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

19:11  14 june  2017
19:11  14 june  2017 Source:   Sporting News

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. I’ll just go change my underwear and get ready to go home.” Jamie McMurray was also involved in a trailing incident.

Jimmie Johnson suffered one of the harder impacts in his career, wrecking on Lap 95 of Sunday’s Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway. I’ll just go change my underwear and get ready to go home.” Jamie McMurray was also involved in a trailing incident.

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.

The stage ended after the race was stopped for 23 minutes following hard crashes by Jimmie Johnson and Jamie McMurray in Turn 1 with five laps left. Both accidents involved brake issues. Johnson , running in seventh, lost his brakes entering the turn.

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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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