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.
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!
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?
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.
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.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) A flawless race gave Jimmie Johnson a perfect year at Daytona International Speedway and put him on another exclusive list.
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.
Hendrick Motorsports was shaken by the news Friday that the MIT officer killed during the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was the brother of Andrew Collier, a machinist in its engine shop.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jimmie Johnson and Brad Keselowski were nearing the start-finish line after a late restart at Texas when their cars suddenly slammed together.
The Racin Report with Taylor Zarzour- This weeks Taylor talks with his boy Marty Smith about Dale Jr being the favorite this weekend, the future of Pocono as a race track and if Jimmie Johnson is the favorite to win the Cup.