All posts tagged Jimmie Johnson

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Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 12, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)

jimmie johnson hasn’t won a race yet, unicorns must exist

I mean, if you told me that Jimmie Johnson hadn’t wasn’t going to win anything 8 races into the season, I would have told you that gnomes were real and where could I get one?

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dale jr. won the daytona 500, so everybody gets a puppy

I don’t know if you’ve heard but a little known race car driver named Dale Earnhardt Jr. won this year’s Daytona 500.

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the new chase format means the networks have to create a lot of spiffy new graphics

I mean, A LOT of graphics! I think the theme of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season will be ‘Explanation.’ Everybody is going to be explaining how the new qualifying system will work and how the new Chase format will work, so get ready for a bunch of segments dissecting the new formats and whether or not Jimmie Johnson will be able to adapt to them.

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your early christmas present: a new post from ‘the fast and the fabulous!’

You might have noticed I haven’t been posting a lot, OK, anything in a long time. I’ve been busy with my work life. I switched day jobs and honestly, as I’ve said in previous posts, I haven’t been as inspired to write by NASCAR as I would like.

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on manipulating NASCAR: opinions are like… well, you know…

And everybody has one. Especially about this whole Michael Waltrip Racing cheater McCheaterson thing.

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane with his wife Chandra and daughter Genevieve Marie after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Party in the Poconos 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 9, 2013 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. (Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

jimmie johnson has a another baby girl

Jimmie and Chandra Johnson welcomed their second daughter, whose name has yet to be selected, early this morning.

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brian vickers got engaged. oh and he won at new hampshire, too.

You know me, I hone in on the IMPORTANT news. :) While Brian Vickers was in victory lane celebrating his win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway today he dropped the news that he’d gotten engaged to his girlfriend, Sarah Kensington.

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sonoma sunday: the best photos i’ve ever taken of addington, gustafson and logano

Sunday morning I woke up ridiculously early so that I could get to the track in time to get a ride in the pace car with Brett Bodine. This was my second time getting to ride around the Sonoma Raceway track but it had been long enough since the first time I’d done it to not remember what it felt like. Let me tell you this, Brett Bodine doesn’t lay off the gas pedal just because you’re not a race car driver. That guy went flat out and it was insane.

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sonoma friday: cougar hits on brad keselowski while daughter watches

First, I apologize for taking so long to write about Sonoma. Life, work, blah, blah, blah.

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every time jimmie johnson wins…

Fill in the blank! :)

For me, I just yawn and move on. So the things that I’ve been thinking about since Sunday’s race have nothing to do with what happened in the race really.

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i’m still here. i’m just really, really tired

I haven’t posted anything in a really long time and I apologize. My day job has taken over my life to the point where I’m working weekends and not getting home until late during the week.

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wait, so what happened at kansas?

Because I honestly don’t remember a whole lot. Anyway, the image gallery is going to be the best part of this post, so enjoy! :)

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the NASCAR Sprint Cup #48 Lowe's Chevrolet SS celebrates his victory with his wife, Chandra, and their daughter, Genevieve Marie, Sunday, April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway after winning the STP Gas Booster 500 in Martinsville, Virginia. (Photo by Harold Hinson for Chevrolet)

jimmie johnson’s having another baby

Jimmie Johnson announced this morning via Twitter that he and his wife, Chandra, are expecting their second child later this year. Congratulations, Johnson family! :)

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martinsville in two words: jimmie. johnson.

I don’t know why I always feel this way when Jimmie Johnson wins a race. It’s like watching Survivor and getting pissed off when the idiots have the upper hand and they don’t take the opportunity to vote off the obviously stronger player when they have the chance. It’s silly. That’s how I feel when I see Jimmie Johnson leading a race.

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kyle busch won at fontana but wouldn’t you rather stare into kasey kahne’s dreamy eyes?

I haven’t missed a Fontana race in 5 years, so it really sucked when I realized I wouldn’t be able to go this year. All the action & drama that happened on Sunday made it that much worse, but then again there’s no guarantee that it would have happened had I gone so I’m using that to make me feel better about the whole thing.

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kasey kahne is cuter than usual

I was watching Kasey Kahne in victory lane at Bristol on Sunday. I listened to him talk and I couldn’t help but feel like something was different about him. He seems more manly. I’m not saying that he wasn’t manly before but he seemed more… something.

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matt kenseth wins at las ve… zzzzzz

Matt Kenseth is a great race car driver and it’s cool that he won, and as my mom said when I told her that, “well it’s nice that someone different won,” I couldn’t disagree with her. It’s true, but why I am not super excited when Matt Kenseth wins? I have no idea. It’s not personal.

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jimmie johnson won the daytona 500 and i don’t know what to tell you

Jimmie Johnson won the Daytona 500 and in the distance I could hear the sound of the saddest trombone sighing “waaah, waaah, waaaaaaah.”

Driver Danica Patrick smells a flower during the 2013 NASCAR media day at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Tom Pennington/NASCAR via Getty Images)

shocking news: nascar drivers don’t care about danica patrick’s relationship with ricky stenhouse jr.

Through some completely unscientific research I’ve done while reading interviews with NASCAR drivers during yesterday’s Media Day in Daytona, I’ve determined that nobody gives a flying fig about Danica Patrick dating Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and people should probably stop asking them about it.

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nascar sprint media tour aka what is happening on top of kasey kahne’s head?

This past week was the Sprint Media Tour in Charlotte, which meant that the NASCAR media corps got to ask the same questions they always ask, hope someone gives an interesting answer (Tony Stewart stepped up), eat free food and get free stuff. So of course I’m annoyed I couldn’t go — because of the free food & swag, obviously — but what can you do. :)