With two races to go, Gordon throws conservative approach out window

It's all about wins now for Jeff Gordon, who trails Chase leader Jimmie Johnson by 30 with just two races left. But if there's a track where Gordon can make up ground in a hurry, writes Terry Blount, it's Phoenix.

Updated: November 5, 2007, 9:42 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Jeff Gordon must long for the good old days.

Under the old points system, Gordon would have celebrated Sunday night at Texas Motor Speedway. His seventh-place finish would have clinched the 2007 Nextel Cup championship.

That's not the real world these days in NASCAR. Gordon left TMS feeling like the title is slipping away from him with only two races to go.

He watched teammate Jimmie Johnson pull off a gutsy victory for his third ...

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