Reports of Jimmie Johnson Demise Exaggerated

For those NASCAR fans that thought they were living in some kind of alternate universe, you may relax. Just in time for Easter, Jimmie Johnson has resurrected his hopes for an 8th championship with his victory at Texas Motor Speedway. This is not welcome news for all, but a reminder that Jimmie Johnson is still very much Jimmie Johnson. Like many of you, this fans tends towards the underdog. Unlike many of you, this fan is more of a Ford man, so much so he will even root for Kevin Harvick ...

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Texas Motor Speedway Offers Hendrick, Gibbs Opportunity

So, who here thought that Hendrick Motorsports and Joe Gibbs Racing would still be winless at this juncture of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. You in the back, sit down- I don't believe it. Everyone was just sure that was going to change last Sunday at Martinsville. Kyle Busch led 174 laps, but eventually gave way to race winner Brad Keselowski. Chase Elliott started on the front row, and even led 20 laps, but that first top series victory eluded him. Matt Kenseth rebounded fro ...

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Johnson, Harvick Face Familiar Scenarios

Johnson, Harvick. Two big racing names, two famous for how they race. One is well-known for getting hot and staying hot when the leaves turn brown and the heat goes down. The other? He's known for rising up when the chips are down. As matters stand today, Johnson, Harvick- the standard bearers for Chevrolet in the 2016 edition of the Chase- find themselves familiar circumstances. Jimmie Johnson has punched his ticket for Homestead with his victory at Martinsville. He's once again on a rol ...

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NASCAR Recap: AAA 500

[caption id="attachment_686513" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/TeamHendrick[/caption] Since when did NASCAR turn into the National Hockey League? After all the slipping and sliding during Sunday's AAA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, NASCAR finds itself in a similar position to the sport up north. Here's a breakdown of the winners and losers for Texas in this NASCAR recap. (more…) ...

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NASCAR Odds: AAA 500

We always hear how everything is bigger in Texas. After the last week in this soap opera we call a 2015 Sprint Cup season, that cliche actually rings true for Sunday's AAA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Here's how the NASCAR odds might impact the way you watch Sunday's race. (more…) ...

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