Ella Gordon Has a Need for Speed

11/17/2008 at 05:30 PM ET

Vroom! Seventeen-month-old Ella Sofia Gordon points to racer dad Jeff Gordon and his #24 Dupont Chevrolet while hanging out in the pit with mom Ingrid Vandebosch on Sunday. The pair were at the Sprint Cup Series Championship at the Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida for the weekend.


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Mary on

WOW!! She is SSOOO cutee!!

Jennifer on

She is precious! Probably one of the sweetest moments with her was during last week’s opening ceremony. During the National Anthem, the camera panned to Jeff and Ingrid. Jeff was holding Ella and they both had their hands over their hearts so Ella “copied” them and put her hand over her own heart too. Adorable!! Then the planes must have caught her attention, b/c she darted her eyes up to the sky and was pointing. Jeff and Ingrid were trying so hard to not laugh. They are such an adorable family.

JrFan on

She is beautiful!

Paige on

She is too darn cute. I really hope they have another cutie within the next year.

Tiffany and Stephanie Chamberlin on

She is a beautiful baby and we love watching for the camera to pan on her at the races. What a joy she must be to Jeff and Ingrid!

Max'sMom on

Is it just me but I would have never guessed it was her. She seems to have changed so much & her hair has gotten so blond. She reminds me of James Broderick on this pic.

gordonfan on

She is so beautiful but look at her mom and dad.She gets it from them.Would love to see more of them before the race.Seems they show everyone but them!!!

Kathy Edison on

Not only did Ella have her little hand over her heart durning the National Anthem at the race, this week durning the prayer Jeff was showing Ella that she had to be quite by placing his finger over her lips. What great training for a little one. Adults could learn from the Gordon family.

Deborah Ray on

Ella is such a cutie pie Jeff and Ingrid better watch out Ella when she gets a little older she well have the raceing fever and want to get behind the racecar wheel!

lynnea owings on

The GORDON family is fun to cheer for all year long JEFF is a super driver.

lynnea owings on

The GORDON family is fun to cheer for all year long JEFF is a super driver.

roadrebel24 on

Ella is so cute,I think she will be her daddy’s little girl.He is so happy.I hope Ingrid and Jeff have one more.They are such a lovely family.Ella is a precious little girl. Jeff Gordon fan 4-ever,Donna Mahan

Shirley Bimbo on

She is doll
looks like daddy

K Lender on

I Think they are the nicest looking family glad Jeff is teaching Ella respect at a very early age. Thah’s the time to teach them when their minds are like little sponges.

Ammie-24fan in KY on

Ella is sooo cute. Her pics on Jeffgordon.com are so precious, especially the ones from her 1st birthday! I hope Jeff and Ingrid try again for a boy!

Patty L. Wilson on

Ella is a doll baby, Ingrid and Jeff I know is very proud of her. I hope she tags right behind her Daddy at racing.

Ramona Lyckowski on

I love both Jeff and Ingrid!
Ella is such a joy! I love seeing her when the Nascar ceromony is start. They make such a perfect family. Enjoy the off season Jeff and see you in 2009! Have a great holiday season too.

Angie Sapp on

Ella looks just like her daddy, cute as ever.

Patricia Payne on

I have been a Jeff Gordon fan since my previous favorite, Richard Petty, retired in 1992 and I have never regretted it. Win or lose, Jeff is a true champion and a remarkable young man. I consider him and his family like a member of my own. In fact, as a grandma to 16 beautiful children, I thinkr little Ella Sofia is just as beautiful and precious as any one of them. Jeff,Ingrid and their daughter radiate not only their outside beauty but their beauty from within. May God Bless them always.

belinda merrill on

I have been a Jeff Gordan fan since he started. Davey Allison was my fravorite but he was killed when Jeff came in. Sophia is so cute. She looks just like dad. They are a great family. I can’t wait to see them next year. I hope they have a great holiday season. See you next year.

Jeanie Herring on

I have said that Ella looks like her Daddy since she was born. What a beauty she is and if her Mommy and Daddy continue as they are, she will always remember to be quiet and to put her hand over her heart.
Yes, what beautiful people and I have been a fan for a long, long time.

Sue on

Not only was Ella adorable at the race with her hand over her heart at an earlier race, Ingrid was holding her and she copied Mom and Dad bowing her head during the invocation. She raised her eyes slightly to look at Jeff and then quicky looked back down again. She is so adorable! I wish they’d show her a lot more during the pre-race. She just loves sitting in Daddy’s car, too!!