, different winners at New Hampshire, and more.: TALK ABOUT THE CHASE-OPENER AT CHICAGO, AND YOUR OUTLOOK FOR THIS WEEKEND AT NEW ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon-Kyle Larson mutual admiration society meets in media center; Plus Sunday Notebook
Posted 09.14.14
JOLIET, Ill.— As hard as they raced each other in the closing laps of Sunday's MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, Jeff Gordon and Kyle Larson might as well have been at a tea social when they sat side-by-side at the dais in the track's media center. Gordon and Larson raced ferociously ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet SS finished in second place and Dale Earnhardt, Jr., driver of the 88 Nationwide Insurance Chevrolet SS finished in eleventh place Sunday, September 14, 2014 in the Chase Challenger 16 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois. Gordon and Earnhardt, Jr. are in the Chase which begins with the Challenger 16 for this race and the following two. (Photo by Alan Marler/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Gordon Leads Team Chevy at Chicagoland with Runner-Up Finish
Posted 09.14.14
Five Chevrolet SS Race Cars in Top 10  JOLIET, ILL – September 14, 2014 – In the opening playoff round of the 10-race Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Jeff Gordon powered his No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS to a second place finish in the MyAbFibStory.com at Chicagoland ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick with son Keelan Harvick (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images)
Kevin Harvick is the favorite to win the 2014 Sprint Cup Championship with Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski close behind
Posted 09.12.14
According to Bovada, here are the odds to win the 2014 Sprint Cup Championship Kevin Harvick 7/2 Jeff Gordon 4/1 Brad Keselowski 9/2 Jimmie Johnson 6/1 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 13/2 Joey Logano 8/1 Matt Kenseth 12/1 Kyle Busch 14/1 Kurt Busch 16/1 Denny Hamlin 20/1 Kasey Kahne 22/1 Carl Edwards 40/1 Greg Biffle 100/1 Ryan Newman 100/1 Aric Almirola 200/1 A.J. Allmendinger 200/1 Source: Props Public Relations ...FULL STORY »


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