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Jeff Gordon believes he and his No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports team should be in the Chase for the Sprint Cup this year, regardless of the outcome of NASCAR's investigation into communications Saturday night between Penske Motorsports and Front Row Motorsports at the end of the race at Richmond International Raceway. "I haven't heard the audio; I heard about it," Gordon said Wednesday at a fundraiser for pediatric cancer organized by his foundation. "I really don't want to speculate on it. All I can say is I feel like our team deserves to be in this thing based on everything that went on Saturday night, based on our performance and I'd love to see us in it. And if we're not, it brings out a whole other level of motivation for us to go race for the next 10 weeks." Gordon ended the Richmond race 11th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup points standings, a single point behind Penske driver Joey Logano. On the last lap of the race, Front Row driver David Gilliland, acting on orders from his team, a...
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