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NASCAR: Meet the future Sprint Cup Series stars

It’s time that NASCAR fans face the unfortunate truth surrounding the sport: The big names of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, household names that have driven the sport’s success and popularity for decades, will soon be leaving. Jeff Gordon has already announced that 2015 would be the end of his full-time competition.  Tony Stewart appears to have lost his competitive edge at...
Via isportsweb.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can Jeff Gordon Capitalize On Pocono Strength And Win 1st Race of 2015 Season On Sunday?

After a rough start to the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, Jeff Gordon has rebounded quite nicely. The 43-year old has surged all the way up to ninth in the points standings heading into this...
Via Race Review Online
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Even Miles the Monster is scared of Jimmie Johnson

Whenever we go to race at Dover International Speedway, Miles the Monster looms over you outside the race track. The drivers that go there fear ol' Miles. They are afraid of what he'll do to their race car. OK, well that is everyone except Jimmie Johnson. When Miles sees Jimmie, he starts shaking. Jimmie is the only thing Miles is scared of because he knows Jimmie owns him. As bad...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

ACE Revs Up Presence in The World of Motorsport with CMS

The Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) is launching an industry-changing relationship with The Canadian Motor Speedway (CMS) development in Fort Erie, Ontario with a goal to enhance motorsport in Ontario through specific services and advanced research, with aerodynamic and thermodynamic wind tunnel testing, engine and suspension tuning of race vehicles. Located in Oshawa, ACE...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Toyota/Save Mart 350 Preview Show Debuts on CSN Bay Area This Week

Race fans can get a jumpstart on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend at Sonoma Raceway with the “Toyota/Save Mart 350 Preview Show” on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area. The half-hour show debuts on Wednesday, June 3, at 8 p.m. (Pacific) on CSN Bay Area and will also air on the following days and times leading up to NASCAR race weekend, June 26-28: ·        Friday, June 5,...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Next in line: Which drivers will be the next to visit Victory Lane?

We are now officially halfway through the NASCAR Sprint Cup regular season. Racing at Pocono will mark the beginning of the final 13 race-stretch until the 2015 Chase field is set. If you look at the list of drivers who haven't won yet, you will find some pretty big names. For me, with the tracks that are coming up, I am leaning toward Jeff Gordon and teammate Kasey Kahne as my two...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

OnPitRoad.com Pick ‘Em Fantasy Results for FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks

When the caution came out with 25 laps to go, Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick made the decision the decision to stay out, while the rest of the leaders pitted. It’d turn out to be the right call as Johnson would hold off Harvick in the ensuing restarts to snatch up the victory.   The Picks Ronald Costigan picked Matt Kenseth, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Kenseth finished...
Via On Pit Road
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon: New rules package makes old notes obsolete at Dover

Despite experience in NASCAR racing that spans more than two decades, Jeff Gordon says racing at Dover International Speedway these days is “just like starting over.” According to the four-time Sprint Cup champion, the combination of lower horsepower and a new Dover tire has rendered the old Dover notebook virtually useless. “We are kind of just throwing all of our notes out...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sneak peek: Jeff Gordon raps with Caleb C. at Dover

Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon sat down with Little Rappers star Caleb C. at Dover International Speedway to throw down some rhymes for his next rap.  The seven-year-old rapper will also be on Sunday's "NASCAR RaceDay" pre-race show on FOX Sports 1 at 11:30 a.m. ET.
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Still searching: Jeff Gordon says work remains for Hendrick cars

Hendrick Motorsports already has four wins through the first 12 races of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Yet, according to four-time champion Jeff Gordon, the powerhouse organization is still working to figure out the current rules package. And Gordon, who earlier announced that this would be his final full Sprint Cup season as he enters the broadcast booth for FOX Sports as an...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Highs and lows: The best and worst of the 2015 season to date

So after Sunday we are officially at the halfway point of our 26-week NASCAR Sprint Cup regular season, as we call it. There will be 13 races done, with 13 to go until the Chase field is set. There have been some really good things happen so far and, to be fair, some quite not so good. Let's start with the positive things. I think Jeff Gordon winning the pole for his last Daytona...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR to Dover as Danica Patrick looks for more Top 10 finishes

Jeff Gordon is in the back of the NASCAR Top 10, but looking good for a title run. Danica Patrick had a pair of early Top 10 finishes, but no better than 21st in last four races.
Via The Plain Dealer
6 days ago

Brad Keselowski Hoping For 5th Top 5 At Dover In Last 6 Starts

Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon stick out as the clear-cut favorites entering this weekend to take the checkered flag in Sunday’s FedEx 400 presented by Autism Speaks at the Dover International Speedway. Both are consistently strong...
Via Race Review Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Jeff Gordon Pick Up Where He Left Off At Dover Last Fall?

It’s no secret, Jimmie Johnson is likely the one to beat in this weekend’s FedEx 400 at Dover. He’s won two of the last three races there and has eight top 10’s in his...
Via Race Review Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Battle Round: Joe Gibbs Racing, Sam Hornish Jr.’s season, Ty Dillon’s future and the Indy 500

HHP/Andrew Coppley Submitted by Matt Lovisa (follow on Twitter)Contributions by MRD Staff Writers May 27, 2015 HHP/Andrew Coppley Question 1: Carl Edwards found victory lane for the first time as a Joe Gibbs Racing driver, leaving only Kyle Busch as the only JGR driver without a win this season. What should we expect from the #19 car moving forward, and how impressed were you...
Via Motor Racing Digest
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Best scanner sound: Jeff Gordon - '(Expletive) damn, we suck'

Carl Edwards has some sticky shoes, Danica Patrick has "no (expletive) horsepower" and Jeff Gordon doesn't know "what the (expletive) happened" to his race car ... but it isn't good.  Listen to the best scanner sound from Charlotte Motor Speedway on another edition of NASCAR Race Hub's "Radioactive."
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon does his own special version of Indy/Charlotte double

What Jeff Gordon is doing on Sunday is his own special version of the Indianapolis/Charlotte double. Gordon is driving cars at both Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Charlotte Motor Speedway, but his role at the two tracks is vastly different. With his family in attendance, Gordon led the field to the green flag in the Indianapolis 500 in the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 pace car before...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Exclusive: Jeff Gordon talks experience as Indy 500 pace car driver

Jeff Gordon enjoyed a triumphant start to his Sunday as he led the field to the green flag to start the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500. Driving the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 pace car, Gordon kicked off the big race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway before hopping on airplane with his family to head to Charlotte Motor Speedway and the start of the Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh compares his driving to Jeff Gordon's

Jim Harbaugh is a confident man. The 51-year-old Michigan coach is also a frequent user of Twitter. That’s a good combination.  Today, Harbaugh is watching the Indy 500. He’s apparently pretty impressed with the one-handed driving ability of NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon, who’s driving the race’s pace car. Gordon makes it look easy, Harbaugh says.  Harbaugh does too, though...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: NASCAR-Indy 500 Ties

Although the daily double will technically not be achieved today when Jeff Gordon leads the field in the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 pace car to the green flag in today’s Indianapolis 500-mile race, there are several NASCAR drivers past and present who have driven in or been present at the Speedway in recent years for the day. Last year, Team Penske NASCAR Sprint Cup regular Brad Keselowski...
Via Rubbings Racing
10 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: Jeff Gordon Reflects on Driving F1 Car at Indianapolis

Few men have had the success behind the wheel of a race car, at some of the world’s greatest tracks, than Jeff Gordon. Indianapolis Motor Speedway, for example, has been a place in which Gordon has wheeled cars of all shapes, speeds and sizes. He has a illustrious career in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series here – winning a record five times including the inaugural Brickyard 400 in...
Via Rubbings Racing
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pace driver Jeff Gordon says he will never race in Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The closest Jeff Gordon will ever come to leading the Indy 500 will be in the pace car. Despite retiring from NASCAR at the end of this season, the four-time Sprint Cup champion said Sunday that ''The Greatest Spectacle in Racing'' will remain for him a dream, one he fulfilled in part by winning the Brickyard 400 four times and now by driving he pace car. Gordon...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon's day: Up-to-the-minute account of 'double' duty

Editor's note: FOX pit reporter Jamie Little and FOXSports.com digital content manager Tom Jensen are at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where they will follow Jeff Gordon as he drives the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pace Car to start the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500. Little and Jensen will then fly back with Gordon to Charlotte for the Coca-Cola 600. Following is their blog about...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Home sweet home: Gordon makes trip to Indy, along with FOX Sports

Jeff Gordon is back home in Indiana and on Sunday morning, FOX Sports will be there with him. Gordon, who spent his teenage years living in Pittsboro, Ind., headed to Indianapolis after Coca-Cola 600 practice concluded Saturday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Sunday at Indy, Gordon will drive the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 pace car to start the 99th running of the Indianapolis...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Exclusive: Stepfather details decision that led Gordon to NASCAR

Editor's note: John Bickford is Jeff Gordon's stepfather and the man who got him starting racing quarter-midgets as a youngster in Northern California. In 1986, Bickford, wife Carol and Jeff moved from California to Indiana so Jeff could race sprint cars. In an exclusive interview with FOXSports.com, John Bickford tells the story of the family's decision to move to Indiana. And on...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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