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Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 30, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Kurt Busch Bests Johnson To Win At Martinsville

Kurt Busch passed Martinsville master Jimmie Johnson for the lead with 10 laps to go Sunday and held off the eight-time winner to win at Martinsville Speedway for the first time since October 2002.

03/30/2014

Dale Earnhardt Jr. crosses the finish line ahead of Denny Hamlin to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500. (credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

5 Things To Know About The Daytona 500

Five things to know about the rain-delayed Daytona 500 that finished under the lights Sunday at Daytona International Speedway.

02/24/2014

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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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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

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - JULY 06: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Dover White Chevrolet, celebrates with his crew in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on July 6, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Johnson 1st Driver to Sweep Daytona Since 1982

A flawless race gave Jimmie Johnson a perfect year at Daytona International Speedway and put him on another exclusive list.

07/07/2013

File photo of NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson. (credit: Getty Images)

White House Petition Asks For Congress Members To Wear Logos Of Financial Backers

Could Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s work attire resemble that of NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson? If one White House petition has its way, then the answer is yes.

04/03/2013