Jeff Gordon (24) races side-by-side with Sam Hornish Jr., (22) during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa. Gordon won the rain-shortened race. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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Jeff Gordon (24) races side-by-side with Sam Hornish Jr., (22) during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa. Gordon won the rain-shortened race. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)