Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 10/6/14

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 06: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 DuPont Chevrolet, stands on pit road after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Dickies 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 6, 2009 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Darrell Ingham/Getty Images)
Jeff Gordon driver of the No.24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet for Hendrick Motor Sports has raced in 670 races, accumulated 402 top tens, 289 top fives, and won 85 times. Gordon has won the Daytona 500 three times and the Sprint Cup Series championship four times in his 18 year career in Cup racing. These records put Jeff Gordon third on the wins list only behind legends David Pearson and Richard Petty. Gordon hasn’t won a championship since 2001. The closest he has finished was 2nd behind team mate Jimmie Johnson in 2007. He won just one race from 2008-2010. Last year he broke though with three victories and many fans of Gordon were hopeful of another championship run. Gordon stumbled once the chase started and finished 8th overall. Gordon has missed the chase just once since it’s inception, 2005. Failing to make the Chase that season forced Gordon to his lowest finish in the overall standings (11th) since his rookie season. (14th) This season Gordon is again in danger of missi...
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