Matt Kenseth won last year’s Las Vegas event and has three wins overall at the track – second in the series behind Jimmie Johnson’s four Vegas triumphs. It’s safe to say another win would be encouraging for Kenseth. Two of his Vegas wins have come in his two best seasons – his 2003 championship-winning year and last year’s [...]
Austin Dillon, driving the iconic No. 3, won the Coors Light Pole for the Daytona 500 – an unbelievably cool story. Then, Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the Daytona 500, capturing everyone’s hearts and minds – and covers … in the case of Sports Illustrated. Then, Kevin Harvick went out to Phoenix and blew the doors off the place. Lots [...]
CHEVROLET ON THE TRACK—LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY: Chevrolet drivers have won six (6) of 15 races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Victories by current Team Chevy drivers are: Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 KOBALT Tools Chevrolet SS, has four (4) wins at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (’05, ’06, ’07 & ‘10) Jeff Gordon, No. 24 Axalta [...]
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS – Qualified Fourth THOUGHTS ON THE NEW QUALIFYING PROCESS? “There were points in time where it is extremely chaotic especially after a caution and when the track first opens when you have all the race cars. A couple of cautions could really create an issue for people, but [...]
POS Car # Driver Make 1 2 Brad Keselowski Ford 2 22 Joey Logano Ford 3 1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 4 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 5 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr Chevrolet 6 16 Greg Biffle Ford 7 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 8 42 Kyle Larson Chevrolet 9 43 Aric Almirola Ford 10 41 Kurt Busch [...]
Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray & Staz Johnson celebrate 100 issues of working on Jonah Hex with "All-Star Western" #28, "one of the very best comics DC has to offer."
Last night, the 2014 Daytona 500 was just 38 laps into the action when rain caused a six-hour rain delay that must have left the fans at the International Speedway even drunker than they already were. Folks at home had to settle for a replay of the 2013 Daytona 500, but it turned out that a lot of people couldn’t tell the difference between last year’s and this year’s races.
Who would have thought it would have been the Daytona 500 and not the Winter Olympics that would produce the most hilarious tape delay fail in February? Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the 2014 Daytona 500 just before midnight on the east coast after a rain delay lasting several hours. Show More Summary
POS Car # Driver Make 1 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr Chevrolet 2 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 3 2 Brad Keselowski Ford 4 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 5 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 6 20 Matt Kenseth Toyota 7 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr Ford 8 16 Greg Biffle Ford 9 3 Austin Dillon Chevrolet 10 13 Casey [...]
Fox News' Facebook page apologized on Sunday evening for erroneously congratulating Jimmie Johnson for winning this year's Daytona 500 to its more than 5 million fans. While the Daytona 500 was in a rain delay on Sunday, Fox replayed last year's Daytona 500. Show More Summary
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson's phone started blowing up Sunday while he was sitting in his motorhome — nowhere near Victory Lane.
Contrary to how it may have looked to the casual observer of Fox Sports on Sunday afternoon, Jimmie Johnson did not win the Daytona 500. That was last year. Sooo last year. This year’s race was delayed after 38 laps because of storms that ripped through the Daytona Beach, Fla., area and was scheduled to […]
The Daytona 500 rain-delayed for hours. Fox Sports running out of things to talk about. So they decided to replay last year’s race, so people would have something to watch while waiting for the re-start. It was clearly marked as last year’s race. But apparently, some viewers didn’t notice that, and thought that Jimmy Johnson […]
Well this is awkward.
"Richard Petty made a couple of comments about, 'Go get six. Records are made to be broken.' And he's made a couple other passing comments to me...," says Jimmie Johnson, as he prepares for the Daytona 500.
One of the signature events on the NASCAR docket is upon us, and the Daytona 500 should prove to be must-see TV. While fans are probably pulling for Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr. or Matt Kenseth to win one of the crown jewels of...Show More Summary
In addition to high-profile players Jimmy Graham and Malcolm Jenkins that are scheduled to become free agents in March, four members of the New Orleans Saints are restricted free agents-to-be. Safety Rafael Bush, fullback Jed Collins, defensive end Tom Johnson and receiver Joseph Morgan are restricted free agents that the Saints could tender contracts offers…
TALK ABOUT HOW YOUR FIRST FEW DAYS OF SPEEDWEEKS WENT, HOW YOUR DAYTONA 500 CAR IS, AND YOUR OUTLOOK ON DEFENDING YOUR DAYTONA 500 RACE CHAMPIONSHIP “It’s been a decent week. We were very competitive in the Unlimited race and spun out there off of (Turn) 4, which was kind of a weird deal to [...]
The NASCAR Sprint Cup season is officially underway, with Sunday featuring arguably the biggest race of the year in the Daytona 500, and some interesting odds could make several drivers worth betting on. Jimmie Johnson is coming off yet another Sprint Cup championship in 2013, which was the sixth of his career. Show More Summary
The six-time Sprint Cup champion was surprised by the changes to crown the Chase winner, but takes the high road on whether Nascar is Jimmie-proofing the format.