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3 hrs ago | Stock Car Spin

Jimmie Johnson's Helmet of Hope program finalists announced

On Wednesday, the Jimmie Johnson Foundation announced the 10 finalists for 2014 in the Blue Bunny Helmet of Hope program.

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12 hrs ago | TheCelebrityCafe

Chase Elliot's wins prove NASCAR needs to limit Cup drivers in Nationwide Series

NASCAR fans, just like any other sports fans, don't like domination. Just ask fans who don't like Jimmie Johnson, who has won six Sprint Cup championships in the last eight years, which includes five in a row from 2006 to 2010.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Star Online

NASCAR Column: Consistency valuable even as wins in focus

We're eight races into the NASCAR Sprint Cup season, and the top series has this coming weekend off.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

NewsOK.com

Hendrick up front, even without wins

Don't pay attention to the lack of wins with just Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s season-opening Daytona 500 victory in the ledger.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Auto Racing Daily

Interview With Dale Earnhardt Jr. And Jimmie Johhnson At Darlington

DALE EARNHARDT JR. : Yeah, that was - we really weren't a top-two car, we were probably the third best car, fourth best car, depending on where Jimmie and Jeff Gordon were.

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MotorAuthority

Watch Jimmie Johnson And Dale Earnhardt Jr. Race Restomod Pickups: Video

If you could take out the incessant left turns and spectacular crashes, a typical NASCAR race is essentially a four-hour commercial for at least 43 different companies, but these sponsorships keep cars on the track and the shop lights on.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Sporting News

Jimmie Johnson rallies, settles for third at Darlington

Johnson had no hope of catching Kevin Harvick as the race went into its final 10 laps but when a caution flag came out with eight laps remaining, Johnson had the opportunity he was hoping for - one last pit stop.

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St. Petersburg Times

Harvick wins NASCAR's Southern 500

Kevin Harvick won his first Southern 500 on Saturday, passing Dale Earnhardt Jr. two laps from the end of the longest race in the track's 65-year NASCAR history.

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WTKA-AM Ann Arbor

Kevin Harvick Wins at Darlington

Kevin Harvick sped past Dale Earnhart Jr. on the second to last lap of the race to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Bojangles Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway Saturday.

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Seattle Times

Kevin Harvick captures race at Darlington

Harvick was among several veteran drivers fighting for the Nationwide Series win Friday night when rookie Chase Elliott used fresher tires and a strong machine to move from the back of the pack to first place over the final two laps.

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Fox News

Chevy's street legal NASCAR

The 2014 Chevrolet SS is the closest you can get to one of the cars Jimmie Johnson - or anyone, for that matter - races in NASCAR's Sprint Cup series.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Once-homeless teen who received car returns to San Diego for talk

In this photo from September 2013, Brittnie Pemberton is surrounded by photographers after she was surprised with a new 2014 Chevrolet Spark at Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Without Tiger Woods, pro golf might as well be pro tennis

I've heard some of my golf purist buddies say this week that the Masters is still the Masters even without Tiger Woods , which is about as ludicrous as saying Thanksgiving is still Thanksgiving even without the turkey.

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Motorsport.com

Jimmie Johnson press conference transcript

JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE'S/KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed the disappointment of having fast cars and yet not winning this season, what he likes about Darlington, qualifying, the toughest days inside the race car in his career, and more.

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WHNZ-AM Tampa

Kenseth, Johnson aiming for first wins this season

Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth finished 1-2, respectively, in the 2013 SprintCup Series point standings and combined for 13 wins during the 36-race season.

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BleacherReport

Will Jeff Gordon's 2014 Success Go to the Next Level at Darlington?

There's "The Lady in Black" for the dark black asphalt color the racing surface has, and there's also the "Track Too Tough To Tame," which speaks to the difficulty most drivers almost continually have every time they take to the 1.366-mile egg-shaped oval.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Fox News

Chevy's street legal stock car

The 2014 Chevrolet SS is the closest you can get to one of the cars Jimmie Johnson - or anyone, for that matter - races in NASCAR's Sprint Cup series.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Auto Racing Daily

New Championship Format Plays No Favorites

Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth finished 1-2 in last year's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship standings, theoretically establishing them as favorites for the 2014 title.

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National Speed Sport News

TAYLOR: NASCAR's New Age Is Here

Kyle Larson celebrates after winning his first NASCAR Nationwide Series race Saturday at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Cain: Team Penske in enviable spot

With the depth of competition and height of talent in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series , it's really not too surprising that there have been seven different winners in the first seven races.a That Jimmie Johnson , Matt Kenseth , Jeff Gordon , Kasey Kahne and Denny Hamlin are not among the victors is a little perplexing, however.

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