Is pulling double duty really that great an idea?

David Ragan and Clint Bowyer are on the Chase bubble and geared up to race Sunday afternoon with a playoff berth on the line. Then they will hop into a Nationwide Series car and run Sunday night. Jeff Gordon's not sure it's a good use of their time, writes Terry Blount.

Updated: September 6, 2008, 5:57 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

RICHMOND, Va. -- Chase or no Chase, Clint Bowyer and David Ragan have another race to run on Sunday besides the one that decides their Sprint Cup playoff fate.

And Jeff Gordon just doesn't get it. Gordon doesn't see the logic in racing all the Nationwide events while trying to do your job in Cup.

"I can't tell you how happy I am not to be in that [Nationwide] race," Gordon said.

Rain forced NASCAR to run both the Sprint Cup race (ESPN and ESPN360.com, ...

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