JEFF GORDON RUMORS & GOSSIP

NASCAR community reacts to Jeff Gordon racing at Indy, Pocono

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will sit out at least the next two races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Pocono Raceway as he continues to battle concussion-like symptoms, Hendrick Motorsports confirmed Wednesday morning.Four-time Cup champion and FOX Sports NASCAR analyst Jeff Gordon will be the substitute driver in the No. 88 Chevrolet for this Sunday's Brickyard 400, as well as the following...
Via Fox Sports
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Gordon to Fill in for Earnhardt Jr. at Indy and Pocono

Jeff Gordon will be making his return to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition this weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Gordon will be behind the wheel of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s No.88 Chevrolet for at least the next two Sprint Cup Series races as Earnhardt is recovering from concussion like symptoms. Gordon competed in 797 consecutive Sprint Cup Series races to go along with...
Via On Pit Road
2 hours ago

Jeff Gordon will be racing again at Indy and Pocono

The world of NASCAR thought Jeff Gordon was done with racing after retiring at the end of last season. But, circumstances changed. No longer bound by his job as a FOX analyst, as NBC covers the second half of the schedule, Gordon will take over the 88 car normally driven by Dale Earnhardt Jr. for the races at Indy and Pocono to come. Earnhardt is suffering from concussion like symptoms...
Via The Comeback
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

OPINION: Near-Perfect Ending to Gordon’s Career Complicates Comeback

© 2015, Nigel KinradeNKP By Steven Taranto – Follow at @STaranto92 July 20, 2016 On Wednesday, Hendrick Motorsports officially announced that Four-time Sprint Cup Series Champion Jeff Gordon will come out of retirement to substitute for Dale Earnhardt Jr. while he recovers from concussion-like symptoms. Gordon will drive the No. 88 Chevrolet in the Brickyard 400 on Sunday, and...
Via Motor Racing Digest
4 hours ago

Social media reacts to Jeff Gordon driving the No. 88

Social media has been buzzing over the news Jeff Gordon is coming out of retirement
Via CSN Chicago
4 hours ago

Earnhardt to miss 2 more races, Jeff Gordon will replace him

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss two more races with concussion-like symptoms and Jeff Gordon will come out of retirement to drive the No. 88 car for at least the next two weekends. Hendrick Motorsports announced Wednesday that NASCAR's most popular driver will not compete at this weekend's Brickyard 400 in Indianapolis and the next race, at Pocono, as he continues...
Via Associated Press
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gordon comes out of retirement to replace Earnhardt at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss two more races as he recovers from concussion-like symptoms and retired NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon will replace him at Indianapolis and Pocono. The announcement came Wednesday from Hendrick Motorsports, which said Earnhardt has not been cleared by doctors to drive. He missed last weekend's race in New Hampshire and was replaced by...
Via Associated Press
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon latest in series of substitute drivers in last four seasons

Jeff Gordon will make his first Sprint Cup start in a car that isn't the No. 24.
Via CSN Chicago
7 hours ago

5 things you need to know about the Eldora Dirt Derby

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is getting ready for Wednesday night's Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.Live coverage of qualifying begins at 5 p.m. ET on FS1, with race coverage beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET.Here are five things you need to know in preparation for the Eldora Dirt Derby:The format -- With the one-off dirt race for the Truck...
Via Fox Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rick Hendrick doesn't think Dale Jr.'s symptoms are career-threatening

Rick Hendrick, owner of Hendrick Motorsports, says he does not believe the concussion-like symptoms that sidelined Dale Earnhardt Jr. for Sunday's New Hampshire 301 are career-threatening. Hendrick talked at length about Earnhardt's situation with the media at New Hampshire Motor Speedway prior to Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Hendrick said he is basing his opinion on...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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