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Jeff Gordon blows tire, hits wall while running second at Atlanta

Five-time Atlanta Motor Speedway winner Jeff Gordon had a solid run going early in Sunday night's Oral-B USA 500 until cutting a tire and hitting the wall on Lap 75. Running second to the dominant frontrunning car of Kevin Harvick, Gordon's Chevrolet cut a right front tire going into Turn 3 and hit the outside wall to bring out the second caution of the night. With significant...
Via Fox Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon says being in race car is “best thing” for Tony Stewarat

Tony Stewart will make his return to racing on Sunday during the Oral-B USA 500. After missing three weeks following an incident that took the life of Kevin Ward in a sprint race, Stewart will again get behind the wheel of his No. 14 Chevrolet. Four-time series champion Jeff Gordon believes getting back in the car is the best thing for Stewart. “I sent him a text as soon as I found...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gordon says Stewart could run strong in Atlanta

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) Jeff Gordon is expecting Tony Stewart to be a contender in his return to the track. Kevin Harvick will be on the pole but Stewart, who will start 12th, will be in the spotlight in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Stewart is competing for the first time since the sprint car he was driving struck and killed 20-year-old Kevin...
Via AP on Fox
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Jeff Gordon to make 750th career start this weekend at Atlanta

This weekend marks an important race in the history of one four-time Sprint Cup Series Champion as Jeff Gordon will make his 750th career start this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. It marks a fitting spot to mark the career highlight as Gordon made his first career start at Atlanta in 1992. ““That is a big number.  I hadn’t thought about it a whole lot until I saw a decal...
Via On Pit Road
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR at Atlanta 2014: Weekend Schedule, Green Flag Start Time, Practice, Qualifying, TV info, and Weather Info

NASCAR heads to Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, GA for racing at the 1.54 mile track this weekend. The Nationwide Series will run on Saturday for the Great Clips 300, and the Sprint Cup Series will be racing on Sunday night this weekend, for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500.  Sprint Cup: Jeff Gordon to make 750th career Cup start The Camping World Truck Series...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Throwback Thursday – 2001 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 500 at Atlanta

RIDGELAND, Miss. — As the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series prepares to head to Georgia to take on the Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend, we take some time to revisit a race from Atlanta’s past in this week’s edition of “Throwback Thursday.” For this week’s edition, we take a look back at the 2001 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 500, which many will remember as one of the closest...
Via Sicknissified
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon Wins Pure Michigan 400, First Win At MIS Since 2001

Jeff Gordon broke his 13 years losing streak at Michigan International Speedway by winning the Pure Michigan 400 on Sunday.
Via Gamedayr
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Father of killed driver questions Tony Stewart’s actions

Kevin Ward Sr., the father of Kevin Ward Jr., spoke to The Syracuse Post-Standard about his sons death, and questions why NASCAR driver Tony Stewart was the only driver on the track to not see his son. Ward Jr. was sent into the wall after making contact with Stewart in a Empire Super Sprint race on Saturday night.  Ward got out of his car and walked onto the track, where he was...
Via Sports-Glory
19 days ago  |  Discuss

3M leaves Greg Biffle and Roush to sponsor Jeff Gordon, Hendrick

Jeff Gordon will acquire a new sponsor for the 2015 through 2017 seasons in 3M. Gordon’s new sponsor comes at the expense of competing NASCAR team, Roush Fenway Racing in which 3M has sponsored Greg Biffle since 2005. RFR announced Biffle was re-signing with the team earlier this Summer, noting that there are sponsorship opportunities available. One thing we know is it won’t...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon wins record fifth Brickyard 400

Jeff Gordon captured his record 5th victory at the Brickyard 400 on Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Via Gamedayr
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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