Michigan speedway goes green

Michigan speedway goes green

BROOKLYN, Mich., Aug. 18 (UPI) --Michigan International Speedway said it joined a utility program in the state that matches 100 percent of its electricity use with renewable energy.
Daniel J. Graeber
Jeff Gordon second at Richmond; maintains Sprint Cup lead

Jeff Gordon second at Richmond; maintains Sprint Cup lead

RICHMOND, Va., April 27 (UPI) -- Series of late caution flags foils Jeff Gordon's plans to win Toyota Owners 400 in Richmond.
Danielle Haynes
Jeff Gordon pulls another awesome stunt for Pepsi Max

Jeff Gordon pulls another awesome stunt for Pepsi Max

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- It's safe to say Travis Okulski won't be questioning Jeff Gordon ever again.
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. edges Denny Hamlin in rain-delayed Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. overcame a record rain delay and three late crashes for his second Daytona 500 victory Sunday, beating Denny Hamlin to the finish line.
Snowy owls targeted as hazards at New York airports

Snowy owls targeted as hazards at New York airports

NEW YORK, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The snowy owl is on the New York Port Authority's list of birds to kill to protect aircraft from sucking them into engines, a Port Authority source said.

Johnson wins pole for next-to-last Sprint Cup race

AVONDALE, Ariz., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Championship leader Jimmie Johnson won the pole Friday for Sunday's AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway.

Carl Edwards wins Sprint Cup pole in Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Carl Edwards won the pole Friday while championship leaders Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth had solid qualifying efforts at Texas Motor Speedway.

Jeff Gordon takes Martinsville; Kenseth, Johnson tie for Chase lead

RIDGEWAY, Va., Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Jeff Gordon notched his first win of the year Sunday at Martinsville Speedway, while Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson tied for the Sprint Cup championship lead.

Hamlin wins pole at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va., Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Denny Hamlin turned in a track qualifying record Friday to win the pole for Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia.

Kevin Harvick wins at Kansas Speedway, moves up in Chase standings

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Kevin Harvick logged his third victory of the season, outpacing Kurt Busch and Jeff Gordon to claim Sunday's Chase for the Sprint Cup event in Kansas.

Jimmie Johnson gains ground in Sprint Cup Chase with Dover win

DOVER, Del., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Jimmie Johnson dominated at Dover International Speedway Sunday, winning the AAA 400 while enhancing his chances for a Sprint Cup championship.

Ryan Newman wins pole in New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H., Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Ryan Newman set a qualifying record at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Friday to win the pole for Sunday's Sylvania 300.

Gordon added to Sprint Cup championship chase

JOLIET, Ill., Sept. 13 (UPI) -- NASCAR Chairman Brian France, calling recent events in his sport "unprecedented and extraordinary," added Jeff Gordon to the Sprint Cup title chase Friday.

Carl Edwards wins at Richmond, Sprint Cup Chase field determined

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Carl Edwards edged Kurt Busch to win at Richmond, Va., Saturday in a regular season-ending race that determined the remainder of the Sprint Cup playoff field.

Gordon wins pole in quest for championship chase berth

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Jeff Gordon, seeking a spot in the 10-race Sprint Cup Chase for the Championship, won the pole Friday for Saturday's race at Richmond International 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)

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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