Controversial Icon Robby Gordon Speculated to Make NASCAR Return, Claims Close Confidant

Published 12/29/2023, 3:03 AM EST

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Amidst the high-stakes maneuvers of NASCAR’s silly season, the 2024 schedule just became more interesting with Robby Gordon rumors making ripple effects in NASCAR nation. With 2023 drawing to a close, the recent updates have the community on the edge of their seats in the wake of Gordon’s close associate’s recent revelation.

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A die-hard NASCAR fan dropped the major news, sharing a snap of Gordon’s former ally, who worked with him from 2008-2016. In his brief tweet, the fan uncovered the deep possibilities as Gordon’s former mechanics gave out the “fun fact” about the veteran’s possible NASCAR return.

Robby Gordon’s possible NASCAR entry enthralls the community

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For the newbie fans out there, Robby Gordon might be a new name, but for ardent fans of the sport, Gordon is the embodiment of perseverance and resilience. Much like the great Tony Stewart, Gordon also is a man of many talents and his auto racing career is one of many episodes. Over the years, he has competed in a plethora of motorsports promotions including  NASCAR, CART, the IndyCar Series, the Trans-Am Series, IMSA, IROC, and the infamous Dakar Rally.

While his NASCAR career including his 19 seasons in the Cup Series did not materialize the way many anticipated or the driver expected, his success in rally stages and off-road courses have earned him quite a solid reputation on the world stage as he became the first American to win a stage in Dakar Rally in their car division back in 2005.

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Though he only has 3 wins coming off of 396 starts in the Cup Series with his last win coming at Watkins Glen road course back in 2003, his NASCAR return is certain to catch some eyeballs, especially if the 54-year-old makes his comeback in a road course. Currently, the excitement is amped up high as Gordon’s former mechanic dropped a major bombshell about the driver’s return with his recent revelation – “So you want a fun fact that make his fans smile and so on…. Robby isn’t done with Nascar or Indycar as well lol recent talk with him. Few weeks ago. Tho if he returned it would be for Indy 500 and for road courses in NASCAR top series.”

The driver’s confidant shared even more details about the driver’s future racing aspirations!

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“Feels like he can win in NASCAR” – Insider shares more details about Gordon’s possible NASCAR return

Even though Gordon is pretty much focused on his promotion, the Super Truck Series, the veteran is confident that even at this age, he still has it in him to win in NASCAR. According to the shared screenshot, the former mechanic mentioned the 54-year-old’s plans to arrange the necessary funds for his grand return.

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The scoop read, “Robby at 54 years old still feels like he can win in NASCAR and so on. He feels like his brands will bring him and his son the funds to run competitively and so on. So might see Robby returning to the big races on tv soon and. then see Max there. I do know Robby has been researching what it cost to build (buy and slap together )a current cup car and Indy car again….sooo full circle might come.”

However, it doesn’t stop there as the former associate also shared the veteran’s thought process and his intentions to enter the fast lanes of stock car racing. “He is waiting for his speed UTV brand and other brands to get off the ground comfortably. Then he plans to use his Motorsports brands to help fund his son Max’s racing career and help Robby run what he calls ‘Fun events’.

The tweet garnered enough interest from fans. So, it is safe to say that Robby Gordon’s return will be welcomed with open arms.

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What do you guys think? Is the veteran actually looking for a major comeback? Will he be able to create some magic on the track? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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