Mon, 11/12/17 – 15:14 | No Comment

Richard Petty Motorsports’ famed No. 43 will return to the “Bowtie Brigade” beginning with the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.
RPM and Richard Childress Racing (RCR) have announced a partnership between the two championship-winning organizations.  Longtime General Motors and Chevrolet partner RCR will supply chassis and engineering support to RPM, the organization founded […]

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Woody: Johnson Has ‘Choke Hold’ on Competition
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Last Sunday King Jimmie the Fifth was crowned at Homestead-Miami Speedway, concluding a race and a season that followed a familiar scenario for success:
Jimmie Johnson did a masterful job of driving.
And the competition did a masterful job of choking.
Denny Hamlin, Johnson’s closest challenger, spun out early in the race.
Kevin Harvick, […]

Mon, 11/22/10 – 18:39 | One Comment
RPM Has Been ‘Restructured”
A statement released by Richard Petty Motorsports on Monday seems to indicate that the team will continue on in NASCAR.
The statement, issued by Richard Petty regarding “plans for the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season and beyond” says:
“Richard Petty Motorsports has completed its restructuring process and is now in the process of moving forward. RPM […]

Mon, 11/22/10 – 14:13 | 2 Comments
Q and A: GM’s Terry Dolan
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
It’s been a good week for General Motors, whose stock returned to Wall Street on Thursday via a highly-anticipated initial public offering (IPO). And at the close of business Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Team Chevy was celebrating its 27th NASCAR driver’s championship courtesy of Jimmie Johnson’s record-setting fifth consecutive Sprint […]

Mon, 11/22/10 – 9:01 | 9 Comments
Ingram: On To The Millennium Of Title Streaks
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:™
Top Ten reflections on Jimmie Johnson’s fifth straight Sprint Cup championship aboard the Lowe’s Chevy of Hendrick Motorsports.
1. Yes. Now it’s a dynasty for the No. 48 team and Johnson. What’s missing from thedynasties enjoyed by the Yankees, the Boston Celtics, the Green Bay Packers or […]

Mon, 11/22/10 – 7:52 | One Comment
Cup Notes: Edwards Closes Out Season In Style
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Talk about a strong finisher.
Carl Edwards victory in Sunday’s season-ending Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway was his second straight as he won at Phoenix the weekend before.
Can’t wait until Speed Weeks, he said.
“Heck yes I wish the season was just starting,” Edwards said. “That would be nice to start the season […]

Sun, 11/21/10 – 18:49 | One Comment
Jimmie: Almost Winner And Still Champion!
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Jimmie Johnson made the fewest mistakes of the three contenders in Sunday’s season-ending Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, finished second and won his fifth straight Sprint Cup championship.
Johnson, who started the day second in points – 15 behind Denny Hamlin – won by 39 points over Hamlin, who finished 14th.
Forty-one […]

Sun, 11/21/10 – 16:31 | One Comment
Force’s Emotional Week Rolls On
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
John Force’s emotional wringer-of-a-week continued Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, where the recently crowned 15-time NHRA Funny Car world champion was presented with Ford Motor Company’s highest honor.
But a simple letter from drag racing icon “Big Daddy” Don Garlits did more to boost Force’s spirits, following the unexpected resignation of […]

Sun, 11/21/10 – 9:24 | 4 Comments
Race Day: It Shapes Up As A Day To Just Go For It
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
When the season-ending Ford 400 begins today at Homestead-Miami Speedway, only 46 points will separate the three drivers who remain in contention for this year’s Sprint Cup championship. Only 15 points separate the top two.
Because of all that, and because all three have been consistently high finishers throughout the Chase […]

Sun, 11/21/10 – 8:46 | Comments Off on Race Day: It Shapes Up As A Day To Just Go For It
Hood: A Long, Awarding Season
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
The longest season in all of sports concludes on today when the checkered flag waves over the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Today, all eyes in the motorsports world will be focused on Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick and Jimmie Johnson as they battle for the Sprint Cup trophy.
The champions in NASCAR’s Nationwide and Camping […]

Sun, 11/21/10 – 7:31 | One Comment
Busch Wins Homestead NNS Race
Kyle Busch put himself in contention for a final-weekend-of-the-NASCAR-season sweep Saturday night when he won the Ford 300 Nationwide Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Busch, who won Friday night’s Ford 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Homestead and will be in Sunday’s Ford 400 Sprint Cup race, took the lead from Kevin Harvick with 22 […]

Sat, 11/20/10 – 19:30 | Comments Off on Busch Wins Homestead NNS Race