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4 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson crashes Independence High football practice

NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson and the Lowe's No. 48 Hendrick team stopped by Independence High School on Wednesday to talk about the importance of good hydration and to sell Gatorade to members of the Patriots football team.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Watch: Drivers explain the new Chase format

Calling all of NASCAR Nation ... it's almost time to choose your allegiance. Jimmie Johnson , Kyle Busch , Kurt Busch and Carl Edwards star in the new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup commercial where they visit their "nations" and explain the Chase Grid.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sporting News

There's still a place for emotion, driver confrontation in NASCAR

When NASCAR announced Friday that it was tightening its rules to restrict angry drivers from exiting their cars and immediately going after another driver, it sparked two immediate reactions.

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Southern Living

5 Things You Need To Know in the South Right Now

Every Monday we bring you the Southern Living Hot List , a roundup of the five latest and greatest things to hit the South.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Nascar Drivers, Racing, Hendrick Motorsports

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Gordon overtakes Logano to win at Michigan

Jeff Gordon got out in front of Joey Logano on a restart just inside 20 laps to go in the Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series on Sunday and remained up front the rest of the way to claim his third win of the season.

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Examiner.com

Jimmie Johnson overcomes several obstacles, including Ryan Newman at Michigan

Jimmie Johnson scored his first win at Michigan International Speedway this past June .

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The Progress-Index

Waiting to hear from Stewart

AP PHOTO Tony Stewart, left, talks with Kevin Harvick before qualifying for a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., on May 22. Until he talks openly and honestly about what was going through his mind when he came around a turn and saw - or maybe didn't see - 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr. standing in the ... (more)

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

AutoWeek

Jimmie Johnson returns to Michigan for first time as MIS race winner

Jimmie Johnson finally found his way to victory lane at Michigan International Speedway two months ago.

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Forbes

Major Auto Manufacturers Applaud NASCAR Business Council At 10th Anniversary Meeting

The miraculous Henry Ford Museum was the site for the tenth anniversary meeting of the NASCAR Fuel for Business Council, a custom built business-to-business platform designed to generate greater return on investment for NASCAR Official Partners.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Racing, Hendrick Motorsports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Jeff Gordon, Nascar Drivers

Ashland Times-Gazette

Browns hope to name starting QB on Tuesday

Browns coach Mike Pettine has set Tuesday as his target date. That's when he'll say whether Brian Hoyer or rookie Johnny Manziel is the starting quarterback for the opener.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Charges: NY couple intended to injure or abuse 2 Amish girls after kidnapping from farm stand

A northern New York couple has been arraigned on charges they intended to physically harm or sexually abuse two Amish sisters after kidnapping them from a roadside farm stand.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Waiting to hear from Tony Stewart

Driver Tony Stewart speaks at a July, 2013 press conference prior to NASCAR practice at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. Stewart is skipping a second straight Sprint Cup race, and it is not clear when the NASCAR star might return after he struck and killed a driver at a dirt-track race in New York last weekend.

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The Charlotte Observer

Jimmie Johnson won't need a car for this race

The Jimmie Johnson Foundation's Cane Creek Sprint Triathlon starts at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Cane Creek Park, 5213 Harkey Road in Waxhaw.

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Fox News

NASCAR: 'Stay in the car'

NASCAR added a rule Friday barring its drivers from approaching the track or moving cars after accidents, less than a week after driver Kevin Ward Jr. was struck and killed during a dirt-track race in New York.

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Sporting News

Joey Logano leads Cup practice at Michigan, Jimmie Johnson struggles

Rounding out the top 10 were Kurt Busch, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Dale Earnhardt Jr., Paul Menard, Greg Biffle, Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski.

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BleacherReport

How Worried Should Jimmie Johnson Be About Sub-Par Summer Performances?

The only decent finish he's had in that five-race streak was 14th in the Brickyard 400, which Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon won for the fifth time in his career to break a tie he previously had with Johnson.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Tragedy ups auto ratings

Jimmie Johnson leads Dale Earnhardt Jr. and others during a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Watkins Glen International, Sunday.

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Auto Racing Daily

Get Out The Brooms: Johnson Looks To Sweep Michigan

After 24 tries, Jimmie Johnson shook the monkey off his back, outpacing pole-winner Kevin Harvick by 1.214 seconds to coast to his first victory in his 25th start at Michigan in June.

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NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

Chase-clinching scenarios for Michigan

Sign up for RaceView today Dale Earnhardt Jr. , Brad Keselowski , Jeff Gordon , Jimmie Johnson , Carl Edwards , Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick have clinched a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, assuming they attempt to qualify for the remaining four races.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Rick Hendrick thrilled by Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s big year

With Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the midst of the best year of his racing career, famed NASCAR owner Rick Hendrick can't help but smile every time he thinks about how he and Junior reached their first contract agreement, at Heartland Park Topeka when Junior was barely a teenager.

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