Ryan McGee didn't need to channel his inner Ric Flair to deliver his final Power Rankings, but he did. The message? You'd better learn to love Jimmie Johnson, 'cause he ain't going anywhere.
Jimmie Johnson has taken control of the championship battle following a disastrous performance by Matt Kenseth at Phoenix International Raceway.
They haven't always seen eye to eye, but Kevin Harvick and Richard Childress have won a lot of races together. They did it again -- maybe for the final time -- Sunday at Phoenix.
Jimmie Johnson certainly looks like a man about to win his sixth Sprint Cup Series championship. He gets bonus points for putting a llittle (Ric) Flair into it in Ryan McGee's Power Rankings.
As the Chase for the Sprint Cup enters its final two weeks, four drivers are still alive under the Rule of 72. But everything points to one of two drivers - Jimmie Johnson or Matt Kenseth -- holding the championship trophy in Miami.
Mark Garrow previews the ninth race of the Chase at Phoenix for Stock Car Challenge.
It has been a back-and-forth season -- and particularly in the Chase -- between Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth, but JJ showed at Texas why he's the top man in Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings.
Jimmie Johnson qualified third for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas, one row ahead of Matt Kenseth.
Of the 13 drivers who started the Chase for the Sprint Cup in September, only five remain in contention with three races remaining, according to Ricky Craven.
They're tied at the top in the Sprint Cup standings, but which Chase front-runner -- Matt Kenseth or Jimmie Johnson -- gets the nod in Ryan McGee's weekly Power Rankings?
Kurt Busch, Clint Bowyer and Carl Edwards have joined the list of Chase for the Spring Cup drivers eliminated from contention by the Rule of 72.
Uh-oh. Jimmie Johnson has the points lead heading to Chase race No. 7 at Martinsville. That's bad news for any championship contender not named Jimmie Johnson.
The Chase field keeps on dwindling five weeks into the Sprint Cup playoffs. Our man explains why Joey Logano is the latest driver to run afoul of the Rule of 72.
Was Matt Kenseth able to demoralize Jimmie Johnson by finishing one spot ahead of him at Charlotte? Maybe, but it was good enough for the No. 1 spot in our Sprint Cup Power Rankings.
Four weeks into the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup, Kasey Kahne and Ryan Newman are the first drivers eliminated from contention by the Rule of 72.
Ricky Craven explains his predictive formula for determining the drivers who will be eliminated from Chase contention.