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.
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.
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.
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.
Some kind words from owner Tony Stewart and race winner Jimmie Johnson picked up her spirits a little.
The five-time Sprint Cup champion was in his fourth state and third time zone since winning his second Daytona 500 on Sunday.
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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.
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.
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
The NASCAR Sprint Cup points leader is joining with his Hendrick Motorsports team and primary sponsor Lowe’s to donate to disaster relief and rebuilding efforts.
Jimmie Johnson says he didn’t speak to reporters after his engine failed at Michigan because there was nothing positive he could say.