Could 2014 be Jeff Gordon’s last year?

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 13: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Gordon speaks to the media during the 2014 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 13, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 13: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Gordon speaks to the media during the 2014 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 13, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
DAYTONA BEACH, FL – FEBRUARY 13: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Gordon speaks to the media during the 2014 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 13, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season could be the last for four time champion Jeff Gordon. That Is if he wins a fifth title this year.

Gordon, a future Hall of Famer, has 74 career wins stretching back to 1993 his first full season in the NASCAR Cup series.  Since then he has accumulated wins, titles and fans.  But Gordon admitted Thursday during the annual Daytona 500 media day that should he win another title 2014 could be his last season.

“I’ve put in, you know, 20 plus great years,” Gordon said.  “I do this now because I love it, because I like being competitive, and because I want another championship.  I want to get a Sprint Cup championship.” MORE>>>

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