Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Jeff Gordon looks to add to his record win total at Pocono

Jeff Gordon is 12/1 to win Sunday at Pocono Raceway.
No. 24 AARP Member Advantages Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon

Driver: Jeff Gordon 
Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana
Age: 43 
Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina

Jeff Gordon, driver of the No. 24 AARP Member Advantages Chevrolet SS, is scheduled to visit the Pocono Raceway media center at 1:45 p.m. local time Friday.

Jeff Gordon on racing at Pocono
“I heard Pocono did a little bit of work to the tunnel turn since we were there last month. It was manageable in June, but I’ll be interested to see what was done, if it’ll be much different and how it might affect the racing.”

FIRST AT POCONO: Jeff Gordon, driver of the No. 24 AARP Member Advantages Chevrolet SS, holds the record for most wins at Pocono Raceway with six. The 43-year-old driver leads active drivers in top-five finishes and top 10s.

UP FRONT AT POCONO: The four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion has led 1,038 laps at the "Tricky Triangle" during his 23-year career. That ranks Gordon first on the all-time list at the 2.5-mile track, 228 more than second.

BIRTHDAY BOY: On Aug. 4, Gordon will celebrate his 44th birthday.

MEMBER ADVANTAGES AT POCONO: AARP Member Advantages will sponsor four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Gordon’s No. 24 Chevrolet SS to spread awareness about the many benefits available to AARP members. The special AARP Member Advantages paint scheme – which debuted at Sonoma Raceway on June 28 – will be featured in six Sprint Cup Series events in 2015 and is part of Hendrick Motorsports’ existing partnership with Drive to End Hunger, which is AARP and AARP Foundation’s multi-year effort to raise awareness of and support for the fight against older adult hunger. AARP Member Advantages is a collection of discounts, products, services and insurance programs available to AARP’s millions of members through third party providers. The provider offers include a variety of health products, financial products, travel and leisure products, and life event services.


2015 Season

  • 11th in standings
  • 20 starts
  • 0 wins
  • 3 pole positions
  • 2 top-five finishes
  • 11 top-10 finishes
  • 164 laps led


  • 781 starts
  • 92 wins
  • 80 pole positions
  • 322 top-five finishes
  • 465 top-10 finishes
  • 24,828 laps led

Track Career 

  • 45 starts
  • 6 wins
  • 2 pole positions
  • 19 top-five finishes
  • 31 top-10 finishes
  • 1,038 laps led

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