Jeff Gordon wins at Michigan!
Michigan started with an early race caution as Kyle Busch hit the wall. He continued to struggle as the No. 18 team heads into the Chase.
A wreck also occurred early as Danica Patrick got into the No. 14 car, which was being driven by Jeff Burton, and collected several cars behind her.
After the two early cautions, Michigan stayed green for the rest of the first 100 laps. Jeff Gordon and Joey Logano controlled the race lead through the first half of the race and were the two fastest cars on the track.
By Lap 100, another caution had come out, as Kyle Larson hit the wall hard and his car started to go on fire. Larson safely exited the No. 42, and when the race went back to green, Jeff Gordon was the leader.
After the restart though, Gordon slid back as Logano took off and grabbed first place once again.
Logano was able to hold onto the lead until green-flag pit stops started. Gordon went to pit road a lap before Logano, and when Logano finally did go in to pit, he couldn't get up to speed to pass Gordon on his way out.
With 40 laps to go, Gordon was out in front and it looked like no one would be able to catch him.
Both drivers came in to make the final stops of the day, but this time it was reversed as Logano went in a lap before Gordon and held the lead once the No. 24 came out of the pits.
A caution put Logano back in first, and as the race went back to green, Logano cleared Gordon for the lead.
Another caution came out quickly as Brian Vickers spun on the track, but instead of Gordon and Logano battling for the lead, it was Logano against Kurt Busch.
Busch tried his best to stop Logano but hit the wall as the No. 22 made the pass. That caused another caution as the No. 41 car blew a tire.
On the next restart, it was Gordon vs. Logano once again, but this time the No. 24 car would get the better of the No. 22.
Once Gordon was out in front, he was gone.
Gordon has now won three races and continues to add to the domination of Hendrick Motorsports. As the Chase moves even closer, the No. 24 team is ready to fight for the championship.
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