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Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)

Jimmie Johnson Returns To Track Mourning Brother-In-Law

Jordan Janway died Sunday in San Diego County after apparently colliding with another parachutist during freefall, and then failing to open his parachute.

04/04/2014

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Sports Verdict: Should NASCAR Drivers Be Considered True Athletes?

In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?

11/21/2013

Jimmie Johnson celebrates with champagne in Champions Victory Lane after winning the series championship following the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2013 in Homestead, Florida.  (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Jimmie Johnson Wins 6th NASCAR Championship

Back on top with only two NASCAR legends left to catch, Johnson won his sixth title in eight years Sunday to stake his claim as one of the most dominant competitors in sports history.

11/17/2013

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NASCAR Preview: Don’t Give Jimmie Johnson The Title Just Yet

Before anyone engraves Johnson’s name on the Sprint Cup, a little history lesson is needed. While it has been proven that Johnson can win titles, he has also shown that he can lose them.

11/15/2013

Jimmie Johnson driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Johnson Has 6th NASCAR Title Well Within Reach

In one of the tamest NASCAR title contenders’ news conferences in recent memory, Matt Kenseth and Kevin Harvick kept it light and breezy as they discussed their championship chances against Jimmie Johnson.

11/14/2013

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota (Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)

Bad Day At Worst Time Ruins Kenseth’s Season

Matt Kenseth did his best to put on a brave face following his worst performance of the season, which just happened to come at the worst possible time in his championship battle with Jimmie Johnson.

11/11/2013

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. (credit:  Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

Johnson Takes Cup Lead With Texas Win

Jimmie Johnson led 255 of 334 laps for a dominating victory Sunday that put the five-time champion back in the Chase for the Sprint Cup lead with two races left in the season.

11/03/2013

Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Aflac Ford, poses with a Texas Motor Speedway Pole Award Rifle after qualifying for the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 1, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

Edwards On AAA Texas 500 Pole, Johnson, Kenseth Nearby

Carl Edwards starts on the pole after a qualifying lap of 196.114 mph on Friday. Edwards earned his first pole at Texas, where he is the only three-time Cup winner.

11/01/2013

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NASCAR Adds Gordon To Chase Field Amid Controversy

NASCAR added Jeff Gordon to the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship field Friday, a stunning and unprecedented step in the fallout from at least two attempts to manipulate the results at the season-ending race at Richmond last weekend.

09/13/2013

during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Samuel Deeds 400 At The Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 28, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Rantin’ & Racin’: Not Bad For A Big Ogre

The so-called “Big Ogre” picked maybe the greatest time ever to run a “contract race.” Ryan Newman is a free agent after this year, after being told to “take a hike” by Tony Stewart.

07/30/2013

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Jimmie Johnson Races To Record 4th All-Star Win

Johnson became the first four-time winner of NASCAR’s annual All-Star race, breaking a tie with the late Dale Earnhardt and teammate Jeff Gordon on Saturday night.

05/20/2013

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David Ragan Steals Last-Lap Victory At Talladega

Rain and wrecks pushed NASCAR to the edge of darkness Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, where three of the biggest names in the sport led the field to final flag.

05/06/2013

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