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Ray Evernham: "It blows me away" to join the NASCAR Hall of Fame

Added: 18.01.2018 21:07 | 1 views | 0 comments

But the 60-year-old Hazlet, New Jersey, native will be the first to admit the stats he accumulated behind the wheel were dwarfed by what he accomplished as Jeff Gordon’s crew chief and eventually as a team owner.With his three Cup titles and 60 wins, it was just a matter of time before Evernham was afforded the honor for which he will be feted on Friday night.“You think about what do ...

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Jeff Gordon leads 2018 Motorsports Hall of Fame of America class

Added: 06.01.2018 16:57 | 2 views | 0 comments

The MSHFA held its first induction ceremony in 1989 and the facility was headquartered in Novi, Mich., from 1989 to 2015 and relocated to Daytona Beach, Fla., in 2016. It is the only hall of fame that encompasses the full spectrum of American motorsports – cars, motorcycles, off-road, powerboats and airplanes.Joining Gordon in this year’s class are drag racing car builder John ...

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NASCAR Mailbag: Sponsorships, charters and what Jeff Gordon is up to

Added: 04.01.2018 0:11 | 1 views | 0 comments

Why don't NASCAR & teams search for world sponsorships, instead of just U.S.? Also, why not "standardize" pit road speed at all tracks and adjust pace car speed accordingly? Lastly, why not have a "Bottom" 5 driver elimination at the end of each segment? – GilbertGilbert, thanks for the questions. First, any NASCAR team would welcome an international sponsor but all of the races ...

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Jeff Gordon: Elliott's winless streak similar to Johnson's title wait

Added: 20.12.2017 17:00 | 3 views | 0 comments

Elliott joined the series full-time in 2016 after five races in '15 and has since finished second seven times in his 77 races without a win.But Gordon says that Elliott is close to that first win and that his run of second places is similar to seven-time NASCAR Cup champion Jimmie Johnson taking his first title in 2006.“ ...

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Have we already witnessed NASCAR's changing of the guard?

Added: 21.11.2017 17:09 | 8 views | 0 comments

Looking back 20 years from now, the 2017 NASCAR championship weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway may not rank as profound a moment in the sport’s history as the 1992 season finale, which featured Richard Petty’s last Cup series race and Jeff Gordon’s first.But there were certainly signs that should help calm the fears of race fans worried about the recent loss of star power in ...

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Jeff Gordon Praises Bubba Wallace, Black NASCAR Driver Is 'Important, Positive'

Added: 10.11.2017 0:07 | 7 views | 0 comments

Jeff Gordon says Bubba Wallace isn't just important to NASCAR for being the first Black full-time driver at the top level in 46 years ... he's also a LEGIT badass behind the wheel. Wallace will drive the legendary No. 43 car for Richard Petty...


Erik Jones' secret to NASCAR success? Follow Jeff Gordon

Added: 05.10.2017 18:29 | 11 views | 0 comments

Jones’ rise up the NASCAR ladder of success has matched Gordon’s in one very distinct way – fast.Less than five years removed from catching the eye of NASCAR star Kyle Busch while the two competed in the 2012 Snowball Derby Late Model race, Jones is fully immersed in his rookie season in NASCAR’s big leagues – the Monster Energy Cup Series.While he has yet to earn his first series ...

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NASCAR's Jeff Gordon joins Fox broadcast of Petit Le Mans

Added: 03.10.2017 15:08 | 12 views | 0 comments

Gordon, currently a NASCAR analyst for Fox Sports, will work in the Fox Sports booth for IMSA’s 20th anniversary Petit Le Mans from Road Atlanta on Saturday. Coverage begins at 10:30 a.m. ET on Fox Sports 1.Gordon competed in the 2017 IMSA season-opening 24 Hours of Daytona and won driving the Cadillac prototype for Wayne Taylor Racing along with teammates Ricky Taylor, Jordan Taylor ...

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Chase for championship: Elliot a NASCAR title contender

Added: 18.09.2017 19:56 | 10 views | 0 comments

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) Kevin Harvick considered the list of young drivers often suggested as NASCAR's next big stars and replacements for departed veterans Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart and Dale Earnhardt Jr. He suggested that only one prospect could truly hook a new generation of fans.


What's In A NASCAR Number? Bill Elliott's Son Is Hoping A 9 Beats A 24

Added: 18.09.2017 12:00 | 12 views | 0 comments

Chase Elliott, the 21-year-old son of the former series champion Bill Elliott, will move to a No. 9 car made famous by his father, leaving behind the No. 24 he adopted from four-time champ Jeff Gordon. He hopes it will bring him good fortune.

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