Jeff Gordon’s Baby Ruth car sold at Barrett Jackson

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The Ford Thunderbird that Jeff Gordon won his first NASCAR races with back in 1992 is officially off the market.

The Baby Ruth sponsored No. 1 car, driven in 1992 by Gordon for Bill Davis, sold at the Barrett Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona this weekend with a winning bid of $110,000.

The car was recently restored under the supervision of former crew chief Ray Evernham. The $110,000 is a small amount compared to the $1.2 millon Rick Hendrick paid for the first 2017 Acura NSX.

The person that bought the Thunderbird now owns the vehicle that Gordon won three races in 1992 in what was then the Busch Series. At the end of 1992, Gordon made his Sprint Cup debut driving the No. 24 DuPont Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports.