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Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Windows 10 400 Race Preview

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images No. 48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 4th in standings 20 starts 4 wins 0 pole positions 10 top-five finishes 13 top-10 finishes 467 laps led Career 491 starts 74 wins 33 pole positions 203 top-five finishes 305 top-10 finishes 17,618 laps led Track Career  27 starts 3 wins 3 pole positions 11 top-five finishes 18 top-10 finishes 738 laps led BACK-TO-BACK IN BLACK: For the fourth time this season, Jimmie Johnson will pilot a flat-black and white No. 48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet SS. The paint scheme appeared last weekend at Indianapolis and earlier this season at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Michigan International Speedway. It will next see action at Martinsville Speedway on Nov. 1. HOMETOWN CONNECTIONS: Four members of the No. 48 team have connections to Pennsylvania. Engine tuner ... FULL STORY »

Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS Windows 10 400 Race Preview

Hendrick Motorsports POCONO RACEWAY (2.5-MILE TRIANGLE) LOCATION: LONG POND, PENNSYLVANIA EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 21 OF 36) TUNE IN: 1:30 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, AUG. 2 (NBCSN/MRN/SIRIUSXM) STREAKY TRIANGLE: Hendrick Motorsports has fielded a winner in at least one Sprint Cup race at Pocono in ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson Brushes Off Contract Extension Worries

2015 NSCS Driver, Jimmie Johnson (Kobalt) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson brushed off any worries about a contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports at the end of his current contract, which expires at the end of the 2015 season. Johnson isn’t ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Q&A with Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Kobalt Tools Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and discussed what it means to win at the Brickyard, his contract extension, the new aerodynamics package and many other topics. DO YOU ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview

NASCAR Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's/Kobalt) in car - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images No. 48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina​ 2015 Season 4th in standings 19 starts 4 wins 0 pole positions 10 top-five finishes 13 top-10 finishes 467 laps led Career 490 starts 74 wins 33 pole positions 203 top-five finishes 305 top-10 finishes 17,618 laps ... FULL STORY »

Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview

Hendrick Motorsports Logo INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY (2.5-MILE OVAL) LOCATION: SPEEDWAY, INDIANA EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 20 OF 36) TUNE IN: 3:30 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JULY 26 (NBCSN/IMS/SIRIUSXM) HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT INDIANAPOLIS: Hendrick Motorsports has won nine of the 21 Sprint Cup races at Indianapolis Motor ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson and his Crew Chief Chad Knaus - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/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 2nd in standings 14 starts 4 wins 0 pole positions 10 top-five finishes 13 top-10 finishes 467 laps led Career 489 starts 74 wins 33 pole positions 203 top-five finishes 305 top-10 finishes 17,618 laps led Track ... FULL STORY »



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Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Race Preview
Posted 07.14.15
NEW HAMPSHIRE MOTOR SPEEDWAY (1.058-MILE OVAL) LOCATION: LOUDON, NEW HAMPSHIRE EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 19 OF 36) TUNE IN: 1:30 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JULY 19 (NBCSN/PRN/SIRIUSXM) HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT NEW HAMPSHIRE: Hendrick Motorsports has nine wins, six pole positions, 41 top-five finishes, 67 top-10s and 2,524 laps led at New Hampshire. The ...FULL STORY »
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Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.30.15
DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY (2.5-MILE SUPERSPEEDWAY) LOCATION: DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 17 OF 36) TUNE IN: 7:45 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JULY 5 (NBC / MRN / SIRIUSXM) Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe's Patriotic Chevrolet SS ​ 2015 Season 4th in standings 16 starts 4 wins 0 pole positions 9 top-five finishes 11 top-10 finishes 432 laps led Career 487 starts 74 wins 33 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Jimmie Johnson (Team Lowe's Patriotic) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Late Caution Spoils Jimmie Johnson’s Strategy
Posted 06.29.15
Jimmie Johnson was 11 green-flag laps away from winning for the second time at Sonoma Raceway, but a late caution foiled the efforts of the No. 48 team. When the left rear wheel assembly separated from Casey Mears’ Chevrolet and caromed across the infield into a chain-link fence, the resulting yellow ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Jimmie Johnson, On Track in the No. 48 Lowe's Pro Services Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Race Preview
Posted 06.23.15
No. 48 Lowe's ProServices Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 5th in standings 15 starts 4 wins 0 pole positions 9 top-five finishes 10 top-10 finishes 387 laps led Career 486 starts 74 wins 33 pole positions 202 top-five finishes 302 top-10 finishes 17,538 laps led Sonoma Career  13 starts 1 win 0 pole positions 4 top-five finishes 8 top-10 finishes 86 ...FULL STORY »
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Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Race Preview
Posted 06.23.15
SONOMA RACEWAY (1.99-MILE ROAD COURSE) LOCATION: SONOMA, CALIFORNIA EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 16 OF 36) TUNE IN: 3 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JUNE 28 (FS1/PRN/SIRIUSXM) HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT SONOMA: In 26 races at Sonoma, Hendrick Motorsports leads the competition with six victories, nine pole positions, 30 top-five finishes, 46 top-10s and 593 laps ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Champion and El Cajon Native Jimmie Johnson to Visit Volunteers and Families During Home Builders Blitz
Posted 06.15.15
Habitat for Humanity Partners with Local Builders, the Jimmie Johnson Foundation and Lowe’s  to Construct Four Homes in Five Days during Home Builders Blitz EL CAJON, CA – From June 22 through June 26, 2015, San Diego Habitat for Humanity, in partnership with local homebuilders, the Jimmie Johnson Foundation, and Lowe’s, ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's/Kobalt) in car - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.09.15
No. 48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina​ 2015 Season 3rd in standings 14 starts 4 wins 0 pole positions 9 top-five finishes 10 top-10 finishes 387 laps led Career 485 starts 74 wins 33 pole positions 202 top-five finishes 302 top-10 finishes 17,538 laps led Michigan Career  26 starts 1 win 0 pole positions 5 top-five finishes 11 top-10 finishes 646 ...FULL STORY »
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Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.09.15
MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY (TWO-MILE SPEEDWAY) LOCATION: BROOKLYN, MICHIGAN EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 15 OF 36) TUNE IN: 1 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JUNE 14 (FS1/MRN/SIRIUSXM) HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT MICHIGAN: Hendrick Motorsports drivers have led 2,368 laps en route to eight wins, 48 top-five finishes and 88 top-10s at Michigan. The organization swept both ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser/Jimmy John's Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Axalta 'We Paint Winners' 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 6, 2015 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Bumps In The Road
Posted 06.08.15
The bumpy Tunnel Turn at Pocono, which drew the attention and criticism of multiple drivers on Friday, turned out to be little factor in Sunday’s race. If anything, it created additional opportunities to pass. “I think after the first run, everybody was kind of settled down on the bumps,” Harvick said. ...FULL STORY »


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