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Jimmie Johnson: No more ovals

Updated: October 18, 2011, 12:14 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

CONCORD, N.C. -- One day after the death of reigning Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon in a fiery crash in Las Vegas, five-time defending NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson said it's time for IndyCar to stop racing on ovals.

Johnson said he was glued to his television Sunday watching the coverage of the IndyCar season finale at Las Vegas Motor Speedway when Wheldon was killed in a 15-car pileup.

Johnson said he believes the IndyCar cars are built for street circuits and road ...

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