KURT BUSCH WINS KOBALT TOOLS 500

Kurt Busch snapped Jimmie Johnson's two-race winning streak with a green-white-checkers win at the Kobalt Tools 500. The win was Busch's second straight spring victory at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Busch led two green-white-checkers restarts, the first coming with three laps to go that was a result of Carl Edwards (156 laps down) flipping sixth-place Brad Keselowski, who had gotten into Edwards earlier in the race. Matt Kenseth finished second. Juan Pablo Montoya was third. Kasey Kahne was fourth a ...

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JOHNSON WINS SECOND IN A ROW

Jimmie Johnson took four tires. Jeff Gordon took two. Guess who made the right call. The guy with the golden horseshoe up his rear, that's who. Gordon dominated, but Johnson slipped past his teammate and owner with 17 laps to go for the win. Sprint Cup points leader Kevin Harvick passed Gordon to finish second.   Jimmie Johnson wins at Vegas (AP) ...

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JIMMIE JOHNSON WINS AUTO CLUB 500

FONTANA, Calif. _ Jimmie Johnson held off Kevin Harvick in the closing laps of the Auto Club 500 to collect his second straight win at his home track and the 48th of his career. The defending Sprint Cup champion led 101 laps, more than twice as many as any other driver. His seemingly never-ending run of good luck continued Sunday. Or, as Harvick put it, "They have a golden horseshoe stuck up their ass."  Johnson caught a big break on his last stop when he pitted right before a ...

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FORD 400 TV AND START TIME

Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami SpeedwayChase race: No. 10Date: Sun., Nov. 22, 2009TV: 2:30 PM ET on ABCRace time: 3:30 PM ETFavorite: Jimmie JohnsonThe week in review:Jay W. Pennell went to Jeremy Mayfield's auction and talked to the suspended driver about his recent comments, Brian France and his futureMedia organizations called shenanigans on Brian France's secretive lawsuit against his ex-wifeDan Farkas gave a few reasons why Jimmie Johnson won't win the Chase Patrick Reynolds listed the five be ...

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WHY THE SPRINT CUP NEEDS A DIRT RACE

The World of Outlaws World Finals was held Saturday on The Dirt Track at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. The four-tenths mile oval hosted the championship round for the touring late models and sprint cars. I had foot surgery right before the weekend and could not attend the race, even though it was a half-hour drive from my front door. But being laid up on the couch can make one a close friend with SPEED TV. And to my good fortune live dirt-track coverage was provided. While taking in all the Texas ...

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