Found March 05, 2013 on Start 'N' Park Blog: Yardbarker Blogger Network
PLAYERS: Jeff Gordon
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – A second trip to Victory Lane for Jeff Gordon at Las Vegas? If it happens this Sunday in the Kobalt Tools 400, it probably will be a bumpy ride. Along with his lone win in 2001, Gordon has six top-five finishes and seven top-10s in 15 starts at the 1.5-mile track. He knows his way around Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS), pacing the field 457 times. “There are some bumps down in Turns 1 and 2 that you really need your car to get through,” said Gordon, who ranks eighth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings. “They’re in the low line – the preferred line. “In Turns 3 and 4, you’ll usually run low.” While there are preferred lines at each end of the track, there are also multiple racing grooves that give drivers the option to search for lines that may work better for the setup underneath the car. “If your car is not working through the bumps in Turns 1 and 2, you can run above them,” Gordon said. “And I really like (Turns) 3 and 4 because you have a lot of differe
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