Jimmie Johnson

Kenseth, Hamlin win Budweiser Duel at Daytona

Joe Gibbs Racing teammates sweep Duels; crash mars second race
Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin win NASCAR's Budweiser Duel at Daytona; field for the 2014 Daytona 500 set.

The Budweiser Duel at Daytona, NASCAR’s twin qualifying races that set the field for the Daytona 500, enjoyed its first setting in prime time on Thursday evening. While the week leading up to the event witnessed practice crashes that forced seven teams to back-up cars, the Duel was a comparatively composed affair — until the final turn of the night.

NASCAR Numbers Game: 7 Amazing Stats for Indianapolis

David Smith crunches the numbers to reveal some telling stats for the Brickyard 400
David Smith crunches the numbers to reveal some revealing NASCAR stats for the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

For the 20th time, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will descend upon Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend, but the track isn’t the primary topic.

Top 10 Feel-Good Wins in NASCAR History

Vickers earns first NASCAR win since 2009 in New Hampshire

Through the Gears: Four things we learned in New Hampshire
Reaction from New Hampshire Motor Speedway, where Brian Vickers won his first NASCR Sprint Cup race since 2009.

There was a time Brian Vickers was left for dead. I’m not just talking NASCAR here, I’m talking life.  Brian Vickers

Fantasy NASCAR Picks for the Auto Club 400 at Fontana

Predicting the best fantasy drivers in California so you don't have to.
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<p> Dustin Long ranks each driver on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit for this weekend's Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway.</p>

The 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit heads back out west for the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. To help guide you through the 2013 Fantasy NASCAR season, Athlon Sports contributor Dustin Long will be offering his best predictions for each race. And because Yahoo's Fantasy Auto Racing game is arguably the most popular, he’ll break down the picks according to its NASCAR driver classes — A-List, B-List, C-List.

Jimmie Johnson: 2018 NASCAR Season Driver Preview

Hendrick Motorsports No. 48

Tick-tock. That sound could be all of his Martinsville grandfather clocks, but it could also be Father Time calling on Jimmie Johnson. The seven-time Cup Series champion enters the 2018 NASCAR season as the winningest active driver on the circuit... but also as the oldest. Does Johnson have another title run in him? It’s possible, but time might not be on his side.

75 Funny Fantasy NASCAR Team Names for 2018

Looking for a fun team name to add some flare to your fantasy NASCAR league? Look no further.

The 2018 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series season is about to crank up with the 60th running of the Daytona 500. That also means it is about time to start registering for your favorite fantasy NASCAR league on NASCAR.com, Yahoo or even on DFS. We have come up with 75 funny, crazy, weird and/or outright silly names to help you get started on your quest to fantasy NASCAR greatness. Here’s our list for 2018, in no particular order of awesomeness.


Jimmie Johnson Brings Cycling Craze to NASCAR

The seven-time Cup champ enjoys cycling nearly as much as driving.
Seven-time Cup champ Jimmie Johnson enjoys cycling nearly as much as driving.

Jimmie Johnson’s racing career began on two wheels, as he whipped BMX bikes and motorcycles across tracks in Southern California. After he became a superstar on four wheels, he returned to two wheels as an amateur triathlete. And now he has helped initiate a bicycling fad among NASCAR drivers. Seemingly every week, a handful of drivers tour the area around the track.


DraftKings NASCAR Lineup Picks: Can-Am 500

Who will have the edge in NASCAR's Round of 8 finale?
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DraftKings NASCAR Lineup Picks: Can-Am 500

DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR heads to Phoenix International Raceway this weekend for the Can-Am 500. This race marks the final event of the Round of 8 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies Sunday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC.


AAA Texas 500 Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Is Hendrick Motorsports on the verge of losing their title as NASCAR's best team?
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AAA Texas 500 Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

It was only a matter of minutes at Martinsville Speedway. But as the laps clicked down, Chase Elliott’s career timeline hit a roller-coaster ride from dream to disaster. For a split second, he was Chase-ing his first Cup Series win, a Championship 4 appearance and a surge in national attention and popularity.