How Old Was Jeff Gordon for His First Race?


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Jeff Gordon was 20 years old when he started in his first Nascar Cup Series race in 1992. In May 1994, he won his first Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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Jeff Gordon was born in 1971 in Vallejo, Calif. Later on, he moved to Pittsboro, Ind., to purse racing. Gordon won his first Cup Series championship in 1995 after driving full-time in the Cup Series for only three seasons. As of Nov. 4, 2014, he has won 92 Cup Series races and four championships. Gordon is married to Ingrid Vandebosch, and they have two children. As of 2014, he and his family reside in Charlotte, N.C.

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