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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

Post-Race Interview With Chad Knaus and Rick Hendrick at Homestead

Q:   This is Chad’s sixth championship, all with Jimmie Johnson.  Chad has 64 career wins, all with the Jimmie Johnson team. Let’s hear from Chad first.  Certainly a terrific run this season and in the Chase.  You handled the pressure. You won another championship.  How does that feel? CHAD KNAUS:  Boy, I tell you, it’s been a bit of a whirlwind, [...]

FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Chase Finale Has Two Contenders and Maybe One Super Human

Five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 team with crew chief Chad Knaus may seem like they have super human qualities, but we all know they are just people—but great people, no doubt. Those talented people take their No. Show More Summary

Chad Knaus says that Matt Kenseth is “a little more formidable” opponent than Brad Keselowski was last year

With two races to go, Jimmie Johnson has a seven point lead over Matt Kenseth after winning Sunday's AAA 500 at Texas. Last year, after winning this same race, Johnson had the same points lead, though it was over Brad Keselowski. Johnson's...Show More Summary

Chase Time Is Go Time For Johnson, Knaus

Have Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus flipped the switch to “go?” Back-to-back top-five performances to begin the Chase certainly point in that direction. Johnson’s finishes of fifth at Chicagoland and fourth in New Hampshire mark only the third time this season the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet has fashioned consecutive top fives. The five-time NASCAR [...]

NASCAR Transcript: Interview With Chad Knaus

Sunday’s race marks the 20th premiere series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  Chad, of the four victories at the Brickyard, does one of them stand out more than the others? CHAD KNAUS:  Oh, boy.  I think quite honestly, all of those victories were so special.  I think last year’s was a lot of fun, from the standpoint of really [...]

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