Jun 1, 2014; Dover, DE, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Jimmie Johnson (48) celebrates after winning the FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Matthew O

Jimmie Johnson Tames the Monster at Dover


Jimmie Johnson tamed the Monster after leading 272 of 400 laps at Dover’s Monster Mile. He took the checkered flag for his 68th career win in the Sprint Cup Series.  There’s no doubt Jimmie Johnson may just be the best all-time NASCAR driver with his 9th win at the Monster Mile, most of any driver; his 10th year-in-a-row for to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup and his 13th back-to-back wins in his career.

This season is at the halfway point with more racing to come, and it doesn’t stop there. Johnson has six NASCAR Cchampionship titles, and he is picking up more momentum heading into the second half of this season. Johnson Domination!

Brad Keselowski took second place after starting first on the pole and Matt Kenseth finished third. Kyle Busch was disappointed after falling out of the race early. He had his eyes set on a three-peat weekend after winning the Camping World Truck Series and the Nationwide Series races at Dover on Friday and Ssaturday.

A lot of action today on the track, and not necessarily from the drivers; the track cracked, split and popped as Jamie McMurray hit a large chunk, causing the race to be red flagged for 20 minutes.  Dover International Speedway turned 45 but has had several facelifts over the years, and looks like it may need another before the September races.

Let’s head to Pocono; see you there.

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