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    SEMA: 1971 Chevy Corvette Jimmie Johnson Concept is a modern classic [w/video]
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    The Autoblog staff is full of men and women who love cool cars, whether they are old or new, foreign or domestic. And there's a special place in our hearts for the Chevrolet Corvette, which has stood out as a performance icon at a benchmark price since well before the 1971 model you see above ...

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    Motorsports: Daytona 500 rain delay leads to confusion, but a winner is crowned anyway [spoilers]
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    One of the sponsors of yesterday's Daytona 500 NASCAR race broadcast on Fox was the movie Noah - yeah, the same Noah who had to build an ark to get through the worst rain delay ever. Fitting, then, that this year's race would be halted after 38 laps due to severe rain and the threat of even more ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: 2013 Daytona 500 runs 200 laps, six of them count [spoilers]
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    It's been a huge month, leading up to the Super Bowl of NASCAR, the Daytona 500. This is the first year of the new Car of Tomorrow, the "Gen Six" car, and all of the drivers have been trying to figure out its intricacies. The Ford Fusion and Chevrolet NASCAR SS has joined the field and its ...

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    Report: NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick shaken up in plane crash [w/video]
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    Good brakes may be less important in stock car racing than in other forms of motorsport, but on a plane, they're pretty darn important. That's what Rick Hendrick found out – the hard way – last night when his private jet crashed off the runway in Key West, Florida. Hendrick's ...

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    Report: Five NASCAR drivers turn down invitation to meet Obama at White House
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    Five NASCAR drivers invited to meet President Barack Obama at the White House aren't going to show, citing "scheduling conflicts." Nobody's sure whether "scheduling conflicts" means "political views," but thanks to stereotypes associated with NASCAR, nobody's ruling that out. The president ...

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    Video: Chevrolet gives Kid Rock custom Camaro for his 40th birthday
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    Kid Rock receives a Camaro for his birthday - Click above to watch video after the jump
    Chevrolet and NASCAR racer Jimmie Johnson teamed up to make Kid Rock's recent birthday party one the Detroit city rocker will likely never forget. During the singer's 40th birthday celebration concert, ...

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    Daytona 500: Jimmie Johnson wins pole, Earnhardt Jr. takes Bud Shootout
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    Regardless of whether or not you're a NASCAR fan, there's no denying that the motorsport is starting off its 2008 season in the best possible way. Early festivities for the season opener Daytona 500 began this past weekend and resulted in Jimmie Johnson, last season's champion, taking the pole ...

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    Jimmie Johnson to run in Cadillac CTS-V at Charlotte
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    No, Cadillac has not decided to slap their grille and headlight stickers on one of the standardized NASCAR body shells. The SCCA World Challenge will be running a 50 minute sprint race as one of the supporting events for the Memorial Day weekend festivities at Charlotte Motor Speedway. I refuse to ...

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    Trophy Wife: Mrs. Jimmie Johnson also wins at awards ceremony
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    Just because Jimmie Johnson won the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup doesn't mean that it's all about him. At the annual Myers Brothers Awards last Thursday, General Motors presented Jimmie's wife Chandra with the key to a 2007 Corvette convertible. Which is really nice, because that's a $55,000 financial hit he ...

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    Jimmie Johnson finally wins NASCAR Nextel Cup Championship
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    Nine years ago, from his couch in El Cajon, California, Jimmie Johnson watched his future team's co-owner, Jeff Gordon, win the NASCAR Nextel Cup championship (then the NASCAR Winston Cup Series). Last night, he raised the chalice himself after finishing 9th at Homestead, 56 points ahead of Matt ...

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    Checkered weekend: No. 48 looks good for Cup win
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    This Sunday the Chase for the 2006 Nextel Cup will cross the finish line. At the end of the day, as long as No. 48 Jimmie Johnson finishes 12th or better at Homestead-Miami Speedway, he will walk away with his long-awaited championship. According to the guys who crunch the numbers, that's even if ...

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