Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


Gordon hopes to make most of being last Hendrick driver left in Chase

After advancing to the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, Jeff Gordon heads to Martinsville Speedway the lone Hendrick Motorsports driver left in championship contention. A rough stretch of races during the Contender Round led to eliminations for defending champion Jimmie Johnson, Daytona 500 winner Dale Earnhardt Jr., as well as Kasey Kahne. Although his teammates...
Via Fox Sports
58 minutes ago  |  Discuss

First Practice Times: Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500

Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 24 Jeff Gordon Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet 19.079 Leader 2 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 19.089 -0.010 3 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight Toyota 19.100 -0.021 4 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s Chevrolet 19.105 -0.026 5 2 Brad Keselowski Alliance Truck Parts[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Gordon Kicks Off Eliminator Round by Being Fastest in Opening Martinsville Practice

RIDGEWAY, Va. — After a quiet day at Talladega Superspeedway where the four-time champion finished 26th, Jeff Gordon did what was needed to advance to the pivotal Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Now the attention of the Sprint Cup Series turns the tight half-mile Martinsville Speedway in Southern Virginia — a track that the series veteran has won at eight times...
Via Rubbings Racing
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Who's the favorite to win in the Chase? It depends on the track

I look at each of the three racetracks in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and give a tip of the hat to different drivers. I think Jeff Gordon and Denny Hamlin are going to be hard to handle this weekend at Martinsville Speedway. And you've also got to realize that there are going to be some guys outside of the Chase, including Jimmie Johnson, Jeff...
Via Fox Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Captain Thunder's Legendary TOP-5 Fantasy NASCAR Picks - MARTINSVILLE

JEFF GORDON - WINNER#24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet ·         Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 108.4 2014 Rundown ·         Four wins, 12 top fives, 20 top 10s; two poles ·         Average finish of 10.3 ·         Led 23 races for 743 laps Martinsville Speedway Outlook: ·         Eight wins, 27 top fives, 34 top 10s; seven poles...
Via Captain Thunder Racing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gordon’s Martinsville Speedway Success May Give Him Goody’s 500 Edge

Eight drivers enter the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot®500 at Martinsville Speedway Sunday afternoon with a shot at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship.   With a win guaranteeing a berth in the championship finale, seven of those drivers should be quite concerned about Jeff Gordon and his Martinsville magic. For two decades, Gordon has been the king of Martinsville. He has eight...

Gordon survives for solid finish

Jeff Gordon was having a relatively stress-free day until Jamie McMurray’s No. 1 Chevrolet clipped Gordon’s Chevy in Turn 4 after a restart on Lap 84. From then on, it was a frustrating afternoon for the four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, who won last week’s elimination race at Dover. “It was a handful,” Gordon said. “We were having a pretty solid day with the...

Jeff Gordon wins at Dover, four eliminated from Chase

Jeff Gordon is guaranteed a berth in the next Chase for the Sprint Cup championship round with his win Sunday at Dover International Speedway. Gordon joins Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano as the three drivers who are guaranteed a berth in the next round with victories. “I think this is huge,” Gordon said in Victory Lane. “We came in here with a little bit of extra pressure...
Via Sports-Glory
25 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Throwback Thursday – 2001 New Hampshire 300 (Gordon vs. Gordon)

RIDGELAND, Miss. — With NASCAR invading New England for the second race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, another “Throwback Thursday” is upon us. As we look back at races from New Hampshire’s past, this week’s focus is on the 2001 New Hampshire 300, a race that featured a great battle for the win between two Gordon’s, Jeff Gordon and Robby Gordon...
Via Rubbings Racing
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon set to contend for championship with right team behind him

“This is definitely the highest elevation that I’ve ever done a press conference.” were the first words spoken by Jeff Gordon on Wednesday at the CN Tower. The four-time Sprint Cup Champion was at the CN Tower in Toronto to discuss his chances for the 2014 Sprint Cup Series Chase for the Championship as part of NASCAR’s “Chase Across North America” tour. “We’re certainly...
Via On Pit Road
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Trouble for Bruins: Chara out 4-6 weeks

Joe Maddon opts out of contract with Rays

NBA Replay Center debuts next week

World Series win = Giants dynasty?

Reliving the worst college football game of the last 10 years

NFL teams facing must-win scenarios in Week 8

What the return of Luis Suarez means for Barcelona

Programs with a lot on the line this week

Wilson denies rumored Harvin rift

Lakers: Steve Nash out for season

Is Mack Brown SMU's best option?

Are sports leagues finally getting serious about domestic violence?

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.