Gordon, others know system dictates strategy
Jeff Gordon would rather not dwell on what might have been.
Told he would be leading the Nextel Cup points chase with two races to go if NASCAR had not switched to a new championship format this year, Gordon simply shrugged and smiled.
"That's good to know,'' the four-time champion said, "but that still doesn't really mean much. I've always said that the way you race is how the points are structured.
"We still have a shot at the championship.''
Indeed he ...
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