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Mar 01
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2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Race Results & Point Standings

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 1, 2015 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Jimmie Johnson held off Kevin Harvick - by 1.802 seconds - Sunday in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, and finds himself in victory lane after starting from the back of the field (37th) at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS). This was Johnson's 71st series career victory, his fourth series win at AMS and joins last week's Daytona 500 winner, Joey Logano, in receiving a spot in the "chase for the Sprint Cup championship." Following Johnson and Harvick (who also had to start from the back of the field due to an engine change, led the most laps - 116 out or 325) to the drop of the checkered flag were Dale Earnhard Jr. finishing third, pole-sitter Joey Logano fourth ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson Foundation and Blue Bunny Ice Cream Announce $25,000 Grant Opportunities

Jimmie Johnson Foundation Public Vote To Determine 2015 Helmet of Hope Grantees ATLANTA, Ga. (February 27, 2015) – The Jimmie Johnson Foundation announced Friday the launch of the 2015 Blue Bunny Helmet of Hope campaign, which will award $125,000 to five non-profits in April. In ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR’s Number Three Will Have Big Presence at Green Flag Experience

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Feb. 27, 2015) – From laps to cars, NASCAR is full of numbers, and there aren’t many as recognizable or iconic to the sport as the number three. During the morning of the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/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 5th in standings 1 start 0 wins 0 pole positions 1 top-five finish 1 top-10 finish 39 laps led Career 472 starts 70 wins 33 pole positions 194 top-five finishes 293 top-10 finishes 17,190 laps led Atlanta ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson Sees Victory Slip Away

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, and Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Visser Percision Chevrolet, lead the field during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 22, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images For Jimmie Johnson, hopes of winning a third Daytona 500 failed to materialize as the six-time champion thought they might. Heading for the two-lap overtime shootout that decided NASCAR’s most prestigious race, Johnson lined up on the inside of front row ... FULL STORY »

Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson complete Hendrick Motorsports sweep of Daytona Duels

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Budweiser Duel 1 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.— Hendrick Motorsports swept the front-row starting positions for Sunday’s Daytona 500. Apparently enjoying the feeling, HMS then swept Thursday’s Budweiser Duel at Daytona twin 150-mile qualifying races. Dale Earnhardt Jr. came from his last-place starting position to win Thursday ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Budweiser Duel 2 Race Results

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Budweiser Duel 2 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) champion, Jimmie Johnson, captured the win in Thursday's second Budweiser Duel qualifying race at Daytona International Speedway after leading 40 of the 64-laps that were run, and under a green-white-checkered (flags) finish. Following Johnson to the ... FULL STORY »



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Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Race Preview
Posted 02.17.15
No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season TBD Career 471 starts 70 wins 33 pole positions 193 top-five finishes 292 top-10 finishes 17,151 laps led Daytona Career  26 starts 3 wins 2 pole positions 9 top-five finishes 12 top-10 finishes 186 laps led FRONT ROW FOR 500: Jimmie Johnson qualified on the front row for ...FULL STORY »
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How To Make The Daytona 500
Posted 02.16.15
Now that Coors Light Pole qualifying for the Daytona 500 is complete, it’s time for the Duel at Daytona – two ‘twin’ 60-lap qualifying races on Thursday night (FOX Sports 1 at 7 p.m. ET) that will set the complete Daytona 500 field on Sunday at 1 p.m. on FOX. Here’s ...FULL STORY »
immie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 15, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Nick Of Time (Jimmie Johnson)
Posted 02.16.15
Jimmie Johnson thought he had missed the boat. Last to leave pit road during the cat-and-mouse waiting game in the third and final round of Sunday’s knockout qualifying session at Daytona, Johnson felt he had little chance to make it back to the start/finish line before time expired. Having run the fastest ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, his crew chief, Alan Gustafson, Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, and his crew chief, Chad Knaus, pose with the Daytona 500 Pole Award and Front Row Award after qualifying for the pole position and front row for the 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 15, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
All Chevrolet SS Front Row for the 57th Running of Daytona 500
Posted 02.15.15
Jeff Gordon Scores 78th Career Pole and 2nd for Great American Race DAYTONA BEACH, FLA (FEB 15, 2015) – For the third consecutive year, the Chevrolet SS will lead the field to the green flag for the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.  This year, Jeff Gordon put the bowtie in the top spot for ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Gordon speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
In more ways than one, Jeff Gordon changed NASCAR racing
Posted 02.12.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.— Jeff Gordon’s impact on NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing was immediate and substantial. In 1994, his second full season at NASCAR’s highest level, Gordon won the Coca-Cola 600 and the inaugural Brickyard 400. In 1995, he won the first of his four series titles. After last year’s four-win season, ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jimmie Johnson speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
2015 NASCAR Daytona Media Day Q&A with Jimmie Johnson
Posted 02.12.15
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Media Day at Daytona International Speedway. JIMMIE JOHNSON:  You definitely have a plan.  You want to be the last car in a big group, so whenever that group rolls, you want to be towards the end, and ...FULL STORY »
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Not All Lubricants Are Created Equal
Posted 02.04.15
Rollout of Valvoline Full Synthetic High Mileage Motor Oil with MaxLife Technology Provides Drivers with Superior Protection February 4, 2015, LEXINGTON, KY. – Valvoline™, a brand of Ashland Inc., today announced the wide-scale availability of its Full Synthetic High Mileage motor oil with MaxLife technology. The lubricant offers drivers a ...FULL STORY »
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Move Over Dale Jr. and Make Some Room for Jimmie Johnson
Posted 02.03.15
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Feb. 3, 2015) – NASCAR fans want access to the biggest names in the sport and Martinsville Speedway is doing its part to ensure that happens. First it was Dale Jr., now it’s Jimmie Johnson. When the six-time champion returns to NASCAR’s shortest track for the STP 500 on ...FULL STORY »
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The Jimmie Johnson Foundation Announces Partnership with The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company
Posted 01.29.15
Chandra and Jimmie Johnson launch the 2015 Jimmie Johnson Foundation Wellness Challenge, presented by Penn Mutual Charlotte, N.C. (January 29, 2015) - Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson and his wife, Chandra announced today that The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company has joined the Jimmie Johnson Foundation (JJF) as ...FULL STORY »


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