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  • • NASCAR: Kyle Larson to return, signs with Hendrick Motorsports
    Kyle Larson is set to return to the NASCAR Cup Series for the 2021 season on a multi-year deal, and he is set to do so driving the #5 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports. Alex Bowman was confirmed as seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson’s replacement behind the wheel of the #48 Chevrolet for the […] NASCAR: Kyle Larson to return, signs with Hendrick Motorsports - Beyond ...2020
  • • Kyle Larson signs with Hendrick Motorsports to drive No. 5 in 2021
    Kyle Larson has signed a multiyear contract with Hendrick Motorsports to drive the No. 5 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE beginning with the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season. The 28-year-old driver will be paired with crew chief Cliff Daniels, who will shift from the No. 48 Chevrolet currently driven by seven-time Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson […]...2020
  • • Drivers reflect on Jimmie Johnson's career: 'He cared when he didn't have to'
    Brad Keselowski’s No. 2 car had just whisked by on the home stretch, from under the bridge, building speed down the hill and through the final kink before reaching the start-finish line. Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus, his crew chief at the time, were standing on Road Atlanta’s pit lane during testing on that Wednesday […]...2020
  • • NASCAR Cup playoff at Texas still on hold because of rain
    The resumption of NASCAR's Cup playoff race in Texas was still on hold Monday because of more rain and a dreary forecast. There was no official word from NASCAR on when the race might proceed. Two drivers retiring from full-time NASCAR competition after this season, Clint Bowyer and seven-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson, were running 1-2 Sunday when the race was halted....2020
  • • Jimmie Johnson and Clint Bowyer honored before Texas race
    Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson and fellow series driver Clint Bowyer, both making their final fulltime series starts at Texas Motor Speedway, were honored today prior to the start of the Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500. During the speedway‘s Texas Lottery® No Limits Live! Pre-Race Show, Johnson unveiled a “Jimmie Johnson Winner‘s Circle” sign […]...2020
  • • Carvana to sponsor Jimmie Johnson in INDYCAR
    Leading online auto retailer Carvana (NYSE: CVNA) announced today it will be the primary partner for 7-time NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) Champion Jimmie Johnson and Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) for the 2021 NTT INDYCAR SERIES racing season in the newly-formed Carvana Chip Ganassi Racing entry. Johnson co-holds the NCS record with Dale Earnhardt and Richard […]...2020
  • • Carvana to Sponsor Jimmie Johnson in 2021 IndyCar Season
    Carvana will be a primary sponsor for Jimmie Johnson’s No. 48 Honda in the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season, Chip Ganassi Racing announced Saturday, Oct. 24. The seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion will keep his familiar number that he has used since driving for Hendrick Motorsports since 2001. Carvana, an online auto retailer, enters the … The post Carvana to Sponsor Jimmie Johnson in 2021 ...2020
  • • Johnson jump-starts IndyCar move with online auto retailer
    Jimmie Johnson needed funding for his move to IndyCar so the seven-time NASCAR champion transitioned into a salesman for the first time. Johnson and Chip Ganassi Racing on Saturday announced Carvana — the company known for multistory car vending machines — as the sponsor for the No. 48 Honda that Johnson will drive in road and street course IndyCar races. It's a striking partnership in that John...2020
  • • Jimmie Johnson's dad, Gary, to serve as grand marshal at Texas
    Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson will hear a very familiar voice give the command to start engines when his father Gary Johnson serves as grand marshal for the Oct. 25 Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. The Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 will be the final race at Texas Motor Speedway in […]...2020
  • • Weekend Preview: Texas Motor Speedway
    Kevin Harvick seeks fourth straight victory in Texas Playoff race   Success tends to breed success in NASCAR Cup Series Playoff races at Texas Motor Speedway.   From 2012 through 2015, seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson dominated the fall race at the 1.5-mile track, winning four straight Playoff events there.   Kevin Harvick has a chance […]...2020

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Jimmie Johnson injury and suspension

  • • Pit crew change for Alex Bowman, Jimmie Johnson teams
    An injury will lead to a change in the pit crew lineup for Hendrick Motorsports teammates Alex Bowman and Jimmie Johnson....2020
  • • NASCAR: 5 drivers who should attempt IndyCar races
    Which five NASCAR drivers should join Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. by competing in IndyCar iRacing Challenge events? The unexpected stoppage of the 2020 NASCAR season and the unexpected indefinite suspension of the 2020 IndyCar season led both series to create virtual racing series on iRacing to pass the time during the coronavirus pandemic. […] NASCAR: 5 drivers who should attempt ...2020

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Jimmie Johnson trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • NASCAR: Kyle Larson to return, signs with Hendrick Motorsports
    Kyle Larson is set to return to the NASCAR Cup Series for the 2021 season on a multi-year deal, and he is set to do so driving the #5 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports. Alex Bowman was confirmed as seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson’s replacement behind the wheel of the #48 Chevrolet for the […] NASCAR: Kyle Larson to return, signs with Hendrick Motorsports - Beyond ...2020
  • • Kyle Larson signs with Hendrick Motorsports to drive No. 5 in 2021
    Kyle Larson has signed a multiyear contract with Hendrick Motorsports to drive the No. 5 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE beginning with the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season. The 28-year-old driver will be paired with crew chief Cliff Daniels, who will shift from the No. 48 Chevrolet currently driven by seven-time Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson […]...2020
  • • Jimmie Johnson and Clint Bowyer honored before Texas race
    Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson and fellow series driver Clint Bowyer, both making their final fulltime series starts at Texas Motor Speedway, were honored today prior to the start of the Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500. During the speedway‘s Texas Lottery® No Limits Live! Pre-Race Show, Johnson unveiled a “Jimmie Johnson Winner‘s Circle” sign […]...2020
  • • Jimmie Johnson's dad, Gary, to serve as grand marshal at Texas
    Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson will hear a very familiar voice give the command to start engines when his father Gary Johnson serves as grand marshal for the Oct. 25 Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. The Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 will be the final race at Texas Motor Speedway in […]...2020
  • • Holding a Pretty Wheel: When NASCAR’s Instant Gratification Isn’t So Gratifying After All
    Early in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, it was already clear that there could be a lot of changes on the horizon. With Jimmie Johnson announcing his retirement, the Hendrick Motorsports No. 48 would have an open seat, and several other drivers’ contracts were up at the end of the season as well. Kyle … The post Holding a Pretty Wheel: When NASCAR’s Instant Gratification Isn’t...2020
  • • Up to Speed: Time for Jimmie Johnson to Step Up
    Jimmie Johnson wound up with another rough race in the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500, the latest blow in what’s been a difficult 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season.  Initially, a return to Texas Motor Speedway seemed to offer some hope of a good performance for the No. 48 team.  With seven career wins at TMS, all … The post Up to Speed: Time for Jimmie Johnson to Step Up appeared first on F...2020
  • • Jimmie Johnson announces return to NASCAR racing with a cringe-worthy rap video from his spotter
    The video featuring Johnson's spotter rapping and dancing is ... not as good as the driver thinks it is....2020
  • • NASCAR races on at Indy after Johnson contracts coronavirus
    NASCAR's extravagant weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway - where the back-and-forth battle between Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin should continue - has been rocked by its first driver testing positive for the coronavirus. Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson will miss what was supposed to be his final Brickyard 400 as he quarantines following the Friday test result. “Clearly I have this ...2020
  • • Jimmie Johnson becomes first NASCAR driver to contract COVID-19
    "My first priority is the health and safety of my loved ones and my teammates," Johnson said in a news release issued by Hendrick Motorsports. In order to return to racing, NASCAR said Johnson must be symptom free and have two negative COVID-19 test results, at least 24 hours apart, and also be cleared by his physician. The 44-year-old Johnson, a four-times winner of the Brickyard 400, was due t...2020
  • • NASCAR races on at Indy after Johnson contracts coronavirus
    NASCAR's extravagant weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway - where the back-and-forth battle between Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin should continue - has been rocked by its first driver testing positive for the coronavirus. Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson will miss what was supposed to be his final Brickyard 400 as he quarantines following the Friday test result. “Clearly I have this ...2020

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  • • Jimmie Johnson's dad, Gary, to serve as grand marshal at Texas
    2020
  • • NASCAR Truck driver Spencer Davis tests positive for COVID-19
    NASCAR confirmed Thursday that Davis had reported he had tested positive this week for the novel coronavirus and his family-owned team has decided to withdraw from this weekend’s race at Michigan International Speedway.Seven-time Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson and part-time Cup driver Brendan Gaughan have both tested positive in the last couple months. Johnson missed the Brickyard 400 ...Keep ...2020
  • • Jimmie Johnson medically cleared to resume racing in NASCAR
    Last Friday Johnson announced he had received a positive test result for COVID-19 but did not know at that time how long he had the disease. He also had shown no symptoms.Wednesday morning, Hendrick Motorsports announced Johnson, after receiving negative test results on both Monday and Tuesday, had been cleared to return to racing this weekend.“My family is so grateful for the incredible ...Keep r...2020
  • • Did You Notice?: Jimmie Johnson, NASCAR Brickyard 400 Can’t Run From COVID-19… Or Politics
    Did You Notice?… Jimmie Johnson became the first NASCAR Cup Series driver to test positive for COVID-19? Johnson self-reported the news after getting a test shortly after his wife, Chandra, was suffering from allergy-like symptoms (she’s also tested positive). It’s still unclear how Johnson got the virus even though he’s been taking precautions. “My first priority ...2020
  • • Knocked out of Brickyard, Johnson copes at home with virus
    Jimmie Johnson and his family took every precaution to avoid the coronavirus. Johnson is the first NASCAR driver to test positive for the virus that causes COVID-19 and it will end his streak of 663 consecutive Cup starts. It's also temporarily disrupting his family life as he and wife, Chani, attempt to quarantine while still raising their two daughters....2020
  • • Jimmie Johnson tests positive for COVID-19, to miss Brickyard 400
    In a statement, Hendrick Motorsports announced Johnson, 44, had tested positive on Friday afternoon.Johnson has not experienced any symptoms but was tested upon learning his wife, Chandra, has tested positive after experiencing allergy-like symptoms.In Johnson’s absence, Xfinity Series driver Justin Allgaier will drive the No. 48 Chevrolet in place of Johnson in Sunday’s Brickyard 400 ...Keep read...2020
  • • Special $48 ticket package available to Jimmie Johnson fans for the 60th running of Food City 500
    Calling all Jimmie Johnson fans: Bristol Motor Speedway is offering a special, limited $48 ticket deal ($20 for kids 12-and under) as the seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champ participates in an on-site Q&A prior to his final Food City 500. The ticket package, a special partnership between Johnson, NASCAR and Speedway Motorsports that celebrates the […]...2020

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  • • Frustrated Toyotas and a discouraged Jimmie Johnson all chased Alex Bowman at California
    Alex Bowman, in a contract year, pulled out a big win at the Auto Club Speedway on Sunday, while friction engulfed Martin Truex Jr. and his Toyota teammates....2020
  • • NASCAR: Jimmie Johnson now has ‘no clue’ about retirement
    Jimmie Johnson says he has “no clue” if he will still retire after the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, depending on how the season plays out. The coronavirus pandemic and the stoppages across the world of sports and motorsports have led to countless questions that cannot be answered, as nobody quite knows when some semblance […] NASCAR: Jimmie Johnson now has ‘no clue’...2020
  • • NASCAR: New driver emerging as possible Jimmie Johnson replacement?
    Has JR Motorsports NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Noah Gragson emerged as a candidate to replace Jimmie Johnson at Hendrick Motorsports next year? Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson announced after the 2019 season came to an end that the 2020 season would be his 19th and final season as the full-time driver of the […] NASCAR: New driver emerging as possible Jimmie Johnson rep...2020
  • • NASCAR: How many races will Jimmie Johnson win in 2020?
    Jimmie Johnson is off to a strong start to the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season. He has not won since 2017, but with how he is running, how many races will he win this year? It has been 98 races since seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson has won a points-paying race, the longest […] NASCAR: How many races will Jimmie Johnson win in 2020? - Beyond the Flag - Beyond the Flag - You...2020
  • • Jimmie Johnson is taking his talents to IndyCar
    The seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion announced Wednesday that he would compete in the IndyCar Series for the next two seasons....2020
  • Kyle Busch the favorite to win Wednesday's race at Martinsville Speedway
    • Kyle Busch the favorite to win Wednesday's race at Martinsville Speedway
    Courtesy of BetOnline (Twitter: @betonline_ag). Odds to Win Nascar Maximum Pain Relief 500 Kyle Busch – 4/1 Brad Keselowski – 11/2 Martin Truex Jr – 13/2 Chase Elliott – 7/1 Denny Hamlin – 7/1 Joey Logano – 8/1 Kevin Harvick – 10/1 Ryan Blaney – 10/1 Clint Bowyer – 14/1 Jimmie Johnson – 22/1 Kurt […]...2020
  • • NASCAR: Hendrick Motorsports in a unique position for 2021
    Hendrick Motorsports are in a unique and quite favorable position when it comes to their 2021 NASCAR Cup Series driver lineup. Days after the 2019 NASCAR Cup Series season ended, seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson announced that the 2020 season would be his 19th and final season behind the wheel of the #48 Chevrolet for Hendrick […] NASCAR: Hendrick Motorsports in a unique position for 2021 ...2020
  • • NASCAR: Unexpected shift in Hendrick Motorsports’ future?
    Hendrick Motorsports need to replace seven-time NASCAR Cup Series Jimmie Johnson for the 2021 season. Could that prompt more than just a simple replacement? Days after the 2019 NASCAR Cup Series season ended and Kyle Busch became just the second active multi-time champion, the other active multi-time champion, Jimmie Johnson, announced that he would be […] NASCAR: Unexpected shift in Hendric...2020
  • • NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson set to make IndyCar debut — sort of
    Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series Jimmie Johnson is set to make his IndyCar “debut” competing in the IndyCar iRacing Challenge at Watkins Glen International. It wasn’t how he initially envisioned it happening, but seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson is set to get behind the wheel of an IndyCar and compete against the best at […] NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson set...2020
  • • NASCAR: Justin Allgaier’s statement on replacing Jimmie Johnson
    Justin Allgaier is set to replace Jimmie Johnson as he misses his first NASCAR Cup Series race since 2001. Here’s what he had to say. On Friday evening, it was announced that seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson had tested positive for COVID-19 and that he would not compete in Sunday’s Big Machine Hand […] NASCAR: Justin Allgaier’s statement on replacing Jim...2020
  • • NASCAR: Could Hendrick Motorsports make an unforeseen change?
    With Brad Keselowski off the market, could Hendrick Motorsports end up moving forward with only three cars in the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season? Team Penske’s Brad Keselowski had been seen as one of the primary replacement candidates for seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson behind the wheel of the #48 Chevrolet at Hendrick […] NASCAR: Could Hendrick Motorsports make an ...2020
  • • NASCAR: Tyler Reddick not leaving to replace Jimmie Johnson
    Tyler Reddick has confirmed that he is slated to return to Richard Childress Racing for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, eliminating talk of him replacing Jimmie Johnson at Hendrick Motorsports. Richard Childress Racing rookie Tyler Reddick is one of many drivers who has been linked to Hendrick Motorsports to replace retiring seven-time NASCAR Cup […] NASCAR: Tyler Reddick not leaving to r...2020
  • • NASCAR: Justin Allgaier’s start a sign of things to come?
    Justin Allgaier’s replacement start for Jimmie Johnson in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race could simply be a replacement start, or it could lead to the biggest opportunity of his career. After 663 consecutive NASCAR Cup Series starts since becoming the full-time driver of the #48 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports, seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson is set […] NASCAR: Justin Allga...2020
  • • NASCAR: Jimmie Johnson won’t become an 8-time champion
    Jimmie Johnson is set to retire from NASCAR Cup Series competition as a seven-time champion after failing to qualify for the playoffs for a second straight year. Entering the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series season, Hendrick Motorsports’ Jimmie Johnson had never had a winless season since he began driving the #48 Chevrolet on a full-time basis […] NASCAR: Jimmie Johnson won’t become an 8-t...2020

Jimmie Johnson fantasy rankings and news

  • • Head-to-head: Jimmie Johnson vs. Kurt Busch
    Jimmie Johnson and Kurt Busch are both in the twilight of their careers and experience makes them solid fantasy values. (AP)...2020

Jimmie Johnson schedule, game

  • • NASCAR Cup playoff at Texas still on hold because of rain
    2020
  • • Friday Faceoff: Where Will Ty Dillon Drive in 2021?
    Is it better for the sport if the playoff drivers win the playoff races? Luken Glover: Yes and no. I look at someone like Jimmie Johnson, who would set the racing world on fire if he were to win one of the last NASCAR Cup Series five races. However, playoff drivers winning playoff races have … The post Friday Faceoff: Where Will Ty Dillon Drive in 2021? appeared first on Frontstretch....2020
  • • Alex Bowman shuffled to the No. 48 to replace Jimmie Johnson
    The most coveted seat in NASCAR belongs to Alex Bowman in a Hendrick Motorsports lineup shuffle to replace seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson in the iconic No. 48 Chevrolet. The swap announced Tuesday makes Bowman just the second driver of the team created in 2001 specifically for Johnson. Johnson's 19th full season is his last in NASCAR and he will move to a partial IndyCar schedule next year....2020
  • • Talladega briefly stopped after 13-car crash and wall damage
    NASCAR's playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway was briefly red-flagged so a wall could be repaired after Kurt Busch went airborne in a 13-car crash. Jimmie Johnson appeared to be hit from behind by Clint Bowyer, causing Johnson to turn left into Busch's car. Busch smashed into the outside wall, was hit from behind and his car launched over the car of Cole Custer....2020
  • • WATCH: Playoff contenders get taken out, Kurt Busch goes flying after massive wreck at Talladega
    A massive wreck takes out multiple playoff contenders at Talladega including Jimmie Johnson, Clint Bowyer and Kurt Busch....2020
  • • 'Big One' takes out playoff drivers in Stage 2 at Talladega
    A multi-car crash in the closing laps of Stage 2 wound up having huge playoff implications for NASCAR Cup Series drivers in Sunday’s YellaWood 500 Round of 12 race at Talladega Superspeedway. The big wreck occurred on Lap 108 when Jimmie Johnson got a huge shove from Clint Bowyer toward the front of the field. […]...2020
  • • Chad Knaus stepping off pit box and into leadership role
    Knaus, along with Jeff Andrews, are both being promoted to leadership roles within HMS.Knaus, 49, has won 82 races atop the pit box and seven championships including a record five in succession. His driver has also made the Cup Series playoffs every year the system has been in place since 2004, doing so with Jimmie Johnson and later William Byron.VP of CompetitionBut now, the veteran ...Keep readi...2020
  • • Up to Speed: The Parallel Careers of Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth
    With the 2020 season entering its final stage, NASCAR is beginning to look toward next year.  This last week in September brought considerable news regarding driver lineups for 2021.  There have also been rumors that major changes could be in store for the Cup Series schedule.  But even as more news trickles out about the … The post Up to Speed: The Parallel Careers of Jimmie Johnson and Mat...2020
  • • Pit crew change for Alex Bowman, Jimmie Johnson teams
    2020
  • • Did You Notice?: 3 NASCAR Legends Forever Stuck at 7 Titles
    Did You Notice? … Jimmie Johnson’s 2020 playoff miss means he’ll officially end his NASCAR Cup Series career without an eighth championship. The 44-year-old Johnson, retiring at the end of the season, will remain tied with Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Richard Petty at seven. This trio of NASCAR Hall of Famers had one thing in common: … The post Did You Notice?: 3 NASCAR Legends F...2020

Jimmie Johnson rumors, scandals

  • • Jimmie Johnson confused, frustrated after virus scare
    Jimmie Johnson is just as confused as everyone else about his plight with the coronavirus. A positive test caused the seven-time NASCAR champion to miss the first race of his career, and it was followed three days later by a negative test. “There’s a lot of speculation there," Johnson said Friday, a full week after testing positive....2020

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