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1992: Jeff Gordon takes command after Mark Martin retires with battery failure to win the All Pro 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, marking his third NASCAR Nationwide Series victory. Gordon, who started from the pole, led 90 of the 200 laps in a Baby Ruth-sponsored Ford owned by Bill Davis. Michael Waltrip finished second while brothers Bobby and Terry Labonte came home third and fourth, respectively.

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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 Examiner.com 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.