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Jeff Gordon Wins at Pocono Despite Storms

Jeff Gordon took home his first win of the season yesterday beating out contenders to win the race at Pocono yesterday after the race was called early due to weather. This was the 86th victory of Gordon’s career so far and his first win since 2011. Gordon was able to take the lead after teammate Jimmie Johnson got a flat tire causing an accident that took out 5 cars. The opening caused by the accident allowed Gordon to find an opening to take the lead. Moments later the race had to be called off, just 98 laps into the 160 scheduled, as a major storm swept through. Unfortunatly the storm brought tragedy to the world of racing yesterday as one man was fatally wounded and 9 other injured when lighting struck in the parking lot behind the grandstand. Gordon issued a statement later in the day saying “Certainly our thoughts are with them.”

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    Congrats to Jeff! This is a major achievement.