Gordon's title hopes over after Talladega mess

Nov 1, 2009 Full story: www.examiner.com

Jeff Gordon needed to finish somewhere in the top five, with Jimmie Johnson encountering major issues, in order to hold a shot at a title.

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JW Mills

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#1 Nov 3, 2009
50+ lead changes, track positions constantly changing, movers from front to back - back to front. during a caution some drivers got fuel twice... TWICE... somehow Jeff runs out of gas. how could this happen? Was the track position more important than fuel???? go figure.......
May God Bless Jeff for his patience.

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#2 Nov 3, 2009
JW Mills wrote:
50+ lead changes, track positions constantly changing, movers from front to back - back to front. during a caution some drivers got fuel twice... TWICE... somehow Jeff runs out of gas. how could this happen? Was the track position more important than fuel???? go figure.......
May God Bless Jeff for his patience.
Alot of crew chiefs told their drivers they would be short on fuel and made the call to keep them out. I think the crew chiefs should have let the drivers make that call since they were the ones out there and they knew what the cars were doing. JMO

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#3 Nov 3, 2009
jimmy48 wrote:
<quoted text>Alot of crew chiefs told their drivers they would be short on fuel and made the call to keep them out. I think the crew chiefs should have let the drivers make that call since they were the ones out there and they knew what the cars were doing. JMO
Perfectly said. The CC needs to listen to the drivers a little more than they do. After all it's the driver behind the wheel, not the CC regardless of what all the gauges say in the pit box. CC can't "feel" the car like a driver.

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