Remembering when Jeff Gordon won 1997 Daytona 500 -- and title

Jeff Gordon headed into the 1997 Daytona 500 feeling like he and his No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports team had something to prove. Namely, Gordon and his team -- dubbed the "Rainbow Warriors" -- wanted to prove that the NASCAR Premier Series championship they had won together in 1995 was no fluke. That '95 title was the first of Gordon's four career titles. But the following season, in...
Via FOX Sports
7 hours ago

FOX Sports, NASCAR Productions commemorate Jeff Gordon's first Daytona 500 win

In advance of the 59th annual Daytona 500, FOX Sports and NASCAR Productions have teamed up to deliver a rare behind-the-scenes look at four-time champion Jeff Gordon’s first win in the Great American Race with an original film entitled “Refuse to Lose.” On the 20th anniversary of Gordon’s milestone triumph, the documentary takes viewers inside his journey to victory lane...
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1 day ago

FOX Sports doubles down on 'Daytona Day' promotion

Super chef Gordon Ramsay has designed a special menu, The Simpsons delivered a brand new promo and red-hot director Joseph Kahn’s anthem spot premiered in the fourth quarter of the recent Super Bowl. "Daytona Day," FOX Sports’ rolling marketing initiative pushing toward the Daytona 500 and the opening of the 2017 NASCAR season is back for Year Two in a big way. “We learned...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Jeff Gordon will be eligible to be voted into NASCAR Hall of Fame next year

The four-time Cup series champion ran eight races in 2016, casting his status for 2019 enshrinement in doubt.
Via CSN Chicago
10 days ago

Wayne Taylor Racing wins thriller at Rolex 24

Wayne Taylor Racing has claimed victory in the 55th Rolex 24 at Daytona, despite controversial late-race contact between Ricky Taylor and Filipe Albuquerque with less than 10 minutes remaining in the rain-effected enduro.Taylor took his No. 10 Cadillac DPi-V.R across the line just 0.671 seconds ahead of Albuquerque's No. 5 Action Express Racing Cadillac, after the two DPi cars collided...
Via FOX Sports
19 days ago

The Latest: Jeff Gordon, Taylor Racing halfway home to Rolex

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) The Latest on the Rolex 24 at Daytona (all times local): --- 2:30 a.m. Jeff Gordon, Max Angelelli and the Taylor brothers are halfway home to a Rolex 24 at Daytona championship. Angelelli, driving the No. 10 Cadillac for Wayne Taylor Racing, is out front at the midway point of the 24-hour endurance race at Daytona International Speedway. Angelelli is...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Jeff Gordon in lead in Rolex 24 at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) The Latest on the Rolex 24 at Daytona (all times local): --- 4:20 p.m. Ricky Taylor took the lead in the early going of the Rolex 24 at Daytona and then turned the No. 10 Cadillac over to four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon. Taylor and the other two Cadillacs quickly proved to be the class of the 55-car field. They were running 1-2-3 in the first...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl Edwards’ retirement could spark a trend for NASCAR drivers retiring in their prime

In a completely unexpected move, NASCAR driver Carl Edwards announced that he wasn’t going to race in the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The 37-year-old Edwards didn’t completely say the word “retirement,” but the emotional Edwards sure seemed like he was at the very least not going to race full-time anymore. NASCAR Xfinity Champion Daniel Suarez will take over...
Via The Comeback
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

A Georgia Tech offensive lineman is skipping his senior season to join a NASCAR pit crew

When college football players leave school with a year or two of eligibility left, normally they are heading to the NFL Draft. Maybe Georgia Tech OL Eason Fromayan could have gotten there one day, but he’s leaving the program after the TaxSlayer Bowl for another passion: he’s going to begin training to join a NASCAR pit crew. While that certainly sounds strange, for Fromayan...
Via The Comeback
December 21, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jeff Gordon Reflects on Jimmie Johnson Success | NASCAR RACE HUB

Jeff Gordon reflects on the historic career of former teammate Jimmie Johnson after winning his seventh championship.
Via FOX Sports
November 22, 2016  |  Discuss

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