Tag Archive: Jeff Gordon

Sep 29

Gordon pulls away for win at Dover

Scores fourth win of 2014; one of 12 drivers to advance to Contender Round

Jeff Gordon took the checkered flag in Sunday’s AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway, but four other drivers got the axe in the first Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup elimination race in the history of the sport.

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Sep 18

Chasers can help break record at New Hampshire

NASCAR National Series News & Notes

NASCAR logo Thirteen different drivers have taken the checkered flag in the last 13 races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway – tied with Texas Motor Speedway for the all-time record streak without a repeat winner. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Gordon’s strong restart leads to win at Michigan

Four-time champ holds on after passing Logano on final restart

Jeff Gordon - © Brian Lawdermilk -NASCAR via Getty Images So much for restarts being a problem for Jeff Gordon. The four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion broke away after a late caution to win Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Jeff Gordon wins 89th career Cup race

Driver celebrates 20th anniversary of first Cup win with trip to Victory Lane

Jeff Gordon - photo © Brian Lawdermilk - NASCAR via Getty Images Jeff Gordon held off Kevin Harvick over the final laps and went on to win the 5-Hour Energy 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Jeff Gordon’s 2014 Sprint Cup car to make its Canadian debut in the Canadian Motor Speedway display at the CME

The Canadian Racing Season Begins February 7, 8, & 9, 2014 at Toronto’s International Centre

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012Jeff Gordon’s 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup car will make its Canadian debut in the Canadian Motor Speedway display at the Canadian Motorsports Expo. The 8th annual CME takes place February 7, 8 & 9 at Toronto’s International Centre. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

Late pass gives Gordon first win of 2013

Victory is eighth at Martinsville for veteran; Kenseth, Johnson tied atop standings

NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesJeff Gordon once appeared to own sole possession of that title, but he ceded it to Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson several years ago.

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Oct 15

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Champions avoid ’Dega Wild Card Woes

NASCAR logoJeff Gordon has won six times at Talladega Superspeedway, best among active NASCAR Sprint Cup competitors. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Alonso best paid driver in motor sport – Forbes

Forbes said the Ferrari driver earns $30 million per year

2013-06-09_1451Fernando Alonso has emerged as clearly the highest earning driver in the entire world of motor racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

The 8th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo…

To be bigger and better than ever in wide-open hall 5

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012The Canadian Racing Season Begins February 7, 8 & 9, 2014 at Toronto’s International Centre.

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Aug 06

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Gordon builds momentum, nearing season’s first victory

NASCAR logoJeff Gordon appears to have caught momentum. Yet, 2013 seems much like a year ago when the four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion didn’t clinch a Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup berth until the final race of the regular season.

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Aug 05

Kasey Kahne passes Gordon late to win at Pocono

Kahne picks up second victory of season in wreck-filled race

Pocono Raceway logoTaking advantage of a caution, Kasey Kahne buried his car into Turn 1 with two laps left and grabbed a win from Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon in Sunday’s GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

NASCAR National Series News and Notes + Fast Facts

Gordon Returns To Top 10; Next Stop…Victory Lane

NASCAR logoOne step forward, a heckuva lot more steps back. Until recently, that’s been the road map of Jeff Gordon’s 2013 season. For much of 2013, any signs of momentum have been quickly squashed by trouble and bad luck. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

NASCAR National Series News and Notes + Fast Facts

Martinsville: Rough and Tumble ride for all

2012-10-30_0008There are no givens at Martinsville Speedway. Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon, winners of 11 of the last 20 races at the 0.526-mile paper clip-shaped track, can speak eloquently to that as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series steamrolls into Sunday’s STP Gas Booster 500.

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Feb 07

NASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 previews new season

NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction, Driver Appearances, Q&As, Gen-6 Car Featured

NASCAR logoA long winter’s wait is over. NASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 rolls into Charlotte, N.C. Friday through Sunday signaling the beginning of the new season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Canadian Motor Speedway to feature Jeff Gordon’s new 2013 ‘Gen-6′ #24 NASCAR showcar at the CME

The Canadian Racing Season Begins February 8, 9 & 10, 2013 at Toronto’s International Centre

NASCAR - #24 Jeff Gordon Gen 6 carCanadian Motor Speedway logoHaving recently received Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) approval, the proposed Canadian Motor Speedway is one step closer to becoming a reality. Located in Fort Erie, Ontario, the central features of the $150 million facility are a one-mile banked speedway designed by NASCAR star Jeff Gordon, and a 2.6-mile FIA / FIM grade road course. Several other racing, entertainment, industrial and educational components are planned for what is being billed as a world class facility. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Seven NASCAR Sprint Cup Champions headline NASCAR preview 2013

NASCAR Hall of Fame induction, autographs, Gen-6 Car part of season kickoff

NASCAR Hall of Fame2010-09-19-dimanche-FrancoisGobeil.zipReigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski and fellow titleholders Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch, Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon and Bobby Labonte are among more than 60 drivers from three NASCAR national series set to participate in NASCAR Preview 2013 on Saturday, Feb. 9.

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Jan 08

NASCAR preseason thunder rolls Into Daytona

Sixth-Generation NASCAR Sprint Cup car to make debut at The World Center of Racing

2011-02-18_06472012-02-26NASCAR fans will get their first glimpse of the new sixth-generation NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars on the storied Daytona International Speedway for three days this week at Preseason Thunder, the unofficial on-track start of the 2013 NASCAR season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Denny Hamlin wins again, edges Jeff Gordon for Atlanta victory

Denny Hamlin did himself a favor — and one for Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch in the process.

Denny Hamlin - AtlantaNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesOutrunning Jeff Gordon on a two-lap dash to the finish in Sunday night’s AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hamlin scored his second straight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory, his series-best fourth of the season and the 21st of his career. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 08

NASCAR National Series News and Notes + Fast Facts

Gordon goes from chase purgatory to ‘Wild Card’ potential

NASCAR logo2012-02-26_0048So who’s got the golden horseshow now? That would be Jeff Gordon, who went from Chase purgatory to provisional “wild card” qualifier in the blink of an eye last Sunday at Pocono Raceway.

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Aug 06

Jeff Gordon takes record win in truncated Pocono NASCAR Sprint Cup race after late drama for dominant Jimmie Johnson

NASCAR fan dies during Pocono event after being struck by lightning

Pocono Raceway logoNASCAR logoJeff Gordon claimed his first NASCAR Sprint Cup win of the season at Pocono after inheriting the lead on a wild final restart where a hitherto dominant Jimmie Johnson lost a clear shot at back-to-back wins.

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