Jeff Gordon will inarguably go down as one of the greatest NASCAR drivers in history. The 4x Cup Series champion is 3rd all-time in NASCAR wins and has made the Dupont rainbow-esque 24-car a household toy. With 21-consecutive seasons with a pole, Gordon's success has remained constant.
Jeffery Michael 'Jeff' Gordon (born August 4, 1971) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He drives the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger/DuPont Chevrolet Impala for Hendrick Motorsports in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. He is a four-time series champion and a three-time Daytona 500 winner. He is third on the all-time wins list, with 86 career wins, and has the most wins in NASCAR's modern era (1972present). In 2009, Gordon became the first driver to reach $100 million USD in career winnings in the Cup series. Gordon, along with Rick Hendrick, are the co-owners of the No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet, driven by Jimmie Johnson, who won five consecutive Cup championships from 2006 to 2010. Gordon also has an equity stake in his own No. 24 team. He was born in Vallejo, California, raised in Pittsboro, Indiana, and currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina. Gordon began racing at the age of five, racing quarter midgets.
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