Posted November 01, 2013 on AP on Fox
Jeff Gordon says most of his answers will be similar when asked about his Sprint Cup championship chances. They will usually be along the lines of wait and see what happens. The four-time Cup champion is just happy to be in the conversation with three races left in the season. And it's better than the questions he was getting earlier this season about retiring or what changes were needed for his team. Since getting an unprecedented 13th spot in the Chase, he has moved up to a season-high third in points going into Sunday's race at Texas. He won last weekend at Martinsville. Gordon is within 27 points of co-leaders Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson.

Gordon's Chase hopes take hard hit in Texas

Jeff Gordon has crashed in the race at Texas, a week after his victory returned him to contention in the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship. Gordon had problems with his front left tire Sunday. The four-time Cup champion hit the wall hard and high between the first and second turns on the 75th of 334 scheduled laps at the 1 1/2-mile track. The Hendrick Motorsports team was working...

Gordon a longshot but in the hunt

When it comes to NASCAR Sprint Cup championship storylines, the best ones are those so outrageous that you couldn't make them up if you tried. Who would have believed low-buck independent racer Alan Kulwicki would stage an incredible stretch run to win the 1992 Sprint Cup championship by leading one more lap than Bill Elliott in the final race of the season at Atlanta? How...

Gordon making most of Chase chance

Jeff Gordon acknowledges that most of his answers will be similar when asked about his championship chances, usually along the lines of wait and see what happens. Gordon is just glad the tone of the questions has changed with three races left in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. ''Man, the thing is, I love just the fact that we're in the conversation right...

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NASCAR at Texas 2013: Weekend Schedule, Start Time, Practice, Qualifying, TV & Weather Info

NASCAR heads to Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas this weekend. All three series will race at the 1.5 mile track. The Truck Series will run the WinStar World Casino 350 on Friday, the Nationwide Series will run the O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge on Saturday and the Sprint Cup cars will hit the track on Sunday for the AAA Texas 500. This is the eighth race of...
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