NASCAR's Jeff Gordon

Jeff Gordon is No. 8 on the Yahoo! Sports list of top 20 NASCAR drivers for 2012.

AAA Texas 500 - Qualifying

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, climbs from his car after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Bank of America 500 - Practice

CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 13: Jeff Gordon drives the #24 Drive to End Hunger/Chevy 100th Anniversay Chevrolet during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 13, 2011 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Kobalt Tools 500 - Practice

AVONDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 11: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 DuPont Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt Tools 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 11, 2011 in Avondale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

AdvoCare 500

HAMPTON, GA - SEPTEMBER 06: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, celebrates with crew members in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on September 6, 2011 in Hampton, Georgia. (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Ford 400

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 20: Jeff Gordon, drives the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 20, 2011 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for NASCAR)

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards - Ceremony

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 02: Driver Jeff Gordon speaks during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion's Week Awards Ceremony at Wynn Las Vegas on December 2, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Wonderful Pistachios 400

RICHMOND, VA - SEPTEMBER 10: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, celebrates with Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, and Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Power of Pride Chevrolet, after clinching spots in the "Chase for the Sprint Cup" following the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Wonderful Pistachios 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 10, 2011 in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Daytona Preseason Thunder - Day 3

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - JANUARY 14: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during Daytona Preseason Thunder at Daytona International Speedway on January 14, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR)

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