TITLE

The 20 or the 24? It's an easy call

AUTHOR(S)
Spencer, Lee
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Sporting News;2/17/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 7, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that stock car drivers Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart are the best driver in the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing. Gordon is the last driver to win consecutive titles and he won three in a four-year period from 1995 to 1998. Gordon has won four Nextel Cup championships and Stewart has won the USAC Triple Crown and an IRL title in addition to two Cup titles in the past four years.
ACCESSION #
19732011

 

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