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Jeff Gordon makes best restart of his life for fifth Brickyard 400 win
Jeff Gordon makes best restart of his life for fifth Brickyard 400 win

There was a period a few years ago when many wondered whether Jeff Gordon's best days were behind him. The four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion earned only one victory from 2008 through 2010 before he rediscovered his stride in 2011. That seems like ancient history now, a fact Gordon underlined Sunday by winning the Brickyard 400 for a record fifth time at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The one-time "Wonder Boy" of NASCAR, who's now 42, won the inaugural Brickyard 400 in 1994. Gordon won the race again in 1998, 2001 and 2004. This year he moved his No. 24 Chevrolet past his Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kasey Kahne for the lead on a restart with 17 laps left in...

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