CURRENT DRIVERS WHO WILL BE IN THE NASCAR HALL OF FAME

Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Tony Stewart were not among the 25 nominees for the inaugural NASCAR Hall of Fame class. Drivers must have competed for 10 years and have been retired for three to be eligible. When Gordon, Johnson and Stewart meet the retirement standard, I have no doubt they will be first-ballot entrants. Their credentials match the top drivers from any era.Jeff GordonGordon is a four-time Sprint Cup champion who has 82 career victories. One more win and he will tie Cale Yarboro ...

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