NASCAR & Auto Racing

Gordon knows highs and lows at Richmond

Jeff Gordon went into Saturday night’s race at Richmond with 14 top-fives and 20 top-10s, both the best in the 25 races this season.

But the series points leader for most of the season also headed into Richmond with three straight finishes outside the top 10 – 27th at Michigan, 19th at Bristol and 16th at Fontana.