Jimmie Johnson is facing an opportunity only two other men ever have. By capturing his seventh NASCAR Cup championship last season, Johnson is now tied for the most all-time with Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt Sr. “It ends arguments,” Johnson told Yahoo Sports.
Daniel Suarez wore a suit but ditched the tie the first time he spoke at the White House. Suarez was invited to talk as part of President Barack Obama's My Brother Keeper's initiative, designed to help young people stay on track and think broadly about their future. Growing up in Monterrey, Mexico, where Suarez's love of cars blossomed as he tagged along at his father's auto-restoration shop, the White House may as well have been as far away as the moon.
Hirschman Captures Richie Evans 100 WinPreece Takes World Series Modified Title at New Smyrna NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – Matt Hirschman used a late race move to score the win in Friday’s Richie Evans Memorial 100 for the Tour-Type Modifieds at New Smyrna Speedway. Hirschman took the point from race leader Ron Silk on the final restart with just 12 laps to go, but it wasn’t over from there. Silk charged back to the bumper and chased Hirschman’s No. 60 all the way around to the checkered flag. However, Hirschman wasn’t going to be denied. The win completed the week for him in grand style – after he had finished second in two of the first three races. “All week I’ve been trying to make the pass