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  1. Celebration, revenge ... but no golf cart surfing this year

    Jenna Fryer

    Not only did Jimmie Johnson win his second Nextel Cup title, but he got revenge on his crew chief and plans on savoring the championship more this year. Come January, it's back to work on No. 3.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2007
  2. 'Poor people in Colombia are 10 times poorer than the people here...

    Jenna Fryer

    Juan Pablo Montoya and his wife, Connie, held a gala in Miami to fight poverty and raise awareness of problems in his home country of Colombia

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2007
  3. 'There's still 400 miles left to get the job done'

    Jenna Fryer

    Jimmie Johnson says he and his team have "done a good job of differentiating ourselves and showing that I am not Jeff Gordon." Indeed, Johnson is not the second-best Nextel Cup driver.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2007
  4. From financing first car to sponsors beating down his door

    Jenna Fryer

    Things weren't always rosy for Rick Hendrick's racing teams, and NASCAR's top owner tells how close he was to quitting early in his Cup career.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2007
  5. Three wins in a row, two to go and JJ takes it slow

    Jenna Fryer

    If you think holding a 30-point lead in the Nextel Cup standings with just two races left is nerve-wracking? Then raise a Corona to the relaxed Jimmie Johnson.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2007
  6. After coming close, Busch aims to leave Hendrick on winning note

    Jenna Fryer

    Kyle Busch again showed his hot temper last weekend at Atlanta, but he and his crew are refocusing their attention to the final three races and trying to finish as high as possible.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2007
  7. Johnson excited to cut Gordon's lead, but still wary of Bowyer

    Jenna Fryer

    Instead of piling on Carl Edwards as a lot of people did last week, Jimmie Johnson decided to offer his fellow driver some words of encouragment.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2007
  8. Meeting kids from wish networks humbling, inspiring

    Jenna Fryer

    Jimmie Johnson won a big race and cut Jeff Gordon's lead in the Chase, but the defending Nextel Cup champion had other important charity matters to tend to after Martinsville.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2007
  9. Aggressive driving must be balanced with clean racing

    Jenna Fryer

    After a tough spin at Lowe's, Jimmie Johnson puts his spin on racing teammate and points leader Jeff Gordon.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2007
  10. Stewart lets feud with Menard get best of him

    Jenna Fryer

    A hot temper and bad luck have combined to damage Tony Stewart's chances of winning the Nextel Cup title with just five races remaining.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2007
  11. Losing hurts, whether to a teammate or anyone else

    Jenna Fryer

    Jimmie Johnson has gone over the final lap a number of times to figure out whether he could have done anything differently to hold off teammate Jeff Gordon at Talladega.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2007
  12. Villeneuve's performance quiets the xenophobes

    Jenna Fryer

    It turns out there was enough room for Jacques Villeneuve to race at Talladega without causing harm to anyone else or their championship hopes. Considering the former F1 champ's resume, was all the fuss necessary?

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2007
  13. 'I'm trying to become a new Kyle Busch'

    Jenna Fryer

    In the four months since Rick Hendrick told Kyle Busch he was replacing him with Dale Earnhardt Jr. at the end of the season, those around him have noticed a marked improvement in attitude and ability to handle adversity.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2007
  14. Busch fortunate wreck didn't scuttle Chase chances

    Jenna Fryer

    Even though Dale Earnhardt Jr. ruined his chances for a good finish at Kansas, Kyle Busch is shifting his focus on the future. He's still in the thick of the Chase and gearing up for an improvement from past results at Talladega.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2007
  15. Johnson looking for consistency from NASCAR

    Jenna Fryer

    Sill thinking about the craziness in Kansas, Jimmie Johnson looks ahead to the uncertainty of Talladega.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2007
  16. Home decorating provides a little distraction from Chase

    Jenna Fryer

    Dover wasn't very kind to Jimmie Johnson, but still the defending Nextel Cup champion found a silver lining in his 14th-place finish.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2007