Jeff Gordon: Running Up Front

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Jeff Gordon took NASCAR by storm; his early success, good looks, and apparent disregard of the domination of existing driving stars, such as the famed "Intimidator," was an immediate polarizing force for fans. He was either loved or hated by fans of the racing series—there were no bystanders in the stands. This profile on the famous young driver details how he came to establish his presence in the sport, prove his merit as a talented driver, and how he dealt with the passionate disagreement about him ...
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Overview


Jeff Gordon took NASCAR by storm; his early success, good looks, and apparent disregard of the domination of existing driving stars, such as the famed "Intimidator," was an immediate polarizing force for fans. He was either loved or hated by fans of the racing series—there were no bystanders in the stands. This profile on the famous young driver details how he came to establish his presence in the sport, prove his merit as a talented driver, and how he dealt with the passionate disagreement about him among NASCAR fans.
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Woody Cain is a journalist who has covered motorsports for radio, television, and print for over two decades. He is also host of the live call-in TV program Let's Talk Racing, and play-by-play announcer for the televised Around the Track racing productions and specials. He has been a general reporter and editor for daily, weekly, and monthly publications, including University City Magazine, as well as sports director at WEGO-AM and WABZ-FM. He lives in Concord, North Carolina.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Kid with a Moustache 7
Chapter 2 Up to Cup 13
Chapter 3 A Champion Emerges 21
Chapter 4 Fierce Competitor 24
Chapter 5 Stretch Run 29
Chapter 6 The Streak 34
Chapter 7 Losing a Friend 41
Chapter 8 The Future 45
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