Gordon Celebrates Win at Pocono
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By Jason Schultz
After a bunch of bad luck to start the season off, Jeff Gordon found some good luck to take the checker flag at Pocono today.
A much needed win for Gordon came at the right time. Gordon said he was “in the right place at the right time” when the final wreck ended the race. Gordon saw his teammate Jimmie Johnson slide up the track going into turn one and Gordon took the opportunity to take the lead. Johnson had dominated the race the whole day but a late race slip cost Johnson the victory. Gordon was multiple positions out of Chase contention but with this win, Gordon moves up into the second wild card position and now has a great shot at making the Chase.
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