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Hendrick Motorsports | Jimmie Johnson rates at top in Las Vegas

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).

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Hendrick | Jimmie Johnson skips qualifying

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.

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Michael Waltrip Racing | Brian Vickers to be full-time driver

Mon, 12 Aug 2013 15:04:30 -0700

Michael Waltrip Racing plans to announce Tuesday, Aug. 13, that driver Brian Vickers will be the full-time driver of the No. 55 Sprint Cup car next season, according to sources close to the situation. Vickers has split the last two years in the car with driver Mark Martin.

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Hendrick | Jimmie Johnson wins at Martinsville

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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Hendrick | Lowe's extends sponsorship with Jimmie Johnson

Wed, 27 Feb 2013 10:46:23 -0800

Hendrick Motorsports announced Wednesday, Feb. 27, that Lowe's has extended their sponsorship with driver Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 car for two more years. Financial terms of the extension weren't disclosed.

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Hendrick | Jimmie Johnson wins Daytona 500

Sun, 24 Feb 2013 15:07:00 -0800

Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson won the Daytona 500 Sunday, Feb. 24.

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BK Racing | David Reutimann to race full time

Thu, 17 Jan 2013 08:41:31 -0800

BK Racing announced Thursday, Jan. 17, that driver David Reutimann will race in the No. 83 Toyota full time in the Sprint Cup Series this year. Driver Landon Cassill has left the organization. Crew chief Pat Tryson, who worked with Reutimann at Michael Waltrip Racing, is expected to work as the crew chief. Driver Travis Kvapil will continue in the team's No. 93 car with crew chief Todd Anderson.

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Inception | David Stremme to run full Cup schedule

Thu, 06 Dec 2012 09:29:35 -0800

Inception Motorsports announced Thursday, Dec. 6, that driver David Stremme will drive a full-time Sprint Cup ride next season. Stremme has 165 career Cup starts and qualified for only 28 races this year but completed only five, finishing 36th in the standings.

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Joe Gibbs Racing | Optimistic on Kyle Busch extension

Tue, 13 Nov 2012 08:57:57 -0800

Joe Gibbs Racing is confident that they will work out a contract extension with driver Kyle Busch. "I feel good that we'll get it all together," J.D. Gibbs said. "I'm not going to say anything official, but we feel good about it." Busch is entering the final year of his current deal, and there was some speculation that he would move to Stewart-Haas Racing in 2014.

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Xxxtreme | David Reutimann returning to Cup Series

Wed, 07 Nov 2012 08:52:01 -0800

Xxxtreme Motorsports will attempt to make their Sprint Cup debut with the No. 44 Label Watches Ford this weekend at Phoenix International Raceway with driver David Reutimann at the helm. "We ran with Chase Austin and Josh Wise in the Nationwide Series, so it's not my first time," owner John Cohen said. "We just want to put on a good show for No Label Watches and then run the full season in 2013." Frank Kerr will serve as the general manager and crew chief.

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Hendrick | Jimmie Johnson wins at Texas

Mon, 05 Nov 2012 09:05:36 -0800

Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson held off Penske Championship Racing driver Brad Keselowski to win the Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway Sunday, Nov. 4. With the win, Johnson increased his standings lead over Keselowski from five to seven points.

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Hendrick | Jimmie Johnson wins pole at Martinsville

Fri, 26 Oct 2012 15:33:18 -0700

Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson won the pole position for the Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway Friday, Oct. 26. Penske Championship Racing driver Brad Keselowski qualified 32nd. Johnson trails Keselowski by only seven points with four races left in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

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Michael Waltrip Racing | Brian Vickers to drive part time

Fri, 26 Oct 2012 15:27:06 -0700

Michael Waltrip Racing driver Brian Vickers said he turned down Nationwide Series rides next season in order to drive a part-time schedule for the team in 2013. He'll drive nine races in the No. 55 Toyota, which will be lead mainly by driver Mark Martin. Owner Michael Waltrip will run in three races next year. Vickers is eyeing a full-time ride with the team in 2014.

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Roush Fenway Racing | Jimmy Fennig to remain as crew chief

Mon, 17 Sep 2012 09:03:28 -0700

Roush Fenway Racing owner Jack Roush said crew chief Jimmy Fennig is expected to remain the crew chief for the No. 17 car when driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. replaces driver Matt Kenseth next season. Crew chief Bob Osborne, the crew chief for driver Carl Edwards, is also expected to remain in his current role next season. Driver Greg Biffle and crew chief Matt Puccia will also stay together.

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Hendrick | Jimmie Johnson wins at Brickyard

Mon, 30 Jul 2012 10:00:57 -0700

Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson won the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Sunday, July 29, for the fourth time in his career. Johnson and teammate Jeff Gordon are the only drivers to win four times at the historic track.

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