You Might Be A Longtime Fan If..
If you asked a broad sampling of Jeff Gordon fans when they
first became fans, more than a few would probably say
that it was sometime in the last 15 years.
There are some fans that remember "the old days" before multi-million dollar sponsorships, cereal box covers, and TV appearances.
You Might Be A Longtime
Jeff Gordon Fan If...
You remember when Jeff raced against "The King" (NOT Richard Petty).
You remember the mustache and cringe every time it surfaces in an
You remember when Jeff drove for DIET Pepsi.
You still think of Jeff Gordon as a sprint car racer.
You know where the "Fuzz Car" raced.
You know what the California State Monza Championships are.
Your JGNFC number was under 300.
You watched "The Beast" at IRP.
You'd give your first born to see Jeff run just one
more race against Steve Kinser, Sammy Swindell, and
You bought a t-shirt from Jeff Gordon after a sprint car race.
You're still elated that Jeff won a heat race at the Kings Royal - and you know just how prestigious that is.
You still think of Chad Knaus as a tire changer.
You watched Blacker win a race.
You think the Hut Hundred trophy just might be more impressive than the Winston Cup.
You were a weekly viewer of Thursday Night Thunder.
You see a clay molding and immediately think of JG rockin the turns at Warsaw!
You remember that win at Richmond in '96 and know just how
important it really was.
You remember the "missed shift" and still get antsy whenever Gordon's leading
the field on a restart.
You remember when Rick Hendrick and Ray Evernham participated in a
pit stop. And you loved it even though it was one of the longest
four tire pit stops the team has ever had.
You know why Jeff toasted Dale Earnhardt with a champagne glass of milk
at the 1995 Winston Cup awards banquet.
You remember the cool October day in 1992 when the rainbow-colored #24 car
You know why Ray Evernham got a $60,000 fine.
You still can't get over what Ricky Rudd did in October 1994.
You know why Jeff didn't go to Japan for the '97 exhibition race.
You have mixed feelings every time you hear the word "ChromaLusion."
You remember the fire at North Wilkesboro.
You know what happened in turn three when he was leading
the Winston Open.
You know why Jeff and Ray spoke at Princeton University.
You remember when Jeff's associate sponsors included Coca Cola, Valvoline, and Snickers.
You remember Jeff winning at Phoenix (NOT in a stock car).
You know where Bob met his demise.
You thought the DuPont Chevrolet looked better without the headlight
You still think stock car racing is just a temporary fling for him.
You know why Jeff wanted to pull out of the race at Talladega in 1995.
You say to people, "Jeff's a good racer today. But you should have seen him 25 years ago!"
You know the significance of Eldora, Winchester, Selinsgrove, and Bloomington. And you smile every time you hear those words.
You remember the original name and URL of this Web site (It WASN'T gordonline.com).