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NSCS: Jeff Gordon Completes Sprint Cup Series Career with Sixth Place Finish

797 starts, four championships, 93 wins, 325 top-fives and 475 top-10s with 24,929 laps led over the course of his career just touch the surface when it comes to the career of Jeff Gordon. On Sunday evening while the sport celebrated a brand new champion, another champion rode off into the sunset. The Ford EcoBoost 400 marked Jeff Gordon’s final race as a Sprint Cup Series competitor...
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End of rainbow: Gordon fails to land 5th title in final race

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) Jeff Gordon ended up with a goodbye party instead of a championship celebration. Gordon failed to add a fairytale ending to his storied career Sunday, finishing sixth in the NASCAR season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. But it did little to dampen the four-time NASCAR champion's day, which was filled with family, friends and farewell tributes. ''There...
Via AP on Fox
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Farewell ride: Jeff Gordon's bid for fifth title falls short at Homestead

Jeff Gordon finished sixth in his No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet in Sunday's Championship 4 race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, closing out his storied driving career. Jared C. Tilton/NASCAR via Getty ImagesThe perfect Hollywood ending wasn't meant to be.Jeff Gordon, making the 797th and final start of his illustrious NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career, fell short on Sunday night...
Via Fox Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Game-changer: Jeff Gordon's impact on NASCAR goes beyond record book

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series record book describes Jeff Gordon's career, but what defines the four-time champion's career is his role as a game-changer.Sure, the records are impressive: 93 race victories, four series championships, 81 poles, five Brickyard 400 wins and three more each in the Daytona 500 and the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race. There is no doubt at all that Gordon will...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

A look at NASCAR great Jeff Gordon by the numbers

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) A by-the-numbers look at Jeff Gordon's career in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: 297,997 -Miles driven. 24,920 - Laps led. 1992 - Year of first race. 796 - Consecutive career starts. 474 - Top-10 finishes. 325 - Top-5 finishes. 151 -Career winnings (in millions). 93 - Wins. 81 - Poles. 44 - Age. 24 - Years competing (also his car number). 23 - Years...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon driving silver Axalta car for final race at Homestead (Photos)

Will the final race of Jeff Gordon’s NASCAR career be a memorable one for the winner of 93 races? Fans looking to see what Gordon’s final ride will look like have to go no further than this page. Below are more photos of Gordon’s Homestead car. Gordon will get in his No. 24 Chevrolet for the final time this weekend at Homestead Miami Speedway eyeing his fifth NASCAR Sprint...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday – Jeff Gordon

28 April 1996, Talladega, Alabama© 1996, Nigel KinradeNKP Posted by Brandon Whitton – follow on twitter @whittonbm In the final edition of Throwback Thursday for 2015, we take a look back at the illustrious stock car career of Jeff Gordon, who is scheduled to retire at the conclusion of the Ford 400 this Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. 1990: October 20 – Driving the...
Via Motor Racing Digest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chasing the Championship – The Championship Field is Set

HHP/Garry Eller Posted By: David Morgan – Follow at @damorgan86 November 17, 2015 The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup is nearly complete, with Sunday’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix determining which drivers would be joining Jeff Gordon in next weekend’s championship race in Homestead. Entering the day, seven drivers would be vying for the remaining three spots...
Via Motor Racing Digest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon, xxxxxx into final round, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings after Texas

Jeff Gordon is the only driver guaranteed into the final round at Homestead Miami Speedway. Three more drivers will join them for a shot at the championship. Currently six driver remain eligible for a shot at the championship. The final race of the Eliminator round will take place next weekend at Phoenix. Below are the full NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings after the AAA...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon Wins At Martinsville To Secure Spot In Sprint Cup Title Race

MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Jeff Gordon earned an automatic berth in NASCAR’s championship race — where he’ll try to win a fifth title in his final season — with a victory Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. He has Matt Kenseth to thank for his spot in the final four of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Kenseth intentionally wrecked Joey Logano — payback from an incident...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

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