Wreck ruins Jeff Gordon's 500 chances
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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2011 Daytona 500
The 53rd running of the Daytona 500 is on the horizon, with a new racing surface greeting competitors heading into a new season of hope. It all begins Feb. 20 at Daytona International Speedway.