Jeff Gordon

Jeffery Michael "Jeff" Gordon (born August 4, 1971) is a retired American professional stock car racing driver and currently an announcer for Fox NASCAR. He drove the No. 24 Chevrolet SS for Hendrick Motorsports in 23 full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series seasons.

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Jeff Gordon 24 Energy

Jeffery Michael "Jeff" Gordon (born August 4, 1971) is a retired American professional stock car racing driver and currently an announcer for Fox NASCAR. He drove the No. 24 Chevrolet SS for Hendrick Motorsports in 23 full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series seasons.

Gordon started his professional racing career in the Busch Series with Hugh Connerty Racing, followed by Bill Davis Racing, winning three races, and began racing full-time in the Cup Series for Hendrick Motorsports in 1993.

He is a four-time Sprint Cup champion, having won the title in 1995, 1997, 1998, and 2001. He also won the Daytona 500 three times in 1997, 1999, and 2005. He is third on the all-time Cup wins list with 93 career wins, the most in NASCAR's modern era (1972–present).

Gordon's 81 pole positions led all active drivers and is third all-time; Gordon won at least one pole in 23 consecutive seasons, making this a NASCAR record. He is also the active iron man leader for consecutive races participated in with 797 through the 2015 season.

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Jeff Gordon 24 Energy

Gordon started his professional racing career in the Busch Series with Hugh Connerty Racing, followed by Bill Davis Racing, winning three races, and began racing full-time in the Cup Series for Hendrick Motorsports in 1993.

He is a four-time Sprint Cup champion, having won the title in 1995, 1997, 1998, and 2001. He also won the Daytona 500 three times in 1997, 1999, and 2005. He is third on the all-time Cup wins list with 93 career wins, the most in NASCAR's modern era (1972–present).

Gordon's 81 pole positions led all active drivers and is third all-time; Gordon won at least one pole in 23 consecutive seasons, making this a NASCAR record. He is also the active iron man leader for consecutive races participated in with 797 through the 2015 season.

In 1998, NASCAR named Gordon to its 50 Greatest Drivers list. In 2008, ten years later, ESPN's Terry Blount ranked him 10th in the 25 Greatest Drivers of All-Time. Foxsports.com named him as the fifth-best NASCAR driver of all time.

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ESPN Extreme Games

The game was subsequently renamed 1Xtreme when it was released in the Greatest Hits line because the ESPN license was expired. The ESPN logo and company name were removed from its title. Game content referring to ESPN was also removed.

Gordon, along with Rick Hendrick, co-owns the No.  48 Chevrolet driven by Jimmie Johnson, who won six Cup championships from 2006 to 2010 and in 2013.Gordon also has an equity stake in the No.  24 team. Gordon also owned a Busch Series team between 1999 and 2000, Gordon/Evernham Motorsports (co-owned with Ray Evernham; later solely owned as JG Motorsports), winning twice.

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Hendrick Motorsports

The No. 24 was started in 1999 as Gordon-Evernham Motorsports, owned by Jeff Gordon and crew chief Ray Evernham. Gordon and Ricky Hendrick shared the ride in 10 races.

In 2000, HMS owner Rick Hendrick bought out Evernham's share, renaming the team to JG Motorsports.

Gordon and Ricky Hendrick once again shared the ride, with Hendrick running 15 events. The team also formed an alliance with Cicci-Welliver Racing.

Gordon was born in Vallejo, California and raised in Pittsboro, Indiana. He currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina with his wife, Ingrid Vandebosch and their two children Ella Sofia and Leo Benjamin.

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Doug Yates

Doug Yates grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, the hub for NASCAR. He graduated from North Carolina State University in 1990 with a degree in mechanical engineering. Yates has a wife Whitney and four children.

(Source: Wikipedia)