What year did Jeff Gordon start racing in Nascar?

How old was Jeff Gordon when he won his first Nascar race?

With his first championship in 1995, Jeff became the youngest driver at the age of 24 to win a Winston Cup title. In 1998, he tied a record by winning 13 races in a same season and by winning 4 races in a row. Won 2 Daytona 500s in 1997 and 1999. Became the youngest driver to win the Daytona 500.

What was Jeff Gordon’s first Nascar win?

Gordon made his Winston Cup debut in the season-ending race, the Hooters 500 at Atlanta, finishing 31st after a crash. During Gordon’s career with Hendrick, he won his first race in 1994 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the Coca-Cola 600, and later became a four-time Cup Series champion.

How old is Rusty Wallace?

In his rookie season of 1993, 21-year-old Jeff Gordon drove this Hendrick Motorsports No. 24 Chevrolet Lumina to seven top-five finishes, including a second-place run in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Where did Jeff Gordon go?

Jeff Gordon Leaving Fox Sports to be Vice Chairman at Hendrick Motorsports. Jeff Gordon is stepping away from his Fox Sports broadcasting duties and returning home to Hendrick Motorsports as their vice chairman effective Jan. 1, 2022.

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Does Jeff Gordon still own the 48 car?

Gordon, along with Rick Hendrick, co-owns the No. 48 Chevrolet previously driven by Jimmie Johnson, who won seven Cup championships from 2006 to 2010, 2013, and in 2016. Gordon also has an equity stake in the No. 24 team.

Is Jeff Gordon still a car owner?

In October 1999, Gordon became an equity owner of Hendrick Motorsports. He remains Hendrick’s only partner in the 13-time NASCAR Cup Series championship-winning organization, for which Gordon won 93 races and four titles as a driver from 1992 until his retirement from full-time racing in 2015.

How old is Dale Jr?

But since retiring following the 2013 NASCAR Cup season, Martin has gotten far away from racing. “I’m retired,” the 62-year-old NASCAR Hall of Famer emphatically told NASCAR.com.

When did Rusty Wallace retire from Nascar?

He retired after the 2005 season with a 14.4 career average finish. In 2014, Wallace ran at Daytona for testing before the 2014 Daytona 500 as part of a promotion for Miller Lite’s 40th anniversary, marking the first time a NASCAR Hall of Famer has driven in a NASCAR test.

When did Jeff Gordon stop racing?

Gordon joined Hendrick Motorsports for the final Cup race of the 1992 season and launched one of the greatest careers in NASCAR history. He won 93 races — third on the all-time list — and four Cup titles before retiring in 2015.