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2012 Brickyard 400: Gordon Must Win in Indy to Salvage Lagging Chase Hopes

It's been a disappointing 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup season for four-time series champion Jeff Gordon, and unless the 40-year-old driver can produce a victory in Sunday's Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the "Rainbow Warrior" will probably be on the outside looking in when the Chase for the Championship begins in several weeks.Pulling out a win at the Brickyard isn't going to be easy for the driver of the No. 24 DuPont Chevrolet, as Gordon has yet to find his way into victory lane this season, with his best finish being a fourth-place showing at the Samsung Mobile 500 in Texas in April.That's just not going to cut it this weekend. As Lars Anderson of Sports Illustrated reports, Gordon needs two victories in the final seven races of...

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