By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service A cursory glance at Jimmie Johnson’s racing resume will tell you that the driver of the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet is a lock to make the NASCAR Hall of Fame. But Johnson is still writing history, and in Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, he [...]
By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service CONCORD, N.C.—The Brothers Busch won the first four segments of Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but Jimmie Johnson took the one the counted—the 10-lap dash to the finish—and continued to build his legacy, not to mentioned his bank account.
By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Is winning Bruton Smith’s $1-million bonus a realistic possibility? CONCORD, N.C.— Kyle Busch calls it a 300-to-1 shot. Jimmie Johnson, on the other hand, doesn’t discount the prospect of winning Bruton’s Big Bonus nearly that much. Track owner Bruton Smith, chairman of Speedway Motorsports Inc., has offered a $1-million [...]
By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Forget that the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage is a self-policing society. Forget that the transporter of reigning Cup champion Brad Keselowski was parked next to that of five-time champ Jimmie Johnson last week at Texas or that their garage stalls were in close proximity. [...]
By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Dale Earnhardt Jr. harbors no hard feelings toward Jimmie Johnson Simmer down, Earnhardt Nation. The way Dale Earnhardt Jr. sees it, those who bashed Jimmie Johnson for supposed selfish driving last Sunday at Martinsville were simply trying to stir up trouble.