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Wreck ruins Jeff Gordon's 500 chances

Updated: February 20, 2011, 4:18 PM ET
Associated Press

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Hendrick Motorsports had a rough start to the Daytona 500.

Three of the team's four cars, including five-time defending Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson, were involved in a 14-car wreck early in the 500-mile race Sunday.

Four-time series champ Jeff Gordon, who started on the front row, and veteran Mark Martin also sustained damage in the melee.

The fourth Hendrick entry, fan favorite Dale Earnhardt Jr., avoided the mess and was running ...

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