| Feb 23, 2014
| 4:32 PM
"Richard Petty made a couple of comments about, 'Go get six. Records are made to be broken.' And he's made a couple other passing comments to me ... ," says Jimmie Johnson, as he prepares for the Daytona 500....
| Feb 23, 2014
| 5:53 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The Daytona 500 was halted after 38 laps Sunday because of rain.
The field was under a caution period in NASCAR's season-opening race when the rain arrived at Daytona International Speedway at 2:12 p.m. EST.
[Update: The race...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Jimmie Johnson knows the routine -- win at Daytona and the congratulatory messages start pouring in.
That's what happened when he won the 500 and the summer 400 last year. And it started happening again Sunday as well.
One problem, though. He didn't...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 2:08 PM
RICHMOND — No one is more a poster boy for the new Chase qualifying system than Kevin Harvick. In 22nd place in the standings as the Sprint Cup Series rolls off at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday night for the Toyota Owners 400, Harvick...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:36 AM
The signature photos from Daytona International Speedway are always the shots of drivers celebrating atop their car in Victory Lane after the race. Usually the confetti is falling and there is much screaming and joy.
Getting those pictures can be a...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 10:13 PM
HAMPTON, Ga. -- On a night when the reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski saw his hopes of making this year's Chase for the Championship all but go up in smoke, Kyle Busch came out of nowhere Sunday to win the Advocare 500 at Atlanta Motor...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:10 AM
Chase Rice, who will play the Round Up in Davie on Thursday, is a country singer of many hats. He co-wrote Florida Georgia Line’s multiplatinum hit “Cruise.” He was a linebacker on the University of North Carolina team that crushed the...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Jimmie Johnson, shrugging off a misstep that cost him last week's Sprint Cup Series race in Indianapolis, won the pole position for the next race Sunday at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania.
Johnson, the five-time Cup champion, turned a lap in his No. 48...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Marcos Ambrose continued to show his mastery of the curvy road course in Watkins Glen, N.Y., by winning the pole position for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.
Ambrose, who has won the last two Cup races at Watkins Glen International -- the...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 1:50 PM
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. -- Kyle Busch finally has that elusive second win at Watkins Glen International, atoning for a year ago when he lost a certain victory on the last lap.
On a two-lap dash to the finish in the caution-filled Sprint Cup race Sunday,...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:30 AM
It seems as if every time NASCAR crowns a new champion -- or the same one in Jimmie Johnson's case -- the question comes up as to whether race car drivers are athletes. It's an ongoing debate that probably never will be settled, but former NFL quarterback...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 4:55 PM
HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Donovan McNabb is right. Jimmie Johnson is not an athlete.
He is much more than that.
He is one of the most dominant competitors in sports over the last decade. He's in hoity-toity company with Tiger Woods, Roger Federer,...