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NASCAR adds new rule: Drivers can’t exit cars after incidents

NASCAR announced Friday that it has implemented a new rule, Section 9-16, prohibiting drivers from exiting their cars after on-track incidents. Section 9-16 On-Track Incident Procedure During an Event, if a racecar is involved in an on track incident and/or is stopped on or near the racing surface and unable to continue to make forward progress, unless extenuating emergency conditions...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart pulls out of Indiana dirt track race

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart has pulled out of an upcoming dirt track race in Plymouth, Indiana. Plymouth Speedway announced the news that Stewart would not race Saturday. “We at Plymouth Speedway extend our deepest condolences and prayers to the family of Kevin Ward Jr. and thoughts and prayers to Tony Stewart and his family. Tony Stewart will not be racing at Plymouth Speedway...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

When does NASCAR start? Daytona, Speedweeks schedule and coverage info

 Now that the Super Bowl is over — fans turn their attention to the Daytona 500; NASCAR’s season-opening race that will take place on February 23. But NASCAR starts well before the actual Daytona 500. Fans can tune in for Speedweeks, starting February 14 to watch practice sessions for The Sprint Unlimited. See the full schedule of events [...]
Via Tireball.com
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmie Johnson recreates 'The Hangover' during Vegas trip

Jimmie Johnson has a good life, mostly due to the fact that he is the best racer in all of NASCAR. Actually, that is exactly why is life is good, as he recently captured his 6th Sprint Cup Series Championship since 2006. The champion driver was in Las Vegas recently, and unlike the saying of 'what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas', Johnson went ahead and documented just what...
Via The Victory Formation
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Why Might Jimmie Johnson Not Really Be On His Way To Another Championship?

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe’s Dover White Chevrolet, celebrates with the checkered flag as he performs a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on July 6, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images). By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical Jimmie Johnson is seriously...
Via Sicknissified
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jimmie Johnson running Patriotic scheme for All-Star race and Coca-Cola 600

credit: Team Lowe’s Racing Jimmie Johnson will celebrate the upcoming Memorial Day holiday with a red, white and blue race car. Johnson was the winner of the 2012 All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway and will attempt to repeat his feat on Saturday night. The car is similar to the white and blue Lowe’s Chevrolet that Johnson has driven at night races this season but this...
Via Tireball.com
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Hendrick: Lowes will sponsor Jimmie Johnson in 2014

Jimmie Johnson won five championships with the home improvement chain Lowes on his Hendrick powered No.48 Chevrolet. That combination will not part ways after the 2013 season. Speaking at the unveiling of the 2014 Chevrolet SS team owner Rick Hendrick made it clear that Lowes will continue to sponsor Johnson in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. “Lowe’s will be back,” Hendrick said...
Via Tireball.com
February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Jimmie Johnson To Drive For JR Motorsports In 2013

Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical It was announced in a JR Motorsports team press release Thursday that Jimmie Johnson will add the Nationwide Series race at Phoenix on March 2 to his schedule. Johnson will drive the No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet Camaro in the Bashas’ Supermarkets 200. Johnson decided to take a...
Via Sicknissified
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Brickyard 400 under the lights? Why it doesn’t really matter.

After a weekend at the Brickyard, Jimmie Johnson winning his 4th chance to kiss the bricks talks have come about Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) possibly installing lights so that NASCAR could run a Sprint Cup Series race at the good old Brickyard under the lights. For the past five years IMS has been battling attendance problems at the track but there have been no talks of discontinuing...
Via Tireball.com
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss
COLLISION COURSE

Video: Jimmie, Danica crash at Daytona

Tonight had the makings of a great night for Daytona 500. Under the Lights in primetime, national audience, and as soon as the race got started there was an accident involving 5-time Sprint Cup Champion Jimmy Johnson, 2011 500 winner Trevor Bayne and Go-Daddy girl and crash girl Danica Patrick The night can’t get worse, can it?
Via The Victory Formation
February 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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