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Joey Logano Celebrates His 300th Cup Series Start With A Win In Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. – In his 300th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start, Joey Logano took the lead with 17 laps to go on his way to capture the victory in the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway on Sunday.

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Jimmie Johnson Wins Rain-Delayed Food City 500; Goes Back-To-Back In The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

BRISTOL, Tenn.– There were no Monday blues for Jimmie Johnson as he took the victory in the rain-postponed Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. After capturing the lead with 21 laps to go, Johnson was able to hold off

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‘Daylight Racing Time’ Returns To Charlotte On Oct. 8

CONCORD, N.C. – “Daylight Racing Time” is back at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The Bank of America 500, NASCAR’s homecoming, returns to its original afternoon starting time on Sunday, Oct. 8, in a move geared for on-track competition and a schedule-friendly

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Jimmie Johnson Wins For The Seventh Time At Texas Motor Speedway

FORT WORTH, Tex. – Jimmie Johnson won for the seventh time at Texas Motor Speedway after taking the checkered flag in the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 on Sunday afternoon. Johnson only led 18 laps en route to his first victory

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Kurt Busch Pulls Off Last-Lap Pass To Win His First Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Kurt Busch claimed his first Daytona 500 victory after a wild 200 laps at Daytona International Speedway in Sunday afternoon. Busch led just once in his Stewart-Haas Racing No. 41 Haas Automation/Monster Energy Ford, and it

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Seven-Time Champ Jimmie Johnson Feeling a Different Kind of Pressure Entering 2017

CHARLOTTE — Jimmie Johnson enters the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season with his share of pressure on his shoulders, but not in the way you might think. Securing his seventh series championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway in November, the driver

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ELLIOTT: Why Are So Many People Hostile Toward Jimmie Johnson?

I have a question for you guys this week: Why are so many people hostile toward Jimmie Johnson? Honestly, from about five minutes after the end of the season-ending race at Homestead-Miami Speedway to this very moment, I’ve had to

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Jimmie Johnson Joins Richard Petty And Dale Earnhardt Sr. As A Seven-Time Champion In The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Jimmie Johnson made history on Sunday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway by joining Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt Sr. as a seven-time champion in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series after winning the Ford EcoBoost 400. Johnson’s day certainly

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Jimmie Johnson Is One Step Closer To His Seventh Championship With Ninth Win At Martinsville

RIDGEWAY, Va. – Jimmie Johnson overcame a mid-race stumble on Sunday to lead the final 92 laps of the Goody’s Fast Relief 500 to win his ninth career victory at Martinsville Speedway. On Sunday, the driver of the Hendrick Motorsports No.

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Martin Truex Jr. Tops Qualifying At Martinsville Speedway For Fifth Pole Of 2016

RIDGEWAY, Va. – Martin Truex Jr. captured the Coors Light Pole Award for Sunday’s Goody’s Fast Relief 500 on Friday at Martinsville Speedway after running a lap of 19.282 seconds at 98.206 mph. The pole run marks the fifth time

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Jimmie Johnson Earns Eighth Win At Charlotte Motor Speedway

CONCORD, N.C.– Jimmie Johnson claimed the victory in Sunday’s rain-postponed Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where multiple Chase contenders suffered in crashes and mechanical failures. This was Johnson’s eighth victory at the 1.5-mile oval and his 78th

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Martin Truex Jr. Dominates At The Monster Mile To Earn Second Chase Victory

DOVER, Del. – Martin Truex, Jr. lapped all but six cars on his way to his fourth victory of the season in Sunday’s Citizen Soldier 400 at Dover International Speedway. Truex, Jr., driver of the Furniture Row Racing No. 78

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Joey Logano Wins His Third Career Pole At Michigan International Speedway

BROOKLYN, Mich. – Joey Logano captured his third pole of the season on Friday, when he clocked the fastest lap in the final round of Coors Light Pole Qualifying at Michigan International Speedway. To sit on the pole for Sunday’s

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Denny Hamlin Overcomes Back Spasms To Win At The Glen, While Keselowski And Truex Jr. Tangle In Final Turn

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – It took Denny Hamlin 22 road course starts in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series to finally win, and he did so by leading the final 10 laps in Sunday’s Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International. Prior

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