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Jamie McMurray wins Sprint All-Star Race

Jamie McMurray wins Sprint All-Star Race

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 18 (UPI) --Jamie McMurray edged out second-place winner Kevin Harvick for the million-dollar payday.
Danielle Haynes
Jeff Gordon second at Richmond; maintains Sprint Cup lead

Jeff Gordon second at Richmond; maintains Sprint Cup lead

RICHMOND, Va., April 27 (UPI) -- Series of late caution flags foils Jeff Gordon's plans to win Toyota Owners 400 in Richmond.
Danielle Haynes
NASCAR's Danica Patrick becomes first driver with over 1 million Twitter followers

NASCAR's Danica Patrick becomes first driver with over 1 million Twitter followers

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Danica Patrick becomes first NASCAR driver to have over 1 million followers on Twitter.
Annie Martin

Dale Earnhardt Jr. edges Denny Hamlin in rain-delayed Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. overcame a record rain delay and three late crashes for his second Daytona 500 victory Sunday, beating Denny Hamlin to the finish line.

Matt Kenseth, Denny Hamlin win Budweiser Duels at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin each claimed a Budweiser Duel victory Thursday at Daytona International Speedway, earning top positions for the Daytona 500.

NASCAR changes Chase for the Sprint Cup

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- NASCAR is expanding its season-ending Chase for the Spring Cup to 16 drivers and adding elimination rounds beginning this year, the organization said Thursday.
List of 2013 sports champions

List of 2013 sports champions

Sports champions for 2013
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Jimmie Johnson earns sixth Sprint Cup championship

Jimmie Johnson earns sixth Sprint Cup championship

HOMESTEAD, Fla., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Jimmie Johnson's ninth-place finish Sunday at the season-ending Ford EcoBoost 400 garnered him his sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship.

Kenseth wins Homestead pole, Johnson qualifies seventh

HOMESTEAD, Fla., Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Matt Kenseth won the pole Friday for Sunday's final Sprint Cup race of the year while championship leader Jimmie Johnson qualified seventh.

Kevin Harvick repeats at Phoenix, Johnson widens Chase lead

AVONDALE, Ariz., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Defending champ Kevin Harvick repeated at Phoenix International Raceway Sunday and Jimmie Johnson widened his Sprint Cup lead with a third-place finish.

Johnson wins pole for next-to-last Sprint Cup race

AVONDALE, Ariz., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Championship leader Jimmie Johnson won the pole Friday for Sunday's AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway.

Jimmie Johnson regains Chase lead with Texas Motor Speedway victory

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Jimmie Johnson cruised to a victory at Texas Motor Speedway Sunday, reclaiming the points lead of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship.

Carl Edwards wins Sprint Cup pole in Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Carl Edwards won the pole Friday while championship leaders Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth had solid qualifying efforts at Texas Motor Speedway.

Jeff Gordon takes Martinsville; Kenseth, Johnson tie for Chase lead

RIDGEWAY, Va., Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Jeff Gordon notched his first win of the year Sunday at Martinsville Speedway, while Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson tied for the Sprint Cup championship lead.

Hamlin wins pole at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va., Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Denny Hamlin turned in a track qualifying record Friday to win the pole for Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia.
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Jimmie Johnson celebrates his victory in the Allstate 400 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 26, 2009 in Indianapolis. (UPI Photo/Mark Cowan)
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2003, 2004, 2005 Coca Cola 600 Winner 2004 Mountain Dew Southern 500 Winner 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 Sprint Cup Series Champion Sprint All-Star Race XIX, XXII Winner 2006 Daytona 500 Winner

1998 ASA Rookie of the Year Off-road championships in SODA, SCORE and MTEG 2009 Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year

Jimmie Kenneth Johnson (born September 17, 1975) is an American NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race car driver. He currently drives the No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports.

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