By AMANDA VINCENT The laptop of Chad Knaus, crew chief of Jimmie Johnson on the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet team in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, was stolen from a rental car in San Francisco while Knaus and his wife ate dinner at Fisherman’s Warf after arriving to the area on Wednesday in [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Sports TV network ESPN revealed on Thursday the nominees for its 2017 ESPY awards. The only category in which motorsports competitors were nominated were in the obvious “Best Driver” category. Among the nominees in that category were two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers — Martin Truex Jr. and reigning and seven-time [...]
Bills DE Shaq Lawson says he needs to get back to being what he was in college. Says Jason Taylor of having Jimmy Johnson present him at the Hall of Fame, “He took a chance on an undersized defensive end and never looked back. He believed in me and gave me the opportunity of a…
During the recent Michigan International Raceway NASCAR weekend, Hendrick Motorsports announced a three-year contract extension for Jimmie Johnson, so we know the latest seven-time champ is going to be around for three more years, beyond 2017, at the very least. He very well could race beyond 2020, but like I said, at the least, we [...]
Jason Taylor announced Jimmy Johnson as his presenter for the Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement. It means Johnson and Jerry Jones, who joins Taylor in the Class of 2017, will spend Hall of Fame weekend together and on stage for the induction. Johnson coached Taylor only three seasons before Johnson retired. “He took a…
The defending series champion forfeits his 13th starting position and drops to the rear of the field for Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400. Jimmie Johnson spun and damaged the front end of the No. 48 Chevrolet during morning practice Saturday...Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Hendrick Motorsports announced Friday that it has signed contract extensions with reigning and seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson and his longtime sponsor, Lowe’s. The extension with Johnson will keep him behind the wheel of the No. 48 Chevrolet through the 2020 season, and the extension with Lowe’s [...]
Jimmie Johnson’s contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports is official. The team announced the seven-time champion had signed a three-year contract extension through the 2020 season. Johnson’s current deal was set to expire at the end of 2017. Show More Summary
Jimmie Johnson’s contract extension will keep him with Hendrick Motorsports through the 2020 season. Jimmie Johnson and Hendrick Motorsports have agreed on a contract extension that will keep the defending and seven-time NASCAR Cup Series...Show More Summary
It’s Superman’s Kryptonite.
Luckily, he’s OK.
Jamie McMurray’s scorched car in the garage. (Getty) Jimmie Johnson and Jamie McMurray both crashed after having brake problems entering turn 1 within seconds of each other on lap 96 Sunday at Pocono. Johnson was ahead of McMurray and suffered a massive brake failure as he dove into the corner at over 200 MPH. Show More Summary
Jamie McMurray also walked away from a hard crash that left his car in flames. Neither Jimmie Johnson nor Jamie McMurray were injured in separate accidents that occurred almost instantaneously during Sunday’s Monster Energy Cup Series...Show More Summary
Jimmie Johnson and Jamie McMurray both lost their brakes and slammed into the outside wall seconds apart.
By AMANDA VINCENT For the second-straight weekend, Jimmie Johnson has a change to move up another run on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series all-time wins list, and for the second-straight week, he’ll don a helmet honoring the drivers he could tie on the list. After tying Cale Yarborough for sixth on the all-time wins [...]
The defending champion had some encouraging words for Darrell Wallace Jr., who on Sunday will race in the Cup Series for the first time. Darrell Wallace Jr. was awoken Tuesday morning with a text from close friend Ryan Blaney, who was excited by the news Wallace will make his Monster Energy Cup Series debut Sunday at Pocono Raceway (3 p.m. Show More Summary
Seven-time series winner went to NYC to have it cut out after his 83rd career win last Sunday
By AMANDA VINCENT With his win June 4 in the AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover (Del.) International Speedway, Jimmie Johnson not only tied Cale Yarborough for sixth on the all-time winningest premier series drivers list with 83, he also claimed his third win of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, most [...]
Earnhardt described them as a “good cop, bad cop” duo.
Jimmie Johnson beat Kyle Larson on Sunday. (Getty) Jimmie Johnson’s Monday morning after tying Cale Yarborough with 83 Cup Series wins was spent with a doctor. Johnson tweeted that he was getting skin cancer cells removed from his shoulder. Show More Summary