Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Jeff Gordon Reveals He Tested Positive for COVID-19 During Off-Week, Preparing for Saturday’s Cup Race at Martinsville


CHARLOTTE, NC – MAY 23: Jeff Gordon is announced as a 2019 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee during the NACAR Hall of Fame Voting Day at NASCAR Hall of Fame on May 23, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Four-time NASCAR Cup Serie Champion and FOX Sports Analyst, Jeff Gordon, revealed on Thursday Morning that he has tested positive for COVID-19 over the off-weekend for the NASCAR Cup Series.

“I tested positive for COVID last week, so I’ve been in quarantine” Gordon told SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. “but the good news is that it was smooth and I had minimal symptoms and I’m good to go for Martinsville this weekend.”

In speaking with Danielle Trotta and Larry MacReynolds, Gordon mentioned that he was the only one of the four members of his immediate family to test positive, despite receiving his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine about seven days before getting tested.

In the above clip, Gordon mentions that he is preparing to return to the FOX Sports booth for Saturday Night’s NASCAR Cup Series event at Martinsville Speedway.


Joseph Srigley
Joseph Srigley
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