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NASCAR on NBC podcast, Episode 36: Jimmie Johnson

nascar.nbcsports.com — Jimmie Johnson's 15 th season in NASCAR's premier series also has been among the most trying for the six-time series champion - and not just because he and his teammates have struggled. As Johnson has moved into a larger leadership role in the absence of Jeff Gordon, Hendrick Motorsports also has faced some significant headwinds.

Kasey Kahne takes after Terry Labonte for Southern 500 paint scheme

nascar.nbcsports.com — Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway represents the last curveball for Sprint Cup teams when it comes to aero packages. Teams will run what is expected to be next season's reduced downforce package for the last time this year before reverting to the 2016 package.

NASCAR announces warnings to Xfinity teams

nascar.nbcsports.com — In the span of less than a week, the long-term sponsor outlook of JR Motorsports dramatically has shifted from potentially bleak to firmly bright. On the heels of NASCAR phenom William Byron being added to the Xfinity Series team for the 2017 season (as part of a multiyear deal with Hendrick Motorsports), JRM announced Wednesday that sponsor OneMain has reversed course and decided to remain on Elliott Sadler 's No.

Five Sprint Cup teams receive warnings at Bristol

nascar.nbcsports.com — In the span of less than a week, the long-term sponsor outlook of JR Motorsports dramatically has shifted from potentially bleak to firmly bright. On the heels of NASCAR phenom William Byron being added to the Xfinity Series team for the 2017 season (as part of a multiyear deal with Hendrick Motorsports), JRM announced Wednesday that sponsor OneMain has reversed course and decided to remain on Elliott Sadler 's No.

JR Motorsports solidifies driver, sponsor lineup as OneMain reconsiders and returns

nascar.nbcsports.com — In the span of less than a week, the long-term sponsor outlook of JR Motorsports dramatically has shifted from potentially bleak to firmly bright. On the heels of NASCAR phenom William Byron being added to the Xfinity Series team for the 2017 season (as part of a multiyear deal with Hendrick Motorsports), JRM announced Wednesday that sponsor OneMain has reversed course and decided to remain on Elliott Sadler 's No.

No announcement on Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s status expected until later in week

nascar.nbcsports.com — In a race that concluded nearly 24 hours after it was scheduled to begin, Kevin Harvick emerged Sunday night as the winner at Bristol Motor Speedway. Here's some of what drivers said after the 23rd Sprint Cup race of the 2016 season: Harvick - Finished first: "We should have won a lot of races this year but we just had things not go our way.

NASCAR says Bristol treatment to track is ‘not the last you’ve seen of that’

nascar.nbcsports.com — In a race that concluded nearly 24 hours after it was scheduled to begin, Kevin Harvick emerged Sunday night as the winner at Bristol Motor Speedway. Here's some of what drivers said after the 23rd Sprint Cup race of the 2016 season: Harvick - Finished first: "We should have won a lot of races this year but we just had things not go our way.

Double the fun: Kevin Harvick convinces Tony Stewart to join him in victory burnout

nascar.nbcsports.com — In a classy display of friendship and team loyalty, Bristol Sprint Cup race winner Kevin Harvick didn't want to do a victory burnout by himself. Rather, he wanted one of his best friends - not to mention his boss - Tony Stewart to join in the post-race fun in celebration not only of Harvick's win, but also that Sunday's race marked Stewart's last at Bristol.

What drivers said after Bristol Motor Speedway

nascar.nbcsports.com — In a race that concluded nearly 24 hours after it was scheduled to begin, Kevin Harvick emerged Sunday night as the winner at Bristol Motor Speedway. Here's some of what drivers said after the 23rd Sprint Cup race of the 2016 season: Harvick - Finished first: "We should have won a lot of races this year but we just had things not go our way.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. dedicates runner-up finish at Bristol to Bryan Clauson

nascar.nbcsports.com — In a race that concluded nearly 24 hours after it was scheduled to begin, Kevin Harvick emerged Sunday as the winner at Bristol Motor Speedway. Here's some of what drivers said after the 23rd Sprint Cup race of the 2016 season: Harvick - Finished first: "We should have won a lot of races this year but we just had things not go our way.
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Aug 25, 2016

Great work by Pam; it's worth your time watching #NASCAR America tonight to learn more about concussions.  https://twitter.com/producerpam22/status/768850374031663104 

Aug 25, 2016

@PETMpodcast I'll try to be there! if you can send a note that week, we can try to meet up regardless.

Aug 25, 2016

Thanks for listening; appreciate the kind words! Some of the podcast will be played tonight during NASCAR America.  https://twitter.com/clt_n_nicsdad/status/768692824908849156 

Aug 25, 2016

@gumby61184 Don't think so as far as the decision to return; but might have helped in team negotiating a reduction in races.


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