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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jimmie Johnson's name.
January 10, 2018
NASCAR Draft Kit: 2018 Sleepers & Busts
Mark Taylor breaks down the drivers who will lead owners to success in 2018 and those who might not live up to their draft-day price. Can Jimmie Johnson reverse his trend line?
NASCAR Draft Kit: 2018 Track Specialists
Mark Taylor scouts the track specialists, and there's few better on NASCAR's bull-ring short tracks than Joey Logano.
NASCAR Draft Kit: Final 2017 Loop Stats
Check out how every driver stacked up last season on NASCAR's top circuit, including champion Martin Truex Jr., who dominated the loop stats.
NASCAR Draft Kit: 2018 Driver Projections
Mark Taylor projects wins, poles and more for all of NASCAR's Monster Energy Cup drivers for this season. Check out the sortable rankings now.
NASCAR Draft Kit: 2018 Driver Rankings
Mark Taylor ranks the 2018 NASCAR drivers as defending champ Martin Truex Jr. stands as the driver to beat heading into the new Monster Energy Cup season.
November 20, 2017
NASCAR Barometer: The Cup Belongs to Truex
Martin Truex Jr. won the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway to capture the championship after a dominating season.
November 18, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: Ford EcoBoost 400
It’s the final race of the year, and with the championship on the line, C.J. Radune is picking contenders Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski to head his High-Risk Lineup.
November 16, 2017
Ford EcoBoost 400 Preview: Four Drivers, One Champion
Mark Taylor previews this season's NASCAR finale as the circuit heads to Miami for the Chase for the Cup championship. Will Martin Truex Jr. end Kyle Busch's bid for a repeat title?
November 13, 2017
NASCAR Barometer: Kenseth Signs Off With Phoenix Win
With only one week left of racing, C.J. Radune describes Matt Kenseth’s Can-Am 500 victory in his final season at Joe Gibbs Racing.
November 11, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: Can-Am 500
C.J. Radune has Daniel Suarez in his Lower-Risk Lineup because he continues to deliver consistent top-15 finishes, which gives fantasy owners positive finish differential points.
November 8, 2017
Can-Am 500 Preview: Prelude to the Championship
Mark Taylor previews this week's race at PIR in the Chase to the championship as Kevin Harvick tries to make it a two-win streak heading into the finale.
November 6, 2017
NASCAR Barometer: Harvick Wins in Texas
Kevin Harvick’s first career win in Texas at the AAA Texas 500 has him sailing into the championship finale in Miami, while a handful of other drivers have their work cut out for them, says C.J. Radune.
November 4, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: AAA Texas 500
C.J. Radune notes that Jimmie Johnson has been the man to beat at Texas in recent history. He leads the pack with an average finish of 3.6 in the last five races at the circuit.
November 1, 2017
AAA Texas 500 Preview: Round of 8 Continues at Texas
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's race in the Chase for the Cup as Martin Truex Jr. is the man to beat on intermediate ovals this season.
October 30, 2017
NASCAR Barometer: Busch Wins Wild One
Kyle Busch edged out several drivers, including Denny Hamlin and Martin Truex Jr., to win the First Data 500 and advance to the finale.
October 28, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: First Data 500
Jimmie Johnson’s nine circuit victories are among his impressive statistics at Martinsville Speedway and earn him a spot in C.J. Radune’s Lower-Risk Lineup.
October 26, 2017
First Data 500 Preview: NASCAR'S Elite 8
Mark Taylor previews this week's Round of 8 in the Chase for the Cup as Brad Keselowski looks to continue his recent success at the circuit's shortest track.
October 23, 2017
NASCAR Barometer: Truex Wins His Second Round of 12 Race
C.J. Radune describes Martin Truex Jr.’s Hollywood Casino 400 victory, his second of the round, which also eliminated four other drivers from the championship fight.
October 21, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: Hollywood Casino 400
C.J. Radune picks Jimmie Johnson to lead his Lower-Risk Lineup because of his three circuit wins and his return to form with three top-10s in the last five races.
October 19, 2017
Hollywood Casino 400 Preview: Cut to the Round of 8
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's race as the Chase for the Cup cuts from 12 to eight drivers in the playoff field. Can Martin Truex Jr. continue his playoff dominance?
October 16, 2017
NASCAR Barometer: Keselowski’s Talladega Win Ends Toyota Dominance
C.J. Radune discusses Brad Keselowski managing to survive a wild, accident-riddled Alabama 500 to clinch a spot in the next round of the playoffs.
October 14, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: Alabama 500
Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s earlier victories at Talladega and Daytona make him the man to beat on this famous Superspeedway.
October 11, 2017
Alabama 500 Preview: High-Stakes Racing
Mark Taylor previews this week's NASCAR race a the circuit heads to Talladega for the next leg of the Chase. Can Brad Keselowski punch an automatic ticket to the next round?
October 6, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: Bank of America 500
C.J. Radune notes that Jimmie Johnson said after Dover that his team had found the changes needed to make to step forward as championship contenders, so he’s second on Radune’s Lower-Risk Lineup.
October 4, 2017
Bank of America 500 Preview: The Round of 12 Begins
Mark Taylor previews this week's playoff race as the Chase begins the Round of 12 at Charlotte where Kyle Busch tries to make it three in a row.
September 30, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: Apache Warrior 400
C.J. Radune suggests that fantasy owners looking to spread their salary budget across as many top drivers as possible, choose this week’s lower-risk lineup, which includes Kevin Harvick at the top.
September 28, 2017
Apache Warrior 400 Preview: Cut to the Round of 12
Mark Taylor previews the third race of the Chase as Martin Truex Jr. looks to continue his wild ride at the Monster Mile as playoffs cut to 12 drivers.
September 23, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: ISM Connect 300
C.J. Radune notes that three-time New Hampshire winner Matt Kenseth is undervalued this week and therefore a good play in his Lower-Risk lineup.
September 21, 2017
ISM Connect 300 Preview: Toyota's Time to Shine
Mark Taylor analyzes this week's NASCAR race at Loudon where Toyota drivers, including Denny Hamlin, have won four of the last five events.
September 18, 2017
NASCAR Barometer: Truex Wins at Chicagoland, Advances
Martin Truex Jr. won his fifth race of the season and cemented himself as the favorite to win the 2017 the Chase.