Jimmie Johnson Cementing His Place Among The Greats

With 76 wins, Jimmie Johnson is tied for seventh in all-time NASCAR cup series wins. With six championships, only Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt have won more than the former off-road racer from El Cajon, California. Is there really any more debate, that JJ has taken his place among the all-time greats? In terms of championships, Jimmie Johnson has won more than Jeff Gordon, Darrell Waltrip, Cale Yarborough, David Pearson, and Bobby Allison. That's some pretty impressive company, consid ...

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Fantasy Takes Hard Blow From Reality In Stewart-Haas Switch

In our neatly constructed dream sports worlds, things never change. Lebron James never leaves the Cavs. Brett Favre retires a Packer. Peyton Manning brings a second Lombardi trophy to Indy before he retires. Most of all, Tony Stewart, a man perceived as synonymous with Chevrolet, never, ever associates with a.........Ford! Given the reaction of fans throughout NASCAR Nation, you would have thought Coach K was announcing he was leaving Duke to go coach at UNC when it was announced that Stewar ...

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The Black Helicopters Are Circling NASCAR Again

I'm beginning to think Alex Jones must be a NASCAR fan. The father of some of the wildest conspiracy theories you've ever heard on the radio surely must be behind the story behind Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s victory Sunday in the Geico 500. "Jimmie Johnson let Junior win it, because they're teammates, he needed a win to get in the chase, and besides Johnson owes Junior for Johnson's win at Talladega in 2011." The black helicopters are out once again and there's a run on tin foil in the NASCAR natio ...

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Dale Earnhardt Jr.- Greg Ives Pairing Coming Together

  Like Lennon and McCartney or Martin and Lewis, NASCAR has had its share of successful pairings; specifically the driver and crew chief. There was Richard Petty and Dale Inman, Jeff Gordon and Ryan Evernham, Tony Stewart and Greg Zipadelli and perhaps no pairing has had more impact than Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus. There's little doubt no crew chief had a more positive impact on a driver than did the recently retired Steve Letarte with Dale Earnhardt Jr. Looking back, many woul ...

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NASCAR Recap: Budweiser Duels

The Daytona 500 field is set, along with a dozen different story lines for Sunday's Great American Race. Here's a quick recap of winners and losers from a surreal night in Daytona. (more…) ...

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