Jeff Gordon admits he wouldn't be one win away from passing Dale Earnhardt Sr. on the Nextel Cup career victories list if Earnhardt were still alive.
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Terry Blount covers motorsports for ESPN.com after 25 years as a sports reporter and columnist at three major metro newspapers.
Terry began covering auto racing in 1995 at the Houston Chronicle before moving to the Dallas Morning News in 2001 as its motorsports columnist. Terry joined ESPN.com in 2006.
He is an honors graduate of the University of Houston with a B.A. in radio/television communications.
Terry was inducted into the media wing of the Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame in April of 2011 for his many years of covering the sport in Texas.
Terry has earned numerous writing honors in his career, including the Citation for Writing Excellence from Hearst Newspapers and the Excellence in Journalism Award from the Houston Press Club.
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