Jimmie Johnson

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

(Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR)

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

NASCAR Sprint All-Star

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

Aaron's 499

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

Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 Filtrete Ford, pulls into the garage area during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Gen-6 Testing at Texas Motor Speedway on April 11, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

NASCAR Could Take Closer Look At Sponsorships

NASCAR might take a closer look at how it approves sponsors after the National Rifle Association became the title sponsor of this weekend’s Sprint Cup race at Texas during a national debate over gun rights.

04/12/2013

Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, stands by her car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 1, 2013 in Avondale, Arizona.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Patrick Boosted By Comments From Top Drivers

Some kind words from owner Tony Stewart and race winner Jimmie Johnson picked up her spirits a little.

03/01/2013

Daytona 500 winner and five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson attends a Daytona 500 Champion Luncheon at House of Blues on February 27, 2013 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

Road-Weary Johnson Happy To Celebrate Lowe’s Deal

The five-time Sprint Cup champion was in his fourth state and third time zone since winning his second Daytona 500 on Sunday.

02/27/2013

Quaker Seak & Lube

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02/26/2013

AdvoCare 500

In The Pits: Knaus Finally Gets Daytona 500 Win

The time came Sunday when Johnson won his second Daytona 500, forcing the intensely private Knaus to admit just how badly he wanted the win with his No. 48 team.

02/25/2013

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04:  Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates with the checkered flag in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Johnson Holds Off Keselowski To Win AAA 500

Jimmie Johnson regained the lead on the final restart, beating Brad Keselowski in an ending two-lap shootout to win Sunday at Texas and add to his NASCAR Sprint Cup points lead with two races left.

11/04/2012

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after winning the pole during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 2, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Cup Leader Jimmie Johnson On AAA Texas 500 Pole, Keselowski 8th

Johnson is the top qualifier for the race at Texas Motor Speedway after a fast lap of 191.076 mph Friday. It’s his second week in a row as the polesitter, and he won last week at Martinsville

11/02/2012

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