Jimmie Johnson posted the fastest single lap in the final practice session for the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. His top speed was 175.200 mph.
Jimmie Johnson is in the same situation that Denny Hamlin found himself last year. On the heels of a disappointing regular season and Chase, Johnson needs to finish strong at Homestead in order to give him momentum through the off-season.
Last week, Jimmie Johnson finally looked like the driver who dominated Chase championships in the past. He earned his third consecutive fall Texas win in dominant fashion and should be able to keep his momentum alive this week in light of his 13 top-fives in the past 16 races.
Jimmie Johnson held off playoff contenders Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski to win his third consecutive fall Texas race. He won the race on old tires and survived two green-white-checkered attempts.
Jimmie Johnson posted the single fastest lap in final practice for the AAA Texas 500. His top speed was 193.791 mph.
Jimmie Johnson has won the last two fall Texas races and hopes that he can keep that streak alive.
Jimmie Johnson posted the fastest single lap in the Saturday morning practice session for the Goody's 500. His fastest lap was 98.023 mph.
Jimmie Johnson is the top-ranked driver for the Goody's 500 Martinsville Speedway. He enters the weekend with two victories, a fifth, and a second in his last four races there.
Jimmie Johnson faces an uphill battle this week at Talladega. Sitting 26 points outside of the elimination bubble, he basically needs to win in order to advance to the next round of the playoffs and has not scored a victory on this track since spring 2011.
Despite his poor finish—or rather in part because of it—Jimmie Johnson should be considered one of the favorites this week at Charlotte. He scored his seventh career victory there in the spring Coke 600 and has three top-fives in his last four attempts.
Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. crashed in separate incidents at Kansas Speedway in the Hollywood Casino 400 and now face steep uphill battles to advance to the Eliminator round of the Chase. Johnson finished 40th; Earnhardt was 39th.
Jimmie Johnson enters the Hollywood Casino 400 with a current 11-race streak of top-10 finishes at Kansas and should be considered one of the favorites to battle for a top-five.
Jimmie Johnson came up two positions shy of earning his third consecutive Dover victory, but he earned his sixth top-five in the past seven races on this track when he crossed under the checkers third in the AAA 400.
Jimmie Johnson is the top-ranked driver entering the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway this week. His status is based on nine victories there, including the most recent two races.