Facts About Jeff Gordon
There are many.
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Jeff Gordon is a 4 time champion is what is now the NASCAR Sprint cup series. But in addition to that there are a lot of facts about him.
1. Jeff Gordon’s 86 Sprint cup wins ranks him third on the all time list behind only Richard Petty and David Pearson.
2. The first race of Jeff Gordon’s carreer was the last race of Richard Petty’s carreer in 1992 at Atlanta Motorspeedway.
3. The first race after the 2001 Daytona 500 was in Rockingham North Carolina. Jeff Gordon won the pole for the race and ran in the second row during the parade lap leaving the pole for the ghost car of Dale Earnhardt.
4. Jeff Gordon is under a life time contract with Hendrick Motorsports. In his contract he is part owner of the race team and is listed as the owner of the 48 car of Jimmie Johnson.