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Golden Oldie Jeff Gordon Gives Classic Performance to Make the Chase

Jeff Gordon didn't just finish second and sneak his way into the Chase for the Sprint Cup in Saturday night's Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway.Rather, Gordon kicked down the door and accomplished much more than that. Like AARP, one of his sponsors, Gordon struck a blow for Sprint Cup's older, veteran drivers.Forget youngsters like Kyle Busch (we'll get to him a bit later), Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano and the like. Gordon showed Saturday that the older the wine in NASCAR, the sweeter the taste…or in this case, the outcome.Like a classic rock song that you never grow tired of listening to, the 41-year-old Gordon brought back fond memories, particularly for older and longtime race fans, who stil...

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