Three Ways Jeff Gordon Changed NASCAR

  On October 20, 1990, a cheeky 19-year old named Jeffrey Michael Gordon made his NASCAR Busch Series debut. Two years later, he made his first Winston Cup series start at Atlanta on the same day that Richard Petty made his final run. Like any other fledgling racer, Gordon was rough around the edges, but once he got that first victory under his belt in the 1994 Coca-Cola 600, he embarked on a dominant run that produced four championships, a truckload of wins and performances that mad ...

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Nascar Recap: Jeff Gordon Fallout

Nascar still plans to run in 2015, even if Jeff Gordon still plans to call it a career. Gordon's plans (don't say retirement) sent racing fans into a frenzy on a sleepy January weekend and continues to cause tremors today. Here's a breakdown of the winners and losers from a chilly Nascar weekend. (more...) ...

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Jeff Gordon Retirement Prop Bets

I still can't believe 2015 will be the last year Jeff Gordon competes for a Sprint Cup title. Gordon was arguably among the top three or four drivers throughout the 2014 Sprint Cup season, so the news of Gordon's retirement (he won't call it that) reverberated throughout the sport. Let's break down the news, what it means and how it will change the way Sprint Cup fans watch racing in 2015. (more...) ...

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Now Here’s Some Racing Stories Worth Our Attention

  You heard it here from a media guy: sometimes having 24 hour, on-demand sports media is not necessarily a good thing. Thanks to the need to fill air-time and print space, we all know a lot more about the relationship between Kurt Busch and Patricia Driscoll than we ever want to know, what Carl Edwards thinks of Tony Stewart's athleticism, and all manner of tripe none of us would have ever given two hoots about 30 years ago. Thankfully, the 2015 NASCAR season is roughly a month away ...

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Watch & Learn, Keith Olbermann

  OK, Keith Olbermann, I get it- you don't like NASCAR. It's no big deal; heck, lots of NASCAR fans don't like NASCAR in its current form. To each his own. If my circle of friends were limited to those who were as crazy about NASCAR I was, I wouldn't be able to fit a golf ball through the said sphere. That's not the issue: the problem here is your disrespect for the participants in the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing. You say it is like driving a taxi cab in New Yor ...

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