Jeff Gordon is a big-picture kind of driver. So while he was thrilled to return to Victory Lane in winning Sunday's 5-Hour Energy 500 at Pocono Raceway, his thoughts were also on the larger impact of the race.

Gordon's victory is the 84th Cup win of his career, which ties him for third with Bobby Allison and Darrell Waltrip on the all-time list, and his fifth win at Pocono. It was his 89th victory overall in NASCAR national series competition.

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