Jimmie Johnson for President! Jimmie Johnson may have won the Sprint Cup Series for four straight years but President? The best driver in NASCAR for 2009, Jimmie Johnson has probably achieved just about everything he started out to accomplish. What could be next for Jimmie? Dare we say a fifth Sprint Cup Series Championship is probably next on the menu for Jimmie, unless he decides to take up Formula One or some other kind of challenge. It wouldn’t surprise me if Jimmie did decide to move onto other challenges. How many times do you have to win the Sprint Cup …read more
The 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is starting to get interesting as Sunday Mark Martin picked up the gauntlet thrown on Dover International Speedway by Jimmie Johnson in the AAA 400 and then proceeded to race his way to a second place finish at Dover that keeps him and the team in the running for the Sprint Cup Series Championship. This victory makes Johnson a definite threat to take the Sprint Cup Series Championship in his No. 48 Chevrolet, which would be the fourth in a row for his team, if he and they can manage to keep the momentum …read more
The next round of NASCAR’s playoff round, the Chase is about to put the metal to the pedal in a few days. Tire testing and qualifying for the next round of the Chase, Sunday’s AAA 400, were held on the pavement of Dover International Speedway today and there weren’t really any surprises to be had.
Jimmie Johnson had an excellent day as he was out on the track running and testing the rubber that is available from Goodyear. This was something that I was expecting to see Johnson achieve and he didn’t disappoint in Friday’s qualifying session at the Monster Mile. …read more
The Chase is about to take the top twelve NASCAR competitors on the last lap of the 2009 NASCAR season to see which of these twelve racers is going to take home the title of 2009 Sprint Cup Series Champion. Today the Chase begins on the oval of New Hampshire Motor Speedway and Juan Montoya is ramping up his adrenalin and preparing to take charge of a competition this racer believes he has the skill and desire to win.
Juan Montoya set a new track record on the pavement of New Hampshire, posting a qualifying lap of 133. 431 mph and …read more
The 25 competitions, 214 cautions, 9,706 miles, 468 lead changes and 6,936 laps of the 2009 NASCAR Sprint cup Series have been a barn burner with the energy and pace NASCAR had hoped they would have when they implemented the Chase. All of the work comes down to one last race for many racers just outside the results they need to make NASCAR’s playoffs. Four NASCAR drivers have punched their tickets to the Chase and are sitting pretty, although they have work to do as they use the time to get prepare for the final race, and just to build …read more
Denny Hamlin must know himself, his team and his car pretty well or maybe he just decided that he was going to win one for his grandmother who passed away recently. Either way, he successfully predicted on Friday that he would win Monday’s rain delayed Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono Raceway and he was as good as his word. His win was a struggle throughout the 500 miles but he managed to keep his car in sixth position and in one piece until he was able to make his move with 13 laps remaining. Hamlin had his best …read more
“One person’s bad-luck is another racers gain” turned out to be the saying of day on Sunday afternoon, on the pavement of historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway as Jimmie Johnson’s gain turned out to be Juan Montoya’s bad luck. Jimmie Johnson was able to take advantage of a pit-road error by Juan Montoya that resulted in a penalty to Montoya. After restarting on the outside lane with just 24 laps remaining, Johnson was able to stay in front of his teammate and pole sitter for this race, Mark Martin, to take his second consecutive Allstate 400 at the Brickyard and his …read more