Found October 16, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Jeff Gordon

NASCAR is finally shaking things up as we wrap up the next five races of the Chase and prepare for the 2013 racing season. They are making adjustments in three areas: NASCAR Sprint Cup Qualifying , NASCAR Nationwide Series starting grid and NASCAR testing.
The NSCS will be going to a 36-6-1 format, which means the fastest 36 cars will make the race on speed, instead of [...]


Bowyer, Gordon going opposite ways

Jeff Gordon was a huge surprise at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday night. He qualified 13th, and he and his Hendrick Motorsports team seemed fairly happy with their car in the two practices Saturday at the track. Then in the race, he really searched and struggled most of the night. He ended up with an 18th-place finish. That kind of just wiped out, points-wise, those three...

Gordon attempting to win his second inaugural event at Kansas

This weekend, Jeff Gordon may not think he is in Kansas any more.   Following the April event at Kansas Speedway, the 1.5-mile track was repaved and reconfigured with the corners now featuring variable banking up to 20 degrees. Two-time and inaugural Kansas Speedway winner Gordon does not know what to expect ahead of Sunday's Hollywood Casino 400.   "This is a trip to...

Fresh Asphalt Turns Kansas Into The New Chase Wild Card

So what will come of all those notes Jeff Gordon’s No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports team accumulated over the last 12 years at Kansas? Into the recycling bin they go. After a two-hour Kansas test session that was delayed by rain, Gordon – a two-time Kansas winner – said he won’t rely on past experiences at the 1.5-mile oval. The four-time series champion said the track’s recently...

Fuel-mileage racing becomes the norm

The way these NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers are racing now, the way teams have figured this fuel-mileage strategy out, it just seems like even the racetracks themselves are lending themselves to fewer cautions and that's creating more races where that is the determining factor. I'm not necessarily sold on the idea that the best car has won every one of these races because of...
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