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Jimmie Johnson’s NASCAR History In The Making

No one was surprised at Monday’s announcement Jimmie Johnson, Chad Knaus, and sponsor Lowe’s Home Improvement had signed extensions with Hendrick Motorsports. Perhaps the only surprise was Lowe’s insistence to keep running the full schedule...Show More Summary

Hendrick Motorsports signs Jimmie Johnson, Chad Knaus to contract extensions

With Chad Knaus as his crew chief, Jimmie Johnson will remain driver of the No. 48 car for the next two seasons. Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus, the most successful driver - crew chief combination in NASCAR's modern era, have each signed...Show More Summary

Couch Potato Tuesday: Standalone Road Races Show Deficiencies

Last weekend, the Sprint Cup Series took the week off to relax, vacation, and in the case of Chad Knaus and Matt DiBenedetto, get hitched. Meanwhile, the XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series dealt with the twisties. Before we started,...Show More Summary

Hendrick Motorsports wins appeal

By AMANDA VINCENT On Tuesday, the National Motorsports Appeals Panel overturned a NASCAR penalty assessed to the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports team (driver: Jimmie Johnson, crew chief Chad Knaus) that competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. NASCAR issued written warnings to the No. 48 team over the course of two-consecutive race weekends at Charlotte [...]

Texas victory proves Jimmie Johnson, Chad Knaus relationship remains strong

Despite moments of animosity, Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus are still a formidable driver-crew chief combination. From squabbling like an old married couple, which in a way they very much are, to Victory Lane in the very next race is...Show More Summary

Are teams in the Sprint Cup Series tampering with tires?

After the following two Sprint Cup Series races – at Phoenix and Auto Club – NASCAR has taken tires for review. On Friday, crew chiefs Alan Gustafson and Chad Knaus said they were told by the sanctioning body that any tampering with tires would be met with stiff penalties. “I don’t want to say warned," Gustafson, Jeff Gordon's crew chief, said. Show More Summary

Atlanta Win Serves Notice That Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus Are on the Prowl

NASCAR rolled out its new rules--rules that weren't in place for the Daytona 500--at Atlanta Motor Speedway. From testing on Thursday, to qualifying on Friday, to the running of the Sprint Cup Series' second race, the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, the weekend tested all the teams' capacity to adapt to new conditions. Show More Summary

Post-Race Interview With Jimmie Johnson And Chad Knaus

Chad, Talk about your evening, then making the calls at the end, the chaos that ensued. CHAD KNAUS:  I don’t even remember.  How is that? It was difficult.  We made the call there with 30 or so laps to go to stay out.  Quite honestly, I think it was the wrong call now looking back [...]

NASCAR Martinsville 2014: How long will Jimmie Johnson, Chad Knaus remain together?

Jimmie Johnson expects Chad Knaus to return next season, but he also knows his crew chief will need to step away one day. Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus have been paired together since Johnson entered the Sprint Cup Series as a rookie in 2002. Show More Summary

NASCAR Pocono 2014: Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chad Knaus confident in Greg Ives crew chief selection

The naming of Greg Ives as Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s crew chief was met with universal praise by everyone within Hendrick Motorsports. All the main principles involved view Greg Ives as the ideal crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr. and support Hendrick Motorsports' decision to name him the head man on the No. Show More Summary

Interview With Rick Hendrick, Chad Knaus And Jimmie Johnson At Michigan

Rick, congratulations.  This is your fifth straight win in the Sprint Cup Series, the third time that has happened in your organization’s history.  You did that twice in 2007, and that time you also had a streak of six straight wins back in 2007.  Congratulations.  Maybe just talk about this win today and just about [...]

NASCAR at Michigan 2014 Results: Winner, Standings, Highlights and Reaction

In yet another exciting chapter at Michigan International Speedway, Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 car ran to a victory in the 2014 Quicken Loans 400 using smart pit strategy from crew chief Chad Knaus. It was Johnson's first career win at Michigan. Kevin Harvick and the No. Show More Summary

Kasey Kahne and Jimmie Johnson have incidents at Pocono

Jimmie Johnson was able to recover from his crash at Pocono while Kasey Kahne wasn't. Johnson was pitting near the halfway point of Sunday's race when he and crew chief Chad Knause elected to take two tires. As Johnson left his pit box...Show More Summary

Chad Knaus: At Peace with Himself, NASCAR and at the 'Best Point in My Life'

Throughout the six Sprint Cup championships Jimmie Johnson has won, one theme has been a constant: Johnson being on top of his game when it counted most. Sure, crew chief Chad Knaus has received his share of credit for preparing cars...Show More Summary

Target on Jimmie Johnson's Back Only Getting Bigger with 2014 Dover Win

“Jimmy loves Dover.” Perhaps its the understatement of the year, coming from crew chief Chad Knaus. It came while speaking to the media soon after his driver Jimmie Johnson had delivered a flawless performance, winning the FedEx 400Show More Summary

Jimmie Johnson finished third at Darlington after an inauspicious beginning to the race

Jimmie Johnson's car was just flat out not good in the early stages of Saturday night's race at Darlington. And yet he still finished third. Johnson and crew chief Chad Knaus were briefly befuddled with the handling of the No. 48. Johnson...Show More Summary

Why Jimmie Johnson Won't Start Turning Heads Until the 2014 Chase

Once again, Bristol’s concrete surface was not kind to Jimmie Johnson. Race No. 4 on the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule was less than memorable for the No. 48 Lowe’s team. But it’s doubtful that Johnson, crew chief Chad Knaus and the...Show More Summary

Petition for NASCAR to kick out Jimmie Johnson, Chad Knaus laughable

I’ve known for the last several years that there are a lot of Jimmie Johnson haters out there. I’ll say first and foremost, that while I’m not a fan, I’m also not a hater. I like to think I have an unbiased, middle of the road opinion. But I will say this — I believe [...]

Way-Too-Early 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Title Odds

The 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season wrapped up just days ago, but you better believe every team is already preparing for 2014. It wouldn ’t be a shock if the Chad Knaus, the crew chief on Jimmie Johnson’s six-championships, made...Show More Summary

Happiness Is...MNF, Collectibles, Hornish, SV, KB, and MK

Well that was anticlimactic. Perhaps expected is a better word. Jimmie Johnson, with Chad Knaus’ help, drove a race that should have surprised no one. Even though Matt Kenseth did his best Matt Kenseth impression, that being excelling...Show More Summary

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