CHAD KNAUS’S BUCKET LIST

On Saturday crew chief Chad Knaus told Jimmie Johnson they had just completed "the biggest goal in my life" by sweeping qualifying, practice and the race at Lowe's Motor Speedway, giving the 48 a perfect weekend. Which begs the question: Has Knaus done it all? Are there any goals left for the three-time champion to accomplish? Moving forward, what will motivate the brightest mind in the Sprint Cup garage to attack every day with enthusiasm and vigor? A look at the man's bucket list rev ...

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JOHNSON DOMINATING THE CHASE

CONCORD, N.C. _ He dominated practice. He dominated qualifying. And at the end of the night the right team was celebrating in Victory Lane. Clearly driving the best car all weekend long, Jimmie Johnson was able to give crew chief Chad Knaus the one thing he wanted his entire career – the perfect weekend.Leading five times for a total of 92 laps, Johnson moved past teammate Jeff Gordon with 13 laps to go to take the top spot. Once he cleared the No. 24, Johnson set sail toward the checkered ...

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JOHNSON GETS KNAUS PERFECT WEEKEND

With his victory at Lowe's Motor Speedway on Saturday night, Jimmie Johnson has won three of the first five Chase races and is pulling away from the field in his quest for a fourth straight Sprint Cup title. Johnson lost the lead to teammate Jeff Gordon following a restart with 15 laps to go, but took the lead back for good two laps later. Johnson and crew chief Chad Knaus pulled off a perfect weekend, running the fastest in every practice, winning the pole and the race. The perfect weekend has ...

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