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Jeff Gordon Potentially to Replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. for Brickyard 400

Legendary NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon could make a brief return from retirement on July 24 at the Brickyard 400 if Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn't medically cleared for action.  Bob Pockrass of received confirmation of the backup plan from Hendrick Motorsports general manager Doug Duchardt on Friday. Duchardt stated a final decision about who will be behind the wheel of the No. 88 car is expected by Wednesday. "He's a four-time champion with 93 wins—he's not a bad person to think about to get in the car," Duchardt said. "This week, he's in France. ... If Dale is not able to go at Indianapolis, we'll put Jeff Gordon in the car. When Dale is ready, it's his car to get back into." Gordon retired after the 2015 season and maintained ...

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