Who Is Jeff Gordon?


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Jeff Gordon is a famous NASCAR driver who has had the third-most all-time NASCAR wins as of 2015. Gordon announced in January 2015 that he plans to retire at the conclusion of the 2015 race season.

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Gordon started racing go-karts at age 5. By age 13, his family moved to Indiana so he could begin racing sprint cars without minimum age requirements. In 1990, he earned a chance to race in the NASCAR Busch Grand National Series.

Gordon is a four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion. Some of the most prestigious wins on his racing record include three Daytona 500 wins and five Brickyard 400 victories.

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