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Mar 21
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2014 NSCS Auto Club 400 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson

NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S “SPRING IS CALLING” CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Auto Club Speedway and discussed not having a victory thus far in the season,  racing at his home track and many other topics. EARLY IN THE SEASON, BUT YOU STILL DON’T HAVE A WIN.  FIVE WINS AT AUTO CLUB SPEEDWAY TALK ABOUT GOING FOR THE WIN THIS WEEKEND AND HOPEFULLY GETTING THAT SPOT IN THE CHASE: “Yeah this is a good track for us.  It would be great to get the win and get ourselves locked in to the Chase.  But I think we are in a good spot, we’ve been very competitive.  We have had a shot to win a couple of races.  Bristol ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Food City 500 Q&A with Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr

2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr (National Guard) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images DALE EARNHARDT JR, NO. 88 NATIONAL GUARD CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Bristol Motor Speedway and discussed racing at Bristol, payback, celebrating his Daytona 500 victory and much more. COMING TO BRISTOL, FIRST SHORT TRACK ON THE ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Food City 500 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson

2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Kobalt Tools) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Bristol Motor Speedway and discussed his outlook for this weekend’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway, the changes in the qualifying procedure, not having a win ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson

NSCS Jimmie Johnson (Kobalt Tools) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and discussed memories of racing in the Las Vegas, Nevada area, the added adjustability in the cars with the new rules ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson primed for the bright lights of Las Vegas

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowes Chevrolet, speaks with the media during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at Charlotte Convention Center on January 28, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images By the end of Sunday's KOBALT 400 (3:00 p.m. ET on FOX) at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, don't be surprised if a familiar face is front-and-center. That would be Jimmie Johnson. When NASCAR revamped the criteria to qualify for the Chase for ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Q&A with Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr

2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images DALE EARNHARDT JR., NO. 88 MOUNTAIN DEW KICKSTART CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and discussed his confidence level, testing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, ‘Throw Back Thursday’ and many other topics.  HOW HAS YOUR ... FULL STORY »

Dale Earnhardt Jr. maintains momentum with second-place run at Phoenix

2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images AVONDALE, Ariz. – As a predictor of things to come, the Daytona 500 is about as accurate as a chimp picking stocks by throwing darts at a copy of the Wall Street Journal. How many times have you heard it? ... FULL STORY »



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Kevin Harvick Leads Chevrolet 1-2 Finish at Phoenix
Posted 03.02.14
Stewart-Haas driver dominates for Team Chevy’s seventh win in last 11 PIR races; Earnhardt Jr. second to  retain championship lead  AVONDALE, Ariz. (March 2, 2014) – Kevin Harvick in the No. 4 Jimmy John’s Chevrolet SS turned in a dominating performance today leading 224 of the 312 laps to win The Profit ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.28.14
Last week's 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Daytona 500 winners, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., and team, brought their momentum to Phoenix International Raceway Friday afternoon. Earnhardt, with a lap speed of 138.723 m.p.h, posted the fastest lap during the first NSCS 'The Profit on CNBC 500' practice session. Joey Logano was ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (Pepsi Max) - Photo Credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images
2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Q&A with Driver Jeff Gordon
Posted 02.28.14
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 PEPSI MAX CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Phoenix International Raceway, and discussed the new Pepsi Max video, new qualifying format and other topics. WHAT CAN YOU SAY ABOUT THE NEW TEST DRIVE VIDEO THAT PEPSI RELEASED? “It’s been a fun week coming off the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Q&A with Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Posted 02.28.14
DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO. 88 NATIONAL GUARD CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Phoenix International Raceway and discussed his whirlwind week following his Daytona 500 victory, his thoughts on the new qualifying format, what he has learned about being on Twitter and many other topics.  GIVE US A ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson
Posted 02.28.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, DRIVER OF THE NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with media today at Phoenix International Raceway to discuss being back at PIR, differences in setup from last year’s race here, his influence on Dale Earnhardt Jr., and more. TALK ABOUT BEING BACK AT PHOENIX CONSIDERING YOUR SUCCESS HERE. JIMMIE JOHNSON: It’s always ...FULL STORY »
Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Desire to win never faded for Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Posted 02.25.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. hopes his electrifying victory in Sunday night's Daytona 500 will finally put questions about his desire to rest. "I think people have underestimated how much I care about performance and how much winning mattered to me," Earnhardt said Tuesday, on a conference call ...FULL STORY »
Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane with the the Harley J. Earl trophy after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Dale Earnhardt was determined to seize the moment in Daytona 500
Posted 02.24.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- In one crucially important respect, this was a different Dale Earnhardt Jr. In another respect, this was the same Dale Earnhardt Jr. we have known since his childhood. The "different" Dale Jr. was the one who raced in Sunday night's marathon Daytona 500, talking control of the ...FULL STORY »
(L-R) Crew chief Steve Letarte, Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, and team owner Rick Hendrick celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Earnhardt Jr. Wins Second Career Daytona 500
Posted 02.24.14
10 Years After His First 500 Victory, No. 88 Driver Outlasts Competition in Thrilling Finish              DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A decade after his first DAYTONA 500 victory, Dale Earnhardt Jr. returned to Gatorade Victory Lane in a thrilling finish to the 56th annual DAYTONA 500 on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. After being ...FULL STORY »
Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane with the the Harley J. Earl trophy after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Dale Earnhardt Jr. holds off Denny Hamlin for second Daytona 500 win
Posted 02.24.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.— In a race that started in broad daylight and ended 42 minutes before midnight, and with a swatch of tape covering part of his grille, Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the rain-interrupted 56th running of the Daytona 500 Sunday night at Daytona International Speedway. Earnhardt was a car-length ahead ...FULL STORY »


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