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Will Jeff Gordon’s 2014 Success Go to the Next Level at Darlington?

Darlington Raceway is so legendary and notorious that it has not one, but two nicknames. There's "The Lady in Black" for the dark black asphalt color the racing surface has, and there's also the "Track Too Tough To Tame," which speaks to the difficulty most drivers almost continually have every time they take to the 1.366-mile egg-shaped oval. But if there's anyone who has indeed tamed the Lady at Darlington, it's Jeff Gordon. In 33 career starts there, Gordon leads all active drivers with seven wins, just three short of tying David Pearson's all-time record of 10 wins there. Gordon also has 19 top-five and three other top-10 finishes, which makes for a .667 success rate of finishing 10th or better. He also has four poles. Thus far this s...

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