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  • Chase leader Jimmie Johnson wins pole for NASCAR race in Phoenix

    Chase leader Jimmie Johnson wins pole for NASCAR race in Phoenix
    AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Jimmie Johnson took the first step toward trying to bolster his lead over Matt Kenseth in NASCAR's Chase title playoff by winning the pole for Sunday's race at Phoenix International Raceway. Johnson, seeking a sixth championship,...
  • It's the season of switching teams for several NASCAR drivers

    A new NASCAR season is only a few weeks away, with some of the sport's top drivers switching teams in hopes of winning a Sprint Cup title. They include veterans Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch and Ryan Newman, and they'll start getting ready for the season...
  • A day of motor racing history: Jimmie Johnson and Sebastian Vettel

    A day of motor racing history: Jimmie Johnson and Sebastian Vettel
    Looking back at the weekend’s motor racing, including Jimmie Johnson’s sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup title and Sebastian Vettel’s win victory at the U.S. Grand Prix, five things come to mind: Johnson raises an extraordinarily high bar even...
  • NASCAR season finale Sunday on ESPN

     
    NASCAR season finale Sunday on ESPN: The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale takes place Sunday, Nov. 17, at 3pm ET on ESPN for the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Jimmie Johnson has the edge to win his sixth career Cup Series title,...
  • Jimmie Johnson wins his sixth Sprint Cup championship

    Jimmie Johnson wins his sixth Sprint Cup championship
    HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Jimmie Johnson began the 2013 NASCAR season celebrating a victory at the Daytona 500, accidentally tearing up his car during a celebratory burnout. He finished the season in celebratory mode again at Homestead on Sunday,...
  • Webb Simpson up by 4 strokes in Las Vegas

    Webb Simpson maintained a four-stroke lead Saturday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, birdieing four of the last seven holes at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas. Simpson shot a four-under 67 to reach 19 under. He opened with rounds of 64 and 63....
  • Five thoughts on NASCAR in New Hampshire, NHRA top fuel and more

    Looking back at Sunday's motor-racing action, including NASCAR's Chase for the Cup in New Hampshire and NHRA drag-racing in Texas, five things come to mind: 1. Jimmie Johnson is lurking. Yes, teammates Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch of Joe Gibbs Racing...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Pac-Men

    The Backstretch Blog: Pac-Men
    It's time for NASCAR to head to Talladega, the "Chase Wild Card." Yes they run in a big huge pack, and yes the racing will have you on the edge of your seat waiting for the big wreck. Though I would contend, for the top drivers in the sport, it really...
  • Talladega qualifying rained out; Almirola on pole, Bowyer 20th

    Talladega qualifying rained out; Almirola on pole, Bowyer 20th
    Qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway has been rained out. The 43-car field Sunday is now set based on speeds from the first practice session on the 2.66-mile trioval. That means Aric Almirola will start from the pole, with...
  • Hamlin wins pole at Martinsville, Johnson second, Bowyer 5th

    Hamlin wins pole at Martinsville,  Johnson second, Bowyer 5th
    Denny Hamlin won the pole position Friday for the NASCAR race at Martinsville Speedway.     Hamlin led the way as 18 drivers broke Jimmie Johnson's track qualifying record with a speed of 99.595 mph. Johnson, the points leader who set the mark in April,...
  • Points race tightens as Gordon wins Martinsville; Bowyer is third

    Points race tightens as Gordon wins Martinsville; Bowyer is third
    Jeff Gordon has picked up his first win of the season, using a late pass of Matt Kenseth at Martinsville Speedway to snap a 32-race losing streak.     The four-time series champion passed Kenseth with 21 laps remaining Sunday to take the lead and pick up...
  • Kenseth wins 2nd Chase race at New Hampshire; Kansas native Bowyer 17th

    Kenseth wins 2nd Chase race at New Hampshire; Kansas native Bowyer 17th
    Matt Kenseth madeit 2 for 2 in the Chase, holding off teammate Kyle Busch to win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.     Kenseth followed his win in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship opener at Chicagoland with his series-high seventh...