Things will be looking up
for Jeff Gordon in this weekend's race at Dover Downs. Here
are some fast facts to prove that:
- He, Mark Martin, and
Bobby Labonte have been the recently dominant trio at
Dover. Together, they have won 7 of the last ten
races.They have combined to post 19 top-5s over that span
as well, including a 1-2-3 finish in Spring,
- Jeff Gordon and Mark
Martin have each won three of the past 12 NASCAR Winston
Cup Series events at Dover.
- Gordon is tied with
Martin for second place in most wins among active drivers
- Gordon is the only
driver who has led in each of the last 10 NASCAR Winston
Cup Series races at Dover.
- Gordon has finished
seventh or better, including three victories, in eight of
the last 10 races at Dover.
- Last spring, Gordon
dominated much of the race until fuel mileage came into
play, and he finished in second, a lap down from Bobby
Labonte. In the fall, the #24 team was plagued by stories
of Evernham's departure. Gordon finished a lap down in
about 14th place.
Have no fear, Jeff Gordon
fans. Just look at the stats; Gordon is good at