By AMANDA VINCENT Ron Malec, car chief on the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet team of Jimmie Johnson in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, has been honored by Mechanix Wear as the 2017 recipient of the Brian Lunniss Lifetime Achievement Award. “Ron’s been a core member of the 48 team for years and years, [...]
Kyle Busch hadn’t won an All-Star Race until Saturday night. (Getty) The All-Star Race stunk once again. But don’t tell that to Kyle Busch, who sprinted away in the race’s final stage and beat Kyle Larson and Jimmie Johnson. Busch started the 10-lap final stage in third behind Brad Keselowski and Johnson. Show More Summary
Kyle Busch outran Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Larson over the final 10 laps to take the $1 million prize. Kyle Busch got the better restart over Jimmie Johnson with 10 laps remaining and that proved to be the difference in Busch winningShow More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT With his win in the GoBowling.com 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City on Saturday night, Martin Truex joined Brad Keselowski and Jimmie Johnson as the three multi-race winners, so far, in 2017, each with two wins. Also, Kyle Busch and Ryan Blaney claimed stage wins in Kansas to [...]
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson were among a group of drivers who had issues passing inspection and didn’t post a qualifying speed. Ryan Blaney may have won the pole for Saturday night’s Go Bowling 400, but once again the story...Show More Summary
Fans and sponsors, alike, want NASCAR drivers to be active on social media.
The 7-time Cup Series champ showed this kid a great time.
Jimmie Johnson didn’t see Dale Earnhardt Jr. With a car that struggled to crack the top 10, Junior and his team were attempting an off-strategy inside the last 100 laps of Sunday’s race at Richmond. As most of the field pitted, Junior...Show More Summary
Dale Earnhardt Jr. got the worst of it after his teammate body-slammed him during Sunday’s NASCAR race. Getting ran into by teammate Jimmie Johnson wasn’t how Dale Earnhardt Jr. envisioned beginning his retirement tour, but that’s the...Show More Summary
When Jimmy Johnson took over the Cowboys, he developed a draft trade chart that revolutionized the way draft-day trades worked in the NFL. Johnson had such success with trades involving draft picks that other teams quickly copied the Cowboys’ chart, and soon every team was using it. But that was a long time ago, before…
You never want to hit your teammate.
Jimmie Johnson comes to Virginia with wins in his last two races. Jimmie Johnson looks for his third straight win on Sunday when the NASCAR schedule shifts to Richmond International Raceway in Virginia for the Toyota Owners 400. Johnson...Show More Summary
Jimmie Johnson is brand-building. Mr. Six-Time pulled off a stunning surprise in Homestead, Fla., last season when he became Mr. Seven-Time. And now he’s making the historic run to becoming Mr. Eight-Time season champion look easy-peasy. His win at Bristol on Monday afternoon after a rain postponement...
Welcome to Power Rankings. As always, Power Rankings are far from a scientific formula. In fact, it’s the perfect blend of analytics and bias against your favorite driver. Direct all your complaints to us at email@example.com and we’ll try to have some fun. Show More Summary
Makes you wish you were a NASCAR driver.
Your browser does not support iframes. It’s been a pretty good three weeks for Jimmie Johnson. Two weeks ago, he won his first race of 2017 at Texas. Then he went to Mexico on the Cup Series’ first off-weekend of the year. And in Monday’s...Show More Summary
It’s conceivable Jimmie Johnson could become just the third NASCAR driver to win 100 Cup Series races. No one will ever come close to matching Richard Petty’s hallowed mark of 200 premier division wins. Without 50-plus Cup Series races...Show More Summary
It was just last month when people were wondering what was wrong with Jimmie Johnson after he got off to a slow start. How silly it was to worry. Johnson grabbed a rare victory at Bristol Motor Speedway on Monday, giving him consecutive wins for the 11th time in his storied career. It was just...
By AMANDA VINCENT After getting the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season off to a rocky start by Jimmie Johnson standards, Johnson claimed his second-consecutive win on Monday, getting to victory lane at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway by winning the Food City 500. The race was delayed a day by rain that fell all [...]