Tracks

Texas Motor Speedway

Fort Worth, Texas


Texas Motor Speedway - Track Information

Length 1.5 miles; D-shaped oval
Banking
Turns- 24 degrees
Frontstretch- 2 degrees
Backstretch- 2 degrees
Ticket Info and Location
(817) 215-8500

I-35 North of Fort Worth to the Highway 114 exit. Track is located on Highway 114 W.

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Jeff's History At Texas

Race Date Start Finish Notebook
November 8, 2015 18 9 Ran 7th-15th for the balance of the day.
April 11, 2015 12 7 --
November 2, 2014 2 29 Late-race contact from Brad Keselowski results in a flat tire and spin... and a fight.
April 7, 2014 12 2 Running 6th in closing stages. Gambled on 2-tire stop to take lead.
November 3, 2013 8 38 Flat tire on lap 73, wall contact and garage repairs.
April 13, 2013 8 38 Running 3rd with 28 laps to go, burned wheel bearing. DNF
November 4, 2012 16 14 Running 2nd with 65 to go when tire problem surfaced.
April 14, 2012 34 4 Went from 34th to 4th with the benefit of just 2 cautions.
November 6, 2011 23 6 Loose handling when the sun went down.
April 9, 2011 32 22 Ran 15th-25th for most of the event. Out of fuel on the final lap, dropped from 15th to 22nd.
November 7, 2010 15 37 Handling issues - ran 10th-20th. Wrecked by Jeff Burton on lap 191. Melee ensues.
April 18, 2010 12 31 Led 124 laps. Wrecked with 17 to go after Tony Stewart got loose off turn four.
November 8, 2009 1 13 Lack of grip throughout the race. Spun on lap 175.
April 5, 2009 2 1 Led the most laps. Re-assumed the lead on pit stops with 30 to go. Held off Jimmie Johnson for the win.
November 2, 2008 1 2 Difficult handling, dropped as low as 17th off the lead lap. Went the last 69 laps on a tank of fuel to salvage the day.
April 6, 2008 18 43 Clueless on the setup. Spun out on lap 109. Extended test session.
November 4, 2007 2 7 Battled mid-race handling problems. Lost the points lead.
April 15, 2007 1 4 Pulled away on final restart. Hit wall in turn four, killed the handling.
November 5, 2006 23 9 Battled handling problems after lap 40.
April 9, 2006 11 22 Cut tire with 100 laps to go sent him from 12th to 28th.
November 6, 2005 2 14 Hard to handle redeux.
April 17, 2005 7 15 Hard to handle.
April 4, 2004 9 3 Stayed out and caught a caution flag to assume the lead with 68 to go. Had a battery problem while leading with 27 laps to go. Lost three spots but rallied to finish third.
March 30, 2003 7 3 Strong on long runs. Got caught a lap down during an ill-timed caution flag with 100 to go. Got back on the lead lap and was nosed out for second place at the finish line.
April 7, 2002 26 2 Moved steadily through race traffic all day. Changed two tires on the final pit stop with 27 laps to go but couldn't catch Matt Kenseth after the final restart.
April 1, 2001 9 5 Gambled on two tires during the final pit stop to move up to second. Lost a few spots in the final 15 laps.
April 2, 2000 23 25 Chain reaction wreck with Jerry Nadeau and Bill Elliott in turn two.
March 28, 1999 8 43 Cut a tire and slammed the turn four wall. Gordon's hardest hit in a stock car. Lowest finish of his career.
April 5, 1998 17 31 Collected in a wreck in the first turn of the second lap.
April 6, 1997 2 30 Jeff gets collected in Ernie Irvan's wreck at the start-finish line.


Career Stats At Texas
Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Poles
30 1 9 14 2


Texas Breakdown
Average Start 9.3
Average Finish 15.0
Victories - 1 April 2009

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