Yes, Jimmie Johnson May Be Human After All

10. That's the number of wins Jimmie Johnson reeled off in his second championship season of 2007. That's also the combined career victory total for Ryan Blaney, Kyle Larson, Aric Almirola, Erik Jones, Austin Dillon, Alex Bowman and Paul Menard. Do you know what these seven drivers have in common? They are all ahead of the seven-time champion after six races in the 2018 season. Let that sink in for a moment. 29 races have run since Jimmie Johnson last visited victory lane- Dover- last Jun ...

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Who? Clint Bowyer? He Did What?

  It seems like a few years back, I remember this racer named Clint Bowyer. He was kind of a funny guy, big into Elvis, and he seemed like he was really coming into his own in NASCAR. To put it a more family friendly way, compost happens. Until Monday, the sunny-natured Kansan hadn't won in 190 races! That's one hellacious dry spell. A lot happens in what amounts to five years. Clint Bowyer got married, had a couple of kids, went through a couple of teams, and here is now running ...

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Consistency Counts For Truex

Who thought Martin Truex Jr. might cool off or even fade into the night this year? I see you. You're not on that island alone. Sports sees its share of one-year wonders. Some acted like MTJ's win at Auto Club represented a bounce back. It really wasn't. Lost in the excitement over Kevin Harvick's three-race skein was the consistency of Martin Truex Jr. Sure, an average finish of 6.5 isn't quite as sexy as three wins, but it tells you something about how this team really hasn't lost anythi ...

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Stewart-Haas Racing Firing On All Cylinders

Did you catch this? Not only did Kevin Harvick win his third straight race Sunday in the employ of Stewart-Haas Racing, all three of his teammates made the top ten. Clint Bowyer finished sixth for SHR. Aric Almirola took seventh. Kurt Busch- who looked like a possible race winner- placed 10th for Stewart-Haas Racing. Who thought that at the beginning of the season that it would by SHR leading the way for Ford and not Penske? Clint Bowyer appears to be finding his footing in his second ...

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Kevin Harvick Makes History, Makes Statement

Mission accomplished. After all hoo ha about his win at Las Vegas, Kevin Harvick determined he would race with a purpose at Phoenix. While he didn't have a dominant car, Happy did what he does best: get close and take over at the end. In doing so, Kevin Harvick scored his 40th career victory in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. That ties the 42-year old from the Bakersfield area with Mark Martin. For those of you keep track, among the hundreds who've donned firesuits in the NASCAR Cup ...

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