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One year ago Jeff Gordon was able to sneak his way into the Chase for the Sprint Cup. He was able to get a second place finish, which bumped out Kyle Busch in the very last race. This year he won’t be so lucky. Entering this weekend’s race at the Michigan International Speedway he sits 13th in points. He is 15 points behind 10th place, so not all is lost for his cause. The problem is if he does not win in the next four races he’ll have to make sure he gains more points than Truex, Greg Biffle, Brad Keselowski, or anyone else in his way. The final four tracks historically play into Gordon’s favor. There is Michigan this week, Bristol the week after, then Atlanta, and finally Richmond. Taking a look at his career stats we see plenty of wins and success. Track St W T5 T10 Avg. Fin. Led DNFs Michigan 41 2 18 25 12.4 954 6 Bristol 41 5 16 22 12.4 2,713 6 Atlanta 39 5 16 25 11.9 1,280 5 Richmond 41 2 16 25 14.3 1,415 7 As seem with Watkins Glen on Sunday, it’s a tr...
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