JEFF GORDON’S BIRTHDAY

Jeff Gordon celebrated his 38th birthday on Saturday night at Lily Pond in East Hampton, N.Y. The Hamptons are where New York City's elite go to play during the summer. It's the type of place where, if you're lucky, you could spy David Lee Roth and Paul McCartney trading cucumber sandwich recipes in the produce aisle of the local organic market. According to the New York Daily News, Gordon celebrated with red velvet cake. (Probably not the same cake pictured above, which appears to be on fire fo ...

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GORDON SAYS KYLE BUSCH IS A ‘JERK’

I think Jeff Gordon will be OK to race on Sunday.Yesterday Gordon - who wrenched his already-injured back in a horrific crash at Watkins Glen on Monday - rode the Millennium Force roller coaster at Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio. But Gordon's rapidly-healing back is not the news here. A fan recorded this video of Gordon during a question-and-answer session at the park.Around the 7:30 mark Gordon is asked if he is happy that Kyle Busch has become the most hated man in NASCAR. Gor ...

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SAM HORNISH JR. WATKINS GLEN CRASH

Monday's race at Watkins Glen was the site of one of the nastiest crashes of the Sprint Cup season. It all started on lap 63 when Kasey Kahne dove inside Sam Hornish Jr. coming out of turn 9 and sent Hornish off onto the grass on the left side. Hornish hit the tire barrier hard and helicoptered back onto the track, where he was T-boned by Jeff Gordon. Gordon spun into the Armco barrier that lines the track. Andy Lally, Jeff Burton and Joey Logano also were involved. Hornish's 77 car got the wors ...

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HOW RICH IS JEFF GORDON?

We all know Jeff Gordon is wealthy. But how wealthy? Is he "personal live-in chef" wealthy or "gold-plated jet pack" wealthy? The Forbes.com Video Network has released a two-video package, posted below, which shares details of Jeff Gordon's income and investments. According to Forbes, Gordon, who is ranked 63rd on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list, makes $30 million a year. That's gold-plated jet pack wealthy.Said Forbes editor Matt Miller, "Jeff Gordon is the epitome of wha ...

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WRECK OF THE WEEK: JEFF GORDON SINGS ‘TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME’

Our Wreck of the Week happened in Chicago four years ago. With the Sprint Cup in the Chicago area this weekend, we're returning to the scene of the crime. As is the tradition at Wrigley Field, a celebrity leads the crowd in the singing of "Take Me Out To The Ball Game" during the seventh inning stretch. The celebrity in this case was Jeff Gordon and his performance was an EPIC FAIL. Listen to the boos. The highlight - other than Gordon calling Wrigley Field "Wrigley Stadium" ...

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FREE JEFF GORDON GEAR: UPDATE

** UPDATE: WE HAVE A WINNER. Please do not e-mail the address below. Be sure to check back on Monday when we launch our next contest - this one involving Tony Stewart.Last month we announced the winner of our All Left Turns caption challenge. The fool never claimed his prize. What to do? What to do? We could hold another contest, but that would require work, so instead we are going to give away the prize pack to the first reader who e-mails me at altcontest@gmail.com.This is what you will win.1. ...

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NASCAR DRIVERS CLUBBING

Last week we were thrilled to discover that Elliott Sadler goes clubbing. That got us thinking. Sadler can't be the only driver who enjoys $9 beers, dancing with women of dubious morals and wearing shirts with the top three buttons undone. No, it turns out Sadler isn't alone. In fact, he is in very good company. Yes, Mr. Good Guy Jeff Gordon is no stranger to the night life. Up top, Gordon was photographed with his wife Ingrid Vandebosch and air waster Paris Hilton at a 2007 Hollywood event. ...

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JEFF GORDON BIO

Jeff Gordon - you either love him or you want to set his vital organs on fire. There is no in-between. Good news for both camps. All Left Turns has updated its Jeff Gordon bio page. This is the only NASCAR news Web site that portrays drivers as they are seen by fans, not as they are sold by sponsors, teams, NASCAR and television.Our profiles are under construction. But feel free to read the newly-completed bios of Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards, Ryan Newman, Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch ...

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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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