Jeff Gordon Tribute Funny Car John Force will be running this weekend at Carolina Nationals! ! #FunnyCar #Nhra

NHRA legend John Force is saying thanks to Jeff Gordon. The NHRA Funny Car champion will honor the NASCAR champion at the NHRA Carolina Nationals with a special paint scheme on his Chevrolet Camaro SS.

Jeff Gordon's 76th Cup win tied Dale Earnhardt Sr. for sixth on the all-time list. Gordon did a victory lap with a No. 3 flag in tribute to Earnhardt ( -- Photo by AP)

Junior calls Gordon's No. 3 flag tribute 'really classy' after tying Sr's 76 wins. if he's ok with it how can anyone be tripping about it?

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