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Aric Almirola wins rain-shortened Coke Zero 400

Aric Almirola got his first career Sprint Cup Series victory and first victory for the No. 43 car since 1999 on Sunday by winning the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. The race was called because of rain after 112 of the 160 laps were completed on the 2.5-mile super speedway.  Almirola led 14 laps. The 30-year-old Almirola got his first win on the 30th anniversary...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brad Keselowski injured celebrating win

NASCAR.com Brad Keselowski’s celebration after Saturday night’s win at Kentucky Speedway landed him in the infield care center to get four stitches on his hand.  “We were playing around with some champagne bottles and as I told my good friend, ‘We should have stuck with beer,’” Keselowski said. “We were having too much fun with champagne and one of the bottles broke...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Statistical Preview of the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky

The Sprint Cup Series makes its fourth visit to Kentucky Speedway, with both Ford and Chevrolet still looking to get the winners' circle for the first time. Joe Gibbs Toyotas have won here twice but one Chevy driver stands out as the most likely to get his manufacturer on the board: Jimmie Johnson led 182 laps in the 2013 race, has top-10 finishes in all 3 races at Kentucky...
Via Racing-reference
14 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

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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