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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Last November in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Jeff Gordon notched NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory No. 87. This February 24 in the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway, the four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion will attempt to win two consecutive in The Sunshine State as he begins his third decade in NASCAR’s premier division.
The victory at Homestead allowed Gordon and the Drive To End Hunger team to carry momentum into the off-season. But with the introduction of NASCAR’s Gen-6 (Generation 6) car models for the 2013 tour, there was not much “down” time since the team was busy preparing a fleet of new No. 24 Chevrolet SS’s.
“To have a great finish like we had at Homestead and take that into the off-season was a big plus and a big positive for us,” said Gordon. “It helped us stay energized through the off-season to get ready for this new season. No matter what changes occur – whether they’re very little or big changes like we’ve had with
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Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger/AARP Chevrolet, met with members of the media at Daytona International Speedway and discussed not participating in the final practice session, working with rookies at Daytona and other topics.
WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS FOR FINAL PRACTICE TODAY? “We don’t have any plans to go out today. We feel like this entire week we have been...
The 55th Daytona 500 is set for Sunday (noon, FOX). Recently, Orlando Magic sideline reporter Dante Marchitelli got to channel his inner Jeff Gordon, taking laps at Daytona International Speedway as part of the Richard Petty Driving Experience.
Video: Dante Drives Daytona Part 1
Video: Dante Drives Daytona Part 2
NFL Draft Prospects, training for the combine, take a break for the Harlem Shake.
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While working hard to prepare for the NFL Scouting Combine this week, the athletes at Fischer Sports in Phoenix, Arizona took a break to make a video, of the dance craze that is sweeping the nation, The Harlem Shake.
One right after another these videos are popping...
International Speedway Corporation (ISC) announced today a year-long commitment to help fight older adult hunger in support of Drive to End Hunger, an initiative by AARP and AARP Foundation to help the nearly nine million older Americans who face the threat of hunger every day.
“Today’s announcement means that there will still be good news coming out of ISC tracks after the checkered...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The big boys brought their little girls to see NASCAR's shining star.
Jeff Gordon, Carl Edwards and Jimmie Johnson all took their daughters to meet Danica Patrick this week at Daytona International Speedway.
It was the ultimate backstage pass.
Patrick dropped to one knee, wrapped her right arm around Ella Gordon's waist and posed for pictures...
Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI), the Official Satellite Radio Partner of NASCAR, will offer listeners comprehensive coverage of the 55th running of the Daytona 500, with the live race broadcast, multiple channels carrying in-car audio from some of the sport's top drivers, and daily coverage from Daytona International Speedway on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio(channel 90).
On Sunday, February...
Below is post-race quotes from Team Chevy drivers Kasey Kahne, Austin Dillon, and Jeff Gordon.
KASEY KAHNE, NO. 5 FARMERS INSURANCE CHEVROLET SS – FINISHED SECOND
GOOD SOLID EFFORT, YOU GUYS WERE PATIENT THEN WHEN IT WAS THE CLOSING LAPS OF THIS EVENT YOU HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO TRY TO JUMP IN THERE AND GAIN SOME SPOTS. WHAT DID YOU LEARN DIVING OUT OF LINE LATE IN THE RACE? “I...