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At the conclusion of the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway, Jeff Gordon was 13th in the standings and out of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship. Fortunately, for Gordon, after several days of NASCAR investigation into the actions of Michael Waltrip Racing, Gordon was added to the 2013 Chase as a 13th driver in the interest of fairness by NASCAR CEO, Brian France. Gordon appeared as if he would make into the Chase without an issue. Michael Waltrip Racing drivers, Clint Bowyer and Brian Vickers were involved in a scheme to manipulate the outcome of the race and get teammate Martin Truex Jr. into the Chase. A move that could have netted the team millions of dollars in incentives, and season ending point fund money. Gordon, whose performance had been steadily improving, now had a chance to prove that his No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports team deserved to be in the Chase. In 30 starts this season, Gordon has seven top-5’s and 15 top-10’s. Though, Gordon has not ...

Jeff Gordon wins pole for Bank of America 500, full qualifying results from Charlotte

Jeff Gordon won the pole for the Bank of America 500. The No. 24 of Gordon will lead a field of 43 to the green flag for Saturday nights race at the 1.5 mile Charlotte Motor Speedway. Joining Gordon on the front row will be Kevin Harvick. Coverage: Complete Weekend Schedule This is the fifth race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase. After four races Matt Kenseth holds a three point...

Gordon, Harvick riding high at CMS

Things change fast in NASCAR. A week ago, it looked like Matt Kenseth, Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Busch were going to run off and hide from the field in this year's Chase for the Sprint Cup. But after a crazy race last Sunday at Kansas Speedway, that hardly seems as certain. Especially not if Jeff Gordon and Kevin Harvick have anything to say about it. Gordon has finished in the...

Racing With House Money

For a man not even supposed to be in the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup, Jeff Gordon is not taking anything for granted. After the last race of NASCAR’s regular season Gordon was left on the outside of the final 12 Chase spots. However, after NASCAR investigations revealed some questionable ethical decisions by other Chase-involved drivers, they allowed Gordon to be the 13th competitor...

NASCAR at Charlotte 2013: Weekend Schedule, Start Time, Practice, Qualifying, TV and Weather Info

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images NASCAR heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC this weekend. Both the Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series will be racing at the 1.5 mile track. The Nationwide Series will run the Dollar General 300 on Friday — while the Sprint Cup teams hit the track on Saturday night for the Bank of America 500. The Camping World Truck Series is off...

Gordon On Point At Charlotte

Jeff Gordon made a statement Thursday night under the lights, he’s not done with the 2013 season just yet. Gordon put his Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet on the pole position for Saturday night’s race with a lap of 27.791 seconds. It is his ninth career pole at the Charlotte Motor Speedway[...]

Gordon takes pole at Charlotte

Jeff Gordon is feeling rejuvenated as the NASCAR Sprint Cup season winds down.

NSCS: Gordon on Pole for Charlotte

Jeff Gordon captured the pole for the 54th annual Bank of America 500 with a time and speed of 27.791 seconds, 194.308 mph. Gordon was the final car to go out in the session to steal the pole away from last week’s pole sitter at Kansas. He goes into this weekend looking to back up another solid run. Kevin Harvick nearly won the pole, but was knocked off at the last second. Harvick...

Gordon last car out, will start first at Charlotte

Jeff Gordon was the last car to attempt a qualifying lap Thursday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but he will be the first car to take the green on Saturday night. Gordon turns a lap of 194.308 mph to edge out Richard Childress Racing driver, Kevin Harvick. This pole was the 74th of Gordon’s career and his ninth at Charlotte in 42 starts. Gordon’s nine poles at Charlotte include...

Stat Line: Bank Of America 500

This week’s edition of Start ‘N’ Park Blog’s Stat Line breaks down the numbers behind Saturday night’s Bank Of America 500 from the Charlotte Motor Speedway. History: Races: 109 Races Won from the Pole: 14 Last Race Won from the Pole: Jimmie Johnson (10/17/2009) Race Record: Jeff Gordon 160.306 mph[...]

Brad Keselowski Finally Wins One in 2013

The Sprint Cup drivers were back to Charlotte for the final night race of the season with Jeff Gordon on the poll for the 500 mile event. "Excited to be on this poll," said Jeff Gordon. Jimmie Johnson stated that his car was strong in practice. Jeff Gordon started the race out leading laps as Jimmie Johnson started to get hot.  He got up to second and started...
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