Articles tagged ‘Jimmie Johnson’

Mar 20

Jimmie Johnson – There’s No Place Like Home

2013 NSCS No. 48 Lowe's/Jimmie Johnson Foundation Chevrolet SS HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 20, 2011) – “There’s no place like home.” Judy Garland delivered the ubiquitous line in the 1939 classic The Wizard of Oz. Jimmie Johnson can relate as he heads to what he considers “home” on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series circuit – Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., just up I-15 from his hometown of El Cajon. Not only is the track home-like geographically, but a quick glance at the five-time champion’s statistics at the 2-mile oval and it’s easy to understand if he feels like it’s his house. He has five wins in 18 starts and has finished outside the top-10 only four of those times and outside the top-five only six. He has finished every lap ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson – Will Irish Eyes Be Smiling?

Five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson talks with owner Rick Hendrick - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 13, 2011) – It could be said Irish eyes have been smiling on Jimmie Johnson and Team Lowe’s Racing as the No. 48 team has compiled three top-10 finishes in the first three races of the 2013 ... FULL STORY »

Johnson Feels New Car Will Lead to More Effective “Bump-And-Run” in Food City 500

Bristol Motor Speedway Logo BRISTOL, Tenn. (Monday, March 11, 2013) – With the first short track race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup season on tap at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend, curious  eyes are on the Gen-6 car’s performance and adaptability on a track under ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS Kobalt Tools 400 Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Jimmie Johnson

2013 NSCS Jimmie Johnson (Kobalt Tools) in Garage - Photo Credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S/KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and discussed testing at Las Vegas, the handling of the new cars and other topics.  WHAT DID YOU LEARN YESTERDAY THAT NOW ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson – Odds Look Good

NSCS Jimmie Johnson (Kobalt Tools) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 6, 2013) – Jimmie Johnson’s season is off to a competitive start with a win in the season-opening Daytona 500 and a runner-up finish in last weekend’s race at Phoenix International Raceway. While those numbers don’t guarantee ... FULL STORY »

BMS Kids Zone Features March 17 Appearance by Jimmie Johnson

Bristol Motor Speedway Logo BRISTOL, Tenn. (Wednesday, March 6, 2013) -- Young fans have the chance to spend some time with five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson when he makes a stop in the Bristol Motor Speedway Kids Zone Sunday, March 17 prior ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy Captures Two of the Top-Five Finishes at Phoenix

No 48 Lowes Chevy SS on Track - Photo Credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images Jimmie Johnson Follows Daytona 500 Win with Runner Up Spot in Subway Fresh Fit 500 AVONDALE, Ariz. (March 3, 2013) – Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet SS, remained hot today as he vied for a second consecutive win in Round 2 ... FULL STORY »

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Team Chevy 2013 NSCS SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500(k) Post-Race Recaps
Posted 03.03.13
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS – FINISHED SECOND ON HIS DAY: "Racing-wise, it was tough to pass all day long. Track position, and strategy on pit road really seemed to be the big deal. We went four early, and it cost us a lot of track position. We never made ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Subway Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 3, 2013 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2013 NSCS SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500(k) Race Results
Posted 03.03.13
After a green-white-checkered (flags) dash to the finish, it was Carl Edwards breaking a 70-race winless streak, as he kept last week's Daytona 500 winner, Jimmie Johnson, behind him (by 1.024 seconds) to win the 2013 NSCS SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500(k) at Phoenix International Raceway. Edwards, who led the most laps ...FULL STORY »
Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Quaker State Chevrolet, gets into his car - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Kahne Grabs Outside Front Row for Team Chevy at Phoenix Int’l Raceway
Posted 03.01.13
SIX CHEVROLET SS RACE CARS WILL START IN THE TOP 10  AVONDALE, Ariz. – (March 1, 2013) – Kasey Kahne led the way for Team Chevy in qualifying by piloting his No. 5 Quaker State Chevrolet SS to a second-place effort for Sunday’s Subway Fresh Fit 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2013 NSCS SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500(k) Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 03.01.13
KASEY KAHNE, NO. 5 QUAKER STATE CHEVROLET SS – QUALIFIED SECOND TAKE US THROUGH YOUR LAP "I thought on the first lap I just slid, probably the front tires more than anything; the second lap I had more grip and was able to push a little bit harder. It felt pretty good ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland, Getty Images for NASCAR
2013 NSCS SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500(k) Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Jimmie Johnson
Posted 03.01.13
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR) and discussed his busy week following his second Daytona 500 win, his favorite and least favorite PIR memories and other topics. YOU’VE HAD A REALLY BUSY WEEK THROUGH ALL THE MEDIA STUFF, HOW ...FULL STORY »
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Jimmie Johnson & Regan Smith 2013 NNS Dollar General 200 Race Preview
Posted 02.28.13
EVENT: Dollar General 200 (200 laps / 200 miles) TRACK: Phoenix International Raceway LENGTH: 1-mile tri-oval DATE: Saturday, March 2, 2013 TV: ESPN2 (Coverage begins at 4:30 p.m. EST) RADIO: MRN (4 p.m. EST) Regan Smith “It’s going to be a lot of fun going to Phoenix with our Chevy. I think these ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson visits 'The Late Show with David Letterman' in New York City. - Photo Credit:
Jimmie Johnson – No Rest for the Wicked, but Still Wicked Awesome
Posted 02.28.13
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 28, 2013) – It was a long week for the driver of the No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet fielded by Hendrick Motorsports in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. And while there was certainly no rest for the wicked after the five-time champion won the Daytona 500 last Sunday, ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 24, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida.- Photo Credit:: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images
2013 NASCAR Weekly Teleconference Pre-Phoenix Q&A with Jimmie Johnson
Posted 02.26.13
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, WAS THE GUEST ON THIS WEEK’S NASCAR TELECONFERENCE BELOW IS THE TRANSCRIPT:  THE MODERATOR:  Good afternoon, everyone.  Welcome to today's NASCAR teleconference.  We are joined by Jimmie Johnson, driver of the No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet.  Johnson won Sunday's 55th running of the Daytona 500, his second career victory in ...FULL STORY »
Hendrick Motorsports' Crew Chief Chad Knaus (L) Driver Jimmie Johnson (C) and Team Owner Rick Hendrick (R) the day after the Daytona 500 - Photo Credit: Daytona International Speedway
No. 48 Team Celebrates Second Daytona 500 Triumph at Champion’s Breakfast
Posted 02.25.13
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Following his second victory in the “Great American Race,” driver Jimmie Johnson, crew chief Chad Knaus and owner Rick Hendrick inducted the No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet into the Daytona International Speedway Ticket and Tours Building during Monday’s annual Champion’s Breakfast. “The night was great,” Johnson said of ...FULL STORY »

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