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Apr 17
Friday

No Thoughts Of A Seventh Title For Jimmie Johnson – Yet

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, stands on top of a hauler prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Through the first seven races of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, Jimmie Johnson has two victories. By definition, he’s locked into the Chase as long as he finishes in the top 30 in points after race No. 26. Furthermore, Johnson’s No. 48 Chevrolet has shown enough speed in the first seven races—particularly on the intermediate speedways—to convince anyone who’s paying attention that he’s a likely contender for what would be his record-tying seventh championship. But Johnson isn’t thinking about joining Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt on the top line of the NASCAR record book. In his view, the elimination format of the Chase precludes it. “I don’t think, with this format, that you can (think about the title) until five to ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Food City 500 Q&A with Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, stands on top of a hauler prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Bristol Motor Speedway and discussed the addition of the SAFER Barriers and how it has affected the track, his history of racing success at Bristol, the ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 6th in standings 7 starts 2 wins 0 pole positions 3 top-five finishes 4 top-10 finishes 304 laps led Career 478 starts 72 wins 33 pole positions 196 top-five finishes 296 top-10 finishes 17,455 laps led Bristol ... FULL STORY »

Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview

Hendrick Motorsports Logo HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT BRISTOL: In 62 Cup events at Bristol, Hendrick Motorsports has 10 wins, 11 pole positions, 49 top-five finishes and 90 top-10s. Gordon is tied for first among active drivers with five wins at the track, while Kahne ... FULL STORY »

Texas tussle of champions: Jimmie Johnson outduels Kevin Harvick to win Duck Commander 500

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Pro Services Chevrolet, celebrates with pistols, presented by Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage, left, in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 11, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images FORT WORTH, Texas— Jimmie Johnson continued his recent domination of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday night, rallying after a late pit stop for a victory in the 19th annual Duck Commander 500. Johnson, the six-time NSCS ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson Continues Dominance at Texas

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Pro Services Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 11, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images Chevrolet SS Finishes 1-2-3 WORTH, Texas – April 11, 2015 –Jimmie Johnson added to his impressive resume at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) by winning the Duck Commander 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup race in his No. 48 Lowe’s Pro Service Chevrolet SS ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Results & Point Standings

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Pro Services Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 11, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images Jimmie Johnson dominated the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Duck Commander 500 Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS), as Johnson held off the current series points leader, Kevin Harvick - by 1.107 seconds - for the victory. Johnson, who led ... FULL STORY »



2015 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's Pro Services) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.07.15
No. 48 Lowe's ProServices Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina​ 2015 Season 10th in standings 6 starts 1 win 0 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 3 top-10 finishes 176 laps led Career 477 starts 71 wins 33 pole positions 195 top-five finishes 295 top-10 finishes 17,327 laps led Texas Career  23 starts 4 wins 1 pole position 11 top-five finishes 17 top-10 finishes 889 ...FULL STORY »
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Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.07.15
HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT TEXAS: In 28 Cup events at Texas, Hendrick Motorsports has six wins, six pole positions, 28 top-five finishes and 49 top-10s. Johnson most recently went to Victory Lane for the organization in November 2014 after starting third. He ranks tied for first among drivers all-time with four ...FULL STORY »
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Short Strokes
Posted 03.28.15
Martinsville ace Denny Hamlin paced Saturday’s first practice session with a lap at 97.113 mph, and defending STP 500 winner Kurt Busch topped Happy Hour at 97.098 mph… Eight-time Martinsville winner Jimmie Johnson slowed during the first practice, thinking he might have lost a cylinder. But the crew diagnosed and fixed ...FULL STORY »
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Hendrick Motorsports Primed For Paperclip Win
Posted 03.26.15
Heading into the eighth race of its debut 1984 season at Martinsville Speedway, Rick Hendrick was ready to shut down his fledgling All Star Racing team the next Monday. Plans changed following the race, however. Geoffrey Bodine piloted Hendrick’s No. 5 Chevrolet to Victory Lane, earning the organization sponsorship from Levi ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS STP 500 Race Preview
Posted 03.24.15
No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 7th in standings 5 starts 1 win 0 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 3 top-10 finishes 176 laps led Career 476 starts 71 wins 33 pole positions 195 top-five finishes 295 top-10 finishes 17,327 laps led Martinsville Career  26 starts 8 wins 3 pole positions 18 top-five finishes 22 top-10 finishes 2,746 laps ...FULL STORY »
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Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS STP 500 Race Preview
Posted 03.24.15
HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT MARTINSVILLE: Hendrick Motorsports has recorded its most wins, top-five finishes and top-10s at Martinsville. The organization has 22 victories there, with Earnhardt most recently reaching Victory Lane for the first time at the short track last season, with Gordon just behind him in second. The organization now ...FULL STORY »
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Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.17.15
HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT FONTANA: In 25 Cup events at Fontana, Hendrick Motorsports has nine wins, five pole positions, 31 top-five finishes and 44 top-10s. A victory this weekend would make Fontana the 11th track where Hendrick Motorsports has 10 or more wins. Johnson leads all drivers in wins, top-fives and ...FULL STORY »
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Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.17.15
No. 48 Lowe's ProServices Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 7th in standings 4 starts 1 win 0 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 2 top-10 finishes 176 laps led Career 475 starts 71 wins 33 pole positions 195 top-five finishes 294 top-10 finishes 17,327 laps led Fontana Career  20 starts 5 wins 1 pole position 12 top-five finishes 14 top-10 finishes 955 ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson Jogs A Lap Around Martinsville Speedway With Students
Jimmie Johnson Jogs A Lap Around Martinsville Speedway With Students
Posted 03.11.15
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 11, 2015) – Jimmie Johnson has an amazing track record at Martinsville Speedway … eight Sprint Cup wins, enough wins to be the favorite every time NASCAR’s big boys roll into town. But Wednesday Johnson was pushed to the limit at the historic half-mile oval … by a ...FULL STORY »


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