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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 Transcript: YOU HAVE HAD A BIG WEEK HERE IN CALIFORNIA TALK A LITTLE BIT ABOUT COMING BACK TO CALIFORNIA AND RACING HERE AT A ROAD COURSE FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS SEASON:  “Definitely excited to be back in California.  We had three or four days down in the San Diego area.  I had an amazing experience on many levels.  Very successful Jimmie Johnson Foundation golf tournament we raised $650,000 which we will be able to distribute in Southern California, Oklahoma and the ... 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 gets third win of the season at Michigan

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Results & Point Standings

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Second Practice Session Speeds

2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's/Kobalt) in car - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images 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., ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson

NSCS Jimmie Johnson (Kobalt Tools) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR 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 ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson Takes Chevy SS to Victory Lane and Earns Ninth Career Win at ‘Monster Mile’

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 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 ... 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 »
2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Kobalt Tools) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2014 NSCS FedEx 400 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson
Posted 05.30.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Dover International Speedway and discussed his thoughts on the races coming up in June, qualifying at Pocono and many other topics. TALK A LITTLE BIT ABOUT COMING INTO THIS WEEKEND AND YOUR EXPECTATIONS FOR THE ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Patriotic Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane with Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Folds of Honor Chevrolet, after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 25, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Chevrolet’s Jimmie Johnson Cruises to First Win of ’14 Season at Coca-Cola 600
Posted 05.26.14
HARVICK GIVES CHEVROLET SS 1-2 FINISH  CONCORD, NC – May 25, 2014 – With just eight laps remaining in the Coca-Cola 600, six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson moved to the front of the field for the final time in the 400-lap race at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS).  Johnson captured his ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Patriotic Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 25, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Johnson breaks winless streak with dominant victory at Charlotte
Posted 05.25.14
CONCORD, N.C.—Jimmie Johnson wasn’t worried—really. Though fans and pundits of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing seemed inordinately concerned about Johnson’s "drought," the six-time series champion said repeatedly that a victory would come. Sunday night it did. Driving a No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet that led a race-high 164 laps, Johnson beat Kevin ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Patriotic Chevrolet, celebrates with the checkered flag after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 25, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 05.25.14
Jimmie Johnson won his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race of the 2014 season Sunday night, as he goes from the pole to victory lane in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Johnson, who led the most laps - 164 out of 400, received his sixty-seventh series career victory, ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch driver of the #26 Honda talks to Ryan Hunter-Reay driver of the #28 Andretti Autosport Dallara Honda during practice for the Indy 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Michael Hickey/Getty Images
As Kurt Busch faces Sunday double, crash at Indy was a valuable lesson
Posted 05.23.14
CONCORD, N.C.— Kurt Busch often has a unique perspective, but being glad he wrecked his car during practice for the Indianapolis 500—isn’t that taking things a bit too far? Not when you hear Busch explain it. “When I made the mistake on Monday, it was because I just started to tell ...FULL STORY »


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