Jeff Gordon biography
Jeff Gordon is an American race car driver born on August 4, 1971 in Vallejo, California. Gordon was five years old when he first performed laps on a makeshift racetrack. After his childhood and teen years, Gordon moved on to NASCAR stock cars and won Rookie of the Year in 1991. The next year he signed with Hendrick Motorsports and gained 82 victories through 2010. He was the first race car driver to earn $100 million in Cup winnings. In 2011, he paired up with Alan Gustafson and experienced his 85th win, placing him third on the NASCAR All-Time Wins list.