Some NFL coaches meet with other NFL coaches during the offseason, Ron Rivera decided to be a little different: He met with a NASCAR crew chief.
People can be easily confused. Just look at the number of people who thought Jimmie Johnson won the rain-delayed 2014 Daytona 500 when Fox was showing the 2013 Daytona 500 to fill time in February. Did the confusion happen again on Sunday...Show More Summary
“Second place is the first loser.” It’s an all-too-common catch phrase yet to enter Hendrick Motorsports’ vocabulary. Jimmie Johnson sits as the main reason why, as the sport’s Chase champion with six titles these past eight seasons....Show More Summary
If you could take out the incessant left turns and spectacular crashes, a typical NASCAR race is essentially a four-hour commercial for at least 43 different companies, but these sponsorships keep cars on the track and the shop lights on. So if you’re going to pander to your corporate sponsors, why not have fun with it. This is exactly what...
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
How about a quick NASCAR quiz? What do Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon and Matt Kenseth all have in common? Come on…this is an easy one. They were all race winners in 2013. Johnson (six), Gordon (one) and Kenseth (a series-high seven). This year, they all have one other thing in common. Show More Summary
Matt Kenseth is winless. Through seven Sprint Cup Series races, it's hardly a shocking statement. Jimmie Johnson is winless too. So is Tony Stewart. And Jeff Gordon. Kasey Kahne, too. But with seven different winners in the first seven...Show More Summary
This week, the civil rights legacy of President Lyndon B. Johnson is being celebrated and every Texan should be proud. President Barack Obama and three living former U.S. Presidents -- George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter --...Show More Summary
Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth finished 1-2 in last year’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship standings, theoretically establishing them as favorites for the 2014 title. Yet here we are seven races into the season and both still are seeking their first victory. Which is not good. Race winners get first dibs on spots in the [...]
With a little help from NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson.
by Awl Sponsors How would you rebuild a classic Chevrolet truck if you had both past and present parts at your finger tips? Valvoline gave Sprint Cup Series drivers Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson exactly that, and now it's time...Show More Summary
Jimmy Johnson won two Super Bowls with the Cowboys, and on most franchises a couple of Super Bowl rings would be more than enough to get a head coach in the Ring of Honor. But Johnson’s split with Jerry Jones was bitter, and as a result Johnson’s haircut hasn’t been given a place of honor…
Yes, that was Paul Menard briefly side-by-side with Jimmie Johnson for second with less than 50 laps to go in Sunday's Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas. Right after Menard pulled alongside Johnson, the caution flag flew and the field was jumbled after pit stops. Show More Summary
Jimmie Johnson should have at least two wins by now. That's a bold statement, but if it wasn't for tire issues at Fontana and just not enough to hold off Kurt Busch at Martinsville, the six-time Sprint Cup champ would have been in victory...Show More Summary
Chicago Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler currently ranks fourth in the league in minutes played, according to NBA.com. If he has it his way, he'll rank first when the postseason rolls around. Per the Chicago Tribune 's K.C. Johnson (membership required), Butler said he's more than willing to replicate last postseason's heavy minutes: "Whatever it takes. Show More Summary
CHEVROLET ON THE TRACK—TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY: Chevrolet drivers have won nine (9) of 26 races at Texas Motor Speedway. Victories by current Team Chevy drivers are: Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe’s “Spring is Calling” Chevrolet SS, has three (3) victories at Texas Motor Speedway (’07, ’12 & ‘13) Tony Stewart, No. 14 Mobil 1/Bass Pro [...]
Jimmie Johnson’s statistics to open the 2014 season suggest he has won multiple races, is crushing everyone else in points, and maybe set a record for the earliest Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup clinch in the history of the playoff system. Factually, of course, none of that is true. He’s winless, fifth in points [...]
The brother of six-time Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson's wife Chandra was killed in a skydiving accident Sunday afternoon. Justin Janway, 27, had over 1,000 jumps of skydiving experience and was training other employees at Skydive San Diego. Show More Summary
The veteran skydiver who died Sunday after his chute failed to open during a jump in eastern San Diego County was the brother-in-law of famed NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson.
On Sunday afternoon at historic Martinsville Speedway, Kurt Busch and Jimmie Johnson would stage an epic duel in the closing laps of the STP 500. It was a track Johnson, the six-time champ had mastered through the years compared to one...Show More Summary