Jimmie Johnson finished ahead of Josh Wise in nearly every 2015 Cup race they entered, and he was in the lead once more during the off-season. Johnson ran a half-marathon last weekend in one hour, 27 minutes and beat Wise to the rope by about two minutes.
Jimmie Johnson (#48 Lowe's Chevrolet SS) finished ninth in the November 22nd NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season-ending Ford EcoBoost 400 at Florida's Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Jimmie Johnson was penalized early in the Ford EcoBoost 400 after a crew member made an illegal adjustment to the right rear of his Chevrolet. A crew member attempted to surreptitiously body slam the quarter panel during a pit stop in front of the right rear tire to make an indentation that would provide greater down force.
Jimmie Johnson led the first 44 laps of the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 and then settled into a comfortable position among the top five to watch Kevin Harvick dominate the race. He left pit road fifth on his final stop and was scored there when the rains fell.
Jimmie Johnson set the fastest time in the third and final round of qualification at Phoenix International Raceway with a speed of 143.158 mph. He will lead the field to green on Sunday in the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500.
Jimmie Johnson posted the fastest single lap in the first practice session for the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. His top speed of 141.827 mph was only 0.008 seconds faster than second-place Kyle Larson.
Jimmie Johnson scored his third consecutive Texas Motor Speedway victory with a late-race surge. Last year, he started this streak by winning the AAA Texas 500 as a non-Chase contender.
Jimmie Johnson enters this weekend’s AAA Texas 500 as the defending winner of the last two races on this track. He started last fall’s race third and qualified fifth this spring.
Jimmie Johnson posted the fastest single lap in final practice for the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway. His top speed of 97.108 mph was 8/100th of a second faster than second-best Kevin Harvick.
When a caution waved with slightly more than 20 laps remaining in regulation, Jimmie Johnson stayed out of track while the rest of the field pitted. On old tires, he held on to finish third in the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway.
Jimmie Johnson posted the fastest single lap in final practice for the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. His top speed was 188.983 mph.
Jimmie Johnson posted the quickest five-lap and 10-lap averages in the second practice session for the Bank of America 500. His five-lap average was 185.46 mph while his 10-lap average was 183.81.
A broken rear seal caused the No. 48 to leak fluid from the axle and sent Jimmie Johnson to the pits just past the 100-lap mark. He lost 37 laps making repairs and could not make up any significant ground in the race. Johnson finished 41st in the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway and failed to advance to the Contender round.
In the Modern Era of NASCAR with its focus on parity among all major teams, recording 10 wins is unheard of, but Jimmie Johnson earned his 10th Dover trophy this spring in the FedEx 400.