Jimmie Johnson Articles

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...
Tom Bowles
1 week ago
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...
Tom Bowles
2 weeks ago
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR heads to Texas Motor Speedway this weekend for the AAA Texas 500. This race marks the second event of the Round of 8 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies Sunday afternoon at 2...
Tom Bowles
2 weeks ago
And then there were eight. NASCAR’s group of title contenders has been whittled down to a select group that includes four previous winners: Brad Keselowski (2012), Kevin Harvick (2014), Kyle Busch (2015), and Jimmie Johnson (seven titles,...
Tom Bowles
3 weeks ago
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR heads to Martinsville Speedway this weekend for the First Data 500. This race marks the opening event of the Round of 8 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies Sunday afternoon...
Tom Bowles
3 weeks ago
New Kyle. Old Kyle. Brash Kyle. Blue Kyle. There are enough descriptions of Kyle Busch’s off-track temperament these past few years to write a Dr. Seuss book.   But it’s the next adjective we attach to his name that could...
Tom Bowles
1 month ago
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR heads to Kansas Speedway this weekend for the Hollywood Casino 400. This race marks the third and final event of the second round in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies Sunday...
Tom Bowles
1 month ago
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR game heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend for the Bank of America 500. This race marks the first event of the second round in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies...
Tom Bowles
1 month ago
It’s been a monstrous news week in sports, almost none of it about what happens on the field. A national anthem protest that started with the NFL enveloped virtually every sport after President Trump brought it into the political conversation...
Tom Bowles
1 month ago
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR heads to Dover International Speedway this weekend for the Apache Warrior 400. This race marks the third and final event of the first round in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag...
Tom Bowles
1 month ago
Once upon a time, Hendrick Motorsports was an unstoppable force in NASCAR Cup Series racing. It’s the home of Jimmie Johnson, whose seven championships have tied a series record; Dale Earnhardt Jr., the sport’s Most Popular Driver and...
Tom Bowles
1 month ago
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR contest heads to Chicagoland Speedway this weekend for the Tales of the Turtles 400. This event marks the start of the 10-race Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR game returns as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Darlington Raceway. It is throwback weekend in one of the sport's most prestigious events, the Bojangles’ Southern 500. The green flag...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
More than two thirds (110 of the scheduled 160 laps) into the Brickyard 400, one of NASCAR's races was set to be little more than a snoozer. Kyle Busch had dominated the event, preventing any on-track passes for the lead while the current Cup...
Tom Bowles
3 months ago
DraftKings' daily fantasy NASCAR game turns toward the Tricky Triangle in northeast Pennsylvania this weekend. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Pocono Raceway for the Overton’s 400 this Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m.  ...
Tom Bowles
3 months ago
The daily fantasy NASCAR train is heading down south to Daytona this week. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is at Daytona International Speedway for the Coke Zero 400 this Saturday night at 7 p.m. ET.   Here are nine drivers to look...
Tom Bowles
4 months ago
NASCAR may have been born in Daytona Beach, the result of a smoke-filled hotel in December 1947 but North Carolina is now its grown-up home base. Ninety percent of Cup Series teams make their home there, most with race shops just outside the...
Tom Bowles
5 months ago
This week's daily fantasy tackles the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series as they head to Charlotte Motor Speedway. One of the sport's crown jewels, the Coca-Cola 600, will run Sunday night at 6 p.m. Cars hit the track on Thursday at 2 p.m....
Tom Bowles
5 months ago
Jimmie Johnson: 2017 NASCAR Season Driver Preview
Future Hall of Famer Jeff Gordon has raced against some of the best ever in NASCAR: Dale Earnhardt, Darrell Waltrip, Rusty Wallace, Tony Stewart and once, the King, Richard Petty. So last May when Gordon named the best he’d ever faced in his...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Funny Fantasy NASCAR Names
The 2016 NASCAR season is about to crank up with the 58th running of the Daytona 500 less than three weeks away. That also means it is about time to start registering for your favorite 2016 fantasy NASCAR league. We have come up with 60 funny,...
Rob McVey
1 year ago
Jimmie Johnson No. 48
A year ago, Jimmie Johnson was coming off his sixth Sprint Cup championship, looking down the barrel of NASCAR history and the seven-title record held by Hall of Famers Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt. It seemed inevitable that Johnson, already a...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
The knock on the No. 4 team this year with driver Kevin Harvick and crew chief Rodney Childers was simple. Entering Homestead, they had clearly proven themselves as one of the fastest — if not the fastest — on the NASCAR Sprint Cup grid...
Tom Bowles
3 years ago
Twenty-four hours after NASCAR’s Phoenix finish, the landscape within the sport is buzzing with more diverse opinions than we’ve heard in any recent election. On one side sits a growing chorus of voices claiming this new format is the...
Tom Bowles
3 years ago
Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers...
David Smith
3 years ago
Each week, Geoffrey Miller’s “Five Things to Watch” will help you catch up on the biggest stories of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ upcoming race weekend. This week, NASCAR rolls west to Phoenix International Raceway where...
Geoffrey Miller
3 years ago

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