Enthusiastic With Offseason Changes, Jimmie Johnson Ready to Chase Eighth Title

By: Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

Wine. Cheddar cheese. Cast iron skillets.

These are things that Jimmie Johnson is aiming to be more like in 2018. All three items get better as they age. Johnson, the seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion, is coming off of the least successful season of his 16-year career.

Last season, Johnson set personal lows in top-fives (4), top-10s (11), laps led (217), average start (16.9) and average finish (16.8). However, the lackluster results weren’t for a lack of effort.
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Congratulations to Toby Christie: 5th Place NMPA Award for this article

Congratulations to our own Toby Christie for winning the ‘Race Coverage Writing’ category, 5th place NMPA Award for this article

Jimmie Johnson “Licking Wounds” After Rough Day at Texas

By: Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on twitter @Toby_Christie

FORT WORTH, Texas — Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway proved once and for all that Jimmie Johnson is actually human, and it very well could go in the books as the worst race of his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career.

Despite winning seven races in the past at the 1.5-mile speedway in Texas, the 42-year-0ld looked out of sorts all day long this time around.
Continue reading “Congratulations to Toby Christie: 5th Place NMPA Award for this article”

Jimmie Johnson “Licking Wounds” After Rough Day at Texas

By: Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on twitter @Toby_Christie

FORT WORTH, Texas — Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway proved once and for all that Jimmie Johnson is actually human, and it very well could go in the books as the worst race of his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career.

Despite winning seven races in the past at the 1.5-mile speedway in Texas, the 42-year-0ld looked out of sorts all day long this time around.
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The Final Lap Weekly NASCAR Radio Podcast – #438 Jimmie Johnson’s 7th Championship Bonanza

 

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, poses for a portrait after winning the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 20, 2016 in Homestead, Florida.
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe’s Chevrolet, poses for a portrait after winning the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 20, 2016 in Homestead, Florida.

SHOW #438 – We recap the Homestead-Miami weekend, review everything 7th Championship, discuss Jimmie’s place in history (hint: he’s officially a legend now) talk XFinity and Trucks, The Biff is out at Roush, Dale Jr. wants to test and we run down our Top 10 in Fantasy Racing. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie  iHeartRadio_Logos( Roughly 48:00 mins)

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2016 NASCAR Cup Series New Hampshire Starting Lineup – Jimmie Johnson On Pole

2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, MartinsvilleNASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying – New Hampshire 301
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Loudon, New Hampshire
Friday, July 15, 2016
1. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 133.971 mph.
2. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 133.830 mph.
3. (78) Martin Truex Jr, Toyota, 133.371 mph.
4. (41) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 133.059 mph.
5. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 133.059 mph. Continue reading “2016 NASCAR Cup Series New Hampshire Starting Lineup – Jimmie Johnson On Pole”