Jeff Gordon Facts
American professional stock car racing driver
- Jeffery Michael "Jeff" Gordon is an American professional stock car racing driver.
- He drives the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger/DuPont Chevrolet Impala 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 86 career wins, and has the most wins in NASCAR's modern era (1972–present).
- In 2009, he became the first driver to reach $100 million USD in career winnings in the Cup series.
- He, 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.
- He was born in Vallejo, California on August 4, 1971, raised in Pittsboro, Indiana, and currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina.