Gordon, Jeff

Gordon, Jeff

(Jeffery Michael Gordon). 1971–, American auto racer, b. Vallejo, Calif. The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing's (NASCAR) Rookie of the Year in 1993, "The Kid" became the youngest winner of NASCAR's Winston Cup in 1995. His telegenic looks and easy embrace of the national media led many to tout him as representing a new era in what had been a traditionally regional sport, but many long-time NASCAR fans found his seeming lack of grit unappealing. He repeated his Winston Cup success in 1997, 1998, and 2001, and in 1998 also won 13 races, tying the record held by Richard PettyPetty, Richard,
1937–, American auto racing driver, b. Level Cross, N.C. The son of Lee Petty, a champion stock car race driver, he won a record 200 National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing races, among them a record seven Daytona 500s, in his 35-year career
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. In his 23-year career, he tallied 93 Cup victories. Since his retirement (2015), he has raced as a substitute driver.
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You are greatly loved and missed by your loving family, sister June, brothers Gordon, Jeff, Peter and Doug.
Groomsmen were Andrew Edgerly, Brian Gordon, Jeff Morris, Brad Morris, Rich Redmond, and Michael Tartt Ushers were Matt Adkins, Hunter Barlow, Thomas Fuller, and Barker Howard.
Driver Race Special NASCAR/ Leader Season Career Winnings Awards NEXTEL Bonus Total Total 1 Busch, Kurt $4,200,332 $105,000 $5,356,181 $16,030 $9,677,543 $22,860,894 2 Johnson, Jimmie 5,692,624 170,000 2,404,137 8,960 8,275,721 19,931,839 3 Gordon, Jeff 6,437,665 227,000 1,766,527 8,190 8,439,382 66,964,439 4 Martin, Mark 3,948,497 1,523,087 7,420 5,479,004 46,135,779 5 Earnhardt, Dale Jr.
Big suits and robber barons of the post-beat era watched as Ed Templeton, Aaron Rose Raymond Pettibone, Carlo McCormick, and Ryan McGinley were match-missed with Brian Eno, Kim Gordon, Jeff Tremaine, Asia Argento and Nan Goldin.
com (NYSE:GO), plans to offer authentic NASCAR- licensed merchandise from all available NASCAR Winston Cup, NASCAR Busch Series and NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series drivers and teams, including 1999 Winston Cup champion Dale Jarrett, Dale Earnhardt, Jeff Gordon, Jeff Burton, Mark Martin, Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt Jr.