Kyle Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to make it clean sweep at Indianapolis. He led a race-record 149 of the 170 laps and beat Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth to the finish line by 2.126 seconds. Jimmie Johnson was third, 2.638 seconds behind the defending Sprint Cup champ — thanks...
Jimmy Johnson is a former football coach; Jimmie Johnson is a champion NASCAR driver. With six Sprint Cup championships on his résumé, Jimmie Johnson is a fairly recognizable figure within NASCAR and is one of the sport's star drivers. Show More Summary
Jimmie Johnson was the highest-finishing Hendrick driver at NHMS. He was 12th (Getty). • It was not the finest of days for Hendrick Motorsports. Three of the team’s cars ended up crashed while Jimmie Johnson had a long pit stop near the end of the race that relegated him to a position outside the top 10. Show More Summary
Jimmie Johnson will lead the field to green in Sunday afternoon's New Hampshire 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, and Bleacher Report will bring you all the live action. Johnson captured his first career pole at Loudon during qualifying on Friday. Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Jimmie Johnson turned in a 28.430-second/133.971 mph and the final of three rounds of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying on Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon to claim the pole starting spot for Sunday’s New Hampshire 301. It’s his first pole of the 2016 race season and the first of [...]
Three rounds of qualifying Friday set the field for Sunday's New Hampshire 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Jimmie Johnson took the pole, posting a top time of 28.430 seconds and hitting a top speed of 133.971 mph. NASCAR showedShow More Summary
Johnson not only recorded his first-ever pole at the one-mile track, but his first of the season. With six championships and 77 career victories to his name, winning a pole position doesn't normally cause Jimmie Johnson to celebrate with high-fives and hugs. Show More Summary
Jimmie Johnson has three wins at New Hampshire (Getty). There aren’t too many firsts left for six-time Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson to accomplish. Friday at New Hampshire was a first. Johnson posted the fastest lap in the third round of qualifying at New Hampshire to grab his 35th-career pole and his first at the 1.058-mile track. Show More Summary
If NASCAR is racing at Daytona, then one car can ruin a lot of people’s day—as happened on the 90th lap tonight when Jamie McMurray’s #1 got just a bit too much into Jimmie Johnson’s way, leading to The Big One. Kevin Harvick’s car didn’t look so great afterward: Read more...
Fearful of what they might hear, Jimmie Johnson doesn’t allow his children to listen in on his radio channel during a race. Although Jimmie Johnson is usually fairly mild-mannered, like any driver he has his moments where he can't help...Show More Summary
Jimmie Johnson revealed Friday what drivers would like to see change at restrictor plate races. The style of racing that happens at Daytona and Talladega was a dominant topic following the Talladega race in May when three cars got airborne. Show More Summary
Martin Truex Jr. outran his luck at Charlotte Motor Speedway, and nothing else came even close to stopping him in the Coca-Cola 600. Only once in the whole race did another car (Jimmie Johnson's Chevrolet) pass Truex's at speed. "Well, he passed me for about 100 feet," Truex said, nonplussed, afterward. It was a wonderful story...and a moribund race. Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT The No. 48 and No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet teams of Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford team of Aric Almirola were the last three to select pit stalls at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series [...]
Stats abound about drivers at each race. Like, did you know there have been six different drivers to score their first-career wins at the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway? Or that Jimmie Johnson led nearly 85 percent of theShow More Summary
Look, not every year will fans see a rookie battle as good as the one Jimmie Johnson and Ryan Newman put on in 2002. That season, they were little-known racers taking over big-time rides, with only two Busch Series wins between them....Show More Summary
Not only is Jimmie Johnson a better stock car driver than any of us mere mortals will ever hope to be, he could probably kick most of our butts in a bike race too. Need proof? The day after last Sunday's race at Dover, Johnson (along...Show More Summary
Dover is a track that over the past few years has failed to inspire fans to pay attention the the Cup races. Part of this reasoning may be that Jimmie Johnson has run away with a number of the events. Another aspect is that the cars seem to do little in the way of on-track … The post Happiness Is…Better Entertainment? appeared first on Frontstretch.
It was a mere year ago that Jimmie Johnson went to Victory Lane in historic fashion at Dover International Speedway. The No. 48 team was victorious at the one-mile oval for the 10th time, the most in track history. Johnson has sinceShow More Summary
The big crashes from Talladega Superspeedway and Dover International Speedway – and Martin Truex, Jr.’s bad luck – have continued to crop up in recent weeks. This time, both came at once, as Jimmie Johnson lost his transmission, causing a pileup that swung both Truex’s day and these power rankings into a complete different direction. Show More Summary
He was a-comin’. Jimmie Johnson may have been mired in the pack for much of the race, but that didn’t stop the guys in the booth from talking about the No. 48 all Sunday afternoon at Dover, did it? We could all see the 11th win happening, even although the No. Show More Summary