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Jeff Gordon to retire after 2015 season. Says goodbye. 10 Charlotte twitter reactions.

The Story

Jeff Gordon via statement: “As a race car driver, much of what I’ve done throughout my life has been based on following my instincts and trying to make good decisions. I thought long and hard about my future this past year and during the offseason, and I’ve decided 2015 will be the last time I compete for a championship. I won’t use the ‘R-word’ because I plan to stay extremely busy in the years ahead, and there’s always the possibility I’ll compete in selected events, although I currently have no plans to do that.”

The Facts

– Gordon is part of the Hendrick Motorsports team and driver of the #24 car.

– Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion.

– Lives in Charlotte and is married to an actress/model with two children. She’s taller than him. Like me, Jeff Gordon is only 5’7″ – I like it when short guys score babes. Moving on.


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