Tag Archive: Hendrick Motorsports

Sep 24

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

2-For-2: Penske proves it’s contender round material

NASCAR logo How quickly the tide can turn. All summer it looked like a Hendrick Motorsports driver would take the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, but now a new team has seized the title of favorite. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Johnson’s Rebound Has Hendrick Chasing Record

NASCAR logo Jimmie Johnson’s recent, dramatic turnaround has placed him squarely into the middle of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship discussion, while also fueling yet another run of excellence for Hendrick Motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Jimmie Johnson ends drought, wins Coca-Cola 600

Six-time premier-series champ wins at Charlotte for a record-breaking seventh time

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Though fans and pundits of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing seemed inordinately concerned about Johnson’s “drought,” the six-time series champion said repeatedly that a victory would come.

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Mar 26

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Hendrick Motorsports is good.

NASCAR logo The NASCAR team is 219 wins good. Eleven NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships good. Fourteen overall NASCAR national series owner championships good. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Jimmie Johnson wins 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship

Hendrick Motorsports celebrates record-extending 11th Series Title

Jimmie Johnson - photo © Sean Gardner - NASCAR via Getty Images Jimmie Johnson took another step closer to stock car racing history on Sunday, claiming his sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship at Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

Late pass gives Gordon first win of 2013

Victory is eighth at Martinsville for veteran; Kenseth, Johnson tied atop standings

NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesJeff Gordon once appeared to own sole possession of that title, but he ceded it to Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson several years ago.

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Aug 05

Kasey Kahne passes Gordon late to win at Pocono

Kahne picks up second victory of season in wreck-filled race

Pocono Raceway logoTaking advantage of a caution, Kasey Kahne buried his car into Turn 1 with two laps left and grabbed a win from Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon in Sunday’s GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

NASCAR National Series News and Notes (+ Fast Facts)

Phoenix offers Johnson Opportunity, Challenges

Phoenix International logoNASCAR logoCan Jimmie Johnson do it again? NASCAR’s media corps predicted Johnson will win his sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship this season in the preseason poll. And that was before last Sunday, when Johnson raced his No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet to a second Daytona 500 victory.

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May 23

NASCAR Sprint Cup – Coca-Cola 600 fast facts

Hendrick brings winners, momentum to Coca-Cola 600

Charlotte Motor Speedway logoFor Hendrick Motorsports, it appears the floodgates truly have opened during a magical eight days in Darlington, S.C., and at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Beware five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson – and Hendrick’s other three drivers – in Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 (FOX live 6 p.m. ET).  Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Hendrick Motorsports reaches historic 200th win

Only second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team to accomplish feat 

BojanglesEvery big stage, every big moment, every crown jewel – Hendrick Motorsports owns them all. The Daytona 500? The team boasts six trophies from The Great American Race. The Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway? Seven wins. The Coca-Cola 600? Nine. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

Ray Evernham returns to ESPN as NASCAR analyst

 Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion crew chief Ray Evernham is returning to ESPN as a NASCAR analyst for the 2012 season

Ray Evernham  portraitNASCAR Nationwide SeriesEvernham will join ESPN’s team at Daytona Speedweeks and will be part of NASCAR Countdown before the NASCAR Nationwide Series race that airs on ESPN on Saturday, Feb. 25, at noon ET. He also will appear on NASCAR Now and SportsCenter from Daytona as ESPN’s multimedia platforms surround the opening of the NASCAR season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

Canadian racing fans in attendance at the upcoming Canadian Motorsports Expo presented by Inside Track Motorsport News are in for a special treat.

Hendrick Motorsports’ nos. 24 ansd 88 Sprint Cup show cars on display at Canadian Motorsports Expo

88 Dale Earnhardt Jr Diet Mtn Dew Impala Show Car (Small) 24 Jeff Gordon Drive To End Hunger Impala Show Car (Small)The show, which takes place February 10, 11 and 12 at Toronto’s International Centre will feature two of the world’s most famous race cars. Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew / National Guard Chevrolet Impala, as well as Jeff Gordon’s No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet Impala NASCAR Sprint Cup show car, will come straight from the Hendrick Motorsports shop in North Carolina to be displayed at the CME. It will be the Canadian debut for both of these new-look paint schemes, which will take to the track the following weekend at Daytona International Speedway during qualifying for the Daytona 500. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Hendrick Motorsports lands three Indy Contingency Awards

Despite coming up one position shy in his bid for a fifth win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Jeff Gordon 2011-07-27Brick Yard 400 logoJeff Gordon’s strong run in Sunday’s Brickyard 400 presented by BigMachineRecords.com sent a message that he is a serious challenger for a fifth championship, and earned the veteran driver two of Hendrick Motorsports’ three post-race contingency awards. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

EFX Performance announces new partnership with top NASCAR driver

EFX Performance bracelets and necklaces have become ever-present in NASCAR recently

EFX NascarEFX enters licensing agreement with Hendrick Motorsports and Stewart-Haas Racing – Welcomes Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Mark Martin, Tony Stewart and Ryan Newman to its team of elite athletes.

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Apr 17

Johnson nips Bowyer at the line, wins at Talladega (+result)

With a push from Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Jimmy Johnson checkered flag TalladegaJimmi Johnson finish TalladegaAt the end of 188 laps and 500 miles, Jimmie Johnson won Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 by inches, tying a record with his razor-thin .002-second margin of victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Delphi joins the WRC as Automotive Technology Partner

Delphi is a leading partner to the top 25 vehicle manufacturers worldwide

WRC logoDelphiThe FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) has formed a new alliance with Delphi, one of the world’s major automotive suppliers, which becomes the official Automotive Technology Partner to the all-action series. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 06

Johnson crowned champ for fifth consecutive year

During fitting tribute to the No. 48 team, ‘Five-Time’ honored as one of the greatest

Jimmy Johnson  NASCAR banquetJimmie_Johnson_2009Amidst all the glitz and glamour and outrageous fanfare that was the Sprint Cup Series Awards Ceremony at Wynn Las Vegas on Friday, Jeff Gordon made everyone in attendance and watching on television pause for a moment of reflection. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

Hamlin seeks Series sweep at Pocono

Hamlin  has plenty of reasons for optimism

Denny Hamlin (No. 11 FedEx Toyota) has plenty of reasons for optimism as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series arrives at Pocono Raceway for this Sunday’s Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

Earnhardt Jr. drives the No. 3 to Victory Lane at Daytona

Driving the No. 3 Wrangler Chevrolet in honor of his late father

Dale Earnhardt Jr. broke a Nationwide Series drought of almost four years in winning Friday’s Subway Jalapeno 250 Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway. Earnhardt’s emotional win was the result of a collaboration between owner Richard Childress, Teresa Earnhardt, JR Motorsports and Hendrick Motorsports, which supplied the engine for the No. 3 car. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 28

RCR pit crew member Richardson dies at 37

the rear-tire changer for the No. 29 Chevrolet

Donald “D.J.” Richardson, passed away shortly after 10 p.m. ET Friday. Richardson, a native of Leominster, Mass., was hospitalized with severe complications due to the H1N1 virus. He had contracted the virus during a visit to Massachusetts during the Thanksgiving holiday. Read the rest of this entry »

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