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Jeff Gordon: Pressure Rising as No. 24 Team Looks Forward to the Chase

Eight weeks ago, it seemed unthinkable that four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon could even challenge for a spot in the 2012 Chase for the championship. NASCAR's top circuit had just left the 2.5-mile triangle in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, and one of the sport's star drivers was coming off his latest disappointment. In a year that, up to that point, had included a flip, two races plagued by blown tires and a raucous finish in a race at Martinsville where Gordon should have earned Hendrick Motorsports win No. 200, Gordon left Pocono Raceway on the heels of a speeding penalty that relegated him to a 19th-place finish. Gordon sat 22nd in the standings with just three top-10 finishes and little shot at making a run at NASCAR's ...

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