Originally written on Rubbings Racing  |  Last updated 9/2/14
Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jeff Gordon are coming off of great finishes at Indianapolis, which may lead to success this weekend at Pocono. (Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/NASCAR via Getty Images). By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical Let’s start things by going back in time to this past January. If someone came up to you and was willing to put their life savings on the fact that through the 20th race of the season David Ragan would have more wins than Clint Bowyer, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jeff Gordon combined, what would you have done? Don’t lie, you would have accepted the bet, thought to yourself that the poor desperate soul just gifted you money, and you would have went on with your day. Surprisingly we are now 20 races into the 2013 season and the scoreboard reads David Ragan: one, Bowyer, Earnhardt, Gordon: zero. It’s not to say each driver hasn’t ran well, in fact all three drivers fins themselves inside the top-10 of the Sprint Cup Series point standings currently. Situa...
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