Gordon sets sights on fifth NASCAR title

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Long before Jimmie Johnson arrived on the NASCAR scene, Jeff Gordon was the fastest thing on wheels.

He was the "Wonder Boy" who racked up wins at a record place. He brought the southern sport to Madison Ave. and became such a household name that even rapper Nelly name-dropped Gordon in a song.

Gordon won all the big races, collected four championships in seven years and had 58 victories before his 30th birthday.

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At age 42, Jeff Gordon shows no signs of slowing down

INDIANAPOLIS — Jeff Gordon won the inaugural Brickyard 400 in 1994.

On Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in a No. 24 Chevrolet that clearly was the class of the field, Gordon won the 21st edition of the prestigious race. (MORE)

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