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Fifth straight DNF at Lowe's doesn't faze Gordon

Points leader Jeff Gordon hit his first speed bump of the season, getting knocked out of the Coca-Cola 600 early after a spectacular three-car wreck.

Updated: May 28, 2007, 12:42 AM ET
By Joe Breeze | ESPN.com

CONCORD, N.C. -- Jeff Gordon's charmed season just took a turn.

Blame "The Beast in the Southeast," otherwise known as Lowe's Motor Speedway, where the Nextel Cup points leader failed to finish a race for the fifth consecutive time.

And it wasn't pretty.

Gordon was just 61 laps into the Coca-Cola 600 when his luck changed just past the start-finish line. Tony Raines' car clipped Gordon into the grass, and the No. 24 Chevy slid sideways across the track before getting ...

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