Change Will Do Knaus, Johnson Good

Few things last forever- especially race car driver and crew chief pairings. Given that, the combo of seven-time champion and crew chief Chad Knaus have defied the odds with 17 years together. This week we learned that Johnson and Knaus will go their separate ways in 2019. Knaus will lend his talents to the 24 team and William Byron, while Johnson will collaborate with Kevin Mendeering. Current Byron crew chief Darian Grubb takes on the role of technical director at Hendrick Motorsports. ...

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Elliott Didn’t Spend Long “Chasing” Second Win

Chase Elliott won't go down in history as a one-hit wonder. The son of the legendary "Awesome Bill from Dawsonville" Elliott follows his victory at Watkins Glen with an encore at Dover. Most importantly, it stamps his passport to the next round of NASCAR's playoff series. Secondly, it establishes the 22-year old as a bona fide winner. Don't believe for a moment this will be Chase Elliott's last celebration of the spoils of victory. Except for those elusive wins, Elliott has been a consist ...

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2018 Cup Teams Preview: Hendrick Motorsports Gets Younger

For the next few days, we will offer a team-by-team, driver-by-driver preview of the 2018 season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.  Who ever thought we'd see the day? Jimmie Johnson is now the old man at Hendrick Motorsports. Just a few short years ago, the seven-time champ was the resident kid at HMS with the likes of Mark Martin, Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr. in tow. Times have changed. With his impressive resume, Johnson has been the standard bearer at Hendrick Motorsports f ...

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Where Will Dale Earnhardt Jr Fans Go Now?

Dale Earnhardt Jr has hung up his helmet and will trade it for a microphone. NASCAR's most popular driver will no longer grace the cockpit of the 88 car. Junior Nation is huge within NASCAR circles. Where will those legions of fans turn? One has to wonder how many of those fans got into NASCAR because of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Some hard core fans put his popularity on his dad's name. Undeniably, there is some truth to that, though in terms of his demeanor and his career, Junior bore little ...

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Sports Fans & Participants Attach Special Meaning To Numbers

Starting next season, Chase Elliott's car will bear the same number his legendary father once used. Longtime fans will easily remember the number 9 and think of Awesome Bill from Dawsonville. Along with 44 wins and a championship, Bill Elliott was a 16 time winner of NASCAR's Most Popular Driver Award. Sports fans are funny about numbers. Football fans will forever associate 34 with Walter Payton, and the 18 with Peyton Manning. NBA fans think "Michael Jordan" when they see the 23. In bas ...

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