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Jimmie Johnson – I Want to be a Cowboy

Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 30, 2013) – “I want to be a cowboy, baby.” Kid Rock isn’t the only one who’d like to be a cowboy. The field of 43 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers wouldn’t mind being one after Sunday’s AAA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. That’s because part of the post-race attire given to the winner in victory lane is a custom-made cowboy hat.  Johnson has two of them, coming by way of his victories after the fall 2007 and 2012 events. Johnson and the No. 48 Lowe’s team tested at the 1.5 mile oval last week in search of victory number three, and the five-time Sprint Cup champion noted how much the line around the track ... FULL STORY »

Johnson Leads the Way for Team Chevy with Front Row Starting Spot

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, prpeares to climb into his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 Powered by Kroger at Martinsville Speedway on October 25, 2013 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Phot Credits: Geoff Burke/Getty Images Four Chevy Drivers Qualify in Top-10 MARTINSVILLE, VA – OCT. 25, 2013 – Jimmie Johnson was true to form at Martinsville Speedway today by powering his No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet SS to a strong second-place qualifying position with a speed of 99.344 mph for ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS Goody’s 500 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson

2013 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Martinsville Speedway and discussed racing at Martinsville, which driver and team he is focused on at this point in the Chase, the No. 48 Chevrolet SS ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson – Time After Time

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 44th Annual Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 17, 2013 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 23, 2013) – “If you’re lost, you can look and you will find me, time after time.” Cyndi Lauper, who recorded the pop song “Time After Time” in 1984, may not be looking for Jimmie Johnson. But ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 500 Final Practice Session Speeds

2013 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images During the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Camping World RV Sales 500 practice session early Friday evening, it was Jimmie Johnson, with a lap speed of 195.936 m.p.h., showing the fastest way around Talladega Superspeedway. Josh Wise, with a lap ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson – Chase Buster

NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 16, 2013) – Conspiracy theorists like to hypothesize that the reason Jimmie Johnson has won five straight championships is because the races that comprise the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup are his best tracks. But those ... FULL STORY »

Kahne and Johnson Score Top-Five Finishes at Charlotte

asey Kahne, driver of the #5 Quaker State Chevrolet, leads Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Time Warner Cable Chevrolet, and Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 12, 2013 in Concord, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images Five Team Chevy Championship Contenders in Top-10 Overall CONCORD, NC – October 12, 2012 – With a really solid No. 5 Quaker State Chevrolet SS race car, Kasey Kahne led the most laps, 138 of the 334-lap Bank of America 500 NASCAR ... FULL STORY »



Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Dover White Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 31, 2013 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Bank of America 500 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson
Posted 10.10.13
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S DOVER WHITE CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed racing this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where he currently sits in the Chase and other topics.  TALK ABOUT COMING BACK TO CHARLOTTE, A PLACE WHERE YOU’VE HAD SO MUCH SUCCESS, AND WHAT YOU’RE HOPING TO GET ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Dover White Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway on June 28, 2013 in Sparta, Kentucky. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson – Time To Regain Ownership
Posted 10.08.13
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 8, 2013) – Jimmie Johnson used to own Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. Not necessarily in the literal sense, but there was a time the 1.5-mile track was dubbed “Jimmie’s House” by many. The key word, however: “was.” From 2003 to 2005, Johnson won five of six races ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, sits in his car - Photo Credit: Jamey Price/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson
Posted 10.04.13
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed racing at Kansas, the new tire, engine wear, keeping an eye on the competition, and more.  ON RACING AT KANSAS THIS WEEKEND “It’s always nice to come back to the race track after a good win (Dover, last week). Our ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland, Getty Images for NASCAR
2013 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 First Test/Practice Session Speeds
Posted 10.03.13
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams with the new Gen-6 car, received an extra test/practice session for the Hollywood Casino 400 Thursday afternoon at Kansas Speedway. And, at the end of the 3-hour session it was, Jimmie Johnson, with a lap speed of 182.648 m.p.h., on top of the speed chart. Second ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson – BBQ
Posted 10.01.13
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 1, 2013) – Kansas City is a barbecue town. Locals will steer folks to Gates, or Arthur Bryant’s on their first visit, and then on to one of the smaller establishments, like L.C.’s, Woodyard, or Oklahoma Joe’s. But barbecue (aka “BBQ”) for Jimmie Johnson this weekend may ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the NASCAR Sprint Cup #48 Lowe’s/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet SS celebrates his victory Sunday, September 29, 2013 winning the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. Johnson becomes Dover's All-Time winner with his 8th victory on the track. The win puts him in second place in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) standings. (Christa L. Thomas for Chevrolet)
Jimmie Johnson Becomes All-Time Winner at Dover with Victory in AAA 400
Posted 09.29.13
Johnson’s Third Straight Top-Five Finish in Chase Moves Him to Second Overall  DOVER, Del. - (September 29, 2013)  - Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe's/KOBALT Tools Chevrolet SS, won the 44th Annual AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway today and further etched his name in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) history books.  The win ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2013 NSCS AAA 400 Post-Race Racaps
Posted 09.29.13
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S/KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS – RACE WINNER IT’S YOUR EIGHTH VICTORY AT DOVER TODAY. TALK ABOUT THE LAST RUN. I’VE HAD CREW CHIEFS TELL ME THAT TWO TIRES WILL NOT BEAT FOUR TIRES. HOW DID YOU HOLD OFF YOUR TEAMMATE, DALE EARNHARDT, JR.? “Two (tires) worked good for ...FULL STORY »
Five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson talks with owner Rick Hendrick - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
2013 NSCS AAA 400 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson
Posted 09.27.13
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S/KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Dover International Speedway and discussed racing this weekend at Dover, his current position in the Chase, the new restart rule and other topics.  TALK A LITTLE BIT ABOUT COMING INTO DOVER THIS WEEKEND: “Excited to be here ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Jimmie Johnson (Kobalt Tools) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR
Jimmie Johnson – Mashing it with Monster Stats at Dover
Posted 09.24.13
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 24, 2013) – “They did the Mash. They did the Monster Mash.” Jimmie Johnson has done the Monster Mash seven times from victory lane at Dover (Del.) International Speedway. He is the winningest active driver at the track known as the “Monster Mile” and is currently tied with two ...FULL STORY »


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