Today's NASCAR News


An Athlete? Johnson Among Greats, Actually

Face the truth, NASCAR haters: Jimmie Johnson has a better chance of completing an NFL pass than Donovan McNabb has of avoiding a wreck in a race. That’s the finest defense I can give Johnson in what should be

Matt and Jimmie one race to decide the 2013 Sprint Cup Title.

Johnson looking for a “Six Pack” in Miami

Come Sunday at Homestead – Miami Speedway the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy of Jimmie Johnson will start the Ford Ecoboost 400 with a 28-point advantage over Matt Kenseth. If he just finishes the race in 23rd place or


FSU Versus Syracuse Amid Winston Controversy

Earlier this morning on SportstalkFlorida Mornings, Eric Lopez talked to Orlando Sentinel’s Brendan Sonnone to preview the Noles versus the Orange. Why you should listen : Sonnone updates us on the latest in the Winston saga and how it’s been affecting

Trevor Bayne has MS but will still race in NASCAR.

Trevor Bayne has MS but will still race in NASCAR

Trevor Bayne, who in 2011 became the youngest winner in Daytona 500 history, said Tuesday that he has multiple sclerosis, but he does not expect it to impact his racing career. He will be racing come Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Johnson leads Kenseth by 28 points with one race lefft to this weekend at Homestead-Miami.

Johnson on the verge of his 6th NASCAR Title

For Jimmie Johnson the driver of the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy, he heads into the final race of the 2013 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Title with a huge 28 point lead. Matt Kenseth, who pilots Joe

Panthers host the Oilers hoping to get back on track.

Panthers hope to get back on track

This is the first of two meetings between the Edmonton Oilers and Florida Panthers. In their most recent matchup March 23, 2012, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored in the fourth round of a shootout to lift the Oilers to a 2-1 road win. Each team enters

Jimmie Johnson (48) burns his tires after winning the AAA Texas 500. Regaining the Chase points lead.

Jimmie Johnson wins at Texas takes over points lead

Jimmie Johnson put himself back on top of the point standings in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship by winning Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 with a dominating performance at Texas Motor Speedway. With two races left in the

Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson are tied for the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship. This week the race in is Texas.

NASCAR’s Texas three step this weekend

All three NASCAR series will be running this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway in Ft. Worth, a tricky 1.5 mile oval that always seems to bring out the best in the drivers. There are plenty of big storylines as we get

Jeff Gordon got the win at Martinsville. Now Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth are tied for Chase lead with three races left.

Gordon wins at Martinsville: Johnson and Kenseth top Chase

  Jeff Gordon kept his hopes of winning a fifth Sprint Cup Series championship alive by winning his first race of the season on Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. Gordon passed Matt Kenseth for the lead with 21 laps remaining


NASCAR Chase heads to the 1/2 miles in Martinsville

Funny thing about Jimmie Johnson, he has enough grandfather clocks to open a small store. At Martinsville Speedway, where it is a tradition to present the winner with a Ridgeway grandfather clock — still one of the most interesting