Jimmie Johnson, Hendrick Motorsports
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 19:18:30 -0800
The Sprint Cup Series heads to Las Vegas Motor Speedway Sunday, March 9, and NASCAR's Loop Data from the past nine races at LVMS shows Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson ranked on top with a Driver Rating of 112.3. He is one of four drivers to participate in all 16 races at the track since the first Winston Cup Series race in 1998. He leads the series in average finish at 9.5, just ahead of Roush-Fenway Racing driver Carl Edwards (9.6).
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 17:41:53 -0800
Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson ran up front for most of the Ford EcoBoost 400 Sunday, Nov. 17, at Homestead -Miami Speedway, and he ended up in ninth place to finish the race. It was more than enough to secure his sixth Sprint Cup Series championship. "I have six. We'll see if I can get seven," Johnson said. "Time will tell. I think we need to save the argument (of greatest ever) until I hang up the helmet."
Sun, 03 Nov 2013 18:49:12 -0800
Joe Gibbs Racing driver Matt Kenseth ended up in fourth place in the AAA Texas 500 Sunday, Nov. 3, but he still slipped seven points back of Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson in the Chase for the Sprint Cup with two races remaining.
Sun, 03 Nov 2013 18:48:18 -0800
Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson led 255 of the 334 laps at the AAA Texas 500 Sunday, Nov. 3, posting his sixth victory of the season, and the 66th of his career. More importantly, he now holds a seven-point lead over Joe Gibbs Racing driver Matt Kenseth for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with just two races remaining.
Sun, 03 Nov 2013 18:47:47 -0800
Hendrick Motorsports driver Jeff Gordon blew a tire and hit a wall during the AAA Texas 500 Sunday, Nov. 3, and he ended up finishing in 38th place. He entered the day third in the Chase for the Sprint Cup standings, just 27 points behind the leaders, but he is now 69 points behind teammate Jimmie Johnson with just two races remaining.
Sun, 03 Nov 2013 18:47:15 -0800
Hendrick Motorsports driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished second at the AAA Texas 500 Sunday, Nov. 3 behind teammate Jimmie Johnson. "The 48 was in another class, and nobody had anything for him," Earnhardt said. "He was just super good all through practice and the race."
Fri, 06 Sep 2013 16:14:29 -0700
Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson skipped qualifying at Richmond International Raceway Friday, Sept. 6, to witness the birth of his second daughter. Driver Regan Smith drove the No. 48 Chevrolet in Johnson's absence. Johnson is in the lead in the Sprint Cup standings heading into this weekend's Cup race.
Sun, 01 Sep 2013 20:56:39 -0700
Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson was involved in an early wreck in the Advocare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway Sunday, Sept. 1, and he landed outside of the Top 25 for the third straight race. Despite the bad luck lately, he remains atop the series standings heading to Richmond International Raceway next Saturday, Sept. 7.
Sun, 02 Jun 2013 20:27:18 -0700
Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson was penalized for jumping the final restart Sunday, June 2, at the FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway. He was given the black flag, and forced to drive through the pits, dropping him out of contention. He finished 17th, and was visibly upset after the race.
Mon, 08 Apr 2013 11:18:10 -0700
Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson led a career-high 346 laps and won his eighth career race at Martinsville Speedway Sunday, April 7. He is now in third place on the career victories list at Martinsville.
Fantasy Tip: Johnson was a top-ranked driver at Martinsville, and he delivered. He's consistently one of the best options for your fantasy lineup week in and week out.
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