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Stenhouse wins first Sprint Cup pole

HAMPTON, Ga., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Ricky Stenhouse Jr. won the first pole of his Sprint Cup career Friday, turning in the best qualifying time for Sunday's race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Kasey Kahne passes Jeff Gordon for Pocono Raceway victory

LONG POND, Pa., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Kasey Kahne notched his second victory of the Sprint Cup season Sunday, edging out Jeff Gordon to claim the GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013.
By United Press International

Keselowski wins pole in New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H., July 12 (UPI) -- Brad Keselowski set a one-lap track record at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Friday to win the pole for Sunday's Camping World RV Sales 301.

Martin Truex Jr. takes Sonoma in 1st Sprint Cup win since 2007

SONOMA, Calif., June 23 (UPI) -- Martin Truex Jr. snared his first Sprint Cup series win since 2007 Sunday, cruising to an 8.3-second victory at Sonoma Raceway.

NASCAR docks Brad Keselowski after failed post-race inspection

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., June 4 (UPI) -- Defending Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski has been penalized six standings points after his No. 2 car failed an inspection, NASCAR announced Tuesday.

Tony Stewart ends long drought with Dover Int'l Speedway win

DOVER, Del., June 2 (UPI) -- Tony Stewart logged his first victory in 31 races Sunday, grabbing the lead with three laps remaining and hanging on to win at Dover International Speedway.

Matt Kenseth wins at Darlington despite absence of crew chief

DARLINGTON, S.C., May 11 (UPI) -- Matt Kenseth shook off the loss of his suspended crew chief Saturday, passing Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch to post a win at Darlington Raceway.

Kurt Busch wins pole at Darlington

DARLINGTON, S.C., May 10 (UPI) -- Kurt Busch set a qualifying record at Darlington Raceway Friday and captured the pole for Saturday's Southern 500.

David Ragan avoids crashes to pull off Talladega upset

TALLADEGA, Ala., May 5 (UPI) -- David Ragan sidestepped two crashes Sunday, grabbing the lead on the final lap en route to an upset victory in the Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway.

Kenseth wins Richmond pole

RICHMOND, Va., April 26 (UPI) -- Matt Kenseth broke a nine-year track qualifying record Friday and won the pole for Saturday's running of the Toyota Owners 400.

Kenseth wins Sprint Cup pole

KANSAS CITY, Kan., April 19 (UPI) -- Matt Kenseth set a qualifying record at Kansas Speedway to win the pole Friday for Sunday's Sprint Cup STP 400.

Johnson gets 8th career Martinsville win

MARTINSVILLE, Va., April 7 (UPI) -- Jimmie Johnson took his eighth career Martinsville Speedway crown and became the first repeat winner this year at Sunday's STP Gas Booster 500.

Johnson wins Martinsville pole

MARTINSVILLE, Va., April 5 (UPI) -- Jimmie Johnson set a qualifying record at Martinsville Speedway Friday and won the pole for Sunday's Sprint Cup STP Gas Booster 500.

Kahne records first 2013 win at Bristol

BRITSOL, Tenn., March 17 (UPI) -- Kasey Kahne grabbed the lead from Brad Keselowski with 40 laps to go Sunday and went on to win the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
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Jeff Gordon
4 time Brickyard 400 winner Jeff Gordon prepares to climb into his car to qualify on July 25, 2009 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. (UPI Photo/Duane Appleget)
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USAC Triple Crown champion (1990 Midget, 1991 Silver Crown) 1991 NASCAR Busch Series Rookie of The Year 1995 / 1997 / 1998 / 2001 / Winston Cup Series Champion 1997 / 1999 / 2005 Daytona 500 Winner 1994 / 1998 / 2001 / 2004 Brickyard 400 Winner

1993 NASCAR Sprint Cup Rookie of the Year Listed as one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers

Jeffery Michael "Jeff" Gordon (born August 4, 1971) is a professional NASCAR driver. He is the driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger/DuPont/Pepsi Chevrolet Impala. He is a four-time Sprint Cup Series champion and a three-time Daytona 500 winner. He is third on the all-time wins list with 85 career wins, and has the most wins in NASCAR's modern era (1972–present). He has won a total of 85 career races and was the fastest to reach 50 wins. In 2009, Gordon became the first driver to reach $100 million in career winnings in the Cup series.

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