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Gordon eyeing better finish at Pocono than last time

Updated: July 20, 2006, 3:07 PM ET
By Mark Ashenfelter | Special to ESPN.com

Jeff Gordon's last visit to Pocono Raceway was memorable for all the wrong reasons. A failed brake rotor late in the race led to arguably the hardest hit of his career, leaving his Chevrolet a battered mess.

The good news for Gordon was that he walked away unscathed, except in the points standings after finishing 34th that day. Gordon's won twice since then (Sonoma and Chicagoland), but still sits just ninth in the standings heading into Sunday's Pennsylvania 500.

There's ...

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