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.
Danica Patrick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. fans will square off in the next round of the “Drive for the Cover” competition for the fall’s new NASCAR video game.
Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Most Influential Athlete has placed NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson at the top of the list for the second consecutive year.
Jimmie Johnson led a race-high 156 laps in Saturday night’s Samsung Mobile 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. But it wasn’t enough.
Greg Biffle regained the lead when he charged under Jimmie Johnson with 30 laps left Saturday night, then pulled away to end his 49-race winless streak while giving owner Jack Roush another NASCAR Sprint Cup victory in Texas.