Kyle Larson says he’ll watch his words after Hendrick gaffe

Sports 03/01/19, 20:18

Blunt Larson will try to be a bit more delicate with his words in the future.Kyle Larson personally apologized to team owner Rick Hendrick this week after jokingly saying during an interview that Hendrick Motorsports cheats.While the Chip Ganassi Racing star doesn't plan to stop the opinionated honesty that earned ...

Column: Hendrick sends statement with sweep to open Daytona

Sports 02/11/19, 14:29

Rick Hendrick was telling the truth when he insisted this year was going to be much improved from last season, the worst in team history.He moved personnel and split up seven-time NASCAR Cup champions Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus. He had a Navy SEAL deliver an inspirational speech to all ...

Grudge Match: Bowman set for Corvette race vs. Hendrick

Sports 02/09/19, 17:30

The most anticipated race for Hendrick Motorsports this season is still on the table: team owner Rick Hendrick vs. 2018 Daytona 500 pole winner Alex Bowman.Bowman and Hendrick have let a scheduled drag race between them in their Corvettes linger for a year. Hendrick joked last year he was ready ...

Hendrick vows rebound from worst season in team history

Sports 02/06/19, 11:41

Rick Hendrick worked too hard building NASCAR's top organization to tolerate mediocrity. If his teams had simply been average last season he might not rate it as one of the worst in team history.The Hendrick cars were pretty bad —seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson failed to win for the first ...

Johnson, Knaus reach checkered flag of championship pairing

Sports 11/18/18, 16:39

Jimmie Johnson walked into a Hendrick Motorsports family reunion on pit road. Hall of Fame driver Jeff Gordon chatted near the No. 48 car while Johnson's wife cradled crew chief Chad Knaus' baby boy.They needed baby wipes as much a checkered flag."It's all about this moment right now," Gordon said.Brooke ...

NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson lands new sponsor in Ally Financial

Sports 10/28/18, 16:09

Rick Hendrick, a car dealer at the end of the day, pulled off another sales job of Jimmie Johnson to preserve the branding of the seven-time NASCAR champion.Ally Financial Inc. will sponsor Johnson for all 38 races in the next two NASCAR seasons — the remaining years on Johnson's contract ...

Talladega starts final 6-week run for Johnson and Knaus

Sports 10/13/18, 11:53

Times were already changing long before Jimmie Johnson strolled through a Las Vegas casino unnoticed, full firesuit and all. It was the start of NASCAR's playoffs and the seven-time champion, wearing a flame-retardant billboard, was surprised that he failed to garner even a quizzical stare.Johnson had already lost Lowe's, the ...

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