[A crew member congratulates Jeff Gordon after qualifying on pole for today’s race at Talladega Supe

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[A crew member congratulates Jeff Gordon after qualifying on pole for today’s race at Talladega Superspeedway. Gordon’s Hendrick Motorsports team qualified in four of the top five starting positions, with teammate and fellow Chase for the Sprint Cup contender Dale Earnhardt Jr. coming in fifth. Photo credit: Getty Images]