One week after wrecking in Texas, points leader Jimmie Johnson set out to prove the No. 48 team deserves a record-setting fourth straight title.
If last weekend’s race at Talladega was disappointing for fans and drivers, this weekend’s Dickies 500 was full of excitement from the drop of the green flag.
Entering this weekend’s race at Talladega Superspeedway, everyone knew Sunday’s (Nov. 2) AMP Energy 500 would be one of the wildest races of 2009.
In the end it was Virginia-native Denny Hamlin who was able to hold off Johnson on a green/white/checkered finish to score his third win of 2009.
Few observers thought the unsponsored, single-car team of TRG Motorsports would make it through an entire season – least of all owner Kevin Buckler.
CONCORD, N.C. – Richard Childress visited the media center at Lowe’s Motor Speedway Saturday to field questions about his nomination to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
CONCORD, N.C. – We’ve heard this story before, but Jimmie Johnson was the dominant car for the last time cars will be on track before the race this weekend.
CONCORD, N.C. – In a continuation of the first practice and qualifying from yesterday, Jimmie Johnson was the fastest driver in the second practice this weekend for the NASCAR Banking 500. Johnson laid down a lap of 28.852 seconds on his very first lap on the track, which correlates to a 187.162-mph lap. Johnson has …
CONCORD, N.C. – Jimmie Johnson captured the pole at Lowe’s Motor Speedway with a blistering lap of 28.079 seconds (192.376 mph) on a cold, damp Thursday night.
This year, the Pepsi 500 was moved from Labor Day weekend to Columbus Day weekend to avoid triple-digit temperatures.