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Mar 30
Sunday

Chevrolet Adds to Historic Win Total at Martinsville

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, races to the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 30, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images Kurt Busch Earns First Race Victory of the Season and Leads a Podium Sweep for the Chevrolet SS  MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 30, 2014) – Chevrolet added another notch in the win column at Martinsville Speedway, bringing the all-time victory total to 53 wins in 104 races at the 0.526-mile track. Kurt Busch brought home the victory for the bowtie brand in his No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS.  The win in the sixth race on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) schedule, breaks an 83 race winless streak for Busch and is his second career victory at Martinsville.  Stewart-Haas Racing now has two drivers with victories this season. Busch joins his teammate Kevin Harvick as the sixth race winner in the NSCS ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon Lead Team Chevy in Qualifying at Martinsville Speedway

NSCS No. 24 Axalta (Jeff Gordon) and the No. 48 Lowes (Jimmie Johnson) Chevrolets - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Five Team Chevy Drivers will Start in the Top-Ten MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 28, 2014) – Chevy SS drivers and Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon led the way for Chevrolet in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) qualifying at Martinsville Speedway.   ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS STP 500 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson

2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Martinsville Speedway and discussed his opportunity to get a win this weekend, his past Martinsville memories and many other topics. TALK ABOUT MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY WHERE YOU HAVE ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson: Wins are big, but points are still important

2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images FONTANA, Calif.— From Jimmie Johnson’s point of view, it’s far too early to worry. True, Johnson is 0-for-4 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this year, but the mini drought hasn’t raised any red flags for the six-time champion, who averages ... FULL STORY »

California Native Jimmie Johnson Leads Team Chevy in Qualifying at Auto Club Speedway

Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Getty Images Six Team Chevy Drivers Will Start in the Top-12  FONTANA, Calif. (March 21, 2014) – Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson led the way for Team Chevy in qualifying for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway with ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Auto Club 400 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images The 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) defending champion, Jimmie Johnson, with a lap speed of 188.664 m.p.h., was the quickest Friday afternoon during the first NSCS Auto Club 400 practice session at Auto Club Speedway. Johnson's fellow Hendrick Motorsports teammate, Jeff ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Auto Club 400 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson

NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S “SPRING IS CALLING” CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Auto Club Speedway and discussed not having a victory thus far in the season,  racing at his home track and many other topics. EARLY ... FULL STORY »



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Special Family Ticket Package Can Bring You Up Close and Personal with Jimmie Johnson
Posted 03.19.14
$48 package will feature a Q&A session with the six-time Sprint Cup Champion in the Darlington Stock Car Museum on Saturday, April 12 DARLINGTON, S.C. (March 19, 2014) – Darlington Raceway is offering race fans the opportunity to purchase a special family ticket package for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 on Saturday, April ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Kobalt Tools) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Food City 500 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson
Posted 03.14.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Bristol Motor Speedway and discussed his outlook for this weekend’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway, the changes in the qualifying procedure, not having a win through the first three races in 2014 and many other ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson Foundation
Jimmie Johnson Foundation, Blue Bunny Ice Cream Announce $25,000 Grant Opportunities
Posted 03.14.14
Public Vote To Determine 2014 Helmet of Hope Grantees BRISTOL, Tenn. (March 14, 2014) – Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson announced Friday the launch of the 2014 edition of the Blue Bunny Helmet of Hope campaign, which this year includes new criteria for being named one ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson: New competition package is a more complicated equation
Posted 03.08.14
LAS VEGAS, Nev. — If you accept the consensus among NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers and crew chiefs, the new competition package introduced this year for the Gen-6 race car provides more latitude with setups and heightened adjustability. According to six-time series champion Jimmie Johnson, that also makes it more complicated. And ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Jimmie Johnson (Kobalt Tools) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR
2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson
Posted 03.07.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and discussed memories of racing in the Las Vegas, Nevada area, the added adjustability in the cars with the new rules package, Dale Earnhardt, Jr.’s confidence level and may other topics.  TALK ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowes Chevrolet, speaks with the media during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at Charlotte Convention Center on January 28, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson primed for the bright lights of Las Vegas
Posted 03.06.14
By the end of Sunday's KOBALT 400 (3:00 p.m. ET on FOX) at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, don't be surprised if a familiar face is front-and-center. That would be Jimmie Johnson. When NASCAR revamped the criteria to qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup during the offseason – all but ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson
Posted 02.28.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, DRIVER OF THE NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with media today at Phoenix International Raceway to discuss being back at PIR, differences in setup from last year’s race here, his influence on Dale Earnhardt Jr., and more. TALK ABOUT BEING BACK AT PHOENIX CONSIDERING YOUR SUCCESS HERE. JIMMIE JOHNSON: It’s always ...FULL STORY »
Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane with the the Harley J. Earl trophy after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Dale Earnhardt was determined to seize the moment in Daytona 500
Posted 02.24.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- In one crucially important respect, this was a different Dale Earnhardt Jr. In another respect, this was the same Dale Earnhardt Jr. we have known since his childhood. The "different" Dale Jr. was the one who raced in Sunday night's marathon Daytona 500, talking control of the ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson gains speed after wrecking two cars at Daytona
Posted 02.22.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Perhaps the third time really is the charm for Jimmie Johnson. After wrecking his primary Daytona 500 car in the second 150-mile qualifying Budweiser Duel at Daytona on Thursday, Johnson was down two No. 48 Chevrolets. He had trashed the intended Daytona 500 backup car five days earlier ...FULL STORY »


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