Could this be Jeff Gordon’s final season?

Jeff Gordon is currently 16th in the standings. (Getty Images)
Jeff Gordon is currently 16th in the standings. (Getty Images)

Two weeks ago Jeff Gordon had a highlight of his season winning his first win of the season at Pocono.  The victory, his first since Atlanta in September of last year, gave Gordon and his Hendrick Motorsports crew a much need morale boost and gave Gordon fans hope for the future.

Since that win however, Gordon has continued to suffer from the same problems that have seemingly plagued the team all year.  The following week at Watkins Glen Gordon, who leads all drivers in road course wins, spun out on the final lap and finished 21st.  He lost the two spots he had gained in the points and left 15th in the standings.

Sunday at Michigan the downward trend continued for Gordon and his frustration was evident and very vocal. MORE>>>

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Greg is a published award winning sportswriter who spent 23 years combined active and active reserve military service, much of that in and around the Special Operations community. Greg is the author of "The Nuts and Bolts of NASCAR: The Definitive Viewers' Guide to Big-Time Stock Car Auto Racing" and has been published in major publications across the country including the Los Angeles Times, the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was also a contributor to Chicken Soup for the NASCAR Soul, published in 2010, and the Christmas edition in 2016. He wrote as the NASCAR, Formula 1, Auto Reviews and National Veterans Affairs Examiner for and has appeared on Fox News. He holds a BS degree in communications, a Masters degree in psychology and is currently a PhD candidate majoring in psychology. He is currently the weekend Motorsports Editor for Autoweek.