Back on top with only two NASCAR greats left to catch, Jimmie Johnson won his sixth championship in eight years Sunday and staked his claim as one of the most dominant competitors in sports history.
Before anyone engraves Johnson’s name on the Sprint Cup, a little history lesson is needed. While it has been proven that Johnson can win titles, he has also shown that he can lose them.
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JENNA FRYER,AP Auto Racing Writer SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. snapped a 218-race winless streak with an easy victory Sunday on the road course at Sonoma Raceway. It was just the second win […]
NOAH TRISTER,AP Sports Writer BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Greg Biffle raced to his second straight Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway, easily holding off Kevin Harvick after points leader Jimmie Johnson smacked the wall […]
LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. — former NASCAR driver Richard “Dick” Trickle, died Thursday afternoon from what reports are saying was an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Boger City, NC. According to WSOCTV.com […]
JENNA FRYER,AP Auto Racing Writer TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — David Ragan used a sweeping last-lap pass in overtime to pull a huge upset victory Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. He got a push from teammate David […]
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kyle Busch took advantage of a late caution to regain the lead and held on for the final 16 laps after the last restart Saturday night to win the Sprint […]
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson pulled away on a restart with eight laps to go and won the NASCAR Spring Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday. It was his eighth career victory […]