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15 Hottest NASCAR Wives And Girlfriends

ESPN/ABC is coming under fire this week after using a split screen during the nail-biting end of the Indy 500 showing Helio Castroneves’ galpal instead of the race. He, um, ultimately lost by the way. So that got us thinking which NASCAR Drivers have WAGs who are split screen worthy?

05/29/2014

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Larry McReynolds: Kurt Busch Did A Huge Thing For All Of Racing

Larry McReynolds from Fox and TNT recaps the Coca-Cola 600 on the Mac Attack and previews the next several weeks on the NASCAR circuit. Larry raves about Kurt Busch’s Indy 500 run and heaps praise […]

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–05/27/2014

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Johnson Picks Up Charlotte Win At Coca-Cola 600

Apparently, Jimmie Johnson isn’t done in NASCAR after all.

05/26/2014

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Jimmie Johnson Supports Overhauled Chase Format

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson was stunned by the proposed changes to the championship format that NASCAR chairman Brian France laid out in a phone call two weeks ago.

01/29/2014

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Top 10 Of 2013: Most Memorable Charlotte Sports Stories

2013 was a great year to be a sports fan in Charlotte! From the Carolina Panthers’ winning season & hopefully NFL Playoff run to the Charlotte Hornets name and identity coming back to the Queen City, there have been many story lines from the past year to make any Charlottean proud to root for the home team. Check out our Top 10 stories from this year, and then let us know what your big sports stories are from 2013!

12/17/2013

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Sports Verdict: Should NASCAR Drivers Be Considered True Athletes?

In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?

11/21/2013

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Jimmie Johnson Wins 6th NASCAR Championship

Soaked in sweat, champagne and success, Jimmie Johnson celebrated yet another NASCAR championship by sipping a beer. A six-pack would have been more appropriate.

11/18/2013

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NASCAR Preview: Don’t Give Jimmie Johnson The Title Just Yet

Before anyone engraves Johnson’s name on the Sprint Cup, a little history lesson is needed. While it has been proven that Johnson can win titles, he has also shown that he can lose them.

11/15/2013

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Johnson 1st Driver To Sweep Daytona Since 1982

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) A flawless race gave Jimmie Johnson a perfect year at Daytona International Speedway and put him on another exclusive list.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–07/08/2013

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Johnson Dominates In Win At Pocono Raceway

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) Jimmie Johnson walked into the media center holding his daughter’s hand, his pregnant wife right behind them. Their second child is due in September, right around the time of the final race before the Chase field is set.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–06/10/2013

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