Jimmie Johnson takes Chicago pole
JOLIET, Ill. -- Jimmie Johnson took an immediate step toward another Sprint Cup title -- but the five-time champion is well aware it was a small one.
Johnson won the pole Saturday for this weekend's Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway, an impressive start for the man whose streak of five Cup titles ended last year. The Chase for the Sprint Cup begins with Sunday's 400-mile event, but Johnson shrugged off any talk of an immediate statement.
"It's too early in the Chase to ...
Read full story