Bristol, TN. – Five-time Bristol winner Jeff Gordon brought the Drive to End Hunger Chevy home to a top-three finish in the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. After powering to the lead in just five laps, Gordon dominated the top spot, leading over 200 laps. His third-place finish clinched the Drive to End Hunger team a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup with two races remaining in the regular season. Gordon will be back behind the wheel of the Drive to End Hunger Chevy at Atlanta Motor Speedway on September 4.
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Since 1984, Hendrick Motorsports has earned 13 championships in NASCAR’s top three divisions and 194 victories in the sanctioning body’s premier series, the Sprint Cup. The organization fields four full-time Chevrolet teams on the Sprint Cup Series circuit with drivers Mark Martin, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Headquartered in Concord, N.C., Hendrick Motorsports employs more than 500 people. For more information about Hendrick Motorsports, please visit www.HendrickMotorsports.com, www.twitter.com/TeamHendrick and www.facebook.com/HendrickMotorsports.
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