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Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger/AARP Chevrolet, met with members of the media at Daytona International Speedway and discussed not participating in the final practice session, working with rookies at Daytona and other topics.
WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS FOR FINAL PRACTICE TODAY? “We don’t have any plans to go out today. We feel like this entire week we have been able to learn everything we need to get prepared for the race tomorrow. We feel like yesterday was just getting the feel for our race engine. We did a little bit of drafting with some teammates and Stewart-Hass and just fine tuning. We’ve got a great race car. We are excited. We’ve got a great opportunity here.”
YOU’VE BEEN THROUGH SOME CHANGES WITH CARS OVER THE YEARS. CAN YOU TALK ABOUT THE PROCESS OF LEARNING ABOUT THE NEW CAR? “It’s been awhile since we have gone through a change like this. It is an adjustment. So much work goes on back at the shop just building cars. Then there is the whole learning
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Last November in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Jeff Gordon notched NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory No. 87. This February 24 in the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway, the four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion will attempt to win two consecutive in The Sunshine State as he begins his third decade in NASCAR’s premier division.
The 55th Daytona 500 is set for Sunday (noon, FOX). Recently, Orlando Magic sideline reporter Dante Marchitelli got to channel his inner Jeff Gordon, taking laps at Daytona International Speedway as part of the Richard Petty Driving Experience.
Video: Dante Drives Daytona Part 1
Video: Dante Drives Daytona Part 2
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