(INDIANAPOLIS) — Jeff Gordon won the inaugural Brickyard 400 in his rookie year and took home his fifth on Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The 43-year-old has competed in all 21 Brickyard 400s in his career and passed Kasey Kahne at lap 144 during a restart to grab the lead for good.
“Never know when your next win is going to come,” Gordon said.
“We’ve been close a couple times, to getting number five,” Gordon continued. “Everytime I come here to Indianapolis, I feel like we have a shot at winning.
Kyle Busch finished second and was followed by Denny Hamlin.
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