Stories tagged: jimmie johnson
Wed., Sept. 9, 2020
Jimmie Johnson will transition from NASCAR to IndyCar with Chip Ganassi Racing in a partnership that could pair two of the most dominant drivers of this generation on one team.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 30, 2020
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Long after a fireworks extravaganza lit up Daytona International Speedway and well after William Byron and his Hendrick Motorsports team ended their celebration in victory lane, …
UPDATED: Fri., July 10, 2020
Jimmie Johnson is just as confused as everyone else about his plight with the coronavirus.
UPDATED: Wed., July 8, 2020
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has twice tested negative for the coronavirus and will race Sunday at Kentucky Speedway.
UPDATED: Fri., July 3, 2020
NASCAR star Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Mon., Feb. 17, 2020
Jimmie Johnson tugged at his baseball cap, walked to a golf cart and sat backward on the dash for a ride out of the Daytona garage. After a Speedweeks where …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020
The last chance to appreciate Jimmie Johnson leading the field at the Daytona 500 may come during the pace laps.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
Jimmie Johnson handed out mini bottles of Patron at his retirement announcement – so perfectly on brand for the cool Californian who stormed to a record-tying seven NASCAR championships yet …
Wed., Nov. 20, 2019
The winningest driver of his era will have a 19th season in the No. 48 Chevrolet and once again chase a record eighth championship. Johnson made the announcement Wednesday in …
Sun., Sept. 8, 2019
Kevin Harvick’s nearly flawless Brickyard 400 run Sunday ruined any chance of Jimmie Johnson executing his in-and-in playoff strategy. A crash with 55 laps to go made it official: Johnson’s …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019
Jimmie Johnson’s feud with Ryan Blaney is showing no signs of slowing down, heading into the NASCAR Cup race at Michigan International Speedway. Johnson still wants Blaney to apologize for …
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019
Jimmie Johnson views himself as a patience person. But the seven-time NASCAR Series Cup champion says he is growing impatient with each passing week as his Hendrick Motorsports No. 48 …
Sat., March 9, 2019
Jimmie Johnson is still searching for answers to what has become a winless drought that stretches 62 points races to the summer of 2017. The seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champ …
Sun., Feb. 10, 2019
William Byron put Hendrick Motorsports in a familiar position: on the pole for the Daytona 500. His bigger goal is to make the starting spot pay dividends for the NASCAR …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019
Chad Knaus is the winningest crew chief in NASCAR right now but goes into the new season essentially starting over
Tue., Nov. 6, 2018
NASCAR did not have its finest day at Texas Motor Speedway, where things first went awry with an erroneous penalty even before the race.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018
There will be no eighth NASCAR title for Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus. Hendrick Motorsports will split the driver and crew chief at the end of this season. Johnson and …
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018
Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson and seven other teams are switching to backup cars for the Daytona 500. All of the teams sustained damaged in qualifying races Thursday. The group …
Mon., Feb. 12, 2018
Jimmie Johnson has never hitched a ride for an afternoon on a champion’s float that snakes down closed city streets. The professional sports teams bask in the celebration of hundreds …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017
Jimmie Johnson’s bid for a record eighth NASCAR championship is over.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 4, 2017
Jimmie Johnson still has two very conceivable options for a chance to race for his record-breaking eighth NASCAR Cup Series championship.
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017
Jimmie Johnson will start last in Sunday’s playoff race at Martinsville Speedway because the seven-time champion spun in qualifying.
Fri., June 16, 2017
Jimmie Johnson has agreed to a three-year contract extension that keeps the seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion with Hendrick Motorsports through 2020. Johnson says he doesn’t have a timetable for …
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017
NASCAR star Jimmie Johnson says he feels good and is ready to race this weekend after having skin cancer removed this week from his right shoulder. Johnson tells The Associated …
Sun., June 4, 2017
Jimmie Johnson sped off on the final restart Sunday and earned another slice of NASCAR history, winning in overtime at Dover International Speedway for the 11th time and moving into …
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017
It was just last month when people were wondering what was wrong with Jimmie Johnson after he got off to a slow start. How silly it was to worry.
Sun., April 9, 2017
Jimmie Johnson still knows how to get to Victory Lane at Texas, even from the back of the field on a track that had changed significantly since his first six …
Fri., April 7, 2017
Jimmie Johnson says it’s like NASCAR is coming to Texas for the first time after track changes. Johnson has led more laps at Texas than any other NASCAR Cup Series …
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Jimmie Johnson might have had an easier time had his 6-year-old daughter asked for help with a school art project. Genevieve Johnson instead left dad briefly …
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016
Jimmie Johnson had the commemorative helmet and a photographer chronicling his every move. He even ran a symbolic seven miles the night before his shot at a seventh championship.