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Sport Jimmie Johnson, Jamie McMurray shaken on radio after hard Pocono wrecks

19:11  14 june  2017
19:11  14 june  2017 Source:   sportingnews.com

'Bubba' Wallace to become first black driver in NASCAR Cup Series in more than a decade

  'Bubba' Wallace to become first black driver in NASCAR Cup Series in more than a decade <p>When Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr. climbs into the iconic Richard Petty Motorsports No. 43 car this weekend at Pocono Raceway, he will become the first African-American driver to compete in NASCAR’s Cup Series since Bill Lester in 2006.</p>The 23-year-old Wallace is subbing for Aric Almirola, who broke his back in a fiery crash at Kansas Speedway on May 13. Wallace is a fellow Ford driver with Roush Fenway Racing, which will suspend its team operations for the No. 6 Xfinity team after this weekend at Pocono.

Jimmie Johnson , Jamie McMurray wreck at Pocono . The red flag was shown Sunday at Pocono for just over 20 minutes on Lap 97 after a pair of wrecks by Jimmie Johnson and Jamie McMurray .

Jimmie Johnson , Jamie McMurray shaken on radio after hard Pocono wrecks . From Jimmie Johnson ’s and Jamie McMurray ’s brake issues to Ryan Blaney’s first career Cup Series win, hear Sunday’s scanner audio highlights.

Jimmie Johnson, Jamie McMurray wreck at Pocono © (Getty Images) Jimmie Johnson, Jamie McMurray wreck at Pocono The red flag was shown Sunday at Pocono for just over 20 minutes on Lap 97 after a pair of wrecks by Jimmie Johnson and Jamie McMurray. Brake issues on both cars led to wrecks in Turn 1, with Johnson colliding with the wall at over 125 mph and McMurray's car engulfed in flames.

Both drivers were shaken but treated and released from the infield care center. Johnson told reporters he needed a new pair of underwear after the wreck and its easy to see why after NASCAR released scanner audio from Pocono's race.

NASCAR at Pocono: Vegas odds, key stats, prediction, sleepers, fantasy drivers to watch

  NASCAR at Pocono: Vegas odds, key stats, prediction, sleepers, fantasy drivers to watch Betting favorites and fantasy sleepers for Sunday's Axalta presents the Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway.Not only do Rick Hendrick's drivers lead the Cup Series with career wins at Pocono, but Chevrolet leads all manufactures with 32 victories and could add another in Sunday's Axalta presents the Pocono 400.

Jimmie Johnson suffered one of the harder impacts in his career, wrecking on Lap 95 of Sunday’s Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway. Tags: Pocono 400, Pocono Raceway, Jamie McMurray , Jimmie Johnson .

Jimmie Johnson , Jamie McMurray shaken on radio after hard Pocono wrecks . Jimmie Johnson ’s scary crash, Jamie McMurray fire take them out at Pocono .

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s disappointing final season continued Sunday as transmission issues from Friday resurfaced just after the beginning of Stage 2. Junior blew the motor after attempting to shift into fourth gear but instead went into second. He now has six finishes of 30th or worse in 14 races this season but will hope for better luck next weekend at Michigan.

NASCAR at Michigan: Jimmie Johnson good to go for three more years — at least .
Seven Time says his passion for racing, not winning an eighth championship or adding to his wins total, will determine how long he continues to drive.Yes, Johnson signed a three-year extension with the organization that has provided him a ride for his entire Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career.

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