Ray Evernham Was Skeptical Of Jeff Gordon’s Return To NASCAR At First

Ray Evernham and Jeff Gordon have a winning history, with the duo earning three championships in the 1990s. But when Hendrick Motorsports announced Gordon was replacing injured Dale Earnhardt Jr. behind the wheel, Evernham initially didn’t want to see him in the car. It took the former crew chief and NASCAR team owner some convincing to see Gordon was the right choice for the team...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s status for Michigan could be announced Wednesday

Hendrick Motorsports isn't planning to make an announcement about Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s status for this weekend's race at Michigan International Speedway before Wednesday afternoon at the earliest.  That's the word from Earnhardt's media relations representative, who tweeted it out Monday morning.   Earnhardt has missed the last five NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races as he continues...
Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

Jeff Gordon makes his way around Bristol like in the old days

It was like old times for Jeff Gordon Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway, especially early in the rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.Running a Sprint Cup car for perhaps the final time in his life (more on that in a minute), Gordon was running third at the Lap 175 restart of the 500-lap race when the back end of the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet he was driving snapped...
Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

Jeff Gordon out of the No. 88 car for upcoming race at Michigan

Jeff Gordon will not drive the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet next weekend at Michigan International Speedway.Gordon, who is subbing for the injured Dale Earnhardt Jr. for the fourth straight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, told NBC Sports reporter Dustin Long at Bristol Motor Speedway that he has a previous commitment next weekend and will not be able to drive then.A Gordon...
Via FOX Sports
7 days ago

Race team says Gordon won't be available to drive Michigan

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s race team said on Twitter that four-time Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon won't be able to drive the No. 88 car next week in Michigan. Earnhardt has missed the past four races and will sit out the Saturday night event at Bristol Motor Speedway as he recovers from a concussion. Gordon has filled in the last three races and will start 11th...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. provides recovery updates on Instagram

Dale Earnhardt Jr. used Instagram on Thursday to offer up an inside look at his ongoing recovery process from concussion-like symptoms.  Earnhardt has been sidelined since the July race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion and FOX NASCAR analyst Jeff Gordon will continue to sub in the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet at Bristol Motor Speedway...
Via FOX Sports
8 days ago

NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon could be new 'Live' co-host

Since Michael Strahan’s departure from "Live," an earnest search has begun to find his replacement. And it appears that another sports legend could soon be sitting beside Kelly Ripa. According to TVLinee, it appears that NASCAR racing legend Jeff Gordon is one of the prime candidates on ABC’s short list to join Ripa and "Live" as its new co-host. Gordon makes sense as a candidate...
Via The Comeback
June 20, 2016  |  Discuss

NSCS: Jeff Gordon To Release First-Ever Authorized Biography Book

Four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon to release first-ever authorized biography book slated for release in October. The book is being written by five-time New York Times bestselling author Joe Garner and will be titled “Jeff Gordon: His Dream, Drive & Destiny“. This is not the first time Gordon and Garner have worked together, back in 2006 they did a multimedia...
Via On Pit Road
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart to miss Daytona 500 after ATV accident, back injury

Tony Stewart’s retirement season is off to a bumpy start. After injuring his back in an ATV accident Sunday, the three-time NASCAR champion will miss the start of the Sprint Cup season, Stewart-Haas Racing announced Thursday. Stewart underwent surgery Wednesday to a burst fracture of his L1 vertebra. .@TonyStewart Injury Update from Stewart-Haas
Via The Comeback
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Top NASCAR Moments Of 2015: Jeff Gordon Rides Off Into Sunset (Videos, Photos)

NASCAR was filled with shocking and exciting moments in 2015. Dale Earnhardt Jr. got engaged away from the track, Kevin Harvick began his championship defense with two wins and two second place finishes, and Danica Patrick raced in a GoDaddy car for the final time — but none of those even made our final list. Jeff Gordon did, though. The 44-year-old is final saying goodbye to the...
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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