las vegas: okay jimmie, we get it!

Jimmie Johnson celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Shelby American in Las Vegas.(Credit: Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images for NASCAR)43 different drivers started the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Shelby American in Las Vegas, but for some reason the same guy that won the race the weekend before won again.

How is this possible? What are the 42 other drivers, and their teams, doing?? I mean, really? This cannot keep happening. It’s not like it’s 5 dudes out there running around. There are FORTY-THREE cars!! Nobody should be winning anything in a row!

Grrr… Step it up please! Frankly, I was very sad that Jeff Gordon couldn’t get the win over Jimmie Johnson. Not because I wanted Jimmie to lose, so much as I just wanted Jeff to win.
Tony Stewart sits in his car in the garage during Saturday’s practice for Sunday’s Shelby American at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. (Credit: Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Anyway, I have to talk about Amy of Amy’s Bad Groove. She got the chance to interview Tony Stewart, her favorite driver, in person over the Las Vegas race weekend. I am sooooo excited that she got the opportunity, and I cannot WAIT to read her interview with Tony. I have to put you guys on notice that she’s working on it so you should subscribe to her RSS feed so you can get it as soon as she posts it. I’m sure it’ll be awesome. This would be equivalent to me getting the chance to interview Dale Earnhardt Jr. one-on-one, so the fact that she didn’t pass out or forget all of her questions (which could totally happen if I was confronted with Dale Jr.) is awesome. Congrats Amy!

:)


Fans watch Friday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series practice action from above in Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s Neon Garage. (Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Fans watch Friday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series practice action from above in Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s Neon Garage. (Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Mark Martin, driver of the No. 5 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, started eighth and finished fourth at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Feb. 28. (Courtesy Hendrick Motorsports)

Mark Martin, driver of the No. 5 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, started eighth and finished fourth at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Feb. 28. (Courtesy Hendrick Motorsports)

Television personality Kim Kardashian (R) greets Jimmie Johnson (L), driver of the #48 Lowes/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet on stage prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Shelby American at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on February 28, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Television personality Kim Kardashian (R) greets Jimmie Johnson (L), driver of the #48 Lowe’s/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet on stage prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Shelby American at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on February 28, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson signs autographs for fans during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Shelby American at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.(Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images)

Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson signs autographs for fans during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Shelby American at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.(Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images)

Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson talk during driver introductions on Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. (Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Jeff and Mark Martin should grow beards too, it’ll even everything out. :)

Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson talk during driver introductions on Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. (Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Brian Vickers prepares to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Shelby American at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday.(Credit: Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Brian Vickers prepares to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Shelby American at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday.(Credit: Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images for NASCAR)

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