Jeff Gordon will be speaker at Knox Boys & Girls Club fundraiser

10:26 PM, Feb 15, 2013   |    comments
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NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon is coming to Knoxville this summer.

Gordon will be the speaker at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley's annual Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

The event is scheduled for Thursday, July 11 at the Knoxville Convention Center.  Tickets are $150 and can be purchased at www.gkshof.org.

Each year, 10 individuals with ties to the Greater Knoxville region are inducted into the Hall of Fame for their achievements in athletics. The Hall of Fame inductees will be announced at a later date.

Gordon is a four-time NASCAR Cup champion with 87 career wins, making him third on the all-time win list. He has three Daytona 500 wins, four Brickyard 400 wins, along with numerous other victories.

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