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Jul 11
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2014 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 301 First Practice Session Speeds

Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Getty Images Jimmie Johnson, with a lap speed of 135.313mph, was the quickest early Friday afternoon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's Camping World RV Sales 301. Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Kyle Larson, was second quickest with a lap speed of 135.212mph, and they were followed by Jeff Gordon (135.164mph) who was third, while Jamie McMurray and Kevin Harvick (with the identical lap speed of 135.131mph) were fourth and fifth quickest respectively. Rounding out the top-ten quickest drivers in the session were Clint Bowyer (134.939mph) who was sixth, Brad Keselowski (134.782) seventh, Brian Vickers (134.758) eighth, Kasey Kahne (134.734) ninth and Kyle Busch (134.696) was tenth. The teams will return later ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 301 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson

NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with media and discussed racing at New Hampshire, testing for future Chase races, the upcoming off-weekend, the newly-formed RTA, and more.  YOU HAVE THREE WINS HERE AT NEW HAMPSHIRE. TELL US ABOUT HOW ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson

The helmet of Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, is seen in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on May 31, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S PATRIOTIC CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed his teammate Dale Earnhardt, Jr., plate racing at Daytona and how it compares with Talladega, and more. Full Transcript: YOU ARE A THREE-TIME WINNER THIS SEASON. TALK ABOUT ... FULL STORY »

Friday Notebook: Kentucky possible gateway to Chase; Plus Jimmie Johnson; Brendan Gaughan

Quaker State 400 Presented by Advance Auto Parts Kentucky possible gateway to Chase: The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will host just their fourth race at Kentucky Speedway Saturday night. In the previous three races, the Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts has produced three different race winners, ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Quaker State 400 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson

U.S. President Barack Obama (C) poses for a picture with the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson (5thR), team owner Rick Hendrick (3rd L), crew chief Chad Knaus (4th L), during an event in the East Room of the White House on June 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. Johnson was honored for winning his 6th Sprint Cup championship. - Photo Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed visiting the White House last week, how his season is progressing, the rough track at Kentucky, his teammates, and more. Full Transcript:  TALK ABOUT BEING AT THE WHITE HOUSE ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson

2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Sonoma Raceway and discussed his recent trip to his hometown of El Cajon, California, his assessment of what qualifying will be like tomorrow and many other topics.  Full ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon is Hendrick’s best shot at tying record

2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images If Hendrick Motorsports wishes to extend its three-driver, five-race winning streak, Jeff Gordon needs to be Jeff Gordon. The undisputed King of the Road Course has nine career wins on road courses, a robust record considering the NASCAR Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »



Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 15, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson gets third win of the season at Michigan
Posted 06.15.14
BROOKLYN, Mich. - At long last, Jimmie Johnson knows what it feels like to visit victory lane at Michigan International Speedway. The six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup series champion took the lead for good on Lap 191 after a cycle of pit stops and cruised to the checkered flag at Sunday’s Quicken ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 15, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 06.15.14
For the third time (in 4-weeks) this season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) the 2013 defending champion, Jimmie Johnson, finds himself in victory lane; as well as, second in the point standings after winning Sunday's Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Along with today's victory being Johnson's third win of the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's/Kobalt) in car at Michigan - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 06.14.14
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams were up early Saturday morning in the "Irish Hills" of Michigan, as they had their second Quicken Loans 400 practice session at Michigan International Speedway. And, with a lap speed of 202.054 m.p.h., it was the series defending champion, Jimmie Johnson, putting up ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Jimmie Johnson (Kobalt Tools) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR
2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson
Posted 06.06.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S/KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed various aspects and challenges of racing at Pocono, upcoming Father’s Day, key safety issues of NSCS race cars, and more. YOU ARE COMING OFF TWO WINS, WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO THIS WEEK TO KEEP YOUR STREAK ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on June 1, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson Takes Chevy SS to Victory Lane and Earns Ninth Career Win at ‘Monster Mile’
Posted 06.01.14
Chevrolet Earns 35th Win at Dover, Continues to Leads All Manufactures DOVER, DE – June 1, 2014 – Chevrolet celebrated in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series Winner’s Circle at Dover International Speedway today for the 35th time in 89 races held at the 1-mile concrete track.  Jimmie Johnson piloted his No. 48 Lowe’s/KOBALT Tools ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS FedEx 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 06.01.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S/KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS – WINNER TAKE US THROUGH YOUR RUN TODAY: “It was an awesome race car.  The first run I wasn’t sure we were really going to have the normal Dover magic here.  Once the track ‘rubbered’ in our car came to life and it was ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on June 1, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
2014 NSCS FedEx 400 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 06.01.14
After a 4-lap dash to the finish, it was last week's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Coca-Cola 600 winner, Jimmie Johnson, going to victory lane in Sunday's NSCS FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway. Johnson, who dominated the race by leading the most laps - 272 out of 400, received his second win ...FULL STORY »
The helmet of Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, is seen in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on May 31, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images
2014 NSCS FedEx 400 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 05.31.14
Last week's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Coca-Cola 600 winner, Jimmie Johnson, put up the fastest lap in Saturday's final FedEx 400 practice session at Dover International Speedway - showing a speed  of 158.863 m.p.h, at the top of the speed chart. Tomorrow's pole-sitter, Brad Keseloski, was second fastest with a lap ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, sits in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on May 30, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson Leads Team Chevy in Qualifying at Dover
Posted 05.30.14
Five Chevrolet SS Race Cars to Start in Top 12  DOVER, DE – May 30, 2014 – Jimmie Johnson, who has won eight times in 24 starts at Dover International Speedway, qualified his No. 48 Lowe’s/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet SS in fourth place with a speed of 163.362 mph for Sunday’s FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism ...FULL STORY »


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