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Byline: Mark Emmons
SONOMA, Calif. _ The trouble with road courses, Jeff Gordon was saying Friday, is that it's so easy for a driver to make a small mistake that can result in a big wreck.
Maybe that's the case for every other mere mortal who climbs behind the wheel of a stock car at Sears Point Raceway, but not Gordon.
To the surprise of absolutely no one, Gordon _ NASCAR's reigning king of the road _ once again demonstrated his dominance of the 10-turn Sears Point course during qualifying Friday. He negotiated the reconfigured, 1.99-mile circuit with a fastest lap of 76.648 seconds to win the pole for the Dodge/Save Mart 350 …