Saturday, February 28, 2015

33 42 55 | Why Jeff Gordon Might Win Sunday, March 1 @ Atlanta Motor Speedway

Tomorrow will mark Jeff Gordon's 42nd time racing at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, on the 33rd Parallel North.  It should be noted that Jeff Gordon achieved his 42nd career win at this same track.  Also, last week, Gordon finished 33rd after leading for a record 87 laps on the day.  Last Sunday was also the 87th Academy Awards.

Jeff Gordon is looking for his fifth major win.
  • Jeff = 1+5+6+6 = 18
  • Gordon = 7+6+9+4+6+5 = 37
  • Jeff Gordon = 55
Let us decode the track and event.
  • Atlanta = 1+2+3+1+5+2+1 = 15
  • Motor = 4+6+2+6+9 = 27
  • Speedway = 1+7+5+5+4+5+1+7 = 35
  • Atlanta Motor Speedway = 77
  • Folds = 6+6+3+4+1 = 20
  • of = 6+6 = 12
  • Honor = 8+6+5+6+9 = 34
  • Folds of Honor = 66
  • QuickTrip = 8+3+9+3+2+2+9+9+7 = 52
  • Folds of Honor QuickTrip = 118
  • **Folds of Honor QuickTrip 500 = 123
That said, Gordon once barely lost on his 42nd birthday in his 42nd race at Pocono.
  • Pocono = 7+6+3+6+5+6 = 33