JEFF GORDON ON REGIS AND KELLY

Jeff Gordon appeared on Live with Regis and Kelly on Tuesday. Among the segment's highlights, Gordon said the first facet block injection he underwent in May did nothing to ease his back pain, co-host Kelly Ripa called Gordon a "sophisticated fellow" who likes to eat "at the finest restaurants" - thus confirming what every Jeff Gordon hater already knew - and later in the piece Gordon told the story of how he met his wife, Ingrid Vandebosch. It's all about dinner table track ...

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POCONO CRASHES

Pocono Raceway, site of this Sunday's Pocono 500, has been the site of some gnarly wrecks through the years, including the Davey Allison flip, the wreck that broke The King's neck, a pair involving Jeff Gordon that happened 13 years apart and the memorable 2002 crash between Steve Park and Dale Earnhardt Jr.Videos have been posted below. Jeff Gordon loses his brakes in 2006 (crash at 1:10 mark)Steve Park-Dale Earnhardt Jr. 2002Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Steve Park crash at Pocono in 2002 - Watch ...

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ALL LEFT TURNS CAPTION CHALLENGE ENDS FRI. MAY 29!

UPDATE: The timeline for entering the challenge has ended. A winner will be announced the week of June 1, 2009. Thanks for playing!Want to win free stuff? Of course, you do. We’re having a Best Caption Challenge. The prize: Jeff Gordon Pepsi Challenger Throwback gear.Come up with the best caption for the photo below and you could win:1. A lug nut from the tires of the #24 car used during the Talladega race2. A throwback T-shirt featuring both Darrell Waltrip’s #11 Pepsi Challeng ...

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JEFF GORDON TALKS RETIREMENT

Jeff Gordon's back problems have him talking retirement. On Thursday the Sprint Cup points leader said that if his back pain persists, he will shorten his career. Most experts believe a healthy Gordon has another seven to ten prime years of racing ahead of him.Gordon said, "If my back were the way it was at Bristol this year, it definitely would shorten my career. I can't race like that forever, for long periods of time." Gordon had a procedure called a facet block injection this we ...

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GORDON GETS MOST AIRTIME

Not only is Jeff Gordon leading the points race, he's leading the keep-the-sponsors-off-my-ass race as well. According to Joyce Julius & Associates, Gordon's 70 brands have appeared for almost 12.5 hours during televised race coverage, which is almost 1.5 hours more than sponsors received from three-time defending champ Jimmie Johnson. Props to Sliced Bread. Rookie Joey Logano provided Home Depot with the most verbal mentions for a primary team sponsor with 35.NASCAR's Gordon also winnin ...

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MEN ACCUSED OF STEALING JEFF GORDON LUNCHBOX

Two men are being held at the Champaign (Ill.) County Jail in connection with the burglary of a Champaign home over the weekend. One of the items the men are accused of stealing is a Jeff Gordon lunchbox.The men's names are - and I could not make the first one up if I tried - Furlow D. Byrd and Joshua Parker. The Rainbow Robbery also included four frozen steaks, a package of frozen pancakes, six frozen hams and turkeys, a gallon of pink lemonade, a bag of frozen French fries, three pounds of fro ...

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GORDON FANS ARE LITTLE GIRLS, AFTER ALL

Ladies and gentlemen, the first-place winner of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley Jeff Gordon Essay Contest.  Second place. She got his date of birth wrong, but at least she spelled his name right. We accuse the contest judges of a phantom debris caution. Third place. I am pretty sure this kid's parents didn't help him with this one. At least, let's hope they didn't. Fourth place. Thanks to a poor image scan, we may never know what this young man had to say ab ...

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JEFF GORDON FANS ARE LITTLE GIRLS, AFTER ALL

Ladies and gentlemen, your first-place winner of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley Jeff Gordon Essay Contest. Second place. She got Gordon's date of birth wrong, but she spelled his name right. We accuse the contest judges of a phantom debris caution. Third place. We're pretty sure this kid didn't get any help from his parents. At least, we hope.  Fourth place. Due to a horrible scan, we will never know which vital details this young entrant chose to include ...

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JEFF GORDON’S WIFE BEGGING HIM TO QUIT RACING: TABLOID REPORT

The National Enquirer reports that Jeff Gordon's wife Ingrid Vandebosch is afraid that her husband will have a back spasm during a race that will lead to a grave injury."She feels he's been lucky until now and wants him to get out from behind the wheel for good while he's in one piece," said an "insider." According to the story - and let us not forget this is The National Enquirer - Vandebosch hopes Gordon will retire at the end of the season. Wearing the black hat is NASC ...

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JEFF GORDON VOTED TOP DRIVER OF THE QUARTER-YEAR

Motorsports writers and broadcasters have voted Jeff Gordon the top driver of the first quarter of the year. Gordon, who took eight of 18 first-place votes, edged out Kyle Busch 111-107. Mark Martin received two first-place votes. Voters considered drivers from all circuits.Gordon, Busch and Martin are among the favorites to win this Saturday at the Russ Friedman 400 in Richmond.I dug up this video (below), which was filmed about a month ago. If you're a Busch hater, you are not going to like it ...

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