Found October 11, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Jeff Gordon
A few weeks ago Jeff Gordon unveiled that he would drive a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles paint scheme for Saturday nights race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The paint scheme is part of a sponsorship between Gordon, AARP, and Nickelodeon’s Helping and Leading Others program on Drive to End Hunger. As part of the program, national PSA have been airing on Nickelodeon channels to reach kids, parents and grandparents. Gordon says he “didn’t even realize the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles had made a resurgence, but I love the paint scheme.” {...}.

Earnhardt’s decision aided by popularity and evaporated hopes

Dale Earnhardt Jr. did not feel right heading into this week. The driver could tell something was not right with his head. Earnhardt had suffered a concussion at the conclusion of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega. Yesterday Earnhardt and team owner Rick Hendrick announced that the popular driver would not race at Charlotte or Kansas.Before I continue I should inform...

Gordon: I would have kept concussion quiet

Dale Earnhardt Jr. was praised by his competitors for having the guts to seek medical attention that led to him being sidelined Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway. But, at least one driver wasn't sure he'd do the same with a championship on the line. ''Honestly, I hate to say this, but no, I wouldn't,'' four-time champion Jeff Gordon said. &...

Jeff Gordon Charlotte Media Transcript

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger/AARP Chevrolet, met with members of the media at Charlotte Motor Speedway and discussed Dale Earnhardt, Jr. out of No. 88 with concussion, Jimmie Johnson at Charlotte, rule changes and other topics.   TALK ABOUT COMING TO CHARLOTTE RIDING A WAY OF STRONG FINISHES: “Thank you.  It is exciting to know how things are going for...

Chase is three-man show right now

There are six races to go in the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup and we've got more or less conventional racing in each. We don't have a road-course race, we don't have a restrictor-plate race. We do have a short track in a few weeks at Martinsville, but for the most part these are conventional tracks. I was a little bit hesitant about making any predictions about the...

10 Craziest NASCAR Moments at Talladega

At first it looked like the Big One wasn’t going to happen this weekend at Talladega. Greg Biffle, Matt Kenseth and Jeff Gordon all had world-class...

Dale Earnhardt Jr out 2 races after 2 concussions in 6 weeks

Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced Thursday that he will not be racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday night or at Kansas Speedway next weekend after being diagnosed with a concussion.Earnhardt said he suffered a concussion on Aug. 29 during a tire test at Kansas that wasn't diagnosed until Wednesday.   "The wreck at Kansas was really severe and it surprised me how...
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