Jeff Gordon

Jeff Gordon

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/Axalta Coating Systems Chevrolet SS 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 87 career wins, and has the most wins in NASCAR's modern era (1972–present). He is also the active iron man leader for consecutive races participated in. In 2009, Gordon became the first NASCAR driver to reach $100 million USD in career winnings.

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.

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

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