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Driver vs. Driver Classic Matchups: Dale Earnhardt vs. Jeff Gordon

NASCAR’s last great rivalry couldn’t have been between two more different drivers. In one corner, there was Dale Earnhardt, the blue-collar Intimidator, who was flirting with Richard Petty’s all-time mark of seven championships in the early and mid-1990s. In the other, Wonderboy: Jeff Gordon, the polished and groomed youngster from …

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Beside The Rising Tide: Remembering Davey Allison – Part 2

Editor's Note: For Part One of Matt's retrospective on Davey Allison, click "here.":https://frontstretch.com/mmclaughlin/34578/ Robert Yates Racing and the team's talented young driver Davey Allison made their official debut at the 1989 Daytona 500. Things got off to an inauspicious start. Davey was running well when Geoff Bodine got into his rear bumper and sent the No. 28 car spinning. The car rolled, but came down on all four wheels, and Allison limped off to the pits, where the crew was able to repair the car well enough to get him back out there for points. Allison finished 25th in that year's race.

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