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Sep 29
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Specter of Talladega is motivating Jimmie Johnson to win soon; Plus Sunday Dover Notebook

2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images DOVER, Del.-- Jimmie Johnson wasn't shy about revealing his game plan for the next round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. He wants to win either at Kansas Speedway or Charlotte Motor Speedway so he doesn’t have to worry about potential chaos at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. Johnson advanced comfortably from the Challenger to the Contender Round of the Chase with a third-place finish in Sunday's AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway. Johnson has been a quiet presence in the Chase thus far, and on Sunday, he never had enough speed to challenge either race winner Jeff Gordon or runner-up Brad Keselowski. The six-time Sprint Cup champion hopes to change that, however, when the series moves to Kansas and Charlotte for the ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS AAA 400 Q&A with Jimme Johnson

2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's/Kobalt) in car - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed the unforgiving nature of Dover International Speedway, the new rules package and tire testing, the pressures of the new Chase for the Sprint Cup format and ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson Eager to Crush the Competition When the Bank of America 500 Returns to Charlotte Motor Speedway

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jimmie Johnson "crushes the competition" during a press event Tuesday to preview the upcoming Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. (CMS/HHP photo) CONCORD, N.C. (Sept. 23, 2014) – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jimmie Johnson is no stranger to crushing the competition at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Tuesday, the legendary 1.5-mile superspeedway’s winningest NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver took that to a whole ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Q&A with 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 his favorite upcoming tracks in the Chase, his approach to the new format, looking for speed in the car, the challenges of the New Hampshire track, his 39th ... FULL STORY »

Chase Notebook: Confidence is high for 6-time champ Jimmie Johnson as Chase approaches

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 29, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images CHICAGO— For those who question the strength of the No. 48 team, driver Jimmie Johnson says he’s more confident entering the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup this year than he was last year when he won his sixth championship. For ... FULL STORY »

Now that the Chase field is set, it’s time to rate the likely winners

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase for the Championship Logo The 26th race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season is over, and the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field is set. We’re about to get our first look at NASCAR’s new Chase format, which features three elimination rounds ... FULL STORY »

Saturday Richmond International Raceway Notebook

Dale Earnhardt Jr. (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw / Getty Images) Johnson treated for dehydration following Richmond Sprint Cup race: RICHMOND, Va. – Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson had all he could do to physically make it to the finish of Saturday night's Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond ... FULL STORY »



Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 29, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson Treated For Dehydration Following Richmond Race
Posted 09.07.14
Reining NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson suffered from dehydration following Saturday night’s race at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway. The six-time Cup champion drove his No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet SS back to pit road after the event, but needed assistance from his Hendrick Motorsports team getting out of the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson’s prognostication is a good omen for Greg Biffle; Plus Friday Richmond Notebook
Posted 09.05.14
RICHMOND, Va.— Jimmie Johnson has good news for Greg Biffle—if the six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion happens to be right, that is. Biffle currently is the last driver inside the Chase grid on points, and he'd love for Johnson's handicapping of Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet SS, finished fourth and Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet SS, finished twelfth Saturday, August 23, 2014 in the Nascar Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Rusty Jarrett/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Johnson Leads the Way for Chevrolet at Bristol
Posted 08.24.14
Four Team Chevy Drivers Finish in the Top 10 BRISTOL, Tenn. – August 23, 2014 – Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson led the way for Team Chevy in his No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet SS at the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, with a fourth place finish. ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with Jimmie Johnson
Posted 08.15.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S /JIMMIE JOHNSON FOUNDATION CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed recent bad luck, the upcoming Chase, today’s rule change announced by NASCAR, and more. AFTER YOUR WIN HERE AT MICHIGAN IN JUNE, TALK ABOUT YOUR THOUGHTS FOR THIS WEEKEND AND BEING LOCKED INTO THE CHASE “It’s good ...FULL STORY »
AJ Allmendinger, driver of the #47 Scott Products Chevrolet, sits in his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International on August 8, 2014 in Watkins Glen, New York. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
AJ Allmendinger learning patience as Sprint Cup team progresses; Plus Saturday Notebook
Posted 08.09.14
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y.— AJ Allmendinger is an excellent road-course racer with a chance to win Sunday’s Cheez-It 355 at the Glen (1 p.m. ET on ESPN). He’s also a realist. Allmendinger knows that, even if he wins the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Watkins Glen International and qualifies for the Chase, ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 NSCS GoBowling.com 400 Q&A with Jimmie Johnson
Posted 08.01.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET met with media and discussed his performance thus far, the impact of a crew chief suspension, the Brickyard 400 and Jeff Gordon’s win there, and more. WHAT IS YOUR OUTLOOK FOR THIS WEEKEND AT POCONO? “I’m excited to be back. We had a very strong car ...FULL STORY »
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Atlanta Motor Speedway to host six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson on Aug. 6th at Dantanna’s and the Metro Atlanta Chamber
Posted 07.30.14
HAMPTON, Ga. (July 30, 2014) — Six-Time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson will visit Atlanta on Wed., Aug 6 and participate in a host of activities in preparation of the Atlanta 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway Labor Day Weekend. Fans will have the opportunity to qualify ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Kobalt Tools) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 07.26.14
Defending 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) champion, Jimmie Johnson - with a lap speed of 189.298mph - was the fastest in Saturday morning's final practice session for Sunday's John Wayne Walding 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Brad Keselowski was second fastest in the session with a lap speed of 188.494mph, ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's/Kobalt) in car - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Q&A with Jimmie Johnson
Posted 07.25.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S/KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and discussed changes he would make to the 2015 schedule, his favorite Brickyard 400 memories and many other topics. MODERATOR: We are now joined by Jimmie Johnson, driver of the No. 48, Lowe's/Kobalt Tools ...FULL STORY »


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