DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) - Jeff Gordon is proud he has reached 700 straight Sprint Cup starts. He's even prouder has accomplished the feat while still near the top of the sport.
The 41-year-old Gordon is third in series history with 87 wins, Gordon's landmark start comes at Darlington Raceway in the Southern 500, a place where he's won seven times.
Gordon trails only Ricky Rudd's 789 straight starts for most in Sprint Cup. Gordon remains a series' force. He's made the Sprint Cup championship chase eight of the nine years it has been run.
His last victory came at Homestead, Fla., in the final race of 2012. He's 13th in points this year and starts eighth at Darlington.
Gordon says he's gotten this far by concentrating on victory every time the green flag drops.

Recent NASCAR Discussions

Advertisement

NASCAR Odds

No NASCAR odds found

Nascar Top Stories

Thumbnail Ford EcoBoost 400 Picks Which driver will take home the Ford EcoBoost 400 title today and also the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship?
Thumbnail Ford EcoBoost 300 Picks The NASCAR Xfinity Series concludes its season later today with the running of the Ford EcoBoost 300. Which driver...
Thumbnail Ford EcoBoost 200 Picks The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series caps off its season and kicks off the tracing weekend with the Ford EcoBoost 200 tonight. Here are some drivers we like to contend for...
Thumbnail Ford EcoBoost 300 Odds The NASCAR Xfinity Series concludes its season on Saturday afternoon with the running of the Ford EcoBoost 300. Here...
Thumbnail Ford EcoBoost 400 Odds The final race for the Sprint Cup Championship takes place on Sunday in the Ford EcoBoost 400. Here is a look at the odds to win this...
Advertisement